International additions are the biggest X-Factor in the men’s college season.
As Marshall and Pittsburgh showed over the past season, they can be the back bone of a title winner. The Thundering Herd won the DI championship in the spring with a starting lineup that leaned heavily on overseas additions.
But gauging which players heading from overseas to U.S. schools is a difficult one. More than 100 players are set to join DI men’s programs this summer from outside the United States.
Keep an eye on these 10 players aiming to make their mark in DI soccer this fall.