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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…

2017 Season Preview: Caltech

California Institute of Technology Coach: Mandy Gamble (14th year) Location: Pasadena, CA ITA Ranking: UR Blog Power Ranking: UR (ranked #40 by D3Central!) Twitter Handle: @CaltechTennis – very good with updates.  @CaltechBeavers also offers lots of tennis updates. Overview: Next up on the season preview slate, I shift from Waltham, MA across the country to…

West Region ITA Report Card

Because the ITAs typically represent the first and only look we get at West region teams prior to the start of the season in earnest, I would like to take a second to recap the ITAs, and pen a few thoughts on each of the major competitors. We’ll go chronologically Northwest ITA George Fox: A-…

Women’s West & Northwest ITA Regional Preview!

Women’s West & Northwest Regional Previews     Hello Hello! So yes, this is my second article of the day, but I didn’t write the other one today so my brain isn’t fried yet……Nevertheless, welcome to the ITA West & Northwest Regional Previews!! The regionals begin today, so I am just making the cut on…

Fall 2016 Women’s West Regional Preview

2016 – 2017 Season Opener!!   Hello again kiddos!! I am your ever-intuitive D3 West Women’s back for another year of exciting NCAA Division 3 action.  Things have changed dramatically since we last saw one another, players have graduated, titles have been won and lost, teams have been either cut from their school sports program…