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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…

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…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Preview

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SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS SINGLES PREVIEW Today, there’s this thing called Small College Nationals happening at 10:30AM PT from somewhere in Arizona. Welcome to the desert, folks. Let’s hope that this is real life and not an elaborate theme park for rich people (Westworld Reference! Hit me up on twitter to discuss the newest HBO show,…

ASouth ITA Mashup – Emory Dominates, Stories from UMW

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So, I know I missed the Emory ITA preview.  First off, I know I keep calling it the Emory ITA preview even though it’s actually held at Sewanee, so shoutout to Sewanee for hosting this thing every year.  Y’all have some nice outside courts.  On a positive note, I didn’t miss the UMW ITA Preview…

The ASouth (Mary Wash) ITA Preview

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Well, the blog team has come up big in my short absence from writing anything of worth these past two weeks after I gave a giant kickoff to start the season.  We still have plenty of things in the works and under construction, but that just means we’ll come back in the Spring with bigger…

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 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…