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D3RegionalNEC’s Weekly Wrap-up and Weekend Preview

As the season rolls along, you’d think it would get easier to see how teams stack up. Well, I’m finding that to definitely NOT be the case, as more and more I’m seeing the classic “Team A beats Team B, Team B beats Team C, and Team C beats team A” scenario. Makes for difficult…

Power Rankings, 3/9

On Thursdays, we power rank. Well, technically we power rank on Wednesdays, but I don’t get around to posting it until Thursday afternoon. Shoutout to all the bloggers who made it to the power rankings powwow yesterday even though I was not able to make it. I’m still recovering from that 3 hour episode of the…

A Look Back, A Look Forward: The Week in Regional NE+C

     First things first, what a weekend we just had! Saturday afternoon on twitter was intense, following all the matches between my teams, most notably Wheaton vs Wabash and Vassar vs Rochester. I knew Wheaton and Wabash would be close, and as the match progressed it was clear it was going to come down…

2017 Power Rankings, 3/2

We’ve got what you’ve all been waiting for. Another edition of Power Rankings for you to dissect, comment on, and ridicule in the comments. With the ITA Rankings coming out today, this is a nice way for you to preview what’s probably about to happen in the rankings. Except, we can be more subjective about…

This week in Central+Northeast Action

Indoors isn’t the only game in town in D3 tennis this weekend, with plenty of action coming out of the Central and Northeast regions, following up on a pretty full schedule last weekend as well. This article features pretty much all of my teams and breaks down what happened last weekend, what’s coming up, and…

2017 Season Preview: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers

Location: Troy, NY Coach: Jonathan Satkowski, 7th season ITA National Ranking: NR ITA Regional Ranking: 15 Blog Power Ranking: 28 Twitter Handle: @RPIMensTennis, made it’s debut this fall and was pretty solid with updates. Realistic Best Case Scenario: Liberty League Champions and the school’s first men’s tennis NCAA appearance! If they beat Skidmore, I could…

2017 Inaugural Power Rankings

They said we were dead. They said we couldn’t do it anymore. But here we are, giving you the inaugural power rankings of 2017. Not only that, we’re giving you a bit of new flavor this year. We have Regional AS and NEC on board, and we have a new writer in D3Midwest as well.…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Picks!

Prediction time, boys and girls. Everybody’s favorite chance to point at us and laugh after our picks go horribly awry. You can see that there’s a pretty even split towards the top of the singles picks, with 4 of the 8 contestants/teams being picked to win by different writers in both the singles and the…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Preview

SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS SINGLES PREVIEW Today, there’s this thing called Small College Nationals happening at 10:30AM PT from somewhere in Arizona. Welcome to the desert, folks. Let’s hope that this is real life and not an elaborate theme park for rich people (Westworld Reference! Hit me up on twitter to discuss the newest HBO show,…

Northeast ITA Recap and Report Card

Howdy, all.  I’m back with a recap of last weekend’s Northeast ITA, with some help from good ol’ RegionalASouth.  I’ll keep this intro quick, but let me first give a shoutout to Kai Yuen Leung for taking care of business and winning the tournament in fairly uneventful fashion, proving he’ll be one of the top…