The ECNL College Impact – Pac-12 Conference

  • November 15, 2017

RICHMOND, VA (November 15, 2017) – With ECNL Alums making up over 65% of the entire Pac-12 in 2017, and 83% of the conference’s honorees, the ECNL College Impact on the Pac-12 is overwhelming. 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 Pac-12 Conference includes all players currently active on Pac-12 rosters:

  • 219 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Pac-12 Conference, nearly 66% of the players in the entire conference.
  • 19 players from the Pac-12 First and Second Team are ECNL Alums.
  • 11 of the 12 players from the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team are ECNL Alums.
  • The Pac-12 Forward and Freshmen of the Year is ECNL Alum and October S’Hero Catarina Macario.
  • Pac-12 Midfielder of the Year (Andi Sullivan), Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year (Tierna Davidson) and Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Year (Emily Boyd) are ECNL Alums.

The Pac-12 includes the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, University of California, University of Colorado, University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Stanford University, University of California Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of Utah, University of Washington, and Washington State University.

With ECNL Alums constituting the majority of the conference and the overwhelming majority of conference honorees, it is clear where the future Pac-12 stars are playing youth soccer.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL alumni being recognized by the Pac-12 Conference for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team or All-Freshman Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Jordan Dibiasi Stanford Colorado Rush
Civana Kuhlmann Stanford Colorado Rush
Emily Boyd California Crossfire Premier
Tierna Davidson Stanford De Anza Force
Luca Deza California De Anza Force
Emily Smith California De Anza Force
Hailie Mace UCLA Eagles SC
Tara McKeown USC Eagles SC
Kiara Pickett Stanford Eagles SC
Elyse Bennett Washington State FC Wisconsin
Lainey Burdett Arizona Heat FC
Alana Cook Stanford Match Fit Academy
Andi Sullivan Stanford McLean YSA/ Bethesda SC
Morgan McGarry Arizona Mustang SC
Kaylie Collins USC Mustang SC
Jaye Boissiere Stanford MVLA
Tegan McGrady Stanford MVLA
Michelle Xiao Stanford Real Colorado
Catarina Macario Stanford San Diego Surf
Kyra Carusa Stanford San Diego Surf
Taylor Kornieck Colorado San Diego Surf
Indigo Gibson California Slammers FC/So Cal Blues
Ashley Sanchez UCLA So Cal Blues
Savannah DeMelo USC Strikers FC
Delanie Sheehan UCLA West Coast FC
Leah Pruitt USC West Coast FC

To view a listing of current ECNL Alums in the Pac-12 Conference, click here.

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.

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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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