The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Big Sky Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 7, 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 Big Sky Conference includes all players currently active on Big Sky rosters:

  • 108 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Big Sky Conference.
  • The 37 ECNL Alums account for 41% of the 2018 freshmen class.
  • The Big Sky Co-Goalkeeper of the Year (Makayla Presgrave) and Big Sky Co-Newcomer of the Year (Lindsi Jennings) are ECNL Alums.

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 Rush
Janessa Fowler Montana Colorado Rush
Maddie Roberts Northern Colorado Colorado Storm
Lindsi Jennings Northern Colorado Colorado Storm
Madison Garlock Weber State Utah Avalanche

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 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