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2/24 Men’s Power Rankings

One thing that Indoor Nationals brings that you probably forgot is the return of our weekly power rankings.  The five bloggers have come together to once again take all the latest results and give you some rankings that are probably more reliable than the ITA rankings (#sorrynotsorry).  We have a lot of big changes due…

Spring Break – Walla Walla Recap

What’s up d3 tennis world. This past weekend, the tennis community migrated up to Walla Walla, WA, where #13 Whitman, #21 Redlands, #18 Texas-Tyler, and #23 UC Santa Cruz all met to play some dual matches! There were a number of questions that the critics had for these teams, such as how would Whitman respond…

Spring Break Walla Walla Preview

Oh DIII tennis, why can’t I quit you!? I keep trying to pretend each article is my last, but it’s not even worth pretending anymore. Last year, Whitman hosted a major DIII tennis weekend for the first time since Coach Northam created DIII National Indoors, and it was a blast. Though CMS pretty much stole the…

2015 Season Preview: #23 UC Santa Cruz

  UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs Coach: Christian DeJesus Nazario (maybe?) Location: Santa Cruz, CA Preseason ranking: #23 Wait….why am I (D3Central) writing about a West team? I am moonlighting as a West writer in an effort to get these previews done as soon as possible! Anyways, on to the preview. Cruz is probably one…

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…

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,…

ITA West Regional Preview

Hello beloved D3 tennis fans! It is my pleasure to bring you the exclusive CMS Region, excuse me, I mean West Region ITA preview. I am “the new guy” that the D3West so lovingly referred to in his Burning Questions article, and I will give my very professional predictions for the toughest ITA in the…

D3 West Women’s Preview!

Hey Tennis Fans! Allow me to introduce myself…I am D3 West-Women’s! I will be providing you with all there is to know about the best region there is…the ITA West region. As a region, we have teams from the Pacific Northwest, California, the Southwest and Texas! The West is the home of the coolest ladies…

Season Kickoff – The Blog’s Back with 10 Questions!

GUESS WHOS BACKKKK! Well hello there.  It’s been a good summer for the bloggers and I must say I’m pretty sad that it’s almost September.   September also means that the kiddos start going back to school and jumping on the practice courts for (hopefully not) the first time in a while.  Anyways, I’m just telling…