Penn State soccer has continued to squash any notion that an underwhelming 2021 class is an indication of issues to return on the recruiting path, touchdown a dedication from four-star athlete Mehki Flowers on Friday morning.
Flowers, a four-star prospect from Steelton-Highspire, is rated the fourth greatest participant in Pennsylvania according to the 247 Network. The Harrisburg native can also be ranked because the No. 15 vast receiver within the nation.
The 6-foot-1, 190-pound receiver is rated simply three spots forward of fellow Penn State dedication Kaden Saunders within the nationwide rankings at that place and the is the eighth four-star prospect to verbally decide to Penn State’s 2022 cycle.
Flowers is the most recent in a booming 2022 class that has seen James Franklin and his employees nail down 5 completely different four-star prospects from contained in the state. After lacking out on a lot of the state’s high expertise in 2021, Franklin and firm seem able to strike at a way more gifted and far deeper Pennsylvania recruiting class this time round.
Saunders (Ohio) Holdens Staes (Georgia) and Jerry Cross (Wisconsin) are the one out of state commitments up to now this cycle for the Nittany Lions.
In whole, the haul provides Penn State the second greatest recruiting class within the nation and unsurprisingly one spot behind Ohio State which has 9 commitments, two of these on the five-star stage.
Many months away from Signing Day, Franklin and his employees will look to take care of this momentum on the recruiting path, each by signing extra prospects, and holding the dedicated ones within the fold.
5-star defensive finish Enai White stays the state’s high prospect and continues to be uncommitted. The state’s fourth greatest prospect, working again Nicholas Singleton additionally stays uncommitted. Penn State is favored to win Singleton’s providers, per the 247 Community.
Watch Flowers’ dedication video beneath: