ECNL College Impact – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 16, 2016) – Elite Clubs National League College Impact series catalogs the incredible impact the ECNL has had on college women’s soccer since its founding in 2009, and which increases every year. Across college soccer, the “ECNL player” is the epitome of the next generation collegiate soccer player and collegiate soccer star.

The ECNL College Impact is measured by the number of ECNL alumni that have moved on to collegiate soccer, and by their contribution to collegiate athletic conferences all over the United States. This week, the ECNL examines the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).

The ECNL College Impact for the MAAC includes all players currently active on MAAC rosters:

  • 102 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the MAAC- One-third of the Freshmen are ECNL Alums
  • 8 of the All-MAAC honorees are ECNL Alums.

The MAAC includes Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s University and Siena College.

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

Name College ECNL Club
Jess Fontaine Quinnipiac Connecticut FC
Heather Maierle Rider East Meadow
Kylie Lance Quinnipiac FC Stars
Anna Lazur Monmouth Match Fit Academy
Julie Spracklin Monmouth PDA
Miranda Konstantinides Monmouth PDA
Rachelle Ross Monmouth PDA
Breanna Brown Fairfield World Class

The ECNL is more than four letters – it 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 MAAC, click here.


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

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