NAC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors (Week Ending April 23)


Gustav Jigrup, Colby-Sawyer
(Jr. - Gothenburg, Vastra Frolunda, Sweden)

Jigrup won all four of his singles matches at the top flight and went 3-1 at No. 1 doubles in a 3-1 week for the Chargers. In a close 5-4 team loss to Gordon, Jigrup picked up a win over the Scots' top player who has 14 wins on the season. Jigrup then helped the Chargers to three straight 9-0 wins over Green Mountain, Castleton and Thomas by winning his No. 1 singles matches in straight sets. He also earned two doubles wins with Alex Wright at the top spot and one with Matt Burke in the second spot.





Matt Burke, Colby-Sawyer
(Fr. - Milford, Conn.)

Burke won all five of his matches he played in a 3-1 week for Colby-Sawyer. He earned a pair of victories in the team's 9-0 win over Green Mountain at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles. Burke then recorded victories at No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles with Gustav Jigrup in a 9-0 win at Castleton. The freshman rounded out the week with a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 5 in a 9-0 win over Thomas.





Castleton split its two matches on the week, sweeping Green Mountain on Tuesday before falling 9-0 to Colby-Sawyer on Saturday. The Spartans earned the No. 3 seed in the NAC East Division Championship on Saturday at Colby-Sawyer and will take on Thomas in the semifinals. 

Colby-Sawyer went 3-1 in the final week of the regular season. After dropping a close 5-4 non-conference match at Gordon, the Chargers earned three 9-0 wins in conference action over Green Mountain, Castleton and Thomas. Colby-Sawyer secured the top seed in the NAC East tournament and will be the host on Saturday. 

Green Mountain went 1-4 this week in an action packed week of tennis. The Eagles posted losses to Castleton, Norwich, Colby-Sawyer and MCLA while registering a win against Johnson State. 

Johnson State went 0-2 this week with conference losses to Lyndon and Green Mountain. The Badgers conclude their season with a non-conference match at Lyndon on Wednesday.

Lyndon finished the week 1-1. The Hornets nailed their first conference win over Johnson State taking the match 5-4 on Tuesday, but suffered a conference loss to Thomas on Saturday. Lyndon will host Johnson State on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. for Senior Day.

MCLA went 2-1 this past week. The Trailblazers picked up a 9-0 win over Sage, dropped a 9-0 match to Western New England and finished the week with a big 9-0 conference victory over Green Mountain. MCLA earned the No. 4 seed in the upcoming NAC East Tournament and will take on top-seeded Colby-Sawyer in the Semifinals on Saturday.

Thomas wrapped up the regular season on the road this week, finishing 1-1 in conference action. The Terriers earned their ninth-straight victory with a 9-0 win over Lyndon on Saturday. The streak was snapped the following day in a shutout loss to Colby-Sawyer on Sunday. The Terriers will begin the NAC East Tournament as the No. 2 seed on Saturday, April 29, as they take on No. 3 Castleton at Colby-Sawyer.