We have already looked at the top 10 outside hitters and top 5 right side hitters in the latest Class of 2022 rankings. Now it’s time to shift to the middle.
The Class of 2022 has a very strong group of middles that are sure to make an impact at the college level. Here’s a look at the 10 who have put themselves above the rest.
Serena NyambioSerenaNyambio6'2" | MBCountry Day | 2022StateMI
, Detroit Country Day/Legacy: An absolutely explosive athlete, Nyambio (6’2”) can play above any of her opponents. The Michigan commit has fierce power, but has really added a lot of new facets to her game in the last year.
Brooklyn ConnerBrooklynConner6'3" | MBForest Hills Central | 2022StateMI
, Forest Hills Central/MVA: The 6’3” towering middle is headed to Clemson in 2022. She’s a dominant force on offense and defense and has a reach of 8’2” and a jump of 10’3”. Conner isn’t all size, as she combines it with quick instincts and athleticism.
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Sarah SylvesterSarahSylvester6'3" | MBMarian | 2022StateMI
, Marian/Michigan Elite: Sylvester made a lot of big strides in the last year. The 6’3” TCU commit really become an unstoppable force in Marian’s run to a state title.
Cari BohmCariBohm6'4" | MBAnn Arbor Skyline | 2022StateMI
, Ann Arbor Skyline/Legacy: Bohm really broke out in the last year after recovering from an injury. She’s made the most of her time and proven to be much more than just a 6’4” frame. Bohm has a lot to offer Illinois when she arrives in 2022.
Amanda GlantonAmandaGlanton6'4" | MBDavison | 2022StateMI
, Davison/Michigan Elite: Another sizable middle in this class, the 6’3” Glanton moves really well on the floor and has a good sense for where the ball is heading while on defense. Glanton has improved her finishing skills as well.
Emily StruckmeyerEmilyStruckmeyer6'1" | MBLowell | 2022StateMI
, Lowell/FaR Out: Struckmeyer saw an expanded role with Lowell this prep season and made the most of it. She’s proven to be a reliable finisher and blocker and has the athleticism to make a lot of plays that other middles can’t.
Ava YoungAvaYoung6'0" | MBRockford | 2022StateMI
, Rockford/FaR Out: Young showed a lot of improvement during the fall season and proved to be a big factor on offense and defense. She tallied over 100 blocks for Rockford despite facing some much bigger competition.
Leah RogersLeahRogers6'1" | MBHudsonville | 2022StateMI
, Hudsonville/FaR Out: Rogers has been someone that has drawn a lot of praise from her club staff. They really like her work ethic and willingness to improve. That should continue to take her far in the next 12 months.
Kyla WiersemaKylaWiersema6'0" | MBWestern Michigan Christian | 2022StateMI
, Western Michigan Christian/Team Angle: Wiersema stands 6’0”, but she can play above the net with the tallest competitors. She’s explosive and has a very quick reaction time.
Anika PrisbyAnikaPrisby6'4" | MBArmada | 2022StateMI
, Armada/Michigan Elite: Another 6’4” middle in this class, Prisby has a high ceiling because of her length. She is gaining more confidence, and as she continues to add new dynamics to her game, she could move up this rankings list a lot more.