RICHMOND, Va. (August 25, 2022) – Following another historic season, the ECNL Girls is excited to announce the 2021-22 All-America Teams for the U15-U18/19 age groups, as well as the league’s Players of the Year at each of these four age groups.  

Ayva Jordan (U15 Slammers FC HB Koge), Grace Restovich (U16 SLSG Navy), Reagan Kotschau (U17 Real Colorado National), and Riley Jackson (U18/19 Concorde Fire Platinum) were each named Players of the Year for their respective age groups, the highest honors in the ECNL, and each helped their teams to ECNL National Championships.

“Congratulations to every athlete named to the 2021-22 ECNL All-America Teams, and a special congratulations to Ayva, Grace, Reagan and Riley for being named the Players of the Year at their age groups,” said ECNL Girls Commissioner Ralph Richards. “The league is excited to recognize these amazing young women, along with the coaches, teammates, parents and many others who supported them.”

The All-America Teams represent players from every ECNL Girls conference and were selected by a technical committee of directors from across the league. 

The players selected for the ECNL All-America Teams, and the Players of the Year are listed below.


U15 Player of the Year: Ayva JordanSlammers FC HB Koge

Scottlyn AntonucciLegends FC

Abby BallekReal Colorado National

Mya BrandonMichigan Hawks

Alexis CoughlinLegends FC

Sara GroseiblPDA Blue

Carrie HelfrichVirginia Union FC

Katie JohnstonOklahoma Energy

Hannah JordanSolar Soccer Club

Elhom KhursandSan Juan SC

Tessa KnappInternationals SC

Finley LacherSlammers FC HB Koge

Ainsley McCammonSolar Soccer Club

Alexandra PfeifferSLSG Navy

Kai PriceConcorde Fire Platinum

Kennedy RingWorld Class FC


U16 Player of the Year: Grace RestovichSLSG Navy

Emeri AdamesSolar Soccer Club

Julia BelliOhio Premier

Lily BiddulphSlammers FC HB Koge

Caroline BirkelSLSG Navy

Gabby ChanWorld Class FC

Kara CrooneConcorde Fire Platinum

Kennedy FullerSolar Soccer Club

Addison HalpernPDA Blue

Eleanor KlingerInternationals SC

Ava McDonaldFC Dallas

Lexi MeyerColorado Rapids

YLan NguyenVirginia Development Academy

Katharine ScottInternationals SC

Adeleine WalickColorado Rapids


U17 Player of the Year: Reagan KotschauReal Colorado National

Emma ChapmanGSA

Katie Shea CollinsTennessee Soccer Club

Maribel FloresSlammers HB Koge

Onyeka GameroBeach FC

Claire HuttonWorld Class FC

Bella JamesFC Dallas

Melina RebimbasPDA Blue

Victoria SafradinInternationals SC

Taylor SuarezCharlotte Soccer Academy

Adelyn ToddReal Colorado National

Molly WidderichNC Fusion

Jordyn WilsonSporting Blue Valley

Laudan WilsonKansas City Athletics

Bella WinnWorld Class FC

Maryn WolfSan Diego Surf SC


U18/19 Player of the Year: Riley JacksonConcorde Fire Platinum

Samantha BaytoshSlammers HB Koge

Kennedy BellCharlotte Soccer Academy

Mia BhutaInternationals SC

Samantha CourtwrightDKSC

Regan DancerMichigan Hawks

Jill FlammiaRichmond United

Shae HarveySlammers HB Koge

Natasha KimPDA Blue

Lauren MartinhoNC Courage

Mia MinestrellaBeach FC

Alison MontoyaMVLA

Ajanae RespassReal Colorado National

Cam RollerSolar Soccer Club

Solai WashingtonConcorde Fire Platinum

Kelsee WozniakFC Stars Blue

Congratulations to these selected athletes on their impressive achievements throughout the 2021-22 season. This exclusive list of exceptional players exemplifies the elite athletes of this league and continues to push the game forward and elevate the standards across the board.


About the ECNL:

The ECNL is the nation’s leading youth soccer development platform. The ECNL respects and celebrates the unique individuality of every youth soccer player and club, supporting and enabling them to unleash their unfettered passion and fierce tenacity in striving to achieve their potential. 

The ECNL mission to Raise the Game is a total commitment to create the best possible environment for players, coaches, referees and administrators, with a determination to constantly question convention and challenge the status quo in youth sports.

The ECNL Commitment:

We will lead, set our eyes on new horizons, and pursue them relentlessly. Born out of the belief in a better way. Continued in the ever-evolving pursuit of excellence. 

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