Arkansas Soccer unveils four-player recruiting class for 2021
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Soccer signed four new Razorbacks, head coach Colby Hale announced for the incoming class of 2021. The quartet, which features three transfers and a true freshman, will join nine other newcomers on the Hill this summer.
The Razorbacks are coming off the second Sweet 16 appearance in program history and back-to-back regular season conference titles.
Aidan Smith | GK | Fort Myers, Fla. | Canterbury High School
- Named All-State in 2021 after leading her team to the FHSAA 2A state title game
- Two-time member of the All-Area First Team by the News-Press
- Won the Golden Gloves award after setting the school record for the most shutouts in a single season
- Four-time All-Academic athlete
Ava Benedetti | MF | Happy Valley, Ore. | Central Catholic/Seattle | Portland Thorns Academy
- Member of the First Team All-WAC and All-Tournament team in 2021
- Academic All-WAC in back-to-back seasons (2019, ’21)
- Was named WAC Offensive Player of the Week on April 5, 2021
Cora Duininck | D | Tulsa, Okla. | Lincoln Christian School/Liberty |Blitz United
- Candidate for the 2020-21 NCAA Senior Class Award
- Earned all-conference honors all four years at Liberty, including ASUN All-First Team this season. She was also named to the 2021 USC All-South Region Team
- Named to the 2018 ASUN All-Second Team as a sophomore
- Only freshman in 2017 to make First Team All-Big South
- Named a 2018 ASUN Fall Winner for Life
Hanna Reid | MF/D | Eagle Mountain, Utah | Real Salt Lake Academy/Purdue | La Roca Futbol Club DA
- Second-leading scorer as a defender for La Roca Futbol Club U-19 DA
- Played two seasons with Shattuck St. Mary’s DA and helped lead the team to a second-place finish at the US DA Showcase
- Earned a US Soccer U-16 national team invite as a sophomore
Hear from this year's MAC Hermann Trophy winners.
Johnson will have two seasons of eligibility.
The class combines two years of recruits.
McPartlan has two seasons of eligibility.
Texas A&M has signed a talented defender.
Porter List will join the Wildcats roster this fall.