TCU volleyball celebrates winning a point in regular-season finale against West Virginia. (Photo courtesy of

TCU volleyball’s incoming recruiting class hauled in a national ranking for the second consecutive season. The class is ranked No. 24 ranking in’s Top 30 Collegiate Recruiting Classes that was released this week.

Earning their first top-30 ranking last year, the Horned Frogs are one of three Big 12 schools in the rankings along with Texas, who was the top recruiting class, and Iowa State, ranked at No. 17. Two Texans, two Californians, and a signee from Nebraska comprise TCU’s 2017 class.

“Our 2017 class is built with very talented volleyball players in each position, respectively,” Director of Volleyball Jill Kramer said. “Each of them will compliment our roster very well. Our ability to continue to recruit student-athletes of such a high caliber can be attributed to many things, but a couple of the biggest factors are our vibrant TCU community and strong fan support, so thank you to our Frog Family. This ranking belongs to all of you.”

Here’s the complete listing of the Horned Frog’s incoming players:

Berklie Baker, 5-9 libero, Trinity Christian (Euless, Texas); Allye Beth Deaton, 6-1 OH, Midway (Waco, Texas); Dani Dennison, 5-7 libero, Edison (Huntington Beach, California); Tori Dilfer, 5-10 S, Valley Christian (San Jose, California); Sarah Swanson, 6-2 MB, Elkhorn South (Elkhorn, Nebraska).

Top 30 2017 Recruiting Class Rankings
1. Texas
2. Wisconsin
4. Minnesota
5. Kentucky
6. Nebraska
7. Illinois
8. Florida State
9. Michigan State
10. Maryland
11. Utah
12. Arizona
13. BYU
14. Ohio State
15. Cal
16. USC
17. Iowa State
18. Texas A&M
19. Oregon State
20. Purdue
21. Marquette
22. Northwestern
23. Hawaii
24. TCU
25. Creighton
26. South Carolina
27. Iowa
28. Notre Dame
29. Penn State
30. Georgia

TCU’s first match is against UT-San Antonio Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. in the University Recreation Center.