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This Week In West: The Ojai!

With the regular season winding down, it’s time for the most unique event on the DIII tennis calendar: The Ojai. Here are the draws. You’ll notice that the following changes have been made: The singles draw has decreased from 64 to 32, and the doubles draw has decreased from 32 to 16. The draw is…

This Week in West: The 6th Street Rivalry

I know many of you are probably wondering how I could possibly have time to write an article after my identity reveal with my upcoming appearance on Ellen and everything, but, as I’ve always said, I don’t do this for me. I do this for you, the little people. All joking aside, this is a…

A Blog First: Pool B Update

Since I’ve got a bit of time on my hands, I wanted to take some time to discuss a subject I know none of you were anxiously wondering about: Pool B The following will be a brief history of what Pool B is and what it means for the tournament, but if you want a…

This Week In West: A SCIAC Showdown and a Texas Triad

Alright you worthless peons, I’ve got an upsetting amount of free-time on my hands, as I’m in between jobs at the moment (read: unemployed), which means I do what any self-respecting adult does when the chips are down, waste time on an unpaid leisure activity. I’ve been setting the NESCAC apologists straight in the comments of…

The Texas Quad: Hosting Duties

THE TEXAS QUAD: Hosting Duties D3 WEST INTRO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HoZNpPTRDU Trinity TX Power 6: 71.43. Chas Mayer (12.54), Wilson Lambeth (12.22), Jordan Pitts (12.12), Liam Crawley (11.80), Mckenna Fujitani (11.37), Matt Tyer (11.38). Midd (NO CUBA) Power 6: 74.79. William de Quant (13.03), Hamid Derbani (12.97), Kyle Schlanger (12.75), Timo Van der Geest (12.04), Allen Jackson…

State of the Region Address: West

Because the inaugural regional rankings are forthcoming this week, and most teams’ Spring Breaks are now completed, I thought it was a good time for a state of the region address. I’m gonna start by taking a dive into the mess of results that make up the individual qualifiers in both singles and doubles, and…

Slugs Go South: A UCSC Spring Break Preview

I’m going to add to the abundance of previews that have been released over the past couple days with a spring break preview for D3’s forgotten team, UC Santa Cruz. They currently hold a blog power ranking of #32 and an ITA ranking of….oh…obviously their scheduling is to blame :/. Santa Cruz has played 8…

Indoors Backdraw Rapid Reaction and Mini-preview: a West/Central showdown of proportions

The first back-draw matches just went final, and we finally got a taste of the drama that Indoors is known for. Since both matches featured teams from my region, and I wasn’t able to help with previews last night, I got stuck with mop up duty. Here are the box scores: #8 Case Western def.…

Swarthmore Invitational Report Cards

Intro: Just because it’s INDOORS WEEK (!!!!) doesn’t mean that we’ll be forgoing our non-Indoors-related DIII tennis coverage. There were some great matches this past weekend in Pennsylvania, as the middle of the Atlantic South started their seasons with a West region visitor crashing the party without bringing any In-n-Out with them. Rude. Box Scores:…