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Top Drawer soccer(TDS) is reporting that the Zips have their first recruit from the class of 2023

 

https://www.topdrawersoccer.com/club-soccer-articles/sima-recruiting-roundup:-may-16-22_aid50813

 

Class of 2023

D Joshua Hardin (Colorado Rapids) committed to Akron.

 

 

   From my limited research, this is an outstanding recruit for the Zips.  Young Mr. Hardin is rated 4 stars by TDS...and Joshua is the 53rd ranked player in TDS's class of 2023.

 

Welcome Joshua Hardin to Zips Nation.

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On 5/16/2022 at 7:06 AM, TennZip said:

Top Drawer soccer(TDS) is reporting that the Zips have their first recruit from the class of 2023

 

https://www.topdrawersoccer.com/club-soccer-articles/sima-recruiting-roundup:-may-16-22_aid50813

 

Class of 2023

D Joshua Hardin (Colorado Rapids) committed to Akron.

 

 

   From my limited research, this is an outstanding recruit for the Zips.  Young Mr. Hardin is rated 4 stars by TDS...and Joshua is the 53rd ranked player in TDS's class of 2023.

 

Welcome Joshua Hardin to Zips Nation.

 

I have somewhat fallen out of the loop with Akron Soccer recruits since COVID. How do Hardin's rankings compare to recent classes? 

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On 6/2/2022 at 6:54 PM, Let'sGoZips94 said:

 

I have somewhat fallen out of the loop with Akron Soccer recruits since COVID. How do Hardin's rankings compare to recent classes? 

Soccer recruiting has changed greatly since the Porter years.   Akron used to get a decent amount of top 25 to top 50 recruits from 2007 to 2010.  Now, with MLS and MLS Next and foreign leagues. probably 30 out of the top 35 ranked recruits turn pro and do not go to college.   Signing the 53th ranked player is an outstanding coup for zips recruiting.  In the fall 2022 recruiting class, I believe that Stefan Dobrijevic and Levi Stephens are the 2 highest rated recruits.  They are in the range of 89 to 92.  For the fall 2021 recruiting class, I think that GK Mitchell Budler was the highest ranked recruit.    Mitchell was ranked in the high 50's.    I am sure that Joshua Hardin participates in many national soccer events.  It would be tremendous if young Mr. Hardin could convince some other top 100 recruits to come to Akron.

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