ECNL College Impact – The Mountain West Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 21, 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 Mountain West Conference.

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

  • 161 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Mountain West Conference – nearly 53% of the Freshmen in the Mountain West Conference are ECNL alums.
  • 14 players of the Mountain West honorees are ECNL Alums – including 54% of the players on the Mountain West All-Newcomer Team are ECNL Alums
  • The Mountain West Newcomer of the Year, Raimee Sherle, is an ECNL Alum.

The Mountain West Conference includes the Air Force Academy, Boise State University, California State University Fresno, Colorado College, Colorado State University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, University of Nevada Reno, University of New Mexico, San Diego State University, San Jose State University, Utah State University of Nevada and University Wyoming.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alums recognized by the Mountain West Conference for All Conference First Team, Second Team and All-Newcomer Team honors:

Name College ECNL Club
Michaela Stark Wyoming Colorado Rush
Victoria Barba San Diego State Colorado Rush
Kasey Stavig Air Force Crossfire United
Raimee Sherle Boise State FC Nova
Raimee Sherle Boise State FC Nova
Georgia Kingman UNLV MVLA
Myra Delgadillo Fresno State MVLA
Mealii Enos Utah State Real Colorado
Alexis Venegas San Jose State Real So Cal
Aliyah Utush San Diego State San Juan FC
Mikayla Schachtell Boise State Slammers/So Cal Blues
Jordan Magnin UNLV So Cal Blues
Wesley Hamblin Utah State Utah Avalanche
Jordan Sallee UNLV Washington Premier

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 Mountain West 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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