We're nearly halfway through October, and with that comes some clarity around New England's Division 3 soccer landscape.
This past weekend sure didn't disappoint, either, as Tufts and Amherst met as the nation's top two teams. The NESCAC sides have combined to win four of the last five national titles, and odds are they'll both again be playing deep into November.
As that unfolds, here are some of the biggest D3 storylines that are catching our eye around the region. Let's get right on into things: