After a 2021 that saw two New England teams and NESCAC rivals play in the Division 3 national championship game, the 2022 season should be another highly competitive campaign in the region.
Connecticut College enters as the defending national champion, having defeated Amherst in dramatic fashion for the title last December. However, simply getting out of the mighty NESCAC again in 2022 will be no easy task, as four programs from the powerful league start the season in our top four.
Some teams across the region will kick-off the 2022 season as early as next week, while just about everyone else will play their first match within the first seven days of September. That will begin a three-month quest to crown a national champ.
Before the season begins in full force, here are our preseason Top 10 rankings for Division 3 men’s programs in New England.