The ECNL College Impact – Pac-12 Conference
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:
|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|
|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.
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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