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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #30 on: May 12, 2021, 03:51:46 pm »
Brandeis will play in the second round on Friday at 3 PM Eastern at Berry College (GA) against the winner of Grove City vs Roger Williams.

Grove City vs Roger Williams is scheduled for tomorrow at 12:30 PM Eastern at Berry College (GA)

The winner of Brandeis/Grove City/Roger Williams will play on Saturday against the winner of Southern Virginia vs Skidmore with a trip to the national quarterfinals in Chattanooga, TN on the line.

Update-- May 13-- The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College is planning to stream their NCAA DIII tournament matches on Playsight this week.  Grove City has already put up a video link to the Rome Tennis Center's Playsight video app.  Grove City vs Roger Williams is at 12:30 PM Eastern today (May 13).

In addition, Brandeis will have live scoring on their website for Friday's 3 PM Eastern match against the Grove City v Roger Williams winner.
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2021, 12:39:44 pm »
Grove City vs Roger Williams is now underway with the doubles matches from the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, GA.  Video is being provided by Playsight.

It is a little hard to see the scoreboard video, though, and find out who is leading.  Only video is being provided-- there is no backup live scoring on the computer to look to to find out who's leading.

1:26 PM Eastern update-- From what I can ascertain, Grove City is the home team in this contest, and the Wolverines have just swept all 3 doubles matches 8-5, 8-4, 8-5 to take a 3-0 lead over Roger Williams in the first to 5 points wins.

Doubles matches are 1 superset each, first to win 8 games wins the set and match under DIII rules.  Singles matches are coming up, first to win 2 out of 3 sets wins each singles match.  Each singles match is worth 1 point, and there are 6 of them.

2:18 PM singles update- Grove City has taken the first set in 3 of the 6 singles matches, while Roger Williams has taken the first set in 2 matches.  Roger Williams took sets on courts 11 and 15, while Grove City took sets on courts 12, 13, and 16--the Wolverines are leading 4-3 in the first set on court 14.

If results hold, Brandeis will be playing Grove City tomorrow.

3:02 PM Eastern update-- It is official.  Grove City has won 2 singles matches, defeating Roger Williams in round 1.

Brandeis vs Grove City in the second round tomorrow at 3 PM Eastern.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2021, 05:16:02 pm »
Just a short recap--

Grove City def. Roger Williams in the first round, 5-0, and will play Brandeis tomorrow at 3 PM Eastern at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, GA.

The other 4 matches ended unfinished once Grove City took the fifth point.

Grove City advanced by sweeping all 3 doubles matches (1 superset each) by scores of 8-5, 8-4, and 8-5

Wins at #3 singles (6-3, 6-2) and #6 singles (6-3, 6-1) ended the contest in just about 2 1/2 hours.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2021, 09:04:59 pm »
Only 1 match played on the Women's side today--Moravian beat Transylvania 5-4.

Moravian gets Wesleyan-CT tomorrow.
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #34 on: May 14, 2021, 03:23:48 pm »
I am just taking a quick peek at the Rome Tennis Center courts 11, 12, and 13-- where Brandeis is playing the doubles matches now vs Grove City.

Brandeis is the visitors on the scoreboard today-- which is a good result.

It is early in the doubles supersets, but Brandeis is leading in all 3 of them. 3-2, 4-1, 3-0

First to 8 games in each superset wins the doubles point for the team.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #35 on: May 14, 2021, 03:58:31 pm »
Brandeis has taken a commanding 3-0 lead over Grove City after doubles.

Brandeis bageled Grove City in 3rd doubles, won 1st doubles 8-5, and took 2nd doubles, 8-4, in that order.

Brandeis needs to win 2 of the 6 singles matches to advance to the third round.  If the Judges win, it would be their first ever NCAA Men's Team Tennis tournament victory. 

Winner faces winner of Skidmore vs Southern Virginia tomorrow.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #36 on: May 14, 2021, 04:55:36 pm »
Brandeis has just defeated Grove City in the second round, 5-0, at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.

Wins at 2nd singles (6-1, 6-0) and 4th singles (6-2, 6-1) clinch Brandeis's first ever team win in a round of the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Championships in 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Brandeis plays the winner of Skidmore vs Southern Virginia tomorrow with a trip to the national quarterfinals in Chattanooga, TN on the line.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #37 on: May 15, 2021, 03:38:41 am »
Southern Virginia upset Skidmore, 5-4, last night, in the second round.  Skidmore came in as the Liberty League AQ, and had made many previous appearances in the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Championships. 

The upset marked the Knights's first ever victory in the team part of the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Championships.

As the Coast to Coast AQ, S. Virginia is making its first ever appearance in the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Championships.

At 10 AM Eastern this morning, Brandeis is scheduled to play Southern Virginia in the third round.  The winner of the contest will advance to the national quarterfinals next weekend in Chattanooga, TN.

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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #38 on: May 15, 2021, 10:04:50 am »
Brandeis vs Southern Virginia is being played in a different area of the Rome Tennis Center that lacks wifi for video broadcasting.

