D3West

2017 Season Preview: #18 Redlands

Just a reminder to all those reading that I’m actively seeking a replacement freelance, volunteer, west-region DIII men’s tennis blogger. Please e-mail me at d3tennisguy@gmail.com Coach: Geoff Roche, 18th season Location: Redlands, CA ITA Ranking: #18 Blog Power Ranking: #18 Twitter: @UofRMTennis, not very active Team Hashtag: #RollDawgs, also not frequently used Overview: For the last…

2017 Season Preview: UC Santa Cruz

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I know you guys want me to keep writing this column forever because I’m clearly the best blogger, but please someone take my place: d3tennisguy@gmail.com Coach: Michael Napoli, 3rd season Location: Santa Cruz, CA ITA Ranking: None Blog Power Ranking: #37 Twitter: Nothing active Team Hashtag: #SlugLife Overview: I’m in Santa Cruz as I write…

2017 Season Preview: #6 CMS

The call for a successor will continue until morale improves. Please e-mail me: d3tennisguy@gmail.com   Coach: Paul Settles, 14th season Location: Claremont, CA ITA Ranking: #6 Blog Power Ranking: #4 Twitter Handle: @CMSTennis, one of the better team Twitters out there Team Hashtag: #GoStags, pretty generic, but we’ll see if they come up with something new this year. Overview: First off,…

2017 Season Preview: #9 Pomona-Pitzer

I’m going to continue to plea for a successor until I get an e-mail or the season ends, whichever comes first. Please e-mail me at d3tennisguy@gmail.com for more info Coach: Steve Bickham, 4th season Location: Claremont, CA Preseason Ranking: #9 Blog Power Ranking: #10 Twitter Handle: @defendthecoop, stopped tweeting at the end of the season.…

2017 Season Preview: #14 Trinity (TX)

Welcome back to another great season of West region DIII tennis coverage! Here, as always, to provide snarky and poorly researched analysis of our wonderful region is yours truly. If anyone out there is interested in taking up my mantle, please DM me on Twitter or e-mail me at d3tennisguy@gmail.com. On to the preview! Coach:…

2017 Inaugural Power Rankings

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They said we were dead. They said we couldn’t do it anymore. But here we are, giving you the inaugural power rankings of 2017. Not only that, we’re giving you a bit of new flavor this year. We have Regional AS and NEC on board, and we have a new writer in D3Midwest as well.…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Picks!

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Prediction time, boys and girls. Everybody’s favorite chance to point at us and laugh after our picks go horribly awry. You can see that there’s a pretty even split towards the top of the singles picks, with 4 of the 8 contestants/teams being picked to win by different writers in both the singles and the…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Preview

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SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS SINGLES PREVIEW Today, there’s this thing called Small College Nationals happening at 10:30AM PT from somewhere in Arizona. Welcome to the desert, folks. Let’s hope that this is real life and not an elaborate theme park for rich people (Westworld Reference! Hit me up on twitter to discuss the newest HBO show,…

ITA Preview: Northwest

Ladies and Germs, welcome back to another year of snarky ITA West region Division III Men’s Tennis coverage brought to you by me. The NW ITA is this weekend, which means I’m once again forced to pretend that someone other than Zach Hewlin will be representing Whitman at the ITA Small College Nationals (if they…

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…