I just dropped a podcast that goes over the changes to the regional rankings on a national level and then goes into using that data to pick the field of 64. Below I’ll put down each of the teams that were selected but if you want to hear how the selection can go then give…… Continue reading NCAA Field of 64 (Mock)
Month: October 2019
Thursday, Oct. 31 Match Day!
Updates: Happy Halloween! UMHB goes undefeated in SCAC play. 6:00 p.m. (All times central) Concordia at UMHB Video Stats UMHB 3 CTX 0 Austin College at Howard Payne Video Stats AC 3 HPU 0 7:00 p.m. Sul Ross State at HSU Video Stats HSU 3 Sul Ross 1 Random Thoughts: The ASC continues conference play…… Continue reading Thursday, Oct. 31 Match Day!
Wednesday, Oct. 30 Match Day!
Updates: No updates today. Was watching baseball. 6:00 p.m. (All times central) Dallas at Dallas Christian Video Stats Dallas 3 DC 1 Lady of the Lake at Schreiner Video Stats Lake 3 Schreiner 2 9:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark at George Fox Video Stats GFU 3 L&C 0 Random Thoughts: The Dallas/Dallas Christian match is…… Continue reading Wednesday, Oct. 30 Match Day!
Second West Regional Rankings Reviewed
The second regional rankings came out today and with it the last of the five selection criteria was put in place. Here are the top four teams from each region and we’ll talk a bit more about the West Region at the bottom. Central: 1. St. Olaf, 2. Saint Benedict, 3. Augsburg, 4. WUSTL Great…… Continue reading Second West Regional Rankings Reviewed
Players of the Week (10/30/19)
The following players have earned POW honors for week nine of the season. Links are attached to the conference name when available. I will also include the AVCA Player of the Week, which is awarded to one player nationally each week. (I will do this award regardless of whether it’s awarded to a West Region…… Continue reading Players of the Week (10/30/19)
Tuesday, Oct. 29 Match Day!
Updates: Dallas win means three teams at 9-9. The SCAC standings have TLU listed ahead of Dallas and then Austin College. If true, that win cost Austin College two spots in the standings. Pomona-Pitzer is playing like their sports lives depend on it. And it does. Good match going on with Cal Lu leading 2-1…… Continue reading Tuesday, Oct. 29 Match Day!
AVCA Top 25 (10/29/19)
The week nine AVCA Top 25 coaches poll is out, which you can find here. Chicago retains the top spot and actually fell 3 votes short of being unanimous. I believe one voter even had them third. It’s one thing to be dumb but there’s no reason to advertise it. Chicago received 75 first place votes…… Continue reading AVCA Top 25 (10/29/19)
West Regional Ranking Prediction (Wk 2)
The regional rankings came out last week and with it we gained insight into the official numbers the RAC used to rank the teams. The SOS numbers were skewed for a number of teams and I have to say that our region seemed to be the worst as far as the NCAA SOS numbers from…… Continue reading West Regional Ranking Prediction (Wk 2)
D3VbWest Top 25 (10/28/19)
Here are my rankings for the ninth week of the season. Remember that the West Regional Ranking predictions will come out tomorrow. A key result listed below for me is someone I have in the Top 25 or a team that is on my list to consider just outside the top 25. What happened to…… Continue reading D3VbWest Top 25 (10/28/19)
Weekly Wrap-Up time! I was very disappointed not to make it up to Sherman (Austin College) for the SCAC Crossover this weekend but TCU football and wedding stuff won out. Less than a month until my daughter’s wedding, which will unfortunately be on championship day. It’s always hard to do the write-up and the other…… Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up