Franklin & Marshall

State of the Region Address: Atlantic South

Did you guys know that the State of the Region Address was my idea last year, as a rookie?  I think I might have been rookie of the year last year but I never got my trophy.  Started from the bottom, now we here.  Despite taking over the national scene and getting a better understanding…

Best of the Rest: Atlantic South Preview

For reasons I still do not know, Best of the Rest columns seem to be some of our highest requested articles.  Kidding, I know why – we just don’t give some of these teams enough love.  Either way, I’ll be projecting some of the “Best of the Rest” of the Atlantic South region below.  Unfortunately,…

2014 Season Preview: MIT Engineers

I’m trying to keep pace with D3 Central in terms of these team previews, and so today I have the honor of presenting one of the potential dark horse candidates to make a mini run in the NCAA tournament. They’re smarter than you, and they know it. Boys and girls, the MIT Engineers… Head Coach:…

The Others: ASouth’s Unranked Team Stock Watch

At the behest of the almighty D3TG (calling me out in comments), I will be focusing on some of the teams that I’ve overlooked this season.  The beauty of the DIII landscape is that teams can come out of nowhere to become nationally ranked teams.  Case Western is the most recent example of a team…

New Season, New Years’ Wishes

Well, tennis fans. It’s a brand new season. Everyone has a fresh start. Some teams are burdened by expectation, while others are optimistically lurking in the shadows, eagerly awaiting the opportunity to prove their worth. As much fun as it is to analyze every match, dissect every lineup decision, speculate over the cause of a letdown,…

Southeast Region ITA Recap

Hi everyone, I am the third regional writer for this site now, primarily for the Atlantic South region.  I’ve done a team by team analysis for the Atlantic South ITA Recap, hope you all enjoy. Johns Hopkins Hopkins came into this tournament as the favorite to dominate the tournament, returning last year’s singles champion Andy…

Weekend Recap: April 28th-29th

This turned out to be a very busy weekend, chocked full of mild surprises and a few great individual performances in Ojai. Let’s start with the team stuff: Other News Coe College def. #29 Wisconsin-Whitewater 5-4 This match obviously flew below the radar, as nobody has every really heard of Coe College. Believe it or…

Weekend Recap: April 7th-8th

Amherst’s narrow escape against Bates was the story of the weekend, but there were a couple other results from the weekend that are worth mentioning, so I’ll start there. #3 Williams def. #23 Skidmore 7-2 This is just more of the same for both of these teams. The Thoroughbreds have shown that they can compete…