WATERVILLE, Maine – Leading from the top of the doubles lineup the Thomas College Terrier Tandem of Ryan Chasse (Fort Kent, Maine) and Kaleb Payson (Lamoine, Mine) earned an 8-1 win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies' duo sophomore Adam Papayoanou (Valencia, Calif./Hart) and junior captain Matt Henderson 8-1 to pace the Terriers to a 9-0 win over USM in a non-conference men's tennis match Wednesday afternoon at the Harold Alfond Athletic Center.
With the win, Thomas extends its win-streak to six matches and improves to 10-4 on the season. Southern Maine dips to 1-6 overall. The Terriers earned wins in each of the two meetings this season over USM.
Up 3-0 after doubles, TC went on to claim all six singles points. Senior Kevin Dowling (Stamford, Vermont/McCann Technical) dropped a hard-fought 6-3, 7-5 decision at fifth singles to TC's Christo Naranja (Fort Kent, Maine).
Southern Maine returns to conference action this Saturday (12:00 pm) and will host Western Connecticut.
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