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2017 Season Preview: #14 Trinity (TX)

Welcome back to another great season of West region DIII tennis coverage! Here, as always, to provide snarky and poorly researched analysis of our wonderful region is yours truly. If anyone out there is interested in taking up my mantle, please DM me on Twitter or e-mail me at d3tennisguy@gmail.com. On to the preview! Coach:…

2017 Inaugural Power Rankings

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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!

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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

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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,…

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…

West ITA Preview

Blast from the past: Hull taking out his teammate Nik Marino to win the west ITA in 2014

ITA weekend is upon us, and it’s a weekend that always has me feeling a bit left out as a regional writer. However, D3West decided to be charitable/lazy and let me take the lead on writing about the west ITA, which frankly feels like a wide open tournament this year.   There are several story lines,…

ITA Preview: Northwest

Ladies and Germs, welcome back to another year of snarky ITA West region Division III Men’s Tennis coverage brought to you by me. The NW ITA is this weekend, which means I’m once again forced to pretend that someone other than Zach Hewlin will be representing Whitman at the ITA Small College Nationals (if they…

Kickoff: D3Regional (New England and West)!!!

Guess what, regional fans? I’m back! With less teams! D3AS has gotten tired of reading massive regional roundups and decided it was finally time to not make me cover four times the amount of teams of anybody else. I will be focusing on New England and the West this year, and I couldn’t be more…