I haven’t really looked around for schedules, but I’m sure some teams are starting to post them. My Latvian hackers did uncover the East/West Classic 2023 schedule so I thought I’d write about that to fill all of our time. To start with, what the heck are we calling this tournament? Classic? Challenge? Battle? I…… Continue reading East/West Challenge
NWC Adds Championship Tournament!
Boom!!!!! The only volleyball conference in DIII without a conference tournament has decided to add it to their schedule starting this fall. Details are still being worked out but the plan is for the regular season champion to host the four-team tournament. The top seed will play the 4-seed with the 2-seed playing the 3-seed.…… Continue reading NWC Adds Championship Tournament!
Updates: Well folks. My night is not my own but I hope you’ll be able to enjoy a great match. I hope to be able to check in but we shall see. Wow. Another sweep in the championship match. So important to win that first set I guess. Congratulations to Juniata. Very sad for my…… Continue reading Championship (11/19/22)
Updates: Tough start for Trinity. Nice comeback by TU but NYU had a 22 Point set. That’s rough to beat. TU offense is coming from the right. They will need some help. Only 2 kills from the outsides so far. Trinity ties it up after an easy set two win. Trinity in control as they…… Continue reading Semifinals (11/17/22)
Updates: Got it into my head that the first match was at 10:30 central. If only there was a website that listed all of the match times where I could check. Alright, now I have to figure out how to stay busy for the next hour. In other news, I’m feeling much better. Got out…… Continue reading Quarterfinals (11/16/22)
Case Study (Williams)
Remember to vote on who will win the Championship! I had planned to hold off on these Case Studies but I find I have some time on my hands. I don’t think there are a number of huge areas of concern but I like doing these to gain insights into what the RACs were thinking…… Continue reading Case Study (Williams)
It’s Championship Week folks! We made it! Your reward, if you were one of the lucky one’s is to take a vacation to a city where it’s going to be in the 20s and 30s. Fortunately, your fun will be inside so enjoy everything this week has to offer. Speaking of that, at some point…… Continue reading Championship Poll
Regionals Day 3
Updates: As a reminder, here were your Top 11 in Hitting Percentage from the regular season: CMS Northwestern Calvin Wittenberg Transylvania Juniata Trinity WashU Wesleyan Berry MIT Eight of the eleven are still in the tournament. A maximum of six can make it to the Elite 8. I’m hearing from my Latvian spies who happen…… Continue reading Regionals Day 3
Regionals Day 2
Update: I hope there are no TBDs below but if they are then I’ll get them in the morning. Still missing some links. I spent all morning on my first Case Study. I mean, what else am I going to do? By the way, I’m feeling pretty good. I highly recommend that antibody infusion if…… Continue reading Regionals Day 2
Regionals Day 1
Update: I’m releasing this early because of a game we played last year. Your task is to figure out which underdogs will win the most matches in this tournament. An underdog is defined as a bottom 4 seed. We need 8 choices, one from each regional. Put it in the comments with some random name…… Continue reading Regionals Day 1