Posted On: 12/24/21 4:28 PM
In case you missed it, Prep Dig Missouri updated our 2023 Prospect Rankings earlier this week! The rankings now include 124 college prospects with a top five of Ella Swindle Ella Swindle 6'2" | S Rock Bridge | 2023 State MO , Calissa Minatee Calissa Minatee 6'0" | MB North Kansas City | 2023 State MO , Logan Jones Logan Jones 5'10" | S Carl Junction | 2023 State MO , Sydney Draper Sydney Draper 5'10" | S Pembroke Hill School | 2023 State MO , and Chapel Dobbs Chapel Dobbs 6'1" | OH Helias | 2023 State MO !
We have begun analyzing the rankings updates in the following articles, too:
- 2023 Updated Rankings Top 10
- 2023 Rankings 11-20
- 2023 Rankings 21-30
- Who Made Moves in Our Latest Update
Things you need to know about our Prospect Rankings
How do you decide where a player gets ranked? Let us tell you.
Prep Dig Missouri prospect rankings are compiled by our Scouts with input from high school, club, and college coaches who watch a ton of Missouri volleyball. We put a lot of time and energy into it and we are as diligent as we can possibly be to get it right. We never intentionally set out to bury a kid or leave them off the list. We try not to be biased, other than favoring athletes with talent and a desire to get better. We work hard at being fair.
Most importantly, this list is about college potential, not current performance. Let us repeat that: This list is about college potential, not current performance. This is the big one, the factor that causes the most consternation, the most misunderstanding, especially among keenly interested parents. With that in mind, club ball matters greatly. We are obviously not ignoring the high school season. It is a reality, however, that players who do not play in club events that are highly attended by other collegiate prospects are diminishing their opportunity to get noticed and distinguish themselves as a recruit and therefore make the rankings.