Save for Middlebury's win in 2016, five of the past six Division III women's NCAA tournaments have been won by teams outside of New England. Most prominent during that stretch? Gettysburg and Salisbury with two crowns each.
That patterns speaks to a broader trend in D-III lacrosse, one that's also drawn some of New England's top talent outside the region.
From that, New England Lacrosse Journal has highlighted 10 local players outside the region to watch for this spring. They all grew up in Connecticut, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, but now star at schools beyond the six states we call home.
The below group is listed in alphabetical order. While many of New England's top players gravitate to the NESCAC, many look elsewhere, too.