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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…

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 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…

Freshmen to Watch via TennisRecruiting.net

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Tweet Hello again, boys and girls! On the heels of a very successful Fantasy Draft (rules can be found here), some writers here at The Blog have written an article with TennisRecruiting.net in order to bring you our “2016 Frosh to Watch.” As you will see if you follow the link below, D3NEWomens, D3WestWomens, and I (D3NE) have collected at least…

The 2016 Fantasy Draft – Full Draft Results

Tweet Well, well, well.  The team and 3 others got together for the Fantasy Draft I was telling you about earlier, and we absolutely killed it.  It’s tough to get 10 working dudes in the same google doc at the same time to draft Division III Tennis players for hypothetical teams, but we did it.…

Small College Nationals Recap (Men’s

Tweet Y’all didn’t luck out, because I’m in charge of the Small College Nationals recap.  That means it’s going to be late (check), it’s going to have a lot of tweets in it (will be checked), and you get my brilliant writing style, which I still consider to be the best in the business. If…

Small College Nationals Day II Singles Preview

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Tweet Small College Nationals Round 2 Singles Preview Hello again, boys and girls! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful morning of tennis from South Carolina, and I hope you are looking forward to hearing us talk some more about it. The singles portion of the morning featured 3 upsets, including one that not a single writer…

Small College Nationals Preview

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Tweet 2015 SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS PREVIEW Tomorrow is a big day in DIIITennis-land as Small College Nationals are scheduled to start on Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m in South Carolina. This would usually be D3AS’ bag, but he’s freakin out about playoff baseball and the meaning of life (but mostly baseball) this afternoon, so I’m…

2016 Inaugural Men’s Power Rankings

Tweet Yo yo yo.  It’s been a slow week for us at the blog but we’re back with some Power Rankings to freshen up your early Tuesday morning (Monday Night for you westerners).  Now that we have D3ASW on our team as he dual-wields the Men’s and Women’s sides with gusto, we’ve added another column…