ECNL College Impact – The Northeast Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 17, 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 Northeast Conference.

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

  • 64 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Northeast Conference.
  • 7 players of the All-Northeast Conference honorees are ECNL Alums.

The Northeast Conference includes Bryant University, Central Connecticut State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Long Island University Brooklyn, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Robert Morris University, Sacred Heart University, Saint Francis University and Wagner College.

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

Name College ECNL Club
Shauny Alterisio Central Connecticut Connecticut FC
Caitlyn Buckley Sacred Heart East Meadow
Melanie DaSilva Sacred Heart FC Boston
Kristina Neri Fairleigh Dickinson MVLA
Remi Manna Bryant World Class
Alex Mesropyan Sacred Heart World Class FC
Elma Kolenovic Fairleigh Dickinson World Class FC

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 Northeast Conference, 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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