ECNL College Impact – The Sun Belt Conference

  • November 27, 2016

RICHMOND, VA (November 27, 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 Sun Belt Conference.

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

  • 144 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Sun Belt.
  • 7 players of the All-Sun Belt First and Second Teams are ECNL Alums.
  • The Sun Belt Freshman Player of the Year, Alexis Jordan, is an ECNL Alum.

 The Sun Belt Conference includes Appalachian State University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas State University, Coastal Carolina University, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University,  University of Louisiana Lafayette, University of Louisiana Monroe, University of South Alabama, Texas State University and Troy University.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alums recognized by the Sun Belt for All Conference First Team and Second Team honors:

Name College ECNL Club
Alexis Jordan South Alabama D’Feeters
Mikayla Uyokpeyi Little Rock Dallas Sting
Lauren Prater Texas State FC Dallas
Haley Roberson Troy FC Virginia
Quin Wilkes Little Rock SLSG-IL
Sarah Price Georgia Southern SLSG-MO
Yazmin Montoya UL Lafayette West Florida Flames

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 Sun Belt, 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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