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ECNL Jul 18, 2019

Boys ECNL All-America Team, 2018-19 Player of the Year revealed

RICHMOND, VA (July 18, 2019) – The Boys ECNL All-America Team, as well as Boys ECNL Player of the Year have been announced for the 2018-2019 season.

Each of these athletes have made extreme sacrifices to put themselves in the position they are in today, whether it was sacrificing time with friends and family, or their bodies on the pitch. These young athletes are a representation of what it takes to become the best that you can be.

Overall, thirty players were selected to the Boys ECNL All-America Team by the All-America Committee. The committee includes technical representatives from each of the seven Boys ECNL conferences located across the country.

From this distinguished group of players, Grayson Doody, forward from the U-17 Boys ECNL National Championship Beach FC squad, was named the ECNL Player of the Year.

“Super proud of Grayson. He has earned a spot on the Boys ECNL All-America team by working hard, being committed to the team, and most importantly, always showing the determination to continue improving himself on and off the soccer field.”

Ever Morataya, Beach FC U-17 Head Coach

The complete list of the 2018-2019 Boys ECNL All-America Team is as follows:

Aidan Abril Maryland United (U-17) Riley Lynch Phoenix Rising (U-16)
Midfielder Northeast Conference Midfielder Southwest Conference
Vincent Bennage FC Wisconsin (U-16) Ian Meece Solar SC (U-18/19)
Midfielder/Forward Midwest Conference Forward Texas Conference
Matthew Braga Concorde Fire (U-17) Graeme Newcombe Penn Fusion (U-18/19)
Midfielder Southeast Conference Defender Northeast Conference
Curt Calov PDA (U-16) Sandor Pelle Phoenix Rising (U-17)
Midfielder Northeast Conference Midfielder/Forward Southwest Conference
Keven Daniel Lonestar SC (U-17) Jaxon Reinhardt RSL-AZ (U-16)
Defender Texas Conference Forward Southwest Conference
Caelin David Concorde Fire (U-16) Julian Saldana Eclipse Select SC (U-17)
Midfielder Southeast Conference Midfielder Midwest Conference
Santi Davila FC Wisconsin (U-16) Chandler Sharp Concorde Fire (U-18/19)
Goalkeeper Midwest Conference Defender Southeast Conference
Thad Dewing Pride SC (U-18/19) Luke Steinbock OC Surf (U-18/19)
Forward Mountain Conference Forward Southwest Conference
Grayson Doody Beach FC (U-17) Rohit Thakur NCFC Youth (U-16)
Forward Southwest Conference Forward Mid-Atlantic Conference
Dom Foster CESA (U-18/19) Kamani Turner Miramar United Elite FC (U-17)
Defender Mid-Atlantic Conference Forward Southeast Conference
Bryce Glisson SLSG-IL (U-18/19) Eduardo Villeda Slammers FC (U-16)
Forward Midwest Conference Forward Southwest Conference
Grant Jungerman Solar SC (U-16) Peyton Voelker Colorado Rapids (U-16)
Defender Texas Conference Forward Mountain Conference
Cooper King TSC Hurricane (U-17) Cal Walsh Penn Fusion (U-16)
Defender Texas Conference Midfielder Northeast Conference
Gabriel Legendre New Mexico Rush (U-17) Tyler White South Carolina United (U-17)
Midfielder/Forward Mountain Conference Midfielder Mid-Atlantic Conference
Wesley Leggett Match Fit Academy (U-18/19) Damon Williams South Carolina United (U-17)
Forward Northeast Conference Forward Mid-Atlantic Conference

Congratulations to these selected athletes on their impressive achievements throughout the 2018-2019 season. The Boys ECNL would like to thank each and every one of you for your help in raising the game in youth soccer and for representing the #NextUp wave of soccer stars.