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This Week In West: Team Recaps and A Tribute To Seniors

Tennis fans, it’s been a great season. A West region team won the national championship for the first time since 2009, when a senior-laden Hansen-led team got hot on the doubles court and swept their way to a national championship. This Middlebury team looked to do the same after sweeping the Tigers, but the Stags were…

The CMS Journey

A couple of years ago when Williams won their championship, they won with 4-5 seniors in the starting lineup and had been through a long journey, if you must, to get that one championship in 2013.  They had previously been a strong team, but not one that was expected to win every year.  We at…

2015 Men’s NCAA Individuals: Doubles Bracket Challenge

Here is the link for our NCAA Doubles Bracket Challenge!!!!!  2015 NCAA DOUBLES Same rules apply. You’ll have to pick round by round (follow the instructions below). Points double each round. The winner gets to do a little something special with us…good luck! There will be brackets for the individual tournaments as well, but they won’t be…

2015 NCAA Individuals: Singles Bracket Challenge

Here is the link for our NCAA Singles Bracket Challenge!!!!!  2015 NCAA SINGLES Same rules apply. You’ll have to pick round by round (follow the instructions below). Points double each round. The winner gets to do a little something special with us…good luck! There will be brackets for the individual tournaments as well, but they won’t…

10 Burning Questions on the Individual Tourney

Well the team tournament wraps up today in what I hope is at least a good match. While it seems the entire blog is pulling for CMS to finally pull out the big one, I at least would like to see some drama and I think we will get a little. I wanted to direct…

Settles vs. Hansen

*MOVED FROM COMMENTS SECTION OF ANOTHER POST* A commenter requested a history of Settles vs. Hansen, and when you ask for content, The Blog always delivers. Settles vs. Hansen dating back to 2004, the beginning of Settles tenure: 2004 Reg. Season @ CMS: CMS d. Cruz 4-3 NCAA Sweet 16 @ CMS: Cruz d. CMS…

NCAA Finals Preview! CMS vs. Middlebury

Well, well, well. Here we are, on the night before the Finals, writing up a preview for you all. I’d like to again say thank you to all those that have commented on the feedback column with some great suggestions as well as a lot of praise.  It means a lot to us (especially me)…

NCAA Final Four Recap!

Wow! What a day. Between the great tennis and my bracket, I was pretty much absorbed by d3 tennis between the hours of 4:00 and 7:00. I actually have to give some credit to the NCAA, the live stats were on point, and the live stream worked great, at least for me. The NCAA did…

2015 NCAA FINAL FOUR PREVIEWS

NCAA SEMIFINAL PREVIEWS WOW! What a whirlwind of a day. Hop scares CMS, Wash U takes down Emory, Midd cruises past Trinity Tx, and Chicago upsets Amherst in a classic. If only such a wonderful tennis day hadn’t have been marred by some Dan LeBatard style planning (for those of you who don’t watch ESPN…

Midd/Trinity TX NCAA Elite 8 Preview

ASouth here, and I must be thankful for the one and only D3West showing up despite his extremely busy schedule to write this preview for me.  I don’t have much experience with either of those two teams so, why not leave it to the experts! D3West, got anything to say? D3West: you know I always…