After putting pen to paper on their verbal commitments, the 2019 season is nearly here for dozens of freshmen throughout New England.
Their club and high school careers are now over, and focus has shifted to impacting the collegiate program they've long anticipated being a part of.
While some will have to wait to make that impact, others are primed to leave their mark early into their NCAA careers. They're on the verge of becoming important pieces for New England's 23 Division 1 women soccer programs.
Here are 25 freshmen who have the potential to be game-changers right away, should everything go according to plan. The below players are included in alphabetical order.