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2016 Women’s Season Preview: #25 Denison Big Red

Tweet It’s finally here! My final preview of the 2016 season. After writing several of these, I’m pretty excited for matches to start. Today, I’ll take a gander at a team that was a national powerhouse throughout the 2000s and is back on the map this season – Denison. Head Coach: Peter Burling (26th Season) Location: Granville, OH…

Three big Central matches: Kenyon/Chicago/Whitewater

Tweet So the season is finally upon us which means a massive group text message conversation between all the bloggers discussing lineups, overreacting after the first 3 games of doubles, and the campaigning of having LoveD3Tennis come back in the comments section. While some of the matches that were played had some interesting story lines…

2016 Women’s Season Preview: #13 Wash U Bears

Tweet Snowmaggedon continues, and I continue to write previews and listen to Justin Bieber’s new album.  Next up on my tour is the Wash U women’s team.  As you know, I’ve become the D3Central Women’s writer until we find a replacement, so it’s time for me to earn the big bucks and get another Central…

The Guru’s Top 20 Teams of the Past Five Years

Tweet As the blog historian, I wanted to come in with my version of a season kickoff article. This will review the top 20 teams of the past five years as determined by average finish between the 2011 and 2015 seasons. There is one exception to this which I will explain below. I will also…

2016 Women’s Season Preview: #15 University of Chicago Maroons

Tweet I’m a little disappointed in you. Yes, you. After writing two season previews, I’ve received a whopping zero comments or emails. Maybe my analysis is just, just so good that there is nothing to comment on. Maybe worse – nobody is reading my articles. So, if you stumble across this post, feel free to…

2016 Women’s Season Preview: #14 DePauw Tigers

Tweet Back in my journalism days, I covered both men’s and women’s D-III tennis. So, when D3AtlanticSouth enthusiastically tweeted that he would start writing articles as D3CentralWomens, I gladly offered to help out. It looks like I’m turning into the pinch hitter of the blog. Anyway, DePauw: Head Coach: Scott Riggle (16th season) Location: Greencastle, Indiana Preseason…

2016 Season Preview: #6 University of Chicago

Tweet Coach: Jay Tee (4th season) Location: Chicago, IL Preseason Rank: #6 Twitter Handle: @UChicagoTennis Overview: Well I wasn’t planning on writing my last preview until the last minute because I thought Chicago deserved the cliche of saving the best for last. But a slow day at work and the sudden realization that the Maroons play…

2016 Season Preview: #36 Coe Kohawks

Tweet Coe Kohawks Coach: Eric Rodgers (26th season) Location: Cedar Rapids, IA Blog Power Ranking: #36 Twitter Handle: @KohawkTennis Overview: Two previews out in less than a week, I’m on a roll! Anyways, hello again d3 tennis fans, I’m back with another regional preview. Today, we head out to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to learn about…

2016 Women’s Season Preview: Case Western Spartans

Tweet When the going gets tough, the tough get going.  I admit I’ve put myself in a tough situation by procrastinating on my Season Previews, but with the help of D3TennisGreek, my dual role of AS Men’s and Central Women’s will get that much easier.  Oh, yes, that’s right… I am the new Central Women’s. …

2016 Season Preview: #18 Gustavus Adolphus Gusties

Tweet I’m excited to officially be a part of the blog! You may remember me from the fantasy draft, and I guess I didn’t completely bomb it, since I was invited to contribute in a larger capacity. As an avid D3 Tennis fan, I’m excited to offer my insights. Since I’m new to the blog,…