The ECNL College Impact – Big Sky Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 7, 2017) – The ECNL College Impact series catalogs the incredible impact of ECNL Alums on collegiate women’s soccer every year. In 2017, once again, ECNL Alums are dominating the landscape in conferences all over the country.

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

  • 107 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Big Sky Conference.
  • The 49 ECNL Alums accounted for 41% of the 2017 freshmen class.
  • The Big Sky Newcomer of the Year, Kylee Kim-Bustillos, is a ECNL Alum.

The Big Sky includes California State University Sacramento, Eastern Washington University, Idaho State University, University of Montana, Northern Arizona University, University of North Dakota, Portland State University, Southern Utah University and Weber State University.

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

Name College ECNL Club
Carly Gamble Northern Arizona Arsenal FC
Caitlin Prothe Sacramento State Colorado Rish
Hallie Widner Montana FC Nova
Chelsea Arnold Sacramento State Mustang SC
Kylee Kim-Bustillos Sacramento State San Juan SC
Madison Garlock Weber State Utah Avalanche

The ECNL 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 Big Sky 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 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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