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This Week in West: The SCIACs

It’s the final week of the pre-NCAA’s season, and that means it’s the SCIAC championships. The conference isn’t quite as strong as it once was, but with three teams in the top 15, it’s still clearly the third strongest conference in the country. Here’s a preview: Quarterfinals (1) CMS def. (8) Occidental 5-0 – The Stags…

This Week In West: The Ojai!

With the regular season winding down, it’s time for the most unique event on the DIII tennis calendar: The Ojai. Here are the draws. You’ll notice that the following changes have been made: The singles draw has decreased from 64 to 32, and the doubles draw has decreased from 32 to 16. The draw is…

Regional Roundup – NWC Championships and Texas Friday Night Lights

Quick intro this week or else I won’t even have this out by the start of the Southwestern/Trinity. I know everyone is all up in arms about the UAA Championships this weekend, as they should be (Jason’s Deli and UAA banquet photos for the win), but we have other tennis going on across the country.…

Regional Roundup – Mid-Season Review

Now that we are beyond the mid-season point and all of the writers have already come out with their mid-season reports, I wanted to throw my hat in the ring and give it a shot. D3RegionalNEC and D3West have already covered pretty much all of my teams, but I wanted to do some quick hitters…

State of the Region Address: West

Because the inaugural regional rankings are forthcoming this week, and most teams’ Spring Breaks are now completed, I thought it was a good time for a state of the region address. I’m gonna start by taking a dive into the mess of results that make up the individual qualifiers in both singles and doubles, and…

Slugs Go South: A UCSC Spring Break Preview

I’m going to add to the abundance of previews that have been released over the past couple days with a spring break preview for D3’s forgotten team, UC Santa Cruz. They currently hold a blog power ranking of #32 and an ITA ranking of….oh…obviously their scheduling is to blame :/. Santa Cruz has played 8…

Regional Roundup – Colby Spring Break and More

According to D3West, the #2 rule of being a blogger is “don’t let blogging get in the way of your personal life”.  He still won’t tell me what rule #1 is.  Anyway, I bring this up as I was traveling last week and didn’t have the chance to write my weekly Regional Roundup.  However, this…

POTW: 02/27-03/05

REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: 02/27 – 03/05 Our 2nd POTW of the spring and already we’re getting to the hard-hitting journalistic questions for our bloggers. Congrats to all of this weeks winners, and if you have a particular theme suggestion for future POTW’s feel free to send them my way. D3Regional thanks you. A-SOUTH…

Regional Roundup – Spring Break Recap and the Weekend Ahead

Alright Regional tennis fans, now specifically from New England and the West coast, I’m back at you with another article.  We will start off with a recap of the Brandeis Judges spring break, where they came away with a record of 3-2.  I’ll then take a shot at previewing the weekend to come, where we’ve…

Regional Roundup – West Craziness, Brandeis Spring Break Preview

Hello again all.  I hope everyone had a great weekend and maybe even got in some outdoor tennis with all the warm weather.  I wanted to do a quick write-up recapping a couple big 5-4 matches from the weekend, both of which I didn’t even realize were happening.  I really need to get on my…