#ECNLAYW | MEG MACDONALD
RICHMOND, VA (August 29, 2014) – The 2014-15 ECNL season is dedicated to celebrating the Amazing Young Women that have helped mold this league into the top female youth soccer platform in the world. As part of the campaign, ECNL is encouraging amazing young women to share their stories. Meg is a two time ECNL National Champion from PDA, the first repeat champion in the league. She is also starting her sophomore year as a member of the Boston College Women’s Soccer Team. ECNL caught up with Meg at the end of preseason at Boston College.
Q: If you could be any barnyard animal, which would you chose?
A: A duck
Q: Do you have any siblings?
A: Yes, I have two older brothers
Q: What advice would you give to players looking to play soccer in college?
A: Keep working hard. When you play don’t worry about who is watching, just focus on being the best you can be.
Q: What is your favorite Gatorade flavor?
A: Cool Blue
Q: If you could have one super power, what would you chose?
A: I would want to read minds. I always wonder what people really think of me.
Q: How often do you wash you car?
A: If I had a car, I would wash it very often…..I am a neat freak
Q: What was your favorite ECNL Event?
A: ECNL Seattle. It was my last event with my team, and winning a national championship made it a little extra special.
Q: What is your favorite homemade dish?
A: My Mom’s spicy grilled shrimp tacos. I could eat them everyday.
Q: What is in you purse at this very moment?
A: My phone, headphones, gum, my wallet and sunglasses
Q: Favorite quote:
A: “Sometimes the hardest things are the most rewarding” – Nathan Scot
Q: What type of music do you listen to?
A: I love country music
Q: Do you like your water with or without lemon?
A: With lemon for sure
Q: Who is your favorite fictional character? (either from a book or a movie)
A: Does Nathan Scott count? I love One Tree Hill
Q: Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions?
A: I eat a banana before every game
Q: What is your biggest fear?
A: I am extremely afraid of heights
Q: What was the first music album you purchased?
A: Now That’s What I Call Music 4
Q: Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
A: I see myself living on a beach somewhere with my family.
Q: ECNL prepared me for __________.
A: College soccer
Meg, thank you for sharing your story. You are an Amazing Young Woman! Good luck as you start your college season! #ECNLAYW
About Elite Clubs National League
The Elite Clubs National League, Inc. (ECNL) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit member-based organization founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States. ECNL’s mission is to improve the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league, to improve the process for identifying elite female soccer players for the U.S. Soccer youth national teams, and to improve the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through the development of best practices for its member clubs. The ECNL is sponsored by Nike. The National Guard is the official military branch of the ECNL. For more information, please visit http://www.eliteclubsnationalleague.com or follow ECNL on Twitter, @theECNL.