FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas soccer’s 2016 signing class was ranked No. 21 Tuesday by TopDrawerSoccer.com (TDS).
The Razorbacks’ place on the list was propelled by several three and four-star rated recruits, including two top 100 players individually ranked as the No. 1 player in Florida, and No. 4 in Texas, respectively.
“It’s been a lot of fun working hard to build this with some great people,” Hale said. “We think this class has a chance to help us keep building. These are some great players and young ladies and I know they are eager to get here and help work to put their stamp on it.”
Arkansas signees that contributed to the team’s No. 21 ranking included:
• Victoria Cannata (four-star TDS recruit, No. 1-rated player in Florida, No. 26 overall forward and the No. 67-ranked player on the IMG Academy 150)
• Stefani Doyle (three-star TDS recruit, No. 4-rated player in Texas, No. 24 overall midfielder and the No. 63-ranked player on the IMG Academy 150)
• Cailee Dennis
• Audra Keeling (three-star TDS recruit)
• Kayla McKeon (three-star TDS recruit)
• Natalie Newell (three-star TDS recruit)
• Jade Orange
• Jazmyn Sollars (three-star TDS recruit)
Arkansas soccer opens its season this spring with a five-game slate featuring three Power Five rivals (Illinois, Oklahoma and Kansas) and a match in Little Rock, Ark. (Northwestern State).