Monthly Archives: October 2012

Team Preview: #22 Skidmore

Coach: Nathan Simms, 8th season Location: Saratoga Springs, NY Conference: Liberty 2009 Ranking: 21 2010 Ranking: NR 2011 Ranking: 30 2012 Ranking: 22 2013 Projection: 24 Overview: Skidmore has developed a reputation for underachieving over the last couple years, but I don’t think it’s necessarily deserved. Last year, they started off their season by dominating Vassar and New York before stunning Trinity (TX).…

Team Preview: #6 CMS

Coach: Paul Settles, 10th season Location: Claremont, CA Conference: SCIAC 2009 Ranking: T-5 2010 Ranking: 3 2011 Ranking: 5 2012 Ranking: 6 2013 Projection: 5 Overview: As you can see, Claremont has been “stag”-nant rankings-wise in recent years. (ha. ha.). We often talk about them as a team on the brink of greatness that just hasn’t been able to break…

DIII Mascot Challenge: Kenyon Region

It’s official, the Jumbos, Spartans, Hens, and Golden Gusties are on to round two. The Spartans prevailed with on a buzzer-beater, squandering a huge lead in the beginning before eventually pulling out the victory in classic underdog style. Both the #1 and #2 seeds were defeated, exhibiting the exhilarating parity in a one-and-done tournament like this one.…

ITA Small College Nationals Recaps and Previews

Singles For scores and info look here Recap: Putterman def. Skinner 6-2, 6-3… Skinner def. #1 Putterman 6-4, 7-5 I really don’t know what to say about this one. When you’re wrong, you’re wrong. I really didn’t think Putterman, who rolled through the Central region could possibly lose to Skinner, and that wasn’t even supposed…

Doubles Semifinals Set, Starting at 5

Brown/Lim (Hopkins) vs. #4 Rivers/La Cava (Whitman) I haven’t heard about the scores of the Hopkins/Whitewater match, but I heard these two got through. The semifinals start in two hours. Whitman Coach Northam will have live tweets going. Rivers and La Cava won their match against Emory 1 and 1, which is quite impressive to…

ITA Small College Nationals: Quarterfinals Preview

Singles #3 Adam “Thank God Pottish is Gone” Putterman (Wash U) vs. Northwest/Southwest winner It doesn’t really matter who wins the play-in match. Putterman is going to win this match in straights. He lost just five times in last year’s regular season; twice to Pottish, once to Loustenko in a 10-pointer, once to DII Drury,…