D3West

2016 Season Preview: #1 CMS

Tweet Coach: Paul Settles Location: Claremont, CA Ranking: #1 Twitter Handle: @CMSTennis Overview:  After finally getting King Kong off their back with an undefeated National Championship season in 2015, the Stags have bid adieu to the program’s two winningest players and the guy with probably the winningest facial hair in DIII history. They have have a monster recruiting…

The 5 Types of D3Tennis Bloggers

Tweet By: The Hype Guy #5DoublesFTW and Top Dog Wannabe #heinrichmanuever In a surprise hit post from D3West yesterday, you all read about the 10 players you encounter in DIII Tennis.  This article gained a lot of traction, made us go #VIRAL on some random topical site about tennis, and garnered 15 retweets from loyal…

2016 Season Preview: #23 UT-Tyler

Tweet Coach: Chris Bizot, 12th Year Location: Tyler, Tx Blog Power Ranking:23 Twitter Handle: @patriotstennis (d3west edit: one of the best on the Twittersphere) Overview: Coach Bizot and the UTTyler Patriots have given us, here at the blog, a plethora of topics to discuss in regards to D3 tennis over the past few years. The…

2016 Season Preview: #30 UC Santa Cruz

Tweet Coach: Mike Napoli, 2nd season Location: Santa Cruz, CA Preseason Rank: #30 Twitter Handle: @Cruz_Tennis (pretty good) Overview: I’ve made no secret of my predilection for the Slugs. Ever since the departure of Bob Hansen, the name of the head coach has shifted as frequently as the tide off West Cliff thanks to the poor institutional support of…

2016 Season Preview: #17 Whitman

Tweet Coach: Jeff Northam, 89th season Location: Walla Walla, WA Preseason Rank: 17 Twitter Handle: @whitmantennis Overview: Whitman is another team in the West region that is undergoing an upheaval this season. After clambering in the dregs for several seasons, the Squirrels have established themselves as a perennial top 20 team starting in 2012. Nevertheless, they haven’t beaten a…

2016 Season Preview: #8 Trinity TX

Tweet Here comes another stellar article from the Texas Fanatic, his first season preview. As long as he keeps writing these fantastic articles, I will keep pawning my work off on him. Soon we’ll get him his own log-in. I honestly have nothing to add, and I feel his analysis is spot on. Coach: Russell…

2016 Fantasy Team Recaps – DQuazzo & D3TennisGreek

Tweet All great things must come to an end. And that means the Team Recaps will soon be over for our 2016 Fantasy Draft.  Below, we will be previewing the final two teams, managed by Dante Quazzo and D3TennisGreek, two non-bloggers who got the opportunity to join us.  I was very impressed with both of…

2016 Fantasy Draft Team Recaps – D3West & D3TennisBro

Tweet So, I took the weekend off and decided not to post any of the team recaps or anything I promised, which I guess you should be kind of used to by now.  Sorry, was spending time with some important peeps and trying to plan out what happy hour I was going to meet D3Central…

2016 Season Preview: #5 Pomona-Pitzer

Tweet Coach: Steve Bickham, 3rd year Location: Claremont, CA Preseason Ranking: 5 Twitter Handle: @defendthecoop, @sagehentennis? Overview: In the past, I’ve been effusive with my praise of the 2015 Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, and I welcome one last opportunity to fawn. They posted 19 wins over ranked teams, 10 by a 5-4 margin to go with a couple more comfortable…

2016 Fantasy Draft Team Recaps – D3ASW + D3Regional

Tweet Did you think we would let you forget about the 2016 Fantasy Draft so quickly?  Absolutely not.  We are taking a pause from our Season Previews to give you the Team Recaps for all of the 10 Fantasy teams drafted by our participants.  If you’ve forgotten what the hell happened, click that thing on…