The ECNL College Impact – Atlantic 10 Conference

  • November 3, 2017

RICHMOND, VA (November 3, 2017) – The ECNL College Impact series catalogs the incredible impact of ECNL Alums on collegiate women’s soccer every year. In 2017, once again, ECNL Alums are dominating the landscape in conferences all over the country.

The ECNL College Impact for the Atlantic 10 Conference includes all players currently active on Atlantic 10 rosters:

  • 185 ECNL alumni are currently playing in the A-10 – half of the total players in the A-10.
  • There were 111 ECNL alums in the 2017 A-10 freshman class, nearly 60% of the total class.
  • The A-10 Midfielder of the Year (Linnea Faccenda), the A-10 Defensive Player of the Year (Alli Klug) and the A-10 Rookie of the Year (Olivia Petit) are ECNL Alums.
  • 6 out of 11 Players on the 2017 A-10 All-Rookie Team are ECNL Alum

The Atlantic 10 Conference includes George Washington University, the University of Dayton, Saint Joseph’s University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fordham University, La Salle University, Duquesne University, George Washington University, University of Massachusetts, University of Richmond, Davidson College, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Louis University and the University of Rhode Island.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alumni being recognized by the A-10 and selected for All Conference First Team, Second Team, All-Rookie Team or All-Academic Team honors:

Name College ECNL Club
Paige McDowell La Salle Albertson Fury
Clara Gastaldi Fordham Atlanta Fire, Concorde Fire
Megan Dell VCU CASL
Linnea Faccenda Duquesne Continental FC
Gabrielle Vagnozzi Saint Joseph’s Continental FC
Taylor Newhart La Salle Continental FC
Alexis Williams George Washington Continental FC
Lauren Bell Duquesne Eclipse Select SC
Amanda Nhek George Mason FC Virginia
Olivia Petit Saint Louis Internationals SC
Evie Lavelle Saint Louis Internationals SC
Jenna Soriano La Salle Maryland United
Gretta LaCouture St. Bonaventure Real Colorado
Lyndsey Gutzmer VCU Richmond United
Alli Klug Saint Louis SLSG-MO
Courtney Reimer Saint Louis SLSG-MO
Alyssa Seitzer Saint Louis Sporting Blue Valley

The ECNL 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 Atlantic 10 Conference, 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 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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