Posted on: Friday, July 20, 2018
RICHMOND, VA - Twelve Tennessee Soccer Club players received postseason recognition from the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL. On Friday, the Boys and Girls ECNL All-America teams were announced after the All-Conference teams were announced earlier in July.
Five TSC girls players and seven TSC boys players received ECNL All-Conference recognition.
ECNL Boys All-Conference Players
U15: Rasheed Sarieh (FWD) and Eli Stein (DEF)
U16: Adan Gonzalez (GK) and Shewit Worton (MF)
U17: Axel Morales (MF) and Preston Price (MF)
U18/19: Ryan Harris (MF)
ECNL Girls All-Conference Players
U15: Mary Whitaker Buchanan (FWD) and Haley Howard (MF)
U17: Kate Devine (GK), Anna Haddock (MF) and Harper White (DEF)
The awards did not stop there for Anna Haddock. She was named the ECNL Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and also was one of 30 players across all ECNL age groups named to the ECNL All-America team.
"I am really proud of how each of our teams played throughout our first season with the ECNL," said TSC Director of ECNL Dean Blain. "To have players earn postseason recognition shows that our players and teams competed well on a consistent basis. I feel that we brought a high standard to the league on a conference and national level."
The boys and girls ECNL All-Conference teams were voted on by representatives from each conference, while the All-America teams were selected based on an eight-member technical committee with representation from across the United States.
Congratulations to each of these players for this outstanding recognition.
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About Boys Elite Clubs National League
Boys Elite Clubs National League (Boys ECNL) was founded to provide a top class, club-based development, training, and competition platform for youth male soccer players in the United States. The mission of the Boys ECNL is to improve the landscape for players in the United States through innovative, player-centered programming that raises standards of quality and improves the player experience in all aspects of the game. The Boys ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer.
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.
Tennessee Soccer Club is the premier youth soccer club located in Brentwood / Franklin and serving the Greater Nashville, TN area with over 1,500 players. The club competes locally, regionally, and nationally in leagues such as the Tennessee Youth Soccer League, US Club Soccer National Premier League, USYSA’s National League and Southern Region Premier League, and the Elite Clubs National League. TSC has won multiple national championships in recent years through competition in these leagues. TSC's Mission is "to promote a love for soccer by developing excellence in the game for our players and coaches to positively impact our member families and communities.”