While a program's bread and butter comes from the recruiting trail, the transfer market can also prove profitable when assembling a roster for the coming season. Such moves are often born out of a mismatched school and player, or even a lack of playing time.
Look no further than the 2018 campaign in New England, as Joe Kellett (Norfolk, Mass.) switched from UMass Lowell to Boston College, starting all 16 games in midfield. Another high-impact transfer was Rachel Morrier (Plainstow, N.H.), who transferred to UMass Lowell from Providence back in 2015, only to become America East Midfielder of the Year as a graduate student.
Who could be poised for similar impacts in 2019? To answer that, we've highlighted some incoming and outgoing players with ties to Division 1 soccer in New England – both from men's and women's programs.