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ECNL alums make up 75 percent of NWSL College Draft picks

RICHMOND, VA (Via ECNL) – ECNL alums dominated the 2017 NWSL College Draft on Thursday at the NSCAA Convention in Los Angeles, accounting for 75 percent (30 of 40 players) of the total draftees.

The first round featured eight ECNL alums, with former FC Stars of Mass midfielder Morgan Andrews leading the way at No. 3 overall. Fresh off a national championship victory with the University of Southern California, Andrews will return to the Northeast to play for the Boston Breakers.

Both the second and third rounds each saw seven ECNL alums called to the stage, while eight more were chosen in the final round.

+Read: Forty players selected in 2017 NWSL College Draft

ECNL alums selected in 2017 NWSL College Draft

  • Morgan Andrews (FC Stars)
  • Kayla Mills (Slammers FC)
  • Christina Gibbons (CASL)
  • Maddie Bauer (Slammers FC)
  • Darian Jenkins (Colorado Rush)
  • Ifeoma Onuomu (Arsenal FC)
  • Margaret Purce (Maryland United)
  • Miranda Freeman (Boca United)
  • Morgan Proffitt (Indiana Fire)
  • Toni Payne (Concorde Fire/BUSA)
  • Jane Campbell (Concorde Fire)
  • Katie Johnson (Arsenal FC)
  • Savannah Jordan (Concorde Fire)
  • Lindsay Agnew (Ohio Premier)
  • Claire Wagner (CASL)
  • Tyler Lussi (Bethesda SC)
  • Danica Evans (Colorado Rush)
  • Madison Tiernan (PDA)
  • Alexis Shaffer (CASL)
  • Arielle Ship (Real So Cal)
  • Jaycie Johnson (Sporting Blue Valley)
  • Catrina Atanda (PDA)
  • Sammy Jo Prudhomme (So Cal Blues)
  • Nickolette Driesse (PDA)
  • Erin Smith (PDA)
  • McKenzie Meehan (FC Boston Scorpions)
  • Cameron Castleberry (CASL)
  • Kristen McNabb (PDA)
  • Hayley Dowd (FC Stars)
  • Lauren Kaskie (Heat FC)