The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Atlantic 10 Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 6, 2018) – Ten years ago, the Girls ECNL transformed the landscape for girls’ soccer and began a movement that would impact all levels of women’s soccer. The ECNL College Impact catalogs the incredible impact ECNL Alums have on collegiate women’s soccer conferences across the country every year.

The ECNL College Impact for the Atlantic 10 Conference includes all players currently active on Atlantic 10 rosters:

  • 178 ECNL alumni are currently playing in the A-10, nearly half of the total players in the A-10.
  • The A-10 Defensive Player of the Year (Alli Klug) is an ECNL Alum for the second consecutive year.
  • 6 out of 11 Players on the 2018 A-10 First Team are ECNL Alum.

The Atlantic 10 Conference includes George Washington University, the University of Dayton, Saint Joseph’s University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fordham University, La Salle University, Duquesne University, George Washington University, University of Massachusetts, University of Richmond, Davidson College, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Louis University and the University of Rhode Island.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alumni being recognized by the A-10 and selected for All-Conference First Team, Second Team, All-Rookie Team or All-Academic Team honors:

Name College ECNL Club
Clara Gastaldi Fordham Atlanta Fire, Concorde Fire
Jenna Thomas Massachusetts FC Boston
Lauren Bonavita Massachusetts FC Boston
Dakota Mills Saint Joseph’s FC Bucks
Paige Bergman Saint Joseph’s FC Bucks
Aleska Peev Saint Joseph’s FC Bucks
Beth Kamphaus Dayton FC Stars
Anna Tapen George Washington FC Virginia
Olivia Petit Saint Louis Internationals SC
Hannah Zaluski George Washington Internationals SC
Shannon Lee George Mason McLean YSA
Maria Pareja George Washington McLean YSA, FC Virginia
Olivia Silverman Saint Louis Ohio Elite
Margaret Roughley Fordham PDA
Kaelyn Johns Dayton Penn Fusion
Gretta LaCouture St. Bonaventure Real Colorado
Samantha Jerabek VCU Richmond United
Courtney Reimer Saint Louis SLSG-MO
Alli Klug Saint Louis SLSG-MO
Isabel Burke Saint Louis SLSG-MO
Alyssa Seitzer Saint Louis Sporting Blue Valley

The ECNL is the top development 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 at one of the 89 ECNL clubs across the country and start your journey to college soccer now.

To view a listing of current ECNL Alums in the Atlantic 10 Conference, click here.


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.  |  Facebook /theECNL  |  Twitter@theECNL