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Midwest clashes highlight ECNL schedule

November, 10, 2011
More than half of ECNL clubs take to the pitch this weekend in matches across the country. We’ll see a handful of first-place vs. second-place matches, and even a few with national standings on the line. ESPNHS breaks down the Games to Watch this week in the ECNL.

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Hawks, Eclipse fight for first in Midwest

October, 20, 2011
Summer GreenScott McNittSummer Green leads the Michigan Hawks with eight goals this season.
It doesn’t take much to realize the importance of this weekend’s ECNL matches between Michigan Hawks and Eclipse Select.

At the U18 level, it’s a battle between the first-place Hawks and the second-place Eclipse. For the U17s, it’s last year’s US Youth Soccer Region II Champion against last year’s best ECNL record. At U16, it’s a chance for two squads to prove themselves against a rival club. And at U15, Eclipse sits in second place with the Hawks right behind them.

From top to bottom, at every age level, this weekend’s matches will have significant implications on the Midwest Conference standings.

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ECNL showcased this weekend in Phoenix

October, 7, 2011
ECNLSheldon Shealer/ESPNHSThirty-six ECNL programs will be in action this weekend in Phoenix.
The ECNL’s first national event takes place this weekend in Phoenix as 36 clubs join for weekend matches. This is the first of five national events sponsored by the ECNL during the 2011-2012 season, all leading up to the ECNL National Championship next July in Chicago.

Since teams from across the country gather in Phoenix almost every match this weekend will be cross-conference. Although clubs will play teams from across the country, though these games will carry equal weight in the conference standings. Here are a few games of interest to keep an eye on this weekend.

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