The second week of the 2019 Division 1 women's season is in the books, and a clear storyline dominated proceedings across the region.
Freshmen, particularly up top, stole the headlines with crucial game-winners on the road and at home. Their youthful enthusiasm is paying dividends, as there could be some new stars emerging across New England's college soccer landscape.
To keep tabs on which teams are trending where, we've sorted through three are heading up, down and in between. We've also handed out our normal swing of weekly awards: Offensive, Defensive and Rookie.
Let's dive right on into things, starting with a squad from Hamden, Conn.