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2015 Women’s Season Preview: #11 DePauw University

DePauw University Head Coach: Scott Riggle(14th season) 2011-12: #10 Nat./#2 Reg. 2012-13: #13 Nat./#3 Reg. 2013-14: #11 Nat./#2 Reg. 2014-15: #11 Nat./#2 Reg. Twitter Handle: @DePauwTennis After two consecutive NCAA tournament thrillers versus UW-Whitewater and Wash. U, the 2015 season leaves a lot of questions about the Tigers. The recruiting class is respectable, but not…

2015 Season Preview: #17 University of Chicago

University of Chicago Coach: Jay Tee Location: Chicago, IL Preseason ranking: #17 I will not give in to the hype….I will not give in to the hype…I will not give in to the hype. Screw it, Chicago NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP or bust! Ok, all jokes aside, I finally can write about a team in the Central…

2015 Women’s Season Preview: #23 Case Western

Division III Women’s Central Region Preview: Case Western Reserve #23 Case Western Reserve University Location: Cleveland, OH Coach: Kirsten Gambrell(2nd yr.) 2011-12: UR/#7 Reg. 2012-13: #25 Nat./#4 Reg. 2013-14: #22 Nat./#4 Reg. 2014-15: Preseason :#23 Nat./#4 Reg. Twitter Handle: @casetennis1 Intro: Happy New Year to everyone! To kick off the new year D3 Central Women…

2015 Season Preview: #24 Depauw Tigers

Depauw University Location: Greencastle, IN Coach: Scott Riggle Preseason Ranking: 24 Overview: I am really starting to get tired of saying the same thing over and over again about the teams in the Central region, but Depauw fits the bill of many of the others. Heading into the spring, Depauw faces some tough questions as…

2015 Women’s Season Preview: #19 Redlands Bulldogs

    UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS: Location: Redlands, CA   Coach: Geoff Roche (16th year)   Final 2012 rank: #24   Final 2013 rank: #11   Started Spring 2014: #13 in Nation & #3 in West   Finished Spring 2014: #18 in Nation & #4 in West   Finished Fall 2014 : #19 in Nation &…

2015 Season Preview: #15 Gustavus Adolphus

Gustavus Adolphus College Location: Saint Peter, MN Coach: Tommy Valentini Preseason Ranking: 15 Overview: I will be the first to admit that Gustavus is probably the hardest team for me to cover. In my long tenure of being associated with D3 tennis, I have never seen them play once. I travel to many matches and…

2015 Season Preview: #12 Kenyon

Kenyon College Coach: Scott Thielke Location: Gambier, OH Preseason ranking: #12 I don’t know what it is in the Midwest, but it seems like I always am talking about teams that work really hard to get the most out of what they have. Kenyon in the past has been sort of the blue collar team…

Rapid Reaction: Pool C Changes

If any of you have been following the writers on twitter today, something huge came out of the ITA convention of all things DIII tennis.  While I was out galavanting through the streets of who knows where in a santa costume, crazy things went down in the DIII world.  As of right now, Pool C…

2015 Season Preview: #35 Coe Kohawks

Coe College Coach: Eric Rodgers Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa Preseason ranking: #35 Coe College, located in Iowa, is a really tiny liberal arts school that boasts a really good tennis team! They play a large, Amherst-like schedule with over thirty matches, sometimes as much as three in one day. Two years ago, they almost ran…

2015 Season Preview: #8 Case Western

Case Western Reserve University Coach: Todd Wojtkowski Location: Cleveland, OH Preseason ranking: #8 Season previews are back on the mind after a long holiday weekend with lots of food, family, football, and money spent on Black Friday. The new 60 inch TV will be great for streaming live video or stats from the great matches…