Yes, change is in the air in the Atlantic 10 Conference.
The program that’s set the bar in recent years – UMass – has a new coach, with assistant Jana Drummond taking over for Angela McMahon-Serpone.
But several top players are back for another go, and there is no shortage of New England natives poised to make an impact in the league, whose 10-team footprint stretches from western Mass. to North Carolina.
These are five players from the region we will be watching closely in 2023. Players are listed with hometown, class year, position and school.