2017-2018 Girls ECNL/United Soccer Coaches All-Conference Teams Announced
RICHMOND, VA (July 2, 2018) – Based on their performances throughout the Girls ECNL conference season, the inaugural Girls ECNL/United Soccer Coaches All-Conference Teams and Conference Players of the Year have been selected for the 2017-2018 season.
Players were chosen through a recommendation and voting process involving representatives from every club in every conference. Each All-Conference team is comprised of 11 players at each age group from U15 through U18/U19. In addition, a Conference Player of the Year was chosen at each age group. All players selected to the Girls ECNL / United Soccer Coaches All-Conference teams will be eligible for the Girls ECNL / United Soccer Coaches All-American Team to be announced later this summer.
“Players that distinguish themselves at the highest level of club soccer deserve to be recognized for their efforts and performances, and we are excited to award these honors to them,” said Girls ECNL President Christian Lavers. “These exceptional players will continue to make their mark in the Girls ECNL and college soccer for years to come.”
Congratulations to the following players for being selected to the 2017-2018 Girls ECNL/United Soccer Coaches All-Conference teams:
The Girls ECNL / United Soccer Coaches All-America selections will be announced following the 2018 ECNL National Finals, which take place July 6-7 in Richmond, VA. Thirty players will be named to the Girls ECNL/United Soccer Coaches All-America team, along with a Girls ECNL Player of the Year.
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.
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