It's crunch time across the NEPSAC soccer world, as the four postseason tournaments are set to get underway Nov. 13 and wrap up with title games on Nov. 17.
As teams jockey for position, most have around five matches left to make their case for playoff inclusion. That proposition is a lock for some teams, while the case is less foolproof for others.
To get a sense of those prospects, we've compiled a ranking of the NEPSAC's top 15 teams. There's not a ton of movement at the top, but this expanded field sees some newcomers in the middle and bottom of the pack.
Let's get underway, starting with a program out of Connecticut that's no stranger to the peak of NEPSAC soccer: