The folks at WPS have done a great job keeping fans in the loop and as we countdown to the big day, they’ve polled a number of media experts to rank the top college seniors. It’s a great class providing all the teams with lots of terrific choices to balance their squads.
Top Rated Forwards
Almost all the experts believe that Lauren Cheney (UCLA) will be the top pick followed by Kelley O’Hara (Stanford) and Casey Nogueira (North Carolina). Other players who are expected to go in early rounds include Michelle Enyeart, (Portland), Jill Hutchinson (Wake Forest), Katie Schoepfer (Penn State) and Gina DiMartino (Boston College).
Top Rated Midfielders
It’s no surprise that Tobin Heath (North Carolina) is the top prospect for a midfielder. Heath, part of the Tar Heel team that won this year’s College Cup, is a 2008 Olympic gold medalist and was named 2009 Young Female Athlete of the Year