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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…

2016 Women’s NCAA Title: #1 Emory vs #2 Williams

Wow!  We’ve had a couple of incredible days of tennis on both the men’s and women’s sides.  These battles are what the NCAA tournament is all about.  NCAAs is a different beast from the regular season; all the pressure and anticipation of the event can make for some crazy and exciting matches.  Every single player…

2016 Women’s Quartefinal Preview

What’s up people? Long time no blog.  While the women’s side of the blog hasn’t been nearly as lively this year as we’ve hoped this is the NCAA tournament.  I have to some quick thoughts on these elite eight matchups and maybe some thoughts on the week to come.  I’ve gotta try to get this…

5/19 Power Rankings – NCAA Style

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We’re a day late on this, mostly because my colleagues have working behind the scenes to get some Elite 8 Previews for you all and I have been working at a Regional Recap (that sounds weird) for all of those small teams out there.  Additionally, we’ve been trying to come together for our annual “Superlatives…

Power Rankings 5/11

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Time for some postseason Power Rankings! Despite not a ton of matches happening in the past week but a LOT of hype from NCAAs, Power Rankings will always be posted on Wednesdays.  Anyways, there’s also something else that is very exciting going on for the blog and that would be NCAA BRACKET CHALLENGE.  If you…

Pool C Update #7 – Not Dead Yet

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You know what it is. Another Pool C Update, which will make that #7 on the year. D3ASW will now make fun of me in the power rankings because he is the biggest fan of Pool C that I know. With today’s results, this will be a very abbreviated view in what to expect from…

NESCACs Day 2 Preview

What a day of tennis, boys and girls. Two matches that seemed closer than their final scores, and their final scores seemed pretty close. In the day’s first quarterfinal, Wesleyan overcame an early deficit to defeat Tufts 5-3. Wesleyan was down 2-1 after doubles, took a commanding early lead in singles by winning five of the opening six…

5.6 Women’s Power Rankings

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It’s been a quiet year for the blog on the Women’s side, but we are determined to amp it up a notch as we head into the NCAA period with some coverage that I know some fans are thirsting for. D3NEW has been on top of her game with breaking down Pool C and the…

NESCACs: 1st Round Preview

So we meet again for the first time for the last time

#4 Wesleyan vs #5 Tufts, Friday at 2 p.m. What’s at stake: As with any conference tournament, there will be a lot on the line in every single one of the matches played this weekend. Both Wesleyan and Tufts have one of, if not their best years in program history. I’m not sure either one…