WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has announced its weekly awards for men's tennis and Thomas College swept the two awards. Kaleb Payson (Lamoine, Maine) was named Player of the Week, while Yontz Sutton (Hamilton, Bermuda) was named Rookie of the Week.
Payson helped the Terriers to a pair of conference wins over the weekend, going a combined 4-0 in singles and doubles. He and partner Ryan Chasse won at No. 1 doubles 8-2 against SUNY Delhi on Saturday, then took an 8-0 sweep against MCLA on Sunday. At No. 2 singles, Payson had a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win against SUNY Delhi, then won 6-0, 6-2 in his match against MCLA.
Sutton had a 4-0 combined weekend in singles and doubles as well. In doubles, Sutton and Jared Waterhouse had 8-2 and 8-1 wins at the No. 2 position against SUNY Delhi and MCLA. He had a 6-0, 6-0 sweep at No. 4 singles against SUNY Delhi on Saturday, then won 6-1, 6-0 against MCLA.