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2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup: Doubles Preview

The singles are underway at the #OracleCup, but the doubles aren’t scheduled to start until the mid afternoon. That gave us a little more time to write another little ditty for you, this time with an eye on tennis played in pairs. Just like in the singles draw, Gustavus and Alhouni are the No. 1…

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup: Singles Preview

Happy Thursday, boys and girls. Today is one of the most fun days of the fall, as the main draw of Small College begins this morning. The DIII men’s singles portion is scheduled to start at 11 a.m., while the doubles is slated for 3 p.m. Even though we already gave you our predictions, The…

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup PREDICTIONS

Prediction time, boys and girls! This tournament is probably the hardest thing to predict of the entire year, so feel free to point and laugh when it’s all said and done. The most popular singles pick was Mr 10K, Jonathan Jemison, with six picks, but we also have three votes for Daniel Levine. On the…

Small College Nationals: 10 fun/meaningless stats

Happy Wednesday, boys and girls, and welcome to the first of The Blog’s Small College Nationals (now called the ITA Oracle Cup) preview articles! We are hoping to have a prediction article out for you tonight, a roundtable article for you tomorrow morning, and perhaps even more if my fellow bloggers get their acts together.…

GAC ITA Recap

  tl;dr Gustavus showed that they may be the deepest singles teams in the region after U Chicago. M. Alhouni won his third ITA singles title. Alhouni and Whaling won the doubles title. Alhouni (GAC) def. Ekstein (GAC) 6-2, 6-0 Alhouni & Whaling (GAC) def. Anderson & Ackert (Coe) 6-4,6-4 Here’s a link to the…

Power Rankings, 10/5

Welcome back to a blog favorite, Power Rankings! Now that ITAs are over, the writers have again come together to shoot the sh*t on a google document and rank the top 42 teams from Division III Tennis. We have information now from ITAs and can form initial power rankings based on the individual performances that…

Chicago ITA Recap: Kalamazoo

Two articles in two weeks?!? What is wrong with me? I have already been told by the Headmaster that I can’t post anymore because that’s stepping on the NewD3Central’s work. Is this how we treat our elders nowadays?!? Guess I am replaceable talent. Hopefully we will get podcasting up and going again soon as that’s…

An ITA Preview at the Buzzer: GAC 2017

Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting one of the two ITAs for the central region. It runs from Sept 29-Oct 2. Aside from the glory of winning one of the more outrageously sized tournaments in college tennis, the winners of the singles and doubles crowns claim All-America status and punch their tickets to Rome! (Rome, Georgia)…

Kzoo ITA Preview: Chicago Frenzy

Well it seems I decided to come out of writing retirement to preview what is likely my favorite tournament of the year. Yes you can get excited for Indoors, Stag Hen, or nationals, but nothing like a 128 draw individual tournament that will separate the men from the boys. In the past couple of years,…

2018’s Impact Freshmen

AS Interlude: With the growing popularity of the Blog, we’ve attracted writers from all across the country to throw in their insight on the site. We’re happy to include guest articles from really just about anyone, because a lot of you have some really great insider info about teams that the writers probably do not…