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The Guru’s Top 20 Teams of the Past Five Years

Tweet As the blog historian, I wanted to come in with my version of a season kickoff article. This will review the top 20 teams of the past five years as determined by average finish between the 2011 and 2015 seasons. There is one exception to this which I will explain below. I will also…

2016 Women’s Season Preview: #3 Amherst Jeffs

Tweet Location: Amherst, MA Head Coach: The EXTRAORDINARY Jackie Bagwell, 25th year; she needs 3 more wins to get to 400! Twitter Handle: @AmherstWTennis 2013 National Ranking: #3 2014 National Ranking: #2 2015 National Ranking: #3 2016 Pre-Season National Ranking: #3 Intro: I’m going to do a preview of the Amherst Jeffs, one of my favorite teams…

2016 Season Preview: Amherst Lord Jeffs

2014 seems like oh so long ago

Tweet Location: Amherst, MA Coach: Todd Doebler (2nd season) Preseason ITA Ranking: 7th Preseason Blog Ranking: 5th Twitter Handle: @JeffsTennis (not used that frequently) Starters returning from 2014 NCAA title team: 4 Overview There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? That’s right, boys and girls, Amherst won the random number generator for my first Season…

Freshmen to Watch via TennisRecruiting.net

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Tweet Hello again, boys and girls! On the heels of a very successful Fantasy Draft (rules can be found here), some writers here at The Blog have written an article with TennisRecruiting.net in order to bring you our “2016 Frosh to Watch.” As you will see if you follow the link below, D3NEWomens, D3WestWomens, and I (D3NE) have collected at least…

The 2016 Fantasy Draft – Full Draft Results

Tweet Well, well, well.  The team and 3 others got together for the Fantasy Draft I was telling you about earlier, and we absolutely killed it.  It’s tough to get 10 working dudes in the same google doc at the same time to draft Division III Tennis players for hypothetical teams, but we did it.…

Small College Nationals Recap (Men’s

Tweet Y’all didn’t luck out, because I’m in charge of the Small College Nationals recap.  That means it’s going to be late (check), it’s going to have a lot of tweets in it (will be checked), and you get my brilliant writing style, which I still consider to be the best in the business. If…

Small College Nationals Preview

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Tweet 2015 SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS PREVIEW Tomorrow is a big day in DIIITennis-land as Small College Nationals are scheduled to start on Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m in South Carolina. This would usually be D3AS’ bag, but he’s freakin out about playoff baseball and the meaning of life (but mostly baseball) this afternoon, so I’m…

2015 Wallach Tournament Recap

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Tweet 2015 Wallach Recap Hello again, boys and girls, and welcome to one of our last regional tournaments of the fall. Last weekend eight NE teams got together up at Bates and played a little ditty known as The Wallach Tournament. This tournament field has gotten progressively stronger with each passing fall, and this year…

2016 Inaugural Men’s Power Rankings

Tweet Yo yo yo.  It’s been a slow week for us at the blog but we’re back with some Power Rankings to freshen up your early Tuesday morning (Monday Night for you westerners).  Now that we have D3ASW on our team as he dual-wields the Men’s and Women’s sides with gusto, we’ve added another column…

New England ITA Recap Part 1

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Tweet Happy end of September, boys and girls. Welcome the New England ITA recap. While D3Central had trouble counting to 10 in his ITA recap (really, how many ways can you talk about Chicago?), I’ll be taking a look at how each team faired at my ITA. D3Regional will have his Northeast ITA Recap coming…