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2015 Season Preview: #20 Cal Lutheran

California Lutheran University Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Coach: Mike Gennette (20th season) Preseason Ranking: 20 Overview: I know you guys missed me, so I’m gonna use some of my precious, precious free time to preview the Kingsmen. After being defined by Ballou and (to a lesser extent) Giuffrida for the better part of a decade, year 1 AB…

Rapid Reaction: Pool C Changes

If any of you have been following the writers on twitter today, something huge came out of the ITA convention of all things DIII tennis.  While I was out galavanting through the streets of who knows where in a santa costume, crazy things went down in the DIII world.  As of right now, Pool C…

2015 Season Preview: #11 Pomona-Pitzer Sage Hens

Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Location: Claremont, CA Coach: Steve Bickham   Preseason Ranking: 11   Intro: Since we have been receiving some pointed tweets from various members of the DIII tennis community (I’m looking at you @sagehentennis!), I will contribute to the blog this week with a preview of those very same Hens. Pomona-Pitzer had a fair…

2015 Season Preview: #2 CMS

Claremont – Mudd – Scripps Colleges   Location: Claremont, CA   Coach: Paul Settles   Preseason Ranking: 2   Intro: Hey y’all, I’m back in action and today I have the pleasure of writing about the CMS Stags. If I were to summarize this preview in just one word it would be ‘depth’. I know, I…

2015 Season Preview: #21 Redlands

  University Of Redlands   Head Coach: Geoff Roche   Location: Redlands, CA   Preseason Ranking: 21   Intro: Hello devoted D3 readership, as you may have noticed by now my colleagues have been questioning my existence on twitter. Rest assured I am both here and ready to give my insights on the Bulldogs 2015…

Fall Nationals – A Joint Preview

Fall ITA Nationals technically start in 40 minutes with the play-in matchup of Hewlin (Whitman) and Krull (Trinity TX), so this preview kind of needs to go out.  I’m getting real nervous here writing this paragraph because I’m scared the commenters will behead me and burn me at the stake if this goes out at…

Women’s ITA West Regional Review!!

Hey, hey tennis fans. I‘m back with the ITA West Regional Review!! Sorry about the delay in between posts, unfortunately, I had a prior commitment which took me away from my computer but now y’all have my full attention!! The West Regional event brought out some awesome tennis and great battles. I would like to…

West Region ITA Recap

First of all, I have never been so wrong and so right in a single weekend…. Obviously no one could have predicted the winners of the tournament, and to be honest I am still not quite sure how it ended up that way, but such is the Fall Regional. I guess it’s past time for…

Women’s Northwest Regional Review

WHAT A WEEKEND!! Alright y’all, after one heavy dosage of D3 tennis last weekend. I am finally over the lull that is the days after an ITA Regional tournament. This past weekend featured the jam-packed West Region as well as the ever-intriguing Pacific Northwest. Heading into the tournaments, I really had no idea exactly what…

2015 Season Opening Power Rankings!

Wassuppppp wassup wassup. After an exciting weekend of ITAs where it looks like a lot of our viewers came back for some classic blog action, we decided to keep the ball rolling with our Weekly Power Rankings.  Now, they won’t be weekly here in the fall season because the blog here is all about efficiency,…