ECNL College Impact – The West Coast Conference

  • November 28, 2016

RICHMOND, VA (November 28, 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 West Coast Conference.

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

  • 152 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the West Coast which accounts for nearly 60% of the conferenceNearly 68% of freshmen in the West Coast Conference are ECNL Alums.
  • 12 players on the All-West Coast First and Second Teams are ECNL Alums.
  • The West Coast Defensive Player of the Year, Taylor Isom, is an ECNL Alum.

The West Coast Conference includes Brigham Young University, Gonzaga University, Loyola Marymount University, University of the Pacific, Pepperdine University, University of Portland, St. Mary’s College, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco and Santa Clara University.

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

Name College ECNL Club
Alison Wetherington Portland Concorde Fire
Bri Visalli Pepperdine De Anza Force
Maddie Medved Loyola Marymount De Anza Force
Sarina Bolden Loyola Marymount MVLA
Gabbie Sanfilippo Loyola Marymount MVLA/De Anza Force
Jacqueline Altschuld San Diego Real So Cal
Rachel Conners San Diego Real So Cal
Hannah Diaz Saint Mary’s Santa Rosa
Kellie Peay Santa Clara Sereno
Jordan Jesolva Santa Clara So Cal Blues
Taylor Isom BYU Utah Avalanche
Charlee Pruitt Loyola Marymount West Coast

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 West Coast, 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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