Brandeis brought their own live scoring service, so I should be able to follow the live scoring on line.  At least it is better than what I got for the Southern Virginia vs Skidmore match yesterday-- which no one outside of the Rome Tennis Center could follow live yesterday.

Winner goes on to next weekend and the national quarterfinals in Chattanooga, TN.  Brandeis is ranked #2 in the Northeast, while Southern Virginia is ranked #4 in the South by the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Committee.  Skidmore came into yesterday ranked #4 in the Northeast.

The live scoring of the match can be followed at brandeisjudges.com/sports/mten/livestats

As just a reminder, this match starts with the doubles matches.  1 superset each.  First to win 8 games and win by 2 wins the superset and gets the point for the team.  I believe that there is a tiebreak if the superset is at 7 games all.  (My guess is from deducing that there are tiebreaks in regular sets if the set is tied at 6 games all.)
(I was right the first time-- the superset is in a tiebreak at 7 games all.)

First to win 5 matches advances to next weekend.

10:35 AM Eastern-- First point of the day goes to Brandeis, as the Judges take second doubles, 8-2.

10:36 AM Eastern-- Second point of the day goes to Brandeis, as the Judges take first doubles, 8-2.  Brandeis leads S. Virginia, 2-0 in this best of 9 matches.  First to 5 advances to the quarterfinals.

11:10 AM Eastern-- Third doubles is on serve, tied at 7 games all.  During the set, S. Virginia broke Brandeis's serve on game 6, but Brandeis broke back S. Virginia's serve later in the set to tie it at 5 games all.

11:23 AM Eastern-- This match is going to be competitive going into singles.  S. Virginia won third doubles 8-7 (I believe that it was S. Virginia winning 9 points to 7 on tiebreak.)  Brandeis still leads the contest, 2-1.
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #39 on: May 15, 2021, 06:05:23 pm »
Congratulations, Brandeis Men's Tennis, on a hard fought 5-3 victory over Southern Virginia today.

On to Chattanooga!  In just their second team appearance ever in the NCAA DIII Men's Tennis Championships, the Judges win a regional in Rome, GA (one of two men's tennis regionals that the Rome Tennis Center is hosting-- the other regional has Emory and Babson in it), and the Judges play the winner of the other Rome, GA tennis regional (Emory/Babson regional) on Monday, May 24.

National Quarterfinals on ncaa.com on May 24.


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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #40 on: May 15, 2021, 06:56:32 pm »
On the men's side Denison lost to Gustavus Adolphus 5-4, NACC squad IL Tech beat St. Scholastica ,but lost 5-0 to Case Western Reserve.

On the women's side, North Central IL lost to Skidmore 5-1, (so 1 Skidmore team is still alive).
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2021, 11:46:01 am »
Women's Tennis Quarterfinals from Chattanooga, TN-- Final results as of 2:04 PM Eastern

2019 National Champion Wesleyan defeated Wash & Lee, 5-0

(Wesleyan swept all 3 doubles matches by scores of 8-2, 8-0, and 8-7 (won the tiebreak).  The Cardinals then won 4th singles (6-2, 6-0) and bageled 6th singles (6-0, 6-0) to advance to the national semifinals.

Kenyon defeated Mary Washington, 5-2, and will play Wesleyan tomorrow in the national semifinals.

(Mary Washington won first doubles, 8-7 (won the tiebreak), and Kenyon took 2nd and 3rd doubles by scores of 8-5 and 8-6 repectively.  Kenyon won second singles, (6-2, 6-1) and third singles (6-3, 6-1).  Mary Washington took 6th singles (6-3, 6-4).  Kenyon then sealed the contest by winning fourth singles (1-6, 6-4, 6-0) to advance.

Emory vs Southwestern(TX)-- Emory defeated Southwestern (TX), 5-0.  Emory won first and second doubles by scores of 8-1 and 8-2 respectively.  The Eagles have now taken third doubles, 8-4, to sweep the doubles matches.  Contest now heading to the singles matches.   Emory then took first singles, (7-5, 6-1), and wrapped up the contest by winning on second singles, (6-3, 6-1).

Tufts vs Sewanee-- Tufts defeated Sewanee, 5-1.  Tufts won first doubles, 8-1, and took second doubles, 8-6.  Sewanee took third doubles, 8-5.  Tufts won sixth singles, (6-2, 6-1), and second singles (6-1, 6-4).  The Jumbos sealed the contest by winning first singles, (6-4, 6-4), to advance to the national semifinals.

Emory will play Tufts tomorrow in the national semifinals.
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #42 on: May 24, 2021, 02:06:47 pm »
Men's Tennis Quarterfinals from Chattanooga, TN-- Final results-- updated with confirmation of accurate scores from JHU v Williams and order of finish as of approx 3 AM Eastern Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

Emory vs Brandeis-- 2019 National champion Emory defeated Brandeis, 5-0

Emory swept the doubles matches, winning second doubles, 8-1, first doubles, 8-6, and third doubles, 8-6.

