Saturday, August 31 Match Day

Updates: I’ll update through out the day. Initial thoughts are at the bottom of this post. Centenary hasn’t updated their results from yesterday. That’s just wrong. I can’t tell you how Whittier looked against Carthage but the deals at the Lucky outlet are really good. I’m going to assume the Poets should have won but…… Continue reading Saturday, August 31 Match Day

Friday, August 30 Match Day

Updates: I’ll update with comments through the day. Remember the tournament post might have links to the different tournaments. My initial thoughts about today’s matches are at the bottom of this post. Feel free to communicate final results through the comments. Just interested in the sets won. Carthage sweeps Whitworth as I was driving down.…… Continue reading Friday, August 30 Match Day

D3VbWest Preseason All-Region Team

Here is the second annual preseason D3VbWest All-Region Awards. The best (as I think it’s the only) preseason awards given out to DIII volleyball anywhere! Here are the ground rules: I follow the AVCA end-of-the-year format and go with 14 first team members and 6 honorable mentions. I listed awards for player of the year,…… Continue reading D3VbWest Preseason All-Region Team

West Region Tournaments – Week 1

I dropped a podcast that goes over where the top teams in the nation are playing week 1 and then ranks those tournaments based on the quality of the teams. I also looked at where possible upsets could occur. You can find links on my Podcast Page. This post deals with where the West Region…… Continue reading West Region Tournaments – Week 1

SCIAC Preseason Poll

The SCIAC has released their preseason coaches’ poll, which you can find here. My SCIAC Preview/Prediction post done earlier matches exactly the top 4 teams the coaches have but the differences creep in starting at #5. Starting with top 4 teams, the coaches have CMS followed by Cal Lutheran, Chapman and then Pomona-Pitzer. CMS claimed…… Continue reading SCIAC Preseason Poll

Roster Analysis – Part 5

This is my fifth and final installment of my roster analysis series. I know I didn’t do all of the teams but I think I hit the contenders and some of the pretenders going into 2019. Here were my previous installments: Southwestern, Trinity and UT-Dallas CMS, Concordia and Pomona-Pitzer La Verne, Mary Hardin-Baylor and Whittier…… Continue reading Roster Analysis – Part 5