The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Colonial Athletic Association

RICHMOND, VA (November 8, 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 CAA includes all players currently active on CAA rosters:

  • 131 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the CAA Conference.
  • The CAA Defender of the Year, for the second consecutive year, (Madeline Anderson) is an ECNL Alum.
  • There were 43 ECNL alums in the 2018 Big South freshman class, nearly 50% of the class.
  • 14 players on the CAA First Team, Second Team and All-Rookie Team are ECNL Alums.

The CAA includes the College of Charleston, University of Delaware, Drexel University, Elon University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University and the College of William and Mary.

Congratulations to all of the ECNL alumni being recognized by the CAA for selection to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team, Third Team or All-Rookie Team:

Name College ECNL Club
Nathalie Nidetch Northeastern Albertson Fury
Hannah Farmer Charleston Armada FC
Molly McGarry UNCW Charlotte SA
Grace Moore Northeastern Connecticut FC
Madeline Anderson Hofstra East Meadow SC
Jenna Blank Towson East Meadow SC
Shaelyn McCarty Drexel FC Bucks
Hannah Rosenblatt Northeastern FC Stars
Lauren Kelly William & Mary FC Virginia
Marissa Vincent UNCW Maryland United
Rachel Kim Charleston Maryland United
Haley Crawford James Madison PDA
Kate McKay Elon Sereno SC, SC del Sol
Julianne Ross Northeastern SLSG-MO
Valentina Soares Gache Northeastern West Coast FC
Mikenna McManus Northeastern West Coast FC
Libby Baeza Drexel West Coast FC

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 CAA, 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