Thursday, September 28, 2017

Atlanta United's Almirón voted No. 1 in's 24 Under 24


NEW YORK – announced that Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almirón has been voted the No. 1 player in the 2017 24 Under 24. The top 10 players were unveiled on a special edition of ExtraTime Live driven by Continental on Facebook Live.

Almirón headlines a star-studded group that features seven Young Designated Players, including fellow Atlanta player and eighth-ranked Héctor Villalba, Real Salt Lake teammates Albert Rusnák and Jefferson Savarino, D.C. United newcomer Paul Arriola, Houston Dynamo striker Alberth Elis and FC Dallas midfielder Carlos Gruezo. The average age of this Designated Player group is 22.5 years old.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Eclipse alumna Moulton named MVC Defensive Player of the Week


CHICAGO - Eclipse Select Soccer Club alumna and Valparaiso goalkeeper Drew Moulton (Sycamore, Ill.) was named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week, an honor she has achieved for the second time this season. Moulton came up with seven saves and posted her third clean sheet during Valpo's 1-0 victory against Missouri State to open conference play on Saturday in Springfield, Mo.

In other news, DePaul senior midfielder Alexa Ben (Schaumburg, Ill.) has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Eclipse Select alumna Foster pacing Ole Miss with nine tallies


CHICAGO - Eclipse Select Soccer Club alumna and Ole Miss freshman Channing Foster (Murray, Ky.) is off to an impressive start for the Rebels, already putting her name on notice before Southeastern Conference play has even started.

Foster is scoring at a clip of more than a goal per game with nine tallies in eight matches thus far this season. This past weekend, she netted a first-half score to lead Ole Miss to a 1-0 victory at Memphis on Sunday.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sitch preps for IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship


CHICAGO - Eclipse Select Soccer Club alumna Julianne Sitch (Oswego, Ill.), one of the top local talents on the pitch in the Chicagoland area, is now excelling in a different competitive outlet following her professional career.

This Saturday, the former DePaul and Chicago Red Stars midfielder will be competing in Chattanooga, Tenn. in the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

"I didn't know what I was going to do competitively after playing soccer, but I knew I wanted to stay in the competitive world and compete," Sitch told Zoie Clift at "This gave me that avenue after I retired from playing."

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sprecher wins Marquette Invite; Albert rejoins U.S. U-15s


CHICAGO - Eclipse Select Soccer Club alumna and Marquette freshman forward Kylie Sprecher (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) was named the Marquette Invitational's top offensive player after helping the Golden Eagles capture the tournament crown this past weekend. She also was named the Big East Freshman of the Week.

Sprecher tallied her first collegiate goal to lift the Golden Eagles to a 1-0 victory against Central Michigan on Friday. The lone tally came in the 18th minute, with fellow Eclipse alum Carrie Madden (Deer Park, Ill.) crossing toward Darian Powell, who deflected back to Sprecher. She struck from 10 yards out to garner the 1-0 lead. Then on Sunday, Sprecher added an assist to Eli Beard's game-winner during a 2-0 victory against Mercer.

Among current Eclipse Select membership, midfielder Korbin Albert (Gurnee, Ill.) has been called into the U.S. U-15 Girls' National Team. This is Albert's third U-15 camp of the year.

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