As freshmen and sophomores leave their mark on New England's college soccer teams, the same dynamic is unfolding across the NEPSAC.
Underclassmen, especially those who come from promising club soccer backgrounds, have stepped into prominent roles on campuses across the region. While age might be an obstacle for some, others have challenged those norms and assumptions.
Mindful of this trend, New England Soccer Journal has highlighted 10 underclassmen from across the NEPSAC who are leaving their mark. We've also included an honorable-mention section with five players.
Let's get underway, starting with a freshman whose profile continues to grow: