Posted On: 12/8/21 3:41 PM

We've got the 2023s and 2025s covered, but what about those athletes who just finished their freshman years? The Iowa Top 250 Expo had plenty of good ones.

There's a lot of exciting potential in this group. These players are just beginning their prep careers, so there's a lot of time for further development and for new standouts to emerge. We've also had one 2025 featured already in our look at impact pin hitters from the event.

Now, here are a few more 2025s that have already caught our eye after a morning in Grimes.


Kennedy DeBaillie - 5'6 DS/L - Orion

DeBaillie had one of the most solid platforms of any defensive specialist at the event, so it was easy to forget that she just finished her freshman year with Orion. Her stock will only continue to rise, and that ascent starts with Iowa Select this winter.


AshleeKay Christensen - 5'10 OH - Carlisle

Christensen is another name to follow in a vast collection of physical 2025 pin hitters that we saw in Grimes. This Carlisle product has some great all-around skills, too, and she'll put those on display in the Ignit gym throughout the upcoming

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