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Kalamazoo ITA Quick Reactions to the Draw

I am not sure if I even remember how to do this now that it has been so long since my last post. But I have a few extra minutes and thought I would give some quick reactions to the Kalamazoo regional ITA draw. While my focus this season is going to be national with…

ITA Central Region Championships Preview

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I didn’t completely butcher my first post, so the bloggers kindly allowed me back. Since I’m new, I’ll again plug my Twitter info and e-mail. Tweet @d3midwest10s and e-mail d3midwest10s@gmail.com Because the ITA Central Region Championships are of course the best in the country, let’s get right down to business. Things to Consider 1. Originally,…

Kickoff: D3Midwest10s

I’m not going to lie. I’m a little nervous about making my blog debut. Just kidding. For those of you that don’t know, my name is D3Midwest10s, and I am the new Central Region blogger. Without giving my identity away, please know that you are in good hands, kind of. I’m not going to be…

The Greek’s Freshman 15 – Fifteen Freshmen to Watch This Season

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The new season is upon us, which means a new set of upsets, nail-biters, and, most importantly, freshmen. A few months ago, I wrote an article for the Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN) describing the impact of recruiting at the D-III level and how the caliber of recruits is at an all-time high. Today, I want…

2017 Season Kickoff – The Blog, 10 Burning Questions

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Did y’all miss us? Well, I hope you did, because we’ve got some great things in store for you this year.  I promised some big things over the summer and those things will hopefully come to life as we move throughout the season.  If you need an introduction again, we are The Blog, the only…

UTR Analysis of the Women’s Elite 8 and Singles Individual Tournament

Hello fans, as I did last year, I’d like to get an article out to you with some analysis of the NCAA Team Tournament (Elite 8) as well as the NCAA Singles Tournament. I’m going to be using the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) system. UTR is increasing in popularity as a tool, and is proving…

2016 Women’s Post-season Blog Awards

What’s up people?  So many people have asked for more women’s articles that I feel like my life has meaning.  I’m here to fill that void for you.  This is one of my favorite articles I’ve written cuz I get to commemorate the great seasons so many players have had.  These competitors have sacrificed all…

The Guru’s Elite 8 Recap

A recap of the eight teams that participated this week. I’m still speechless 48 hours later… Johns Hopkins – I don’t think the Blue Jays have received enough credit for reaching four Final Eights in the past five years. That’s something teams like Bowdoin, Kenyon, Williams and Trinity (TX) have failed to do. Due to…

2016 NCAA Individuals Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here are the links for our NCAA Singles and Doubles Bracket Challenges!!!!!  2016 Singles & Doubles Bracket Challenges *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION* PLEASE DO NOT JOIN YET. Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here are your singles and doubles bracket challenges. You have until 9am (Eastern) tomorrow to fill out your singles…

NCAA Semifinal Preview: #3 Middlebury vs #7 Chicago

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NCAA SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: #3 Middlebury vs. #7 Chicago D3NE: On a day where Bowdoin came back from a doubles sweep, and Chicago overcame a 2-1 doubles deficit with relative ease, the 5-1 Middlebury beatdown of Wash U will probably slide under the radar. The Panthers dominated at #1 and #3 doubles, but dropped a tight…