The ECNL College Impact – Missouri Valley Conference

  • November 15, 2017

RICHMOND, VA (November 15, 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 Missouri Valley Conference includes all players currently active on Missouri Valley rosters:

  • 70 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Missouri Valley- Over one-third of the freshmen are ECNL Alums.
  • 10 players of the All-Missouri Valley First and Second Teams are ECNL Alums.

The Missouri Valley Conference includes Drake University, University of Evansville, Illinois State University, Indiana State University, Loyola University Chicago, Missouri State University, University Northern Iowa and Valparaiso University.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL alumni being recognized by the Missouri Valley Conference for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team or All-Freshman Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Cory Griffith Valparaiso Eclipse Select SC
Alyssa Brand Drake Eclipse Select SC
Ashley Santos Illinois State Eclipse Select SC
Kate Del Fava Illinois State FC Wisconsin
Emily Dickman Illinois State SLSG-IL
Jacqueline Baetz Missouri State SLSG-MO
Lindsey Hardiman Loyola Sockers FC
Brooke Zimmerman Missouri State Sporting Blue Valley
Brooke Salisbury Drake Sporting Blue Valley
Lexi Palacio Missouri State 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 Missouri Valley 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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