ECNL November Update
Posted by: Ben Martisius | Communications Manager
As the ECNL hits the winter break, we take a look back at the accomplishments of our Elite programs throughout their busiest month, November. With competitions taking place all over the nation and players signing letters of intent to play in college it is a very busy time for many CRYSC families. See below for details on team developments, standings, and special moments from the CRYSC Elite fall programming.
Coriana Dyke Called Up For U.S. Soccer 20U Winter Friendlies
Congratulations to Coriana Dyke on making the U.S. Soccer 20U Women’s National Team for the 2018 Women’s Nike International Friendlies. Revisit the matches, and watch Coriana represent the U.S. against France and China PR.
16U, 17U, 19U ECNL Boys Participate In First Tulsa ECNL Event
November saw our 16U, 17U and 19U Boys ECNL teams travel to their first tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With the growth of the Boys ECNL, these events will incorporate college scouts, more competitive opponents from around the nation, and growth experience for the boys. Over the weekend’s games, the teams combined for 5 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. Teams return to league competition the 2nd week of January with games against Real Colorado. Good luck guys and best of luck in your upcoming fixtures.
13U, 14U, 17U ECNL Girls Teams Top Their Regional Tables
After a fall over hard work and travel, we are excited to report that three of our ECNL Girls teams are topping their regional groups. With each region’s competition including elite programs from all over the western United States, this is a great accomplishment for the teams to aspire to. See below for more information on the girl’s season so far.
19U ECNL Girls Go Undefeated in Phoenix
The 18U/19U Girls attended the ECNL Phoenix event early this November with coaches in attendance from NAIA to NCAA Division I. Coach Tiffeny Milbrett’s squad would relish the competition going undefeated. The team won against FC Wisconsin (2-0), Oklahoma Celtic (3-0), and Concorde Fire Platinum (3-2). To have such a strong showing in front of college coaches at a national event of ECNL clubs is a great accomplishment, well done ladies and keep up the good work!
Colorado Rapids Class of 2019 College Signings
This November, thirty players from the Colorado Rapids Class of 2019 signed for colleges across the nation. Congratulations to these boys and girls for taking the next step in their playing careers and we look forward to watching them progress at the collegiate level. Check out the gallery of photos from the event below and our blog post on the National Signing Day here.