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Middlebury Invitational Recap

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Happy hump day, boys and girls, and welcome to the first tournament recap of the season! The Midd Invite is usually the NE fall tourney with the 2nd strongest field (behind only the ITA). This year, some of the other tournaments (Bates and MIT) will give it a run for its money, but as this…

KICKOFF: D3NE AND HIS RAMBLINGS

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Hello again, boys and girls, and let me be the 2nd person to welcome you to another rousing year of DIII tennis. D3AS did his thing and give a broader overview of the DIII landscape with his Burning Questions, and now here I am to take you through my eight teams for the 2016-2017 season. If you haven’t…

The Greek’s Freshman 15 – Fifteen Freshmen to Watch This Season

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The new season is upon us, which means a new set of upsets, nail-biters, and, most importantly, freshmen. A few months ago, I wrote an article for the Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN) describing the impact of recruiting at the D-III level and how the caliber of recruits is at an all-time high. Today, I want…

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…

UTR Analysis of the Women’s Elite 8 and Singles Individual Tournament

Hello fans, as I did last year, I’d like to get an article out to you with some analysis of the NCAA Team Tournament (Elite 8) as well as the NCAA Singles Tournament. I’m going to be using the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) system. UTR is increasing in popularity as a tool, and is proving…

2016 Women’s Post-season Blog Awards

What’s up people?  So many people have asked for more women’s articles that I feel like my life has meaning.  I’m here to fill that void for you.  This is one of my favorite articles I’ve written cuz I get to commemorate the great seasons so many players have had.  These competitors have sacrificed all…

The Guru’s Elite 8 Recap

A recap of the eight teams that participated this week. I’m still speechless 48 hours later… Johns Hopkins – I don’t think the Blue Jays have received enough credit for reaching four Final Eights in the past five years. That’s something teams like Bowdoin, Kenyon, Williams and Trinity (TX) have failed to do. Due to…

2016 NCAA Individuals Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here are the links for our NCAA Singles and Doubles Bracket Challenges!!!!!  2016 Singles & Doubles Bracket Challenges *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION* PLEASE DO NOT JOIN YET. Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here are your singles and doubles bracket challenges. You have until 9am (Eastern) tomorrow to fill out your singles…

NCAA Finals Preview: #3 Middlebury vs #4 Bowdoin

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NCAA FINALS PREVIEW: #4 BOWDOIN VS. #3 MIDDLEBURY Happy last 24 hours of the team season, boys and girls! Tonight I’m bringing you a preview of tomorrow’s NCAA Finals all by my lonesome, because as the Guru pointed out earlier today, we are guaranteed a fifth NESCAC national champion over the past seven years. Both…

NCAA Finals Roundtable: #4 Bowdoin vs #3 Middlebury

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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 ask…