Back of the Net centers around the intertwined lives of the players on the Mt. Pleasant High varsity soccer team. What happens on the field often reflects the ups and downs and drama of daily life. Although the players have very different home lives and face challenging situations, they have one thing in common: their desire to win the state championship. But in order to win, the team members will have to not only make magic on the field but also learn from the personal obstacles they face.