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ASouth’s NCAA Elite 8 Mish Mosh

A classic D3AtlanticSouth conundrum. Should I make a promise on an article at a certain time, knowing full well that I may not be able to get to it, and have to shift my whole schedule around just to potentially hit it if I go for a herculean effort in the last 43 minutes? The…

NCAA QF Preview #4: No. 2 Middlebury vs GAC

NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: No. 2 Middlebury vs Gustavus Adolphus Happy Saturday, boys and girls. Welcome to the final NCAA QF preview. RegionalNEC and I are going to take a look at the GAC/Midd matchup, and hopefully what will be the fourth of four NE teams advancing to the semifinals. You must be tiring of reading my…

A 10 Year History of the Final 8

It’s been a while…*TANGENT* since Staind has made a good song *BACK TO ARTICLE* since I’ve written a history article and it seems like right before the Elite 8, which happens to be my favorite time of the year, is a good opportunity to get back on track. In this article, I’ll be taking a…

NCAA QF Preview #3: No. 4 Bowdoin vs No. 5 Wash U

NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: No. 4 Bowdoin vs No. 5 Wash U Welcome to the penultimate QF preview, boys and girls. This is the QF that the bloggers are most excited about, and the poll on the left side of the site says that you agree. We have D3AS and D3Regional (the headmaster and Hagrid of the…

2017 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS

2017 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS Happy NCAA-off week, boys and girls. While the Blog has been very busy with it’s traditional NCAA coverage, we thought we would mix it up a couple of times this week as well. Don’t worry, you will be getting all the standard match-by-match previews, but first I wanted to…

NCAA Regionals – A Recap

While the main event (Elite 8) is upon us, let us not forget that there were 16 teams prior to that battling it out for a chance to be there.  Before that, 32, and before that, 43. All of these teams stories are important to what makes DIII, and while the Blog views some of…

NCAA Regional POTW: 05/08-05/14

REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: 05/08-05/14 I know we usually end POTW after the regular season, but a wonderful weekend of NCAA Regionals deserves another installment! Fantastic tennis, some big upsets, and not a single person with the perfect quarterfinals in our bracket challenge. Check back through the week as The Blog will be continuing…

2017 NCAA Regional Preview: Chicago Region

Welcome back for the next and final central region preview. Before I dive into the teams, a couple of quick notes. First, although this post is titled “Chicago Region,” the region is being hosted by Gustavus Adolphus, but Chicago is the #1 seed. Next, the top 4 seeds have played in the same region the past…

2017 NCAA Regional Preview: Wash U Region

You’re all probably really tired from reading so many posts on the website throughout the day, so I’ll skip the flashy intro. I wrote about Wash U, Kalamazoo, and Kenyon while D3RegionalNEC cohesively broke down Wheaton and Rose-Hulman Wash U Odds of making the quarterfinals: 70% Power 6 Rating (Or team UTR): 74 How they…

Wild Card Wednesday: Blind Resumes

Happy Wild Card Wednesday, boys and girls. We have a brief pause from all the Regional previews to take a look at the Individuals side of NCAAs. The selections (but not the draw) for both singles and doubles should be coming out today, and the committee has a new wrinkle to deal with as a…