The Eagles also took third singles, (6-1, 6-2), and clinched the contest on second singles (6-2, 6-2), to advance to the national semifinals.

Johns Hopkins vs Williams-- Johns Hopkins defeated Williams, 5-4.

Williams swept the doubles matches, winning second doubles, 8-5, third doubles, 8-6, and first doubles, 8-7 (9-7 on tiebreak.)

Williams then made it 4-0 by winning fourth singles, 6-2, 6-0.  However, JHU made an incredible comeback by sweeping all the remaining singles matches.  Johns Hopkins won sixth singles, (6-4, 6-0), third singles (4-6, 6-0, 6-1), second singles (6-4, 1-6, 6-1), and first singles (6-2, 3-6, 6-0) to tie the match at 4-4.  In the decisive fifth singles match, the JHU Bluejays won (6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (7-3 on tiebreak)) to come from behind and advance to the national semifinals.

Emory will play Johns Hopkins in one national semifinal tomorrow. (Tuesday, May 25)


Trinity (TX) vs Case Western Reserve-- CWRU defeated Trinity, 5-1.

CWRU won first doubles, 8-2, and third doubles, 8-3.  Trinity won second doubles, 8-2.

CWRU won first singles, (6-2, 6-0), and fifth singles (6-1, 6-1). CWRU clinched the contest on fourth singles (6-3, 6-4) to advance to the national semifinals.

Wash U defeated George Fox, 5-0

Wash U swept the doubles matches, taking first doubles, 8-4, second doubles, 8-3, and third doubles, 8-2.

Wash U also won sixth singles, (6-1, 6-0) and fourth singles (6-1, 6-1) to clinch the contest and advance to the national semifinals.

Case Western Reserve will play Wash U tomorrow in semifinal #2. (Tuesday, May 25)
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Re: Division III Tennis
« Reply #43 on: May 25, 2021, 10:31:25 am »
Women's Tennis Semifinals from Chattanooga, TN-- update



Kenyon vs Wesleyan-- Wesleyan defeated Kenyon, 5-1

Wesleyan won third doubles, 8-2, and took first doubles, 8-3.  Kenyon took second doubles, 8-6.

Wesleyan took fourth singles (6-0, 6-0 a/k/a a double bagel), and sixth singles (6-1, 6-4).  The Cardinals clinched a trip to the National Championship contest by taking fifth singles, (6-3, 6-2).

The 2019 National Champion Wesleyan Cardinals will get a chance to repeat as national champions tomorrow vs the winner of Tufts vs Emory.

Emory vs Tufts-- Emory defeated Tufts, 5-2.

Emory won second doubles, 8-5, and also won the tiebreak on first doubles to win it 8-7.  Tufts won the tiebreak on second doubles to win it 8-7.

Emory won second singles (6-2, 6-1), and first singles (6-3, 6-4).  Tufts then took fifth singles (6-1, 6-4) to get the second point of the day.  Emory clinched their trip to the championship final by taking third singles (4-6, 7-6(7-5), 6-2).

Emory will play Wesleyan tomorrow for the 2021 national title.
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« Reply #44 on: May 25, 2021, 01:48:26 pm »
Men's Tennis Semifinals from Chattanooga, TN update--

1.)  Emory vs Johns Hopkins-- Emory defeated Johns Hopkins, 5-1.

Emory swept the doubles matches, taking second doubles, 8-1, third doubles, 8-3, and first doubles on tiebreak, 8-7.  (The live scoreboard got the first doubles match initially wrong, but it has since been corrected.)

Emory took fourth singles, (6-1, 6-1).  Johns Hopkins took first singles, (6-3, 6-4).  Emory then clinched a return to the championship final by taking sixth singles (6-3, 6-3).

Emory will play CWRU tomorrow in an all UAA final for the 2021 National Championship.  If Emory wins, they will successfully defend their national title and repeat as champions.


2.)  Wash U vs Case Western Reserve University-- Case Western Reserve Univ defeats Wash U, 5-4.

Simultaneous finishes at first and third doubles.  CWRU took first doubles, 8-3, while Wash U took third doubles, 8-3.  It seems that both matches finished at approx the same time, so it is hard to tell by the live scores which team won first.  Wash U took the tiebreak to win at second doubles, 8-7.

CWRU took fourth singles, (6-4, 6-1) to tie the match at 2-2.  Wash U then took second singles (6-3, 6-1) to retake the lead at 3-2.  CWRU then took sixth singles (7-5, 6-4) to tie the match again at 3-3.  Wash U then took first singles (6-4, 3-6, 6-4) to retake the lead at 4-3.  CWRU then took third singles (4-6, 6-4, 7-5) to tie the match at 4-4.

CWRU won the decisive fifth singles match, (7-6 (7-0), 6-7 (5-7), 6-4), and will play Emory tomorrow in an all UAA final for the 2021 National DIII Men's Tennis Championship.
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