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Midwest’s Midseason Thoughts

As we enter the halfway mark of the 2017 season, I thought it would be a perfect time to jot down some thoughts on the nationally ranked central region teams. Honestly, things aren’t looking great. Without getting into too many specifics in this intro, most teams aren’t playing up to expectations, and some have just…

This Week In Highlights, 3/29

Welcome back to another installation of This Week in Highlights. While we don’t have many actual tennis highlights for you, we certainly have a lot of general highlights, including one of the most anticipated videos of the year finally coming out. And no, it wasn’t the latest Calvin Harris collaboration, but you’ll see what it…

POTW: 3/20-3/26

REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: 03/20-03/26 Monday means POTW, so here we go. If you missed it, check out the big articles: a mid-season review from the Guru and D3West’s State of the Region, giving major updates on the current season so far. Also, if you live under a rock (or never visit our homepage),…

The Guru’s Brief Midseason Review

It sounds amazing, but we are just about half way through the 2017 season. I wrote some brief comments on each team and broke things into five categories. I tried to touch on just about everyone in the top 30 as well as a few other teams that have stuck out to me. Apologies if…

D3RegionalNEC’s Weekly Wrap-up and Weekend Preview

As the season rolls along, you’d think it would get easier to see how teams stack up. Well, I’m finding that to definitely NOT be the case, as more and more I’m seeing the classic “Team A beats Team B, Team B beats Team C, and Team C beats team A” scenario. Makes for difficult…

WEEKEND PREVIEW: 3/24-3/26

WEEKEND PREVIEW: 3/24-3/26 Happy weekend, boys and girls. Instead of posting six or seven short previews throughout the day, we decided it would be easier for everybody if we condensed all the top-30 ranked matches into one larger weekend preview. If you want to read more about #10 Williams’ weekend (vs #4 Chicago, #11 Redlands,…

Williams’ Weekend Wonderland

Williams’ Weekend Wonderland Williams Power 6: 73.76. Rohan Shastri (11.57), Brian Grodecki (13.01), Sachin Raghavan (12.04), Deepak Indrakanti (12.66), Alex Taylor (12.17), Jordan Sadowsky (12.31). Chicago Power 6: 75.83. Nicholas Chua (12.70), Charlie Pei (12.57), Luke Tsai (13.18), Erik Kerrigan (12.58), Ninan Kumar (12.34), Peter Leung (12.46). Redlands Power 6: 71.68. Chase Lipscomb (12.51), Parker…

2017 Power Rankings, 3/23

It’s Thursday, and that means Power Rankings. While the top 20 was fairly silent with no big upsets the past week, we did have some movement down below that I am sure our regional writers and readers are more than excited about. Also, we just released AVZ’s first podcast ever, featuring an interview with #8…

Van Zee’s Vault: Spring Break Edition

I am coming off what might be the highlight of my blogging career after last night’s post of my first ever podcast. You can listen to it here http://www.division3tennis.com/van-zees-vault-first-podcast/ I couldn’t have picked a better guest in Coach Fried and I truly am a Wesleyan fan from here on out. I shouldn’t be too surprised…

#2 CMS vs. #5 Chicago Preview

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted an article, but what better way of returning than by writing about two NCAA title contenders. Tomorrow, at 4 pm Pacific, CMS hosts Chicago. Live stats and live stream for every court can be found at https://webapps.cmc.edu/livescore/. CMS Power 6: 76.60. Nikolai Parodi (12.50), Glenn Hull (13.36),…