As we hit mid-September, it's time to take stock of how New England's Division 3 landscape is shaping up. Most teams have played between four and six games, providing a large enough sample size to assess where things are trending.
From that, we’ve compiled our first power rankings of the 2019 season. Teams throughout the region are ranked No. 1 through No. 20, with consideration given to form, quality and stature of the program. As a reference point, we’ve also included where each program placed in our preseason coaches poll.
We've also handed out our usual Player of the Week awards. The Offensive, Defensive and Rookie nods all go to players from the NESCAC.
Until then, here's our look at the region's top 20 teams: