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And Now a Word from the Booth: My Final Blog Post

Hi all, D3TennisGreek/D3Midwest10s here (same person). After two fun years blogging, I’ve decided to step down. Currently, I’m at a critical juncture in my professional life, so I want to fully focus on my career. The past two years, I’ve also had the privilege of calling the team and individual finals for ncaa.com. And despite…

2017 NCAA Regional Preview: Chicago Region

Welcome back for the next and final central region preview. Before I dive into the teams, a couple of quick notes. First, although this post is titled “Chicago Region,” the region is being hosted by Gustavus Adolphus, but Chicago is the #1 seed. Next, the top 4 seeds have played in the same region the past…

2017 NCAA Regional Preview: Wash U Region

You’re all probably really tired from reading so many posts on the website throughout the day, so I’ll skip the flashy intro. I wrote about Wash U, Kalamazoo, and Kenyon while D3RegionalNEC cohesively broke down Wheaton and Rose-Hulman Wash U Odds of making the quarterfinals: 70% Power 6 Rating (Or team UTR): 74 How they…

UW-Whitewater vs. Coe Preview

As we’ve written and talked about extensively, there is a lot of conversation about who should receive the final Pool B spot and final Pool C spot. Right now, UW-Whitewater and UC-Santa Cruz are fighting for the Pool B bid, and some believe that if UW-Whitewater defeats Coe on Sunday, the spot is theirs. This is…

D3Midwest’s Central Region Singles Rankings

Well, well, well. I’ve come out of hiding to provide my thoughts on where things stand in the central region for NCAA singles qualification. While a lot happened, of course, in the UAA, there really wasn’t much action elsewhere in the central region. Anyway, I did my best to research all viable qualifiers thoroughly. Let’s…

Easter Special: #6 Wash U vs. #5 Chicago

Happy Easter Eve, friends! Before you spend time with your family and eat chocolate bunnies, marshmallow peeps (gross), and eggs, I’m here to provide you with a preview of an exciting central region clash between the #5 Maroons of the University of Chicago and the #6 Bears of Washington University in St. Louis. Although both…

Midwest’s Midseason Thoughts

As we enter the halfway mark of the 2017 season, I thought it would be a perfect time to jot down some thoughts on the nationally ranked central region teams. Honestly, things aren’t looking great. Without getting into too many specifics in this intro, most teams aren’t playing up to expectations, and some have just…

#2 CMS vs. #5 Chicago Preview

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted an article, but what better way of returning than by writing about two NCAA title contenders. Tomorrow, at 4 pm Pacific, CMS hosts Chicago. Live stats and live stream for every court can be found at https://webapps.cmc.edu/livescore/. CMS Power 6: 76.60. Nikolai Parodi (12.50), Glenn Hull (13.36),…

Stag Hen Quarterfinal Preview: Part I

STAG-HEN QUARTERFINAL PREVIEW #1 #6 Wash U vs #26 Skidmore 10 a.m. Wash U Power 6: 73.82. Johnny Wu (12.72), Jason Haugen (12.51), John Carswell (12.42), Radha Vishnubholta (12.12), Bernardo Neves (12.25), Robin Engel (11.80). Skidmore Power 6: 70.07. Kai Yuen Leung (12.94), Steven Koulouris (12.15), Lucas Pickering (11.39), JT Wynne (10.95), Ted Berkowitz (11.27),…

The Stories from Women’s ITA Indoors

Believe it or not, D3 women’s tennis exists. And while I sincerely apologize that we haven’t done a great job covering it the past six months, rest assured that I will be periodically updating you before or after important tournaments/matches. How fitting is it that on International Women’s Day, we are posting our first women’s…