What’s on tap for D3Central this season?!?

Well it seems it is that time of year again where the blog begins to ramp up. We already have FIVE season previews out this week with many more coming as the days pass. I somehow have convinced the powers that be to let me skip doing any previews at all this season which is…

2017 Season Preview: #4 Wash U Bears

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Welcome to D3Midwest10s’ first season preview. Just as a reminder, you can find me on Twitter @d3midwest10s and feel free to e-mail me at d3midwest10s@gmail.com. Let’s get to it… Coach: Roger Follmer, 16th Season Location: St. Louis, Missouri Preseason ITA Ranking: 4 Blog Power Ranking: 7 Twitter Handle: @WashUmTennis (Finally) Overview: What better way to start off my season previews than…

2017 Season Preview: #14 Trinity (TX)

Welcome back to another great season of West region DIII tennis coverage! Here, as always, to provide snarky and poorly researched analysis of our wonderful region is yours truly. If anyone out there is interested in taking up my mantle, please DM me on Twitter or e-mail me at d3tennisguy@gmail.com. On to the preview! Coach:…

2017 Season Preview: #35 Coe Kohawks

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa Coach: Eric Rodgers, 28th year ITA National Ranking: 35 ITA Regional Ranking: 9 Blog Power Ranking: 38 Twitter Handle: @KohawkTennis.  Between their massive schedule and the women’s team, expect to see plenty of tweets from this account in your timeline! Realistic Best Case Scenario: Coe cruises through most of their schedule,…

2017 Season Preview: #2 Emory Eagles

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I was supposed to be the first one out with a preview, but as always, I slacked off and ended up being the 2nd to get out an article.  Brandeis was the first preview to go out and now we get a little bit more exciting with the #1 Power Ranked Emory Eagles #FIGHT.  Anyways,…

2017 Season Preview: #30 Brandeis Judges

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Brandeis Judges Coach: Ben Lamanna (12th season) Location: Waltham, MA ITA Ranking: #30 Blog Power Ranking: #23 Twitter Handle: @BrandeisTennis – much improved with the updates this fall, good work Deis! Overview: The Brandeis Judges are one of my favorite teams that I cover for a few reasons.  First of all, they compete in the…

2017 Inaugural Power Rankings

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They said we were dead. They said we couldn’t do it anymore. But here we are, giving you the inaugural power rankings of 2017. Not only that, we’re giving you a bit of new flavor this year. We have Regional AS and NEC on board, and we have a new writer in D3Midwest as well.…

BLOG CHECK IN + Bonus Mary Wash ITA Belated Recap

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I’m restarting this article on 11/29/2016, because you haven’t heard from us in probably two months now.  Let’s go through a quick questionnaire on why this has happened. WHEN: Yes, it has been two months since our last article. WHY: The team needed a break. We (surprisingly) actually did a lot of stuff this past…

MIT Invitational Recap

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Lost in the past weekend of #Surprise(s) and Small College Nationals was the MIT Invitational. While this is not a new tournament, it might as well have been this fall. Last year, MIT hosted teams like BU, Dartmouth, and Harvard for this tournament, but this year it was STACKED with DIII talent. 8 teams made…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Picks!

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Prediction time, boys and girls. Everybody’s favorite chance to point at us and laugh after our picks go horribly awry. You can see that there’s a pretty even split towards the top of the singles picks, with 4 of the 8 contestants/teams being picked to win by different writers in both the singles and the…