The transfer portal continues to prove fruitful across college athletics, a truism that left its mark on the Division 1 women’s soccer season in New England.
Transfers are, in theory, already battle-tested in what the level, pace and physicality requires. They’re just looking for a fresh start or someplace to spend their last year (or two) of college athletics, especially with the COVID-19 year of eligibility still kicking around.
Arranged in a Best XI format (3-5-2 formation), let’s spotlight the region’s highest-impact transfer players this year. They span eight schools and involve several instances of locals returning home.
Without further ado: