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Season Preview: #9 Bowdoin Polar Bears

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Tweet Bowdoin 2016 Season Preview QUICK FACTS Coach: Conor Smith, 5th season. Location: Brunswick, Maine Preseason Power Ranking: 7th Preseason ITA Ranking: 9th Preseason ITA Regional Ranking: 3rd Twitter Handle: @PolarBearTennis Key Additions: Luke Carstens, 4-star from Arizona, Yiangeng (Jerry) Jiang (4-star from New Jersey/China), Grant Urken (3-star from New York). Key Departures: Noah Bragg…

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: #8 Bowdoin Polar Bears

Tweet Location: Brunswick, ME Head Coach: Hobie Holbach, 9th year Twitter Handle: @BowdoinWTennis (doesn’t seem to be very active) 2013 National Ranking: #6 2014 National Ranking: #6 2015 National Ranking: #8 2016 Pre-Season National Ranking: #8   Intro: Bowdoin has established itself as an elite team, as it has been ranked in the top 10…

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…

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…

Women’s ITA New England Regional Preview

Tweet Hello tennis fans! We have less than 9 hours before the Women’s ITA New England Regional gets underway! I’ll make this short and to the point. Here are the draws: http://athletics.middlebury.edu/sports/wten/2015-16/releases/20150924or6tmk First, 2 of the big name players missing from this year’s tournament are Juli Raventos from Williams (who would have been the #1…

2015 New England ITA Preview

Tweet New England ITA Preview Happy Thursday, boys and girls! It’s that time of the year again, time for another exciting weekend full of ITAs! D3Central already did his schtick, D3West has given us a PNW preview, D3Regional will be giving us a Northeast preview, but I’m lucky enough to bring you a preview of the…

A Tribute To Our Fallen NE Seniors

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Tweet Another DIII season is starting up, and we here at The Blog couldn’t be more excited. However, in order to fully rid ourselves of the 2014-2015 season, we must first take a look back and give thanks to those dearly departed souls who spent much of the past four years pouring everything they had into your…