Excitement builds each summer for what sort of impact newcomers could have on college soccer teams throughout New England, namely around high-profile recruits who will finally arrive on campus.
But they're not the only ones entering new digs and hoping to leave their mark, with over a dozen transfers coming to Division 1 women's teams this fall.
They're often looking for a change of scenery to jumpstart their careers or are searching for a swan song as they enter graduate school. Either way, their collective experience can't be understated.
Here are the transfers coming to programs across New England in 2019. Can any replicate the impact Lauren Berman (Maryland to Boston College) or Rachel Morrier (Providence to UMass Lowell) had in recent years?