The 2020 NEPSAC soccer season will always include unanswered questions.
Would Buckingham Browne & Nichols and Rivers have successfully defended their championships? Was Loomis Chaffee poised for a resurgence? What about how Founders League sides Choate Rosemary Hall, Hotchkiss and Miss Porter's all dealt with high-profile graduations?
We'll never truly know, as the COVID-19 pandemic has changed all facets of life. But we can still project what could've been, and that's exactly what we're doing with our preseason rankings.
Sorted No. 1 through No. 10, we've assessed how the pecking order was taking shape. There's bound to be some wiggle room in the absence of true games, though a rough overview can still be ascertained.