The 2018 ECNL College Impact – Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)

RICHMOND, VA (November 27, 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 MAAC includes all players currently active on MAAC rosters:

  • 89 ECNL Alums are currently playing in the MAAC.
  • The MAAC Defensive Player of the Year (Jessica Johnson) is an ECNL Alum.
  • 8 players of the All-MAAC honorees are ECNL Alums.

The MAAC includes Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s University and Siena College.

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

Name College ECNL Club
Al Pelletier Quinnipiac Connecticut FC
Samantha Picinich Rider East Meadow SC
Amanda Holtzman Siena FSA FC
Jessica Johnson Monmouth Match Fit Academy
Anna Lazur Monmouth Match Fit Academy
Lexie Palladino Monmouth PDA
Nicole Sasso Marist PDA
Faith Preziosi Iona PDA

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 MAAC, 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