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The West Region Recap: A Tribute to Seniors

With the season winding down, I return to the tradition of recapping the season for all the teams I covered, while spending a little space on each senior that helped make the DIII community so fun to cover for the past four years. I only covered seven teams this year, so fans of Southwestern and…

2017 Singles Draw: (Somewhat) Rapid Reaction Roundtable

AS: We’re gearing up for the final and the final will probably be done by the time this is posted (NE Note: correct) – we will have a new DIII Champion to celebrate (NE Note: Congrats Emory)! However, the tennis is not over as we get to the NCAA Singles Tournament, which involves all of…

2017 NCAA Singles Bracket Challenge

NCAA Singles Bracket Challenge 2017 NCAA Singles Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here is your singles bracket challenges. We will be doing an article on the draw as well, if you want to wait to get our EXPERT analysis before making your picks. You have until 11 a.m. (Eastern) tomorrow (Thursday) to fill…

The Finals Preview – Emory vs. CMS

Welcome, one and all, to the NCAA DIII Finals Preview brought to you by The Blog. We’ve done our best this year and it’s sad to see another team year end today, but it is with great joy that we were able to cover this amazing sport another whole year. As you should all know,…

NCAA Final Four Preview: CMS vs Middlebury

Hey dudes and dudettes, it’s D3ASouth again. I have nothing to do with this preview whatsoever other than the fact that I half lead the blog with D3Northeast, so I am on this google doc for no reason and NE told me to write the intro. Middlebury and CMS represent two teams that happened to be…

A 10 Year History of the Final 8

It’s been a while…*TANGENT* since Staind has made a good song *BACK TO ARTICLE* since I’ve written a history article and it seems like right before the Elite 8, which happens to be my favorite time of the year, is a good opportunity to get back on track. In this article, I’ll be taking a…

VZV: Podcast with Tommy Valentini from Gustavus

It was quite a weekend which was highlighted by the upset victory by Gustavus over Chicago so it seemed to make sense that the next podcast would be with Coach Valentini. I am out on the west coast and just woke up to numerous messages saying that the blog team was ready to listen so…

NCAA QF Preview #2: No. 3 CMS vs No. 6 Wesleyan

2017 NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: No. 3 CMS vs No. 6 Wesleyan Welcome, boys and girls, to the second of our four NCAA Quarterfinal previews. CMS and Wesleyan have both had great seasons, but they have done so in different ways. Everybody knows that CMS has struggled mightily in doubles this spring, but have managed to…

2017 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS

2017 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS Happy NCAA-off week, boys and girls. While the Blog has been very busy with it’s traditional NCAA coverage, we thought we would mix it up a couple of times this week as well. Don’t worry, you will be getting all the standard match-by-match previews, but first I wanted to…

NCAA Regionals – A Recap

While the main event (Elite 8) is upon us, let us not forget that there were 16 teams prior to that battling it out for a chance to be there.  Before that, 32, and before that, 43. All of these teams stories are important to what makes DIII, and while the Blog views some of…