5 big recruiting goals remaining for the Wisconsin soccer team

The Wisconsin football team may not play in the Big Ten Championship this weekend, but the coaching staff will still be very busy. They still have some recruiting to do for their 2022 class and home visits are a priority right now.

The Badgers’ class of 2022 is a smaller class this year, with just 13 players entered so far. They currently rank 43rd nationally and 9th in the Big Ten, according to 247Sports. The Badgers have also signed a pair of substitutes, but they are not yet finished adding players. There are still a handful of players the Badgers are trying to get, including three 4-star rookies in the state.

Here are five players the Wisconsin soccer team is still aiming to add to the 2022 class.

1. OL Carson Hinzman

Carson Hinzman is currently the highest rated uncommitted player in the state of Wisconsin, according to 247Sports. . The 4-star lineman is expected to play inside the offensive line in college.

It has over 20 scholarship offers from Division 1 schools, schools like Ohio State, Alabama, Auburn, Notre Dame, and more.

Initial thoughts were that Hinzman would be a slam dunk for the Wisconsin football team, but the Ohio State is in the midst of his recruiting and is seen as a serious threat. Badger247’s Evan Flood still thinks Wisconsin is in a pretty good position for Hinzman.

2. OL Billy Schrauth

The Billy Schrauth recruit is possibly one of the craziest recruitments the Badgers have had in quite some time. Like Hinzman, Schrauth is a 4-star offensive lineman from the state of Wisconsin. He has a final square of Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Wisconsin. But its recruitment has really reduced to Notre-Dame and Wisconsin.

For a while I felt like he was a fat skinny Notre Dame. But over the summer, Schrauth had a great visit to Wisconsin, and the Badgers were suddenly seen as the frontrunner and some believe he was even silently committed to the Badgers.

Then something changed again. He was going to visit Notre-Dame more and the reporters at Notre-Dame suddenly started to feel much better about the chances of the Irish.

Evan Flood still thinks Wisconsin is well placed with him since his crystal ball is still in Wisconsin’s favor.

When Brian Kelly left Notre Dame, a lot of people thought it would help Wisconsin’s chances, but with Notre Dame’s CO Tommy Rees staying in South Bend things might not change that much.

Things could get crazy in the next couple of weeks. Schrauth is expected to sign with a team early in the signing period (December 15), so his decision will likely be made within the next week or two.

3. EDGE Isaac Hamm

Isaac Hamm is another 4-star player in the state. The Sun Prairie defensive end was also considered a slam dunk, but his recruiting has become fairly quiet lately. He can wait to commit past the early signing period, which may not be good news for Wisconsin.

He has visited Wisconsin and Louisville, but there are rumors that an offer from the state of Michigan could make a difference. Maybe he’s waiting for that.

Paul Chryst, as always, will not be pressuring Hamm to make a decision. This recruitment can therefore last longer than the others.

4. RB Jaydn Ott

Jaydn Ott is a player I think the Badgers have yet to get. The California rookie was at USC for a visit for the past two weeks, but with USC, Lincoln Riley’s change of coach could change that.

You could argue that Ott would prefer to go to USC now with Riley in charge, but as soon as Riley left Oklahoma many of his rookies re-enlisted as well, including 5-star running back Raleek Brown, also from California. Brown just made a commitment to USC, which may be one less option for Ott, and a big plus for the Badgers.

I think Wisconsin will participate in his recruiting until the end.

5. S Koen entering

Koen Entringer is a Michigan lifeguard and a teammate for newly hired linebacker Aiden Vaughan. Entringer is a 3-star security and has 17 Division 1 offerings. Its roster includes schools like Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Maryland, and Utah.

The Badgers were in a pretty good position with Entringer, but the Michigan Wolverines were recently drafted and it now seems a little more unknown.

Entringer would be a nice piece to add to the Wisconsin soccer team’s high school, but we’ll have to see what happens in the next two weeks as he is expected to commit closer to the signing date.

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