8 Results for month: 01/2021

TRINITY RODMAN MAKES HISTORY IN NWSL AFTER TRAILBLAZING FOR ECNL

By Jacob Born | January 22, 2021 Trinity Rodman had done it all. She’s won four ECNL National Championships, both playing up and with her own age group. She’s won five ECNL conference titles. She’s won five Surf Cups, one of the premier tournaments on the West Coast. She’s been invited to national camps and ... More

ECNL ALUMS IMPACT USWNT’S 4-0 WIN VS. COLOMBIA

By Jacob Born | January 19, 2021 After 313 days, the longest stretch without games for the team since the early 1990s, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) was back on the pitch Monday evening, taking on Colombia in the first of two international friendlies.  The team did not disappoint, dominating the match en ... More

CHARMAINE HOOPER RELISHING IN SUPPORTING DAUGHTER IN ECNL

By Jacob Born | January 15, 2021 As the Solar SC U-16 team took on FC Stars Blue Sunday morning at the ECNL Florida national event, glancing at the sidelines, one wouldn’t notice anything out of the ordinary. Parents standing and sitting opposite their respective benches, shouting words of encouragement to their ... More

ECNL ALUMNI FEATURED AS NWSL HOLDS 2021 DRAFT

by Jacob Born | January 12, 2021  It’s that time of the year again. The NWSL Draft is upon us.  The 2021 NWSL Draft will take place Wednesday, January 13, where 40 collegiate and international players will see their dreams come true. The draft also marks both the inaugural season for Racing Louisville FC and the ... More

ECNL FLORIDA: DAY 3 IN REVIEW

By Jacob Born | January 10, 2021 Late Game Heroics A win is always sweet. Turning one point into three just before the final whistle? Even sweeter.  Wilmington Hammerheads U-17s experienced this exhilaration in their match Sunday morning against Racing Louisville FC, scoring their lone goal deep into the second ... More

ECNL FLORIDA: DAY 2 IN REVIEW

By Jacob Born | January 9, 2021 Attack Attack! There are many different philosophies for how teams can earn a victory any day. Some prefer a possession-based game, while others are content with sitting back and countering. Some rely on a stout defense and others prefer a relentless attack.  Internationals ... More

ECNL FLORIDA: DAY 1 IN REVIEW

By Jacob Born | January 8, 2021 Shaking Off The Rust Coming into the tournament, there was a varying level of game experience and preparation between clubs this season. Some teams had the benefit of more than 10 conference games this year, while others would be seeing their first live action of the season.  Some ... More

ECNL LAUNCHES SECOND HALF OF 2020-21 SEASON WITH FLORIDA NATIONAL EVENT

By Jacob Born | January 7, 2021 New year, new goals, new resolutions, new competition. The calendar has flipped to 2021 and across the ECNL teams are itching to get back on the field. Lucky for them, the ECNL Florida National Event kicks off Friday, ushering the league back into action for the second half of the ... More