15 ECNL Alums Recognized as Candidates for 2018 Senior CLASS Award
RICHMOND, VA (September 21, 2018) – The ECNL would like to congratulate the following Amazing Young Women who are not only talented athletes on the field, but outstanding in the classroom and in their communities. Each year, thirty NCAA Division I senior student-athletes are selected as candidates for the Senior CLASS Award which highlights achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Fifteen ECNL Alums were selected as candidates for this year’s Senior CLASS Awards. CLASS is an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School. This award focuses on the complete student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Congratulations to the following ECNL Alums on their Senior CLASS Award candidacy:
- Madeline Anderson, Hofstra (East Meadow SC)
- Julia Ashley, North Carolina (Match Fit Academy)
- Hailie Mace, UCLA (Eagles Soccer Club)
- Kayla McCoy, Duke (Eclipse Select SC)
- Alana Cook, Stanford (Match Fit Academy)
- Paige Monaghan, Butler (PDA)
- Emily Ogle, Penn State (Internationals SC)
- Christine Etzel, Brown (Connecticut FC)
- Brielle Preece, Pepperdine (Pleasanton Rage)
- Katie Glenn, Texas (Lonestar SC)
- Jennifer Hiddink, Air Force (D’Feeters SC)
- Julie James, Baylor (Sting Dallas)
- Emma Tyrnauer, Loyola Marymount (DeAnzaForce)
- Elizabeth Woerner, Memphis (Eclipse Select SC)
- Cece Kizer, Ole Miss (Sporting Blue Valley)
Ten candidates will be selected halfway through the regular season and will be placed on a public ballot where media, coaches and fans can vote. Voting will remain open through the remainder of the season, with the winner announced at the 2018 Women’s College Cup.
Stay tuned to see which student-athletes advance, and more information on how to vote for favorite ECNL Alum!
About Girls Elite Clubs National League: The Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls 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.