14 Results for tag: ECNL Boys National Playoffs

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 5 RECAP: ONE PRIDE

One Pride Success can be measured in many different ways. At the ECNL Boys National Playoffs, the starkest example is the ECNL National Championship, which every team is chasing. However, if you end up being one of the 43 or 63 teams that do not end up heading up trophy in hand, there are still many different ways a season can be successful.  FC ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 4 RECAP: SETTING THE STAGE

Straight from the A The stakes are always higher whenever there’s a trophy on the line. At the start of the ECNL Boys U18/19 Champions League bracket, the games were played at a high level and the drama was palpable. And as teams have advanced, the stakes have only risen.  So when you’re in the semifinals and there’s a spot in the National ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 3 RECAP: BUILDING DRAMA

Nothing Left to Give The ECNL Boys National Playoffs test teams, putting them against teams that are equal in standing, creating some of the best games from the entire ECNL season. Such a game was played between Maryland United and SLSG MO this afternoon in San Diego.  Maryland United opened its Champions League play against UFA, earning a 1-1 draw. ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 2 RECAP: MOMENTS LIKE THESE

Moments Like These The biggest stages bring out the best in players. When there’s so much on the line, players will rise to the occasion, with bigger than live outings, doing whatever it takes to get a win.  At the ECNL Boys National Playoffs in San Diego, Sunday afternoon saw Rodrigo Argumedo play one of those games.  Playing for the Dallas ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 1 RECAP: PLAY TO THE WHISTLE

Park the Bus Saturday kicked off the ECNL Boys National Finals, pitting more than 335 teams against each other all with one goal in mind: winning an ECNL National Championship.  Saturday morning, FC Tucson battled it out against Utah Avalanche, and the close proximity between the two clubs created an unforgettable match.  Right from the opening ... More

ECNL VIRGINIA RECAP: ONE STEP CLOSER TO SAN DIEGO

Next stop: San Diego.  ECNL Virginia wrapped up Monday afternoon, closing out the ECNL Boys event season. The three-day showcase featured more than 140 teams from more than 50 clubs competing against teams outside their conference. The event was also the final National Selection Game of the season, which saw Team West score three goals in the first half ... More

SAN DIEGO SURF NAMED FIRST ECNL BOYS OVERALL CLUB CHAMPION, TOP 25 CLUBS REVEALED

RICHMOND, VA (August 10, 2021) – The ECNL announced today San Diego Surf as the first-ever ECNL Boys Overall Club Champion. This honor is awarded to the club that has earned the highest point totals from regular-season Conference titles, advancement into the ECNL National Playoffs and Finals, and overall success in these Postseason events. Achieving this ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 7: A PERFECT ENDING

Heading into the ECNL Boys National Playoffs, Utah Avalanche were a perfect 9-0-0. With the U13s competing in a single-elimination knockout bracket, in order to win a championship, they would have to remain perfect.  Three postseason wins later, Utah were bound for the National Final, with San Diego SC standing in the way of a title.  They needed ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 6: BAND OF BROTHERS

It’s one thing to win a championship with your teammates who you call your brothers. But it’s extra special when one of those teammates is your actual brother.  Charlotte Independence and San Diego Surf battled it out at Bryan Park in Greensboro, North Carolina, where just one goal was the difference between the jubilation of victory and the agony ... More

ECNL BOYS NATIONAL PLAYOFFS DAY 5: SETTING THE STAGE

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade Nicholas Atkinson wasn’t even supposed to be here.  The defender for the San Diego SC U13 team was supposed to catch a plane Tuesday night. However, due to weather, his flight was canceled. Now flying out on Thursday, Atkinson had the chance to play one more game with his club, competing in the U13 semifinals against ... More