Colin Ruiz, left, pulls away from a Kent School defender. (Kingswood Oxford School)
Top to bottom, New England is home to the strongest Division III soccer in the entire country.
NESCAC programs like Amherst, Connecticut College and Tufts help fuel that reputation, but there’s no shortage of quality sides elsewhere around the region.
To highlight a couple, Babson and Brandeis are routine challengers in the NCAA tournament. The likes of Endicott, UMass Boston and Saint Joseph’s (Maine) have made noise in recent years, too.
Given that dynamic, we’ve taken a deeper dive into the Class of 2021 recruiting classes at “best of the rest” D-III programs in New England. This story will be updated as more information is gathered (emails welcomed at firstname.lastname@example.org).