7 ECNL Alums Announced as Finalists for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award
RICHMOND, VA (October 22, 2018) – 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. The ECNL would like to congratulate the seven ECNL Alums who were named as finalists for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award.
Fifteen of the initial thirty student-athletes selected as candidates for this year’s Senior CLASS Award were ECNL Alums recognizing their talent as athletes and excellence in the classroom. 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.
Fan voting is now open to help select the 2018 Senior Class Award winner, and fans are encouraged to vote here now through November 19, 2018. The winner will be determined by fan votes combined with media and Division I head coaches’ votes. The winner will be announced at the 2018 Women’s College Cup.
Congratulations to the following ECNL Alums and Amazing Young Women on being named as finalists for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award:
- 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)
- Katie Glenn, Texas (Lonestar SC)
- Jennifer Hiddink, Air Force (D’Feeters SC)
- Cece Kizer, Ole Miss (Sporting Blue Valley)
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.