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The Blog’s 2016 Season Awards!

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Tweet Unlike last year, we are getting these awards out as promptly as possible.  In order to celebrate two things – Bowdoin’s surprising, amazing, unexpected National Championship, and the fact that we just hit 2,000,000 all-time views on the blog.  Check any other tennis site that has that many views.  Not sure if there are…

NCAA Finals Roundtable: #4 Bowdoin vs #3 Middlebury

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Tweet NCAA FINALS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION With the tomorrow’s finals being an all NE affair, I’ll have a full preview later tonight where I can ramble on and on and on. However, some of the other writers wanted to offer their thoughts on the matchup. If you have any questions you’d like answered, feel free to…

NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: #7 Chicago vs #2 CMS

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Tweet NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: #7 Chicago vs #2 CMS D3West: to everyone who is now doubting CMS because they got swept in doubles by Tyler, I’m going to leave this here. People are also talking about Chicago as if they discovered the secret ingredient to Chik-fil-A sauce when they beat GAC 5-2, but they haven’t…

5/19 Power Rankings – NCAA Style

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Tweet We’re a day late on this, mostly because my colleagues have working behind the scenes to get some Elite 8 Previews for you all and I have been working at a Regional Recap (that sounds weird) for all of those small teams out there.  Additionally, we’ve been trying to come together for our annual…

Regional Players of the Week: NCAA Regional Edition

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Tweet POTW: NCAA REGIONAL EDITION Another excellent weekend of tennis is in the books, and the majority of brackets are close to busted. That was the most exciting Regionals weekend in a while, and we’re bringing you the best of the best from the weekend! The Guru will be publishing a round-table piece later today,…

This Week In West: The California Regional

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Tweet As I mentioned in the POTW article, we played witness to a truly great match on Sunday that showed both CMS’ greatness and vulnerability. In the last month and a half, the Stags have gone down in doubles to P-P (twice), Redlands, Middlebury, and Williams. They may have won all of those matches, but…

Power Rankings 5/11

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Tweet Time for some postseason Power Rankings! Despite not a ton of matches happening in the past week but a LOT of hype from NCAAs, Power Rankings will always be posted on Wednesdays.  Anyways, there’s also something else that is very exciting going on for the blog and that would be NCAA BRACKET CHALLENGE.  If…

Regional Players of the Week: 5/2-5/8

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Tweet REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: May 2nd-May 8th With all the NCAA hullaballoo yesterday, we decided to postpone POTW for a few hours. Some of the answers will seem a little out of date, but it’s fun to see what we said before the release of the bracket. For future reference, you can now…

Rapid Reaction: Bracket Release!

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Tweet RAPID FIRE ROUND TABLE: Bracket Reaction 1) What is your initial reaction to the bracket in 5 words or fewer? D3AS: No real complaints here. D3Central: UAA > NESCAC. D3NE: Good job with Pool-C. D3West: Trinity. D3Regional: Every region looks relatively even. Guru: Emory is going to win 2) Which region excites you the…

2016 NCAA Bracket Live Thread

Tweet As we do every year, here is where you can post thoughts about the bracket, any information you might have, and any thoughts before the bracket comes out!  We will try and update this thread as we continue to hear information come in and keep you all updated with recent data. I’m personally most…