COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College men's tennis first-year Ivan Llona (Shelburne, Vt./Champlain Valley Union) has been named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Sunday, March 24. This is the second time this season that Llona has been recognized on the NE10 Weekly Honor Roll.
Llona went 4-2 during his team's 1-2 week, going 2-1 at both No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles. During a 7-0 win over Northern Vermont University-Lyndon on Tuesday, he won 6-0, 6-1 in singles and 6-0 in doubles before winning 1-6, 7-6 (7-3), 10-8 during singles and losing 8-3 in doubles during a 7-2 loss at Colby-Sawyer College on Wednesday. Llona followed that up with a 7-5, 6-4 setback in singles and a 6-3 doubles victory on Saturday in a 5-2 loss to Endicott College.
Llona leads the Purple Knights in singles victories with an 8-2 record, while sporting a 4-4 record in doubles. He has played three matches in the fourth spot, five in the fifth, and two in the sixth in singles for the Purple Knights this season, while playing four matches apiece in the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles positions.
The Purple Knights, who are 3-8 overall and 1-1 in the NE10, go on the road to play Northern Vermont University-Johnson this afternoon at 4:30 p.m.