Even though it's early August, Division 1 women's soccer teams are already back on campus and preseason is underway.
This is when first-years look to impress, coaches develop a clearer sense of their team's identity and a tactical foundation is laid, with most programs kicking off Aug. 22.
But not all questions are answered in preseason, while others are extremely pressing this early into the season.
In light of those dynamics, New England Soccer Journal has highlighted an early question facing all 23 Div. 1 teams in the region ahead of the 2019 campaign. Let's get right on into things.