College soccer is back.
This afternoon and tonight, 13 of the region's 23 Division 1 women's soccer teams will play their season openers. The new seasons come right behind 2020-21 campaigns that were largely condensed and pushed into the spring.
Central Connecticut State was the only team from the region that won its conference in the spring and competed in the NCAA tournament, where it was ushered out by a 3-0 first-round loss to South Florida.
Where do CCSU and other teams stand in our preseason rankings? Let's have a look.