The ECNL College Impact – Northeast Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 20, 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 Northeast Conference includes all players currently active on NEC:

  • 78 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Northeast Conference – including 32 ECNL Alums in the 2017 NEC Freshmen class, accounting for one-third of the class.
  • The NEC Goalkeeper of the Year (Ashley Cavanaugh) is an ECNL Alum.
  • 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-Rookie Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Ashley Cavanaugh Central Connecticut FSA FC
Melanie DeSilva Sacred Heart FC Boston
Remi Manna Bryant World Class FC
Erica Bardes Central Connecticut Albertson Fury
Maggie Barron Mount St. Mary’s FC Virginia
Brianna Scaldaferri Central Connecticut East Meadow SC
Erica Carpenter Saint Francis Penn Fusion

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 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 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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