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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…

Women’s New England and Northeast ITA Recaps!!!

New England Recap I am seriously late with my review and am expecting a big cut in my salary, but following the format of my counterpart, @D3Northeast, I did a report card for each regionally ranked (from the spring) team in the New England and Northeast ITA regionals. Let’s start with the much stronger of…

ITA Recaps: New England Edition

  The Blog has been on its game of late, and because of this I’ve been allowed to attend the other aspects of my life. I’ve heard the birds chirping, the wind blowing, and the people laughing. Let me tell you, I can’t stand most birds, the wind is cold, and I certainly hate people. Maybe…

2015 Season Opening Power Rankings!

Wassuppppp wassup wassup. After an exciting weekend of ITAs where it looks like a lot of our viewers came back for some classic blog action, we decided to keep the ball rolling with our Weekly Power Rankings.  Now, they won’t be weekly here in the fall season because the blog here is all about efficiency,…

NE ITA Day II Recap

NE ITA DAY II RECAP The rest of the country decided to play catch-up with their ITAs today, but until they start winning some championships I’m gonna keep on lauding this region for what it is, the best in the country (even then, I likely won’t change).  I’m also not going to give this guy a…

New England ITA Day 1 Recap

Day 1 NE ITA Recap   Lots of ITA action across the country today, but let’s be honest, one of them is simply a class above the rest of the weekend’s activities. Here are the most surprising results of the day a recap of my Day-1 predictions, and some more bulletin board material for tomorrow.…