As simple a statement as it is, lacrosse is often a game of possessions.
Constantly turn the ball over or fail to clear it and you're going to struggle to get any offense going. Conversely, if you win draw after draw, it becomes borderline impossible for your opponent to crawl back into the game. Protect the ball to protect the lead and, more often than not, win.
That arrives at our preview of New England's faceoff specialist group in Division 3, a space that's ripe with impactful players who carry proven track records. There's a heavy NESCAC and NEWMAC presence below, though another conference earned a shout as well.
Without further ado, here's our take on five FOGOs to keep an eye out for this spring.