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2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup: Doubles Preview

The singles are underway at the #OracleCup, but the doubles aren’t scheduled to start until the mid afternoon. That gave us a little more time to write another little ditty for you, this time with an eye on tennis played in pairs. Just like in the singles draw, Gustavus and Alhouni are the No. 1…

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup PREDICTIONS

Prediction time, boys and girls! This tournament is probably the hardest thing to predict of the entire year, so feel free to point and laugh when it’s all said and done. The most popular singles pick was Mr 10K, Jonathan Jemison, with six picks, but we also have three votes for Daniel Levine. On the…

Power Rankings, 10/5

Welcome back to a blog favorite, Power Rankings! Now that ITAs are over, the writers have again come together to shoot the sh*t on a google document and rank the top 42 teams from Division III Tennis. We have information now from ITAs and can form initial power rankings based on the individual performances that…

West Region ITA Rapid Reax

I’m feeling good because the Broncos just won, so I’m gonna pump out a quick rapid reaction from my favorite tennis weekend of the year. The ITA weekend was always my favorite for many reasons: it was the first significant competition for several months, and I was always jonesing; it was exciting to see how…

2017 Fantasy Draft Revisited!

Alright division three tennis fans, so the past couple of seasons we have done what we like to call a fantasy draft, where us bloggers go ahead and “draft” teams to compete against each other throughout the season. Basically, we have 12 rounds, with the first 6 being dedicated to drafting guys at 1-6 singles,…

The Blog’s End of Season AWARDS

Despite the season being over, we here at the Blog do not plan on resting any time soon. We still need to recap the year a bit, and we have a few articles coming out for you in the next few days for those of you that are still following! If you have already checked…

The West Region Recap: A Tribute to Seniors

With the season winding down, I return to the tradition of recapping the season for all the teams I covered, while spending a little space on each senior that helped make the DIII community so fun to cover for the past four years. I only covered seven teams this year, so fans of Southwestern and…

Provide the Blog Feedback!

As we reach the end of another amazing DIII season, we here at the Blog would like to commend you all for making DIII Tennis the great sport that it is today. Without your play, readership, coaching, enthusiasm, and all those other factors, we honestly would have nothing to write about. And I’d have nothing…

2017 Singles Draw: (Somewhat) Rapid Reaction Roundtable

AS: We’re gearing up for the final and the final will probably be done by the time this is posted (NE Note: correct) – we will have a new DIII Champion to celebrate (NE Note: Congrats Emory)! However, the tennis is not over as we get to the NCAA Singles Tournament, which involves all of…

The Finals Preview – Emory vs. CMS

Welcome, one and all, to the NCAA DIII Finals Preview brought to you by The Blog. We’ve done our best this year and it’s sad to see another team year end today, but it is with great joy that we were able to cover this amazing sport another whole year. As you should all know,…