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2015 Season Preview: #25 UW-Whitewater

  Wisconsin-Whitewater Coach: Frank Barnes Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin Preseason ranking: #25 I will be completely honest with you all and say that I am less than enthused to write this preview. I don’t know if it is because of the recent polar vortex in November or if it is because I am not excited about…

2015 Season Preview: #5 Wash U

Washington University in St. Louis Coach: Roger Follmer Location: St. Louis, MO Preseason ranking: #5 Overview: Wash U is always in the conversation for a national title and this year is no different. They are one of many teams that can end up with the trophy at the end of the year and unlike a…

2015 Season Preview: #26 Denison

Well D3 tennis fans, it is that time of year again. Season previews are upon us and of course I have to be the first one to put up an article because let’s be honest, I overachieve year after year. It is going to be a rough year for the bulk of the Central region…

Fall Nationals – A Joint Preview

Fall ITA Nationals technically start in 40 minutes with the play-in matchup of Hewlin (Whitman) and Krull (Trinity TX), so this preview kind of needs to go out.  I’m getting real nervous here writing this paragraph because I’m scared the commenters will behead me and burn me at the stake if this goes out at…

Coaches Corner: Coach Jay Tee University of Chicago

As a treat for all of you readers, I thought it would be a great idea to talk to Coach Tee from the University of Chicago on all things Maroon men’s tennis. Excitement is high as a Central region supporter can see that big things could be on the horizon for this team. Without further…

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,…

Central Region ITA Report Card

What a weekend! I know I wasn’t at both ITA Regionals, but I have to say that I was thrilled to witness some high level tennis at the Indy site and from the sounds of it, the Gustavus site was just as good. With every preview, there comes a recap and that is what I…

Central Region ITA preview

Match play is upon us and that gets me pumped to talk Div-3 tennis. In this article I am going to discuss both Central ITA Regionals. I will be completely honest and give the Indianapolis site ITA a whole lot more attention because the Gustavus/Whitewater ITA is exactly that. It will be won (in all…

Men’s Regional: 5 Burning Questions!

Fun (unrelated) fact: Eric Butorac, D3 legend, recently succeeded Roger Federer as ATP Player Council President   As I watch Fed battle in his quarterfinal match, I can’t help but get excited for this upcoming D3 tennis season. There are more relevant teams than ever before, and I’m excited to recognize some of the hard-working,…

Men’s Central Region: 5 Burning Questions!

So it seems my counterpart on the women’s side has the first article out this fall which means I better get on my game. These newbies are excited to get things going and I will admit myself, that the fall brings a bit of giddiness with ITA tournaments just around the corner. The blog will…