Friday, UT-Tyler officially submitted their application for Division II membership. The NCAA will now decide later this year if the application should be accepted for review. If this occurs, then UT-Tyler will start on a three-year process where they will implement Division II policies and procedures. During these three-years, UT-Tyler will not be eligible to…… Continue reading UT Tyler – Moving to DII
Any reader of this blog knows that I can be critical of the New England and New York regions at times. Some might even suggest that I can be obsessive about it. It’s possible that a well placed spouse may have suggested counseling awhile back. (I assume the suggestion was regarding this issue. I’d ask…… Continue reading New England Love
I wrote a post on the unfair advantage the larger regions (New York, New England and Mid-Atlantic) receive because of the NCAA rule that allows them to regional rank more teams than the smaller regions. You can refer back to that post here. Anyway, I started thinking about the past Division III winners during my…… Continue reading Case Study – Final 4 Teams
If you have been a reader of this blog for the past few months then you know I have done a number of posts on senior statistics loss. I started doing this a number of years back just for my own edification but I stole the original idea from Rich Kern. At the time, I…… Continue reading Senior Statistic Loss – Entire DIII
UPDATE – The two proposals mentioned below have both been adopted in voting this morning. The NCAA Convention started today and runs through Saturday. I spent a little time looking at the legislative proposals that will impact volleyball at the DIII level. First off, there are a few general proposals dealing with academic misconduct, sports…… Continue reading NCAA Convention Time *UPDATED*
I just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a fantastic holiday period. I have left you all a really terrible gift but you have to find it on the website. I doubt you’ll like it and it can’t be returned so just think of me as that aunt that sends you those…… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division III volleyball teams were announced today. From the West Region, Sarah Paolini of Mary Hardin-Baylor was the only selection. She made the 2nd Team. Sarah is a Sophomore carrying a 4.00 GPA in Nursing. I have updated the 2017 Awards Page. Big Congratulations to her for this achievement! The CoSIDA…… Continue reading CoSIDA Academic All-Americans