ECNLers Recognized as Gatorade State Girls Soccer Players of the Year

RICHMOND, VA (May 18, 2016) – ECNL would like to congratulate the following young women who are not only talented athletes on the field, but great in the classroom and in their communities.  Gatorade’s Player of the Year program, now in its 31st year, honors the nation’s top high school athletes based on their athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character.  This year’s state winners are no exception.  Congratulations to the following Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Players of the Year:

  • Julia Pack (Alabama)
  • Kelsey Turnbow (Arizona)
  • Julie Mackin (Colorado)
  • Ella Stevens (Georgia)
  • Meg Brandt (Iowa)
  • Maycee Bell (Kansas)
  • Cadie Higginson (Louisiana)
  • Hannah Jones (Michigan)
  • Alley Houghton (Mississippi)
  • Anna Lawler (Missouri)
  • Ashlynn Serepca (North Carolina)
  • Jenny Marsh (North Dakota)
  • Parker Goins (Oklahoma)
  • Cyera Hintzen (Texas)
  • Tess Sapone (Virginia)
  • Dani Rhodes (Wisconsin)

For more information on the Gatorade Player of the Year program visit and follow the program using #GatoradePOY.


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 for college and youth national teams 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.   |   Facebook:  /theECNL  |  Twitter: @theECNL