While these programs recruit far beyond the six states we call home, they don't have to look far for game-changing talent. Look no further than Tufts' 2019 national championship-winning team, as the Jumbos' starting XI featured four players from New England.
Many of these Class of 2020 recruits have Division I talent, too. But for one reason or another, they chose the D-III path and staying close to home.
Now, which locals could have a profound impact over the next four years? For consideration, players needed to have New England hometowns: