NAC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors (Week Ending April 16)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Zachary Disch, Thomas
(Jr. - Waterville, Maine)
Disch finished the week 3-1 as the Terriers went 2-0 to extend their winning streak to eight matches. The junior took a 6-3, 6-2 victory in No. 3 singles en route to a 6-3 win over Southern Maine. In a 6-3 conference win over Castleton, Disch teamed up with Ryan Chasse for a 9-7 win in No. 1 doubles and then claimed a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Cam Lynch, Colby-Sawyer
(Fr. - Haverhill, Mass.)
Lynch earned two points to help the Chargers to a 9-0 win over Lyndon. The rookie began the match by teaming with Will Triebel for an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles and then won his No. 5 singles match 6-0, 6-1.
AROUND THE NAC
Castleton went 1-1 in NAC East play on the week, sweeping MCLA 9-0 on Wednesday before falling to Thomas 6-3 on Saturday in its first outdoor action of the season. Quentin Barthe picked up a pair of singles wins to extend his winning streak to five matches at second-flight singles, while Jared Wheeler's two wins in singles play pushed his streak to seven straight wins. Castleton hosts Green Mountain on Tuesday afternoon, before wrapping up the NAC East season with a home match against Colby-Sawyer on Saturday.
Colby-Sawyer won its lone match of the week. The Chargers defeated Lyndon, 9-0, in their home opener. The team will resume action this week with matches against Gordon, Green Mountain and Castleton.
Green Mountain was idle this past week after Wednesday's game against Colby-Sawyer was postponed due to rain. The Eagles will play Castleton on Tuesday, Norwich on Wednesday, Colby-Sawyer on Thursday, Johnson State on Saturday and MCLA on Sunday in a busy week.
Johnson State went 0-3 this week, including a 0-1 mark in the conference. The Badgers fell 9-0 on the road to Norwich on Wednesday, then suffered losses to MCLA and Western New England on Friday and Saturday.
Lyndon finished the week 0-1. The Hornets suffered a conference loss at Colby-Sawyer on Friday. Lyndon will play at Johnson State on Tuesday before hosting Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
MCLA went 1-2 on the week. The Trailblazers fell to Rhode Island College (6-3) and Castleton (9-0) and captured an 8-1 win over Johnson State. MCLA will host Sage on Tuesday and then travel to Western New England on Friday before finishing out the regular season on Sunday at home in a non-confreence matchup with Green Mountain.
Thomas went 2-0 this week to extend the team's winning streak to eight matches. The Terriers began their week on Thursday with a 6-3 victory over Southern Maine. On Saturday, they handed Castleton their first conference loss of the season with another 6-3 victory. Thomas will hit the road this weekend, traveling to Lyndon on Saturday and to defending NAC East Champion Colby-Sawyer on Sunday.