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Regional Round-Up – Week Ending 3/4

What’s up d3 world! We’ve been getting a little sass lately about all the great regional matches that I haven’t been covering, so I’m gonna try to cover it all in one lengthy post. First, I will recap the past weekend, and then I’ll react to the new ITA rankings from 3/3. I’ll finish by…

3/3 Men’s Power Rankings

Hello again, readers!  It was a light week on the Men’s side last week, but that does not mean we will not publish our always anticipated Weekly Power Rankings.  I’d like to give a shout-out to Brian Tan of Tufts because I want to stay relevant and cool.  On a more serious note, all those…

Spring Break in February: A Summary

Hello again boys and girls, and welcome to the year’s first “spring” break recap. As always, we try to either preview or recap each team’s spring break trip, as they usually involve some very noteworthy matches. While it’s nowhere near spring in the Northeast (though I did see a snowman holding 40’s in each hand…

2/24 Men’s Power Rankings

One thing that Indoor Nationals brings that you probably forgot is the return of our weekly power rankings.  The five bloggers have come together to once again take all the latest results and give you some rankings that are probably more reliable than the ITA rankings (#sorrynotsorry).  We have a lot of big changes due…

Regional Round-Up – Week Ending 2/22

Hello again D3 tennis world!  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately, trying to come up with a good way to write about the many regional teams that are out there.  I’m still figuring out the golden formula, but here’s my best shot!  With a lot of action flying under the radar with #D3Indoors,…

2015 Season Preview: #31 Brandeis Judges

Brandeis University Coach: Ben Lamanna Location: Waltham, MA Preseason ranking: #31 ITA, #29 in our power rankings For the past five years or so, the Brandeis University Judges have hovered around that #30 spot in the ITA rankings.  They finish around 6 or 7 every year at the UAA Championships, and typically challenge the middle…

2015 Women’s Season Preview: #25 Brandeis Judges

    Brandeis University Quick Facts: Location: Waltham, MA Coach: Ben Lamanna, 8th year 2012 National/Regional Ranking: #22/#10 2013 National/Regional Ranking: #24/#9 2014 National/Regional Ranking: #23/#9 2015 Preseason National/Regional Ranking: #25/#11 Twitter handle: @BrandeisTennis Intro: For the past several years Brandeis has been in the 20-25 range of the national rankings. They are in the UAA…

2015 Women’s Season Preview: #19 Redlands Bulldogs

    UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS: Location: Redlands, CA   Coach: Geoff Roche (16th year)   Final 2012 rank: #24   Final 2013 rank: #11   Started Spring 2014: #13 in Nation & #3 in West   Finished Spring 2014: #18 in Nation & #4 in West   Finished Fall 2014 : #19 in Nation &…

Rapid Reaction: Pool C Changes

If any of you have been following the writers on twitter today, something huge came out of the ITA convention of all things DIII tennis.  While I was out galavanting through the streets of who knows where in a santa costume, crazy things went down in the DIII world.  As of right now, Pool C…

Wallach (Bates) Invitational Recap

Overshadowed by #SmallCollegeNationals and the Amherst weekend was the annual Wallach Invitational at Bates College.  I’ve always thought of this tournament as the little brother to the Middlebury Invite, as Midd really kicks off the northeast season, and the Wallach closes it out.  Regardless, I really like this tournament because you can see how everybody…