Atlantic South

Regional Atlantic South (and some Northeast) Kickoff!

Happy Monday everyone!! I am quite excited to be a part of this team and look forward to being able to cover a wide range of teams from Saratoga Springs, NY to Birmingham, AL. Why am I covering this range of teams? I don’t know, but if ASouth says something, you just do it. I…

ITA Women’s South Regional preview

Welcome back everyone!  This is the part of the article where I get to do some gloating.  My section has the defending national champs.  That’s right D3West and D3NE, the ASouth won something.  Anyway, here are the draws, USTA style: http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=194587#&&s=7Draws3 Time for some quick thoughts. Who’s missing? Emory graduated Rosen and Gordon and Cosme…

The Greek’s Freshman 15 – Fifteen Freshmen to Watch This Season

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The new season is upon us, which means a new set of upsets, nail-biters, and, most importantly, freshmen. A few months ago, I wrote an article for the Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN) describing the impact of recruiting at the D-III level and how the caliber of recruits is at an all-time high. Today, I want…

2017 Season Kickoff – The Blog, 10 Burning Questions

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Did y’all miss us? Well, I hope you did, because we’ve got some great things in store for you this year.  I promised some big things over the summer and those things will hopefully come to life as we move throughout the season.  If you need an introduction again, we are The Blog, the only…

UTR Analysis of the Women’s Elite 8 and Singles Individual Tournament

Hello fans, as I did last year, I’d like to get an article out to you with some analysis of the NCAA Team Tournament (Elite 8) as well as the NCAA Singles Tournament. I’m going to be using the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) system. UTR is increasing in popularity as a tool, and is proving…

2016 Women’s Post-season Blog Awards

What’s up people?  So many people have asked for more women’s articles that I feel like my life has meaning.  I’m here to fill that void for you.  This is one of my favorite articles I’ve written cuz I get to commemorate the great seasons so many players have had.  These competitors have sacrificed all…

The Guru’s Elite 8 Recap

A recap of the eight teams that participated this week. I’m still speechless 48 hours later… Johns Hopkins – I don’t think the Blue Jays have received enough credit for reaching four Final Eights in the past five years. That’s something teams like Bowdoin, Kenyon, Williams and Trinity (TX) have failed to do. Due to…

The Blog’s 2016 Season Awards!

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Unlike last year, we are getting these awards out as promptly as possible.  In order to celebrate two things – Bowdoin’s surprising, amazing, unexpected National Championship, and the fact that we just hit 2,000,000 all-time views on the blog.  Check any other tennis site that has that many views.  Not sure if there are many.…

2016 NCAA Individuals Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here are the links for our NCAA Singles and Doubles Bracket Challenges!!!!!  2016 Singles & Doubles Bracket Challenges *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION* PLEASE DO NOT JOIN YET. Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here are your singles and doubles bracket challenges. You have until 9am (Eastern) tomorrow to fill out your singles…

2016 Women’s NCAA Title: #1 Emory vs #2 Williams

Wow!  We’ve had a couple of incredible days of tennis on both the men’s and women’s sides.  These battles are what the NCAA tournament is all about.  NCAAs is a different beast from the regular season; all the pressure and anticipation of the event can make for some crazy and exciting matches.  Every single player…