ECNL College Impact – The CAA

  • November 12, 2016

RICHMOND, VA (November 12, 2016) – Elite Clubs National League College Impact series catalogs the incredible impact the ECNL has had on college women’s soccer since its founding in 2009, and which increases every year. Across college soccer, the “ECNL player” is the epitome of the next generation collegiate soccer player and collegiate soccer star.

The ECNL College Impact is measured by the number of ECNL alumni that have moved on to collegiate soccer, and by their contribution to collegiate athletic conferences all over the United States. This week, the ECNL examines the CAA Conference.

The ECNL College Impact for the CAA Conference includes all players currently active on CAA rosters:

  • 124 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the CAA Conference.
  • The CAA Player of the Year, Ashley Herdon, CAA Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Clara Logsdon, and CAA Rookie of the Year, Haley Crawford are ECNL Alums.
  • 73% of players from the CAA First Team are ECNL Alums- 19 players on the CAA First Team, Second Team and All-Rookie Team are ECNL Alums.

The CAA includes the College of Charleston, University of Delaware, Drexel University, Elon University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University and the College of William and Mary.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL alumni being recognized by the CAA Conference for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team and All-Rookie Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Jill Mulholland Hofstra Albertson Fury
Kayla Cappuzzo Northeastern Albertson Fury
Nathalie Nidetch Northeastern Albertson Fury
Carina Deandreis Northeastern Bethesda SC
Emily Agudelo Hofstra East Meadow SC
Kerri Zerfoss Northeastern FC Boston Scorpions
Hannah Rosenblatt Northeastern FC Stars of Mass
Ashley Herndon JMU FC Virginia
Clara Logsdon W&M FC Virginia
Rachel Kim College of Charleston Maryland United
Dani Kabat Delaware Match Fit Academy
Allie Bunner JMU McLean
Haley Crawford JMU PDA
Vanessa Kara Drexel PDA
Allison Bortell JMU Richmond United
Mackenzie Dowd Northeastern Washington Premier
Hannah Lopiccolo Northeastern West Coast FC

The ECNL is more than four letters – it is the best platform for female soccer players in the United States, and the vision and goal of the best clubs, teams, and players in the country.  Become an ECNL athlete and start your path to college soccer now.

To view a listing of current ECNL Alums in the CAA, click here.

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About Elite Clubs National League:  The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through: (i) improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league; (ii) improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players for college and youth national teams through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and (iii) improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs.  The ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.

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