With a number of teams getting back into the action in February, TopDrawerSoccer highlights some of the best individual performances in the ECNL from the past month. If you would like to recommend a player for the monthly standouts list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TopDrawerSoccer ECNL U17 Monthly Standouts: February
Camryn Lancaster, Solar - Lancaster scored a goal and recorded an assist for Solar in February. Erin Chung, Gabrielle Trevino, Nevaeh Johnson, Jocelyn Alonzo, and Abigail Geiser all had strong games in the attack for Solar.
Maja Davison, Sting Dallas - Davison scored three goals and added an assist in Sting’s win during February. Hannah Gott also scored three goals for Sting. Alexandra Lyons, Ainsley Jeffrey, Madeleine Sarrett, and Cassandra Taylor all had strong games for Sting. Lauren Kellett recorded the shutout in goal.
Katharine Baxter, Seattle United - Baxter scored two goals during February for Seattle United. Isabelle Menning added an assist for Seattle United.
Loma McNeese, FC Portland - McNeese scored a goal in FC Portland’s game against Pacific NW in February. Yaneisy Rodriguez had the assist.
Mary Moosbrugger, South Carolina United - Moosbrugger scored both goals in South Carolina United’s 2-2 draw against NCFC Youth. Kara Yandle recorded an assist.
Kendall Cook, Atlanta Fire - Cook scored a goal and recorded an assist during a game in Texas earlier this month.
TopDrawerSoccer ECNL U16 Monthly Standouts: February
Ashleigh Williams-Robbins, Sting Dallas - Williams-Robbins scored four goals in Sting Dallas’ win in February. Margaret SymSmith, Emma Riley, Haley Nichols, Keller Matise, and Skye Leach were also standouts in the attack for Sting Dallas in February.
Taylor Nelson, Crossfire Premier - Nelson scored a goal in Crossfire’s win over Washington Premier in February. Ellie Pederson also scored for Crossfire. Amaya Simoni-Walters recorded an assist. Neomi Macmillan and Natalie Rinker combined in goal for the win.
Taylor Raney, Seattle United - Raney scored a goal in Seattle United’s win over FC Portland. Taylor O’Brien also scored for Seattle United.
Isabelle Ching, McLean - Ching scored all three goals in McLean’s win over NC Fusion. Danielle Burke had two assists and Ellen Shine also had an assist.
Kendall Lincoln, McLean - Lincoln scored two goals in McLean’s win over Richmond United. Danielle Burke also scored for McLean. Erika Harwood and Tusca Mahmoudpour contributed with assists.
Gracie Bindbeutel, St. Louis Scott Gallagher - Bindbeutel scored five goals in three games for her side in February including the game-winner in a 3-2 win over AHFC. SLSG went 3-0 during the Houston Texas ECNL National Showcase.
TopDrawerSoccer ECNL U15 Monthly Standouts: February
McKinnan Braswell, FC Dallas - Braswell scored two goals in FC Dallas’ win over Oklahoma Celtic in February. Hayley Bloch, Halle Garcia, Allison Reece, and Trinity Cox all had strong outings in the attack for FC Dallas in February.
Georgia Boone, Seattle United - Boone scored the lone goal in the 1-0 win over Crossfire Premier in February. Ella Hunt and Frances Waltz each scored a goal in the win over FC Portland.
Sierrah VanGesen, Washington Premier - VanGesen scored two goals in Washington Premier’s win over Crossfire Premier. Kiana Gutierrez also scored for Washington Premier.
Brianna Buels, FC Pride - Buels scored three goals in FC Pride’s win over Cincinnati Development Academy in the Buckeye Showcase. Addie Chester and Katie Chadwick also scored for FC Pride. Maryn Weiger made some key saves for her side.
Naomi Splittorff, FC Pride - Splittorff scored three goals during FC Pride’s terrific spell at the Ohio Elite College Showcase. Addie Chester added two goals. Kaylee Woosley and Maddie Swingle had strong games at defense and each added a goal off of free kicks. Sammie King was a standout from the midfielder and had the game-winning goal against Eclipse Lunar ECNL. Maryn Weiger recorded two shutouts from the three games.
Meghan Violet, McLean - Violet was the dominant force in the McLean midfield. Ella Harllee and Gemma Maltby were standouts in the attack in the win over Florida Elite.
TopDrawerSoccer ECNL U14 Monthly Standouts: February
Paige Kalal, Minnesota Thunder Academy - Kalal scored a goal and recorded three assists during the ECNL Texas Showcase. She was involved in four of the five goals that her team scored during the event.
Alicia Riggins, D'Feeters - Riggins scored five goals and contributed two assists during the ECNL National Event in Texas in February. She was involved in seven of her team's nine goals, as they went 3-0 during the event.