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Coach Bizot on the NCAA and Pool C

Happy Sunday, boys and girls! We at The Blog have strong feelings concerning the decrease of Pool-C teams for this year’s NCAA tournament. In order to help shed a little light on the situation, we have brought in an NCAA expert in every sense of the word. Chris Bizot is the head coach of the men’s…

DIII Recruiting – Interviews with Coach Fried and Coach Swain

It’s been a while, but your favorite DIII tennis blog (and probably only) has another feature out on Tennis Recruiting! In conjunction with their “Signing Week Countdown,” we’ve interviewed two coaches – Coach Fried of Wesleyan and Coach Swain of Williams to get their takes on recruiting and DIII tennis in general.  By the way,…

3/24 Power Rankings (M)

What’s up, folks! It’s been exactly a week since our last edition of Power Rankings… which means that it’s time for some more Power Rankings! Repetitive, right?  Anyways, we’ve had some good discussion on Rankings in general the past few times out and some more people are joining in on the party.  Thanks to all…

Regional Players of the Week: March 16th-22nd

NCAA MEN’S REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: March 16th-March 22nd After a weekend jam packed of NCAA basketball, it’s time to shift our focus back to tennis, at least for the next three days. It’s Monday, so here are your POTW from the week that was. As the #SlugLyfe twitter account so gleefully reminded me over the…

This Week in West: March 23 – Whenever

Friends, fans, and well-wishers, I want to apologize for providing what I would consider to be a sub-par blogging experience to my West region teams. As much as I love DIII tennis, sometimes life gets in the way. Alas, it is time for my fortnightly State Of The Region article. I will do a brief…

3/17 Power Rankings (M)

Club was going up yesterday, so unfortunately Power Rankings will be going up on a Wednesday this week.  This may or may not have been a blessing in disguise, because we had two huge results last week that definitely affected the power rankings.  Actually, only one of them really did but there were two good…

Regional Players of the Week: March 9-15

NCAA MEN’S REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: March 9th-March 15th Happy Monday, boys and girls, and welcome to another stimulating edition of POTW. As I’m also writing my State of the Region, this intro will be shorter than most. We had some incredible tennis last week, and I think for the first time this year…

Stag-Hen Recap

Excuse us bloggers for taking a day off from Saturday night to Sunday night/Monday morning, as we were exhausted from a long day of blogging on Friday and watching that live stream on Saturday.  In fact, I got so much stuff done while not blogging it almost makes me question why I do this… never…

Stag-Hen Finals Micropreview: The Battle of Sixth Street, Round 1

I’m going to start off this micropreview by pointing out that I picked every match correctly the first day: I picked every match correctly yesterday Now that that’s over with, we can get to the analysis. I actually had plans last night, so I didn’t really follow the matches very much, but here’s a microrecap…

Stag-Hen Round 2 Micropreview: A Big Moment for the Central Region

Well, tennis fans, here we are. Round 1 of the Stag-Hen is officially over, and Round 2 starts shortly, which means you’re going to get my stream-of-consciousness rambling predictions for Round 2. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to watch or follow much of round one because I had to fill in for a friend in a…