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The Blog’s 2014 Season Awards

There was one day when I woke up and I had a vision. A vision that I should dedicate my life to DIII Tennis Blogging, giving feedback and recognition to players who worked their asses off but always played second or even third fiddle to their DI counterparts.  I’m proud to say that the vision…

West Region Obituaries

Well, the season is over, and what a season it was. It had everything. It had 5-4 matches galore, the birth of team hashtags, great comment debates, many great tennis teams, and, most importantly, tasteful shit talking. Ultimately, the racquets did the talking, and, though Amherst walked away the champion, the West region will finish…

‘Twas the Night Before Natties…

‘Twas the night before natties, and all through the West Teams eagerly waiting to see who is best The Boxers in Oregon, new to the scene Learning to squash squirrels, if you know what I mean   A tough band of Slugs with a Quaker, a transfer Pairing him with LJ, was the right answer…

The 10 Questions of 2013/14: Revisited.

Now that we’ve reached the Elite 8 point in the year, it’s time to take a quick look back at what questions we’ve answered so far.  I’m scared that a lot of teams won’t come to the site since their teams have been eliminated, but to me, DIII Tennis never sleeps.  That’s why I want…

SCIAC Tournament Recap

As always, the SCIAC conference tournament provided some big time fireworks this weekend in Thousand Oaks. I’ll recap the results in this article, but if you’re looking for a convenient place to check out box scores, here it is. Let’s go to the team-by-team recap: 1. CMS Dominance can get so boring. Unlike the NESCAC…

Ballou Travels to the SCIAC Day 1

SCIAC Day 1 Recap ASouth: As you all know, D3 Hero Nick Ballou has been covering the Western region action with live tweeting and cameo articles for us here at the blog.  It’s nice to get some other feedback and thoughts, so here he is with the SCIAC Day 1 recap as well as a…

Pool C Update Numero Trés

Last weekend of Division III Regular Season tennis? Check.  Pool C teams separated by one ranking spot in the latest ITA rankings? Check.  One Pool C spot to be determined? Check.  D3ASowth went to Happy Hour and is now writing this article a little bit buzzed?  You got it.  You know what time it is. …

SCIAC Tournament Preview

A couple weeks ago, it looked as though this year’s SCIAC tournament would be pretty inconsequential in the grand scheme of things. CMS was going to dominate. P-P didn’t have anything to worry about, and Redlands and Cal Lu had both eliminated themselves from Pool C contention. CMS is still going to dominate, and P-P…

Ojai Recap

Starting off with Ballou, let it be known that I f***ed up and didn’t get his stuff out yesterday or early this morning when he sent it to me. Here it is: Ojai Valley, Where the Stags Run Free in 2014 Well just read the title that I put. Article Done! Okay, okay, not by…

Ojai Day 2

D3West, here. You know the deal. Time for some Ballou Stop…Libby Time This has probably been the most fun I’ve had in D3 tennis: getting to watch, converse and hang out with all the players this weekend and then write all about it. I am happy to say that I will be able to cover…