10 Results for month: 12/2012

Fall Recap: Proving a Point

RICHMOND, VA (December 21, 2012): As the end of the calendar year approaches, it’s a chance to examine the players who have excelled through the first half of the ECNL season.  [CONTINUE] by Travis Clark, ESNN* More


RICHMOND, VA (December 19, 2012):  Catch up on the latest ECNL news with vol. 4, issue 2 of the ECNL Member Club Newsletter, "Inside the ECNL."  [download the newsletter] More

ECNL RECAP: SoCal Conference Organizes Conference Showcase

RICHMOND, VA (December 19, 2012):  The Member Clubs of the ECNL SoCal Conference came together for a special event on Saturday, December 1st for an ECNL Conference Showcase to maximize player exposure to college coaches that were in southern California for the NCAA College Cup in San Diego. The Conference Showcase was a joint effort by the ECNL clubs, ... More

ECNL National Finals Headed to Richmond, VA

RICHMOND, VA (December 17, 2012): The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) is excited to announce that the 2013 ECNL National Finals will be held in Richmond, VA from July 10-15, 2013. The event will be co-hosted by the Richmond Strikers, Henrico County, and the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau. The majority of the matches for the ... More

ECNL RECAP: Ready for Orlando

*courtesy of: www.topdrawersoccer.com RICHMOND, VA (December 13, 2012): The five ECNL National Events per year are a big deal for both the players and the clubs. For the players, it is a chance to play in front of dozens of college coaches at every game. For the teams, it is the opportunity to size up the competition from across the nation. The ... More

SPOTLIGHT: Bethesda Soccer Club’s Andi ‘Sunny’ Sullivan

*Courtesy of Bethesda Soccer Club RICHMOND, VA (December 12, 2012): Andi ‘Sunny’ Sullivan, Bethesda Soccer Club’s U 17 & U 18 ECNL player and Got Soccer Ranked #1 overall recruit for the class of 2014 is dedicated to the game of soccer. Driving the DC beltway rush hour traffic from her home in Lorton, Virginia can take up to 3 hours roundtrip ... More

ECNL and Army National Guard Announce New Partnership

RICHMOND, VA (December 10, 2012): In a partnership that brings together the oldest component of the US Armed Forces with the best youth female soccer platform in the United States, the Elite Clubs National League and the Army National Guard have announced a new partnership to make the Army National Guard the “Official Military Branch of the ECNL.” ... More

ECNL Preview: Non-stop attack

*courtesy of www.topdrawersoccer.com RICHMOND, VA (December 7, 2012): Some teams are gearing up for the upcoming Showcase in Florida while others are getting ready to head into break for winter. Check out some highlights from this weekend’s games including the top offense in the nation and a difficult opponent for a team with a perfect record. U... More

ECNL Recap: Out with the old, in with new

*courtesy of www.topdrawersoccer.com RICHMOND, VA (December 4, 2012):  Timing is everything in soccer. In the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), this week was a matter of scheduling as some teams entered Saturday for their first games of the season while others had already played a dozen or so games and were heading into a break for high school ... More

ECNL Weekend Preview: December 1-2

*courtesy of: www.topdrawer.com RICHMOND, VA (December 2, 2012): Nothing can put a stop to the ECNL schedule, not even the cold winter months – at least in some corners of the country – that December brings. Here’s a look at some of the key matchups on the docket for this weekend: U14 The first three months of the season have been very ... More