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ECNL Jun 13, 2019

23 Girls ECNL players named Gatorade State Players of the Year

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RICHMOND, VA (Via ECNL)  Twenty-three ECNL players earned 2018-19 Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year honors. Each of the eight ECNL conferences have at least one player who earned this honor, with five conferences contributing three or more players to this year’s Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year.

Congratulations to the following ECNLers on their Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year honors:

STATE PLAYER NAME ECNL MEMBER CLUB
Alabama Tara Katz Alabama FC ECNL U18/U19
Arkansas Kailyn Pavatt* FC Dallas ECNL U18/U19
Arizona Keeley Bond Phoenix Rising FC ECNL U18/U19
Colorado Marianna Annest Colorado Rapids ECNL U18/U19
Connecticut Meadow Mancini Connecticut FC ECNL U18/U19
Florida Kamryn Loustau Florida Elite SA ECNL U18/U19
Georgia Nieva Gaither GSA ECNL U17
Idaho Lauren Elwer Boise Thorns FC ECNL U18/U19
Indiana Emily Speidel FC Pride ECNL U18/U19
Iowa Abigail Santana FC Wisconsin ECNL U17
Kentucky Anna Haddock Tennessee SC ECNL U18/U19
Michigan Jansen Eichenlaub Vardar ECNL U18/U19
Mississippi Morgan O’Connor* Alabama FC ECNL U17
Missouri Lily Farkas Kansas City Athletics ECNL U18/U19
Nebraska Reagan Raabe Elite Girls Academy ECNL U18/U19
Nevada Gianna Gourley Heat FC ECNL U18/U19
New York Chloe DeLyser WNY Flash Academy ECNL U17
Ohio Anna Podojil Ohio Elite SA ECNL U18/U19
Oklahoma Ashton Gordon TSC Hurricane ECNL U17
Oregon Nedya Sawan FC Portland ECNL U17
South Carolina Caroline Conti CESA ECNL U18/U19
Texas Barbara Olivieri AHFC ECNL U17
Virginia Julia Leas McLean YSA ECNL U18/U19

*denotes an ECNL Discovery Player

Four teams with Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year honorees will begin their fight for the ECNL National Finals this week at the ECNL National Playoffs in San Diego, California. We wish these game changers and the rest of the players participating in the ECNL National Playoffs the best of luck!

For more information on the Gatorade Player of the Year program visit https://playeroftheyear.gatorade.com/ and follow the program using #GatoradePOY.

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