The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Pac-12 Conference
RICHMOND, VA (November 8, 2018) – For the fourth consecutive year, ECNL alums constitute the majority of women’s collegiate soccer players in the Pac-12. In 2018, ECNL Alums make up more than 60% of the entire Pac-12, and over 80% of the conference’s individual honorees. The ECNL College Impact on the Pac-12, one of the top soccer conferences in the country, is overwhelming and continues to increase every year.
Ten years ago, the Girls ECNL transformed the landscape for girls’ soccer and began a movement that would impact all levels of women’s soccer. The ECNL College Impact catalogs the incredible impact ECNL Alums have on collegiate women’s soccer conferences across the country every year.
The ECNL College Impact for the Pac-12 Conference includes all players currently active on Pac-12 rosters:
- 215 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Pac-12 Conference, over 60% of the players in the entire conference.
- 10 players from the Pac-12 First and Second Team are ECNL Alums and 8 of the 11 players from the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team are ECNL Alums.
- The Pac-12 Forward of the Year is ECNL Alum and October 2017 S’Hero Catarina Macario.
- Pac-12 Midfielder of the Year (Jordan DiBiasi), Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year (Alana Cook), Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Year (Kaylie Collins) and Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (Penelope Hocking) 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.
Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alums selected to the Pac-12 Conference for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team or All-Freshman Team:
|Jordan DiBiasi||Stanford||Colorado Rush|
|Hailey Stodden||Utah||Colorado Rush|
|Naomi Girma||Stanford||De Anza Force|
|Hailie Mace||UCLA||Eagles SC|
|Tara McKeown||USC||Eagles SC|
|Kiara Pickett||Stanford||Eagles SC|
|Lainey Burdett||Arizona||Heat FC|
|Alana Cook||Stanford||Match Fit Academy|
|Kaylie Collins||USC||Mustang SC|
|Sophia Smith||Stanford||Real Colorado|
|Amanda Porter||Arizona||Real Colorado|
|Mykiaa Minniss||Washington State||Real Colorado|
|Viviana Villacorta||UCLA||Real So Cal|
|Zoe Hasenauer||Oregon||Real So Cal|
|Catarina Macario||Stanford||San Diego Surf|
|Taylor Kornieck||Colorado||San Diego Surf|
|Jorian Baucom||Colorado||Sereno SC|
|Jalen Tompkins||Colorado||Sereno SC|
|Julia Bingham||USC||Slammers FC|
|Ashley Sanchez||UCLA||So Cal Blues|
|Penelope Hocking||USC||So Cal Blues|
|Alison Jahansouz||Stanford||So Cal Blues|
|Anika Rodriguez||UCLA||So Cal Blues|
|Karina Rodriguez||UCLA||So Cal Blues|
|Jada Talley||Arizona||So Cal Blues|
|Lauren Brzycky||UCLA||So Cal Blues|
|Savannah DeMelo||USC||Strikers FC|
|Hailey Skolmoski||Utah||Utah Avalanche|
|Morgan Weaver||Washington State||Washington Premier|
|Leah Pruitt||USC||West Coast FC|
|Emily Knous||Arizona||West Coast FC|
|Maricarmen Reyes||UCLA||West Coast FC|
The ECNL is the top development 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 at one of the 89 ECNL clubs across the country and start your journey to college soccer now.
To view a listing of current ECNL Alums in the Pac-12 Conference, click here.
About Girls Elite Clubs National League: The Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls 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.