PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nathan Taschereau, Colby-Sawyer
(So., No. 1/No. 1 - Goffstown, N.H.)
Nathan led the Chargers in a 3-0 week over NAC East Division opponents. The Chargers earned 9-0 sweeps in all three matches. He was a perfect 3-0 at No. 1 singles and 3-0 at No. 1 doubles. He began the week with a strong 6-0, 6-3 win over Lyndon's #1 and was an 8-2 winner in No. 1 doubles. Nathan did not drop a game against Johnson as he won his singles match 6-0, 6-0 and the doubles match 8-0. He ended the week with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over MCLA in singles and an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Tyler Small, Thomas
(So., No. 2/No. 1 - Surry, Maine)
Small went 2-0 over the weekend in conference play at number two singles, winning both matches 6-0 in both sets. The first year also picked up two victories at number one doubles in the two conference wins for the Terriers.
AROUND THE NAC EAST
Castleton went 1-1 this week, beating Lyndon St. 7-2 on Saturday, Apr. 13 before falling to Southern Maine in a 9-0 sweep on Sunday, Apr. 14. The Spartans' Mike Glasser and Adam McCaffery were both double-winners on Saturday. The pair teamed to defeat Michael Howard and Tyler Schofield 8-1 at first doubles, then both Glasser and McCaffery won their singles matches at second and third doubles, respectively. Castleton is now 8-3 on the season and will take on MCLA on Thursday.
Colby-Sawyer earned three 9-0 sweeps over NAC East opponents Lyndon, Johnson and MCLA last week. The team wraps up regular season play with a conference tilt at Castleton and a nonconference match with Wheaton in the finale.
Green Mountain dropped a pair of NAC contests this week, losing to Thomas and Lyndon over the weekend on the road. The Eagles will travel to Johnson and Sage midweek before finishing the regular season at home against Johnson on Saturday.
Johnson State went 0-3 last week dropping matches to Norwich, Colby-Sawyer and Thomas College. The Badgers 0-7 overall and 0-4 in the NAC. JSC hosts Green Mountain on Tuesday for a 3:30 start.
Lyndon dropped three of four matches in the week to fall to 3-7 overall and 2-2 in the North Atlantic Conference. The Hornets return to the courts Wednesday when they entertain Johnson State at 3:30 p.m.
MCLA lost a pair of matches this week, including a 9-0 setback to conference foe Colby-Sawyer. The Trailblazers will hit the road for three matches this week, including NAC East tilts with Castleton and Johnson State.
Thomas fell to Southern Maine 9-0 on Tuesday in non-conference action, before bouncing back with a pair of NAC wins over Green Mountain (7-2) and Johnson State (9-0) on Saturday and Sunday.