Steven Wright is probably a comedian that most people don’t remember but he had a joke that went, “Change is inevitable…except from vending machines.” Well, the West Region is certainly no vending machine as we’ve seen three new DIII programs added in the last few years and this upcoming season we will get a fourth.…… Continue reading Looking Back and Forward with our New DIII Schools
Nothing says Texas like a good old fashion shootout. Heck, they happen on my block every couple of weeks and we love celebrating the winners and watching the kids shove the loser down the sewer drain. I’ve heard some blocks have incorporated the loser into a communal compost heap so the circle of life and…… Continue reading The Texas Shootout!
Over on the left side, I’ve added a link called “NCAA Tournament Brackets”. This is my summer project and consists of recreating all of the NCAA Tournament brackets. If you go to the NCAA site that has the DIII Tournament results you’ll notice that only 4 brackets are preserved, which seems like a shame to…… Continue reading Summer Projects
LeTourneau has completed their search for their new coach replacing Ashley Tiernan who stepped down earlier this year. In finding their coach, LeTourneau has stayed within the ASC to pluck Coach Mallory Matthews. Coach Matthews was an assistant coach at UT-Tyler for the past two years after graduating from ETBU with all kinds of volleyball…… Continue reading LETU Names Coach
When we look at statistics loss due to graduation to gauge the strength of a team going into the next season we assume that every other player is coming back. Often, and frankly most of the time, this is not the case. So, I like to look at the new rosters when they get published…… Continue reading Roster Analysis – Part 1
This is my second installment dealing with the schedules from the West Region. You can find my first installment here. A lot of schools have published their schedules since the first installment and my Latvian spies have been hard at work uncovering a few others. (In the first installment I mentioned that two of my…… Continue reading Schedule Analysis Part 2
It’s been surprising to have so little news on the LeTourneau Head Coach opening and the La Verne Head Coach opening. Still no official news from either school but I noticed on the La Verne volleyball site that they now list Jeff Hendershot as the Interim Head Volleyball Coach. He was their Associate Head Coach…… Continue reading LETU & ULV Coaching Updates