Here’s the weekly wrap-up of the week’s events as we move into the final week of conference play for most teams. The NWC still has two weeks left as they don’t play a conference tournament. A lot to discuss but first a little D3VbWest bookkeeping. We started the week with the D3VbWest Top 25 that…… Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up (10/21/18)
Update: Watch List is updated for this morning. I’ll do another update later tonight after these matches end. Schreiner and JWU are going to a 5th set. TLU and Dallas are in the 4th. TLU with the win and Schreiner pushes JWU to last in conference. TLU stays alive in the SCAC Tournament race. Rough…… Continue reading Sunday, October 21 Match Day
Update: Sorry for the late post. Forgot. CC and Trinity going to a fifth set. Chapman beats Pomona-Pitzer in 5 sets. First loss in 5 sets for the Sagehens. Colorado College wins 15-13 in the fifth-set and takes the match from Colorado. Jordan Mullen played for I think the first time all year. Lizzy counts…… Continue reading Saturday, October 20 Match Day
Update: Sul Ross had 3 set points but UMHB wins the next 5 points and set 1. They then win set 2 easily. L&C leading in a must needed match for Puget Sound. Oxy takes the first set over Cal Lutheran. L&C up 2-1 on Puget Sound. Tied in the 4th set. Oxy up 2-1…… Continue reading Friday, October 19 Match Day
Update: McMurry with the set one win. McMurry now up 2-0. McMurry owns Abilene! 7:00 p.m. (All times central) Hardin-Simmons at McMurry Video Stats McMurry 3 HSU 0 Random Thoughts: Crosstown rivals have the stage to themselves as they battle for Abilene tonight.
I want to turn my attention to the other 7 regions and their rankings. As we saw in the West Region, Strength of Schedule (SOS) ruled the day. Let’s see if that trend carries to the other regions. Starting with the Central and the RAC had: Gustavus Adolphus WUSTL Benedict Thomas Bethel Augsburg Northwestern-St. Paul…… Continue reading A Look at the Other 7 Regional Rankings
The RAC rankings were released yesterday and there are really a number of different ways to go and things to look at with this data. For this post, I want to look at the West Region and specifically the ranking of UT-Dallas at #5. (You can find my West RAC predictions here.) First off, it’s…… Continue reading Evaluating the West RAC Rankings