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This Week in West: March 23 – Whenever

Friends, fans, and well-wishers, I want to apologize for providing what I would consider to be a sub-par blogging experience to my West region teams. As much as I love DIII tennis, sometimes life gets in the way. Alas, it is time for my fortnightly State Of The Region article. I will do a brief…

Regional Roundup – Week Ending 3/20

Good morning tennis world and happy Friday!  With another weekend comes another fantastic set of regional matches, and this weekend’s matches are honestly the best yet, as RPI and Pacific both head to southern Cal.  I have a lot to recap, and even more to preview, so I won’t waste precious space with a babbling…

Regional Round-Up – Week Ending 3/4

What’s up d3 world! We’ve been getting a little sass lately about all the great regional matches that I haven’t been covering, so I’m gonna try to cover it all in one lengthy post. First, I will recap the past weekend, and then I’ll react to the new ITA rankings from 3/3. I’ll finish by…

2015 Women’s Season Preview: #19 Redlands Bulldogs

    UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS: Location: Redlands, CA   Coach: Geoff Roche (16th year)   Final 2012 rank: #24   Final 2013 rank: #11   Started Spring 2014: #13 in Nation & #3 in West   Finished Spring 2014: #18 in Nation & #4 in West   Finished Fall 2014 : #19 in Nation &…

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…

Men’s Regional: 5 Burning Questions!

Fun (unrelated) fact: Eric Butorac, D3 legend, recently succeeded Roger Federer as ATP Player Council President   As I watch Fed battle in his quarterfinal match, I can’t help but get excited for this upcoming D3 tennis season. There are more relevant teams than ever before, and I’m excited to recognize some of the hard-working,…