The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Big South 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 South Conference includes all players currently active on Big South rosters:

  • 78 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the Big South Conference.
  • The Big South Attacking Player of the Year (Jasmine Casarez) is an ECNL alum.

The Big South Conference includes Campbell University, Charleston Southern University, Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, Liberty University, Longwood University, Presbyterian College, Radford University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Winthrop University.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL Alums being recognized by the Big South Conference for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team or All-Freshman Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Jasmine Casarez Radford Arsenal FC
Justine James UNC Asheville CASL
Kelsey Yeager Presbyterian CESA
Maddie Turlington Gardner-Webb Dallas Texans
Danielle Toone Longwood FC Virginia
Erin Shamleffer Gardner-Webb Maryland United

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 South 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