After a three-month hiatus, Development Academy soccer returned in early March for the region's five clubs.
That meant over 200 players took to fields near and fear, suiting up for the New England Revolution, Boston Bolts, Oakwood SC, Beachside SC and Seacoast United.
As the unfolded, who stood out above the rest and turned heads? To answer that, New England Soccer Journal has highlighted key players from each team as wins stacked up, draws were settled and losses left a bitter taste.
The DA slate returns this weekend as New England's teams look to strengthen their bid for a spot at this summer's playoffs. Another event to keep an eye out for is the GA Cup, which the Revs will compete in less than two weeks from now.