MSOC: Patterson and Nicholas Earn NAC Weekly Honors

MSOC: Patterson and Nicholas Earn NAC Weekly Honors

WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has announced its weekly awards for men's soccer and Thomas' Kyle Patterson (Gorham, Maine) and DJ Nicholas (Portland, Maine) were honored. Patterson was named Rookie of the Week, while Nicholas earned Defensive Player of the Week.

Patterson scored two goals this week, en route to a 2-1 week for the Terriers. He scored the lone goal for the Terriers in a 2-1 loss to Colby on Wednesday, then opened the scoring in a 3-2 victory over UNE Saturday. Patterson was heavily involved on the offensive end, registering nine shot in three games.

Nicholas led the Terriers backline to a 2-1 week, surrendering just four total goals. Opponents averaged only five shots on goal per game against the Terriers this week, including just two by Berkeley on Sunday. Nicholas and the Thomas defense gave up 3.6 corner kicks per game, with UNE only getting two opportunities on Saturday.

Thomas will visit USM on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 PM.