Recruiting classes are a vital part of the success of college programs. The influx of new players builds for the distant and new future. New blood, new competition for spots, and a new outlook on the possibility of a dream season in the upcoming year.
All of the possibilities for finding the next star of college soccer making the recruiting game a focal point of any successful program. There are assistant coaches who are given titles as recruiting directors or specialists. The process of identifying players and then persuading them to attend your university can be the difference in an early vacation or playing in December.
While the top recruiting classes for 2016 look to be program builders for some, below is a look at home some of the title favorites in 2016 used new classes to improve the roster for the upcoming season.