814 Results for author: Jen Winnagle

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

January 19, 2021 (Richmond, VA) - 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

January 15, 2021 (Richmond, VA) - 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 players ... More

ECNL ALUMNI FEATURED AS NWSL HOLDS 2021 DRAFT

Richmond, VA (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

Richmond, VA (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

Richmond, VA (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 Soccer... More

ECNL FLORIDA: DAY 1 IN REVIEW

Richmond, VA (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 clubs ... More

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

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 season. For some teams, ECNL Florida ... More

ECNL Announces Creation of Super Cup, A Robust “First Team” Platform for Nation’s Top Players

Richmond, VA (December 2, 2020) - The ECNL, the nation’s leading youth soccer league, is announcing the creation of a ground-breaking and exciting new program within the league’s Player Identification and Selection Platform in the fall of 2021 focused on further serving and developing the very best players in the ... More

ECNL TO RECORD AND LIVE STREAM GAMES AT ARIZONA (FALL) AND SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL EVENTS

Richmond, VA (October 21, 2020) - The Elite Clubs National League announced today that the league will be recording and live-streaming all games at the girls ECNL Arizona (Fall) and the ECNL South Carolina National Events for the U16, U17 and U18/U19 age groups to support college identification and recruiting. With the ... More

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN STUDY ANALYZES COVID-19 RATES AMONG YOUTH SOCCER PLAYERS

Richmond, VA (September 16, 2020) -  A new study conducted by the University of Wisconsin suggests that the incidence of reported COVID-19 cases among youth soccer players is not increased compared to the national pediatric case rate.  Dr. Drew Watson, a physician at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and ... More