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2017 Season Preview: #4 Wash U Bears

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Welcome to D3Midwest10s’ first season preview. Just as a reminder, you can find me on Twitter @d3midwest10s and feel free to e-mail me at d3midwest10s@gmail.com. Let’s get to it… Coach: Roger Follmer, 16th Season Location: St. Louis, Missouri Preseason ITA Ranking: 4 Blog Power Ranking: 7 Twitter Handle: @WashUmTennis (Finally) Overview: What better way to start off my season previews than…

2017 Season Preview: #35 Coe Kohawks

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa Coach: Eric Rodgers, 28th year ITA National Ranking: 35 ITA Regional Ranking: 9 Blog Power Ranking: 38 Twitter Handle: @KohawkTennis.  Between their massive schedule and the women’s team, expect to see plenty of tweets from this account in your timeline! Realistic Best Case Scenario: Coe cruises through most of their schedule,…

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.…

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,…

Midwest ITA Recap

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Wow! What an all-around incredible ITA weekend throughout the country. We witnessed the upsets, the drama, the tears (I really hope nobody cried), and of course, the hooking. But, I’ll only be talking about one of those four things (the tears…just kidding). The format of this recap is going to be a bit different than…

ITA Midwest Regional Championships Preview

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The Central ITA Regional Championships were fun to cover last week, but my name is not d3MIDWEST10s for nothing! The Midwest ITA Regional Championships are where all the fun is at. While there are feasibly three or four players that could win this tournament, I love getting to cover these teams. If you haven’t looked…

ITA Central Region Championships Recap

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Here are my top 10 takeaways from the ITA Central Region Championships. The great D3Central has added some commentary as well (in bold). 1. Chicago is ridiculously good (stolen from D3Central’s recap last year). Alright, the Maroons love this tournament. For the past three years, Chicago’s won both singles and doubles. Something about this year’s…

Kickoff: D3RegionalNEC

Greetings, dear readers.  Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is D3RegionalNEC, and I’m your new writer focused on providing coverage for the Northeast and Central Region’s regionally ranked teams.  Don’t see your favorite team discussed below? Have some beef with something I said? Wondering what I had for breakfast? Always feel free to drop…

Kalamazoo ITA Quick Reactions to the Draw

I am not sure if I even remember how to do this now that it has been so long since my last post. But I have a few extra minutes and thought I would give some quick reactions to the Kalamazoo regional ITA draw. While my focus this season is going to be national with…