With Florida State's dramatic national championship win over North Carolina, the 2018 Division 1 women's soccer season is officially over.
That, in turn, offers an opportune time to reflect upon the fall that was. While three local teams – Boston College, Boston University and Central Connecticut State – advanced no further than the NCAA tournament's first round, there was no shortage of special campaigns from local players.
Thus, New England Soccer Journal has named its Best XI of New England natives, regardless of which state their team calls home. Five of the 11 call play within the region's six states.
The group, expanded upon below, is arranged in a 3-4-3 formation. When applicable, our story about each player is linked.