Trinity Bantams

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Trinity College Bantams
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University Trinity College
Conference New England Small College Athletic Conference
NCAA Division III
Athletic director Michael Renwick
Location Hartford, CT
Varsity teams 27 varsity
Football stadium Jessee/Miller Field
Mascot Bantam
Nickname Bants
Colors
‹See Tfm›     Royal Blue  ‹See Tfm›     Yellow
Website athletics.trincoll.edu

The Trinity College Bantams are the varsity and club athletic teams of Trinity College, a selective liberal arts college located in Hartford, Connecticut. Trinity's varsity teams compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The College offers 27 varsity teams, plus club sports, intramural sports.[1]

Varsity Teams[edit]

Baseball[edit]

The Trinity Baseball team won the Division III national title in 2008, after having started the season 44–0, shattering numerous records in the process. After having been handed their first loss of the year by Johns Hopkins (to fall to 44–1), the Bantams clinched the national title by beating Johns Hopkins in the bottom of the ninth of the championship game. They finished the season with a 45–1 record.[2]

Basketball[edit]

Mens NESCAC Champions - 2008

Crew[edit]

Both the men's and women's rowing teams are consistently ranked within the top five teams in NCAA Division III competition. In 2008, the women's Varsity 8+ won the Division III NCAA Rowing Championship title and placed second as a team and later went on to win the Jeffries Cup at Henley Women's Regatta.[3]

The Bantams Women's Rowing Team won the NCAA Championship in 2014 at Eagle Lake in Indianapolis Indiana. The Event which occurred on May 30 and 31, 2014, resulted in both a team and First Varsity Eight Win and ended Williams College's eight year run as team champions in the Women's DIII rowing world.

Cross Country[edit]

women div III NCAA National Runners Up - 2003 mens div III NCAA Championships - 2000, 2006 - 2008[4]

Football[edit]

The Trinity Football team has gone undefeated in several recent seasons (2003–2005, 2008, 2012) and has won the NESCAC championship in six of the past eleven seasons (2002–2005, 2008, and 2012). The Bantams have also won 59 straight at home until October 25th losing to Middlebury College.[5]

Field Hockey[edit]

NCAA Final Four - 1993 & 1998[6]

Golf[edit]

NESCAC Champions - 2010[7]

Ice Hockey[edit]

NCAA Division III National Champions - 2015.[8] By virtue of their 16-1-1 conference record, the Bantams received the top seed and home ice advantage throughout the 2015 NESCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championship for a second consecutive season.[9] Though eliminated in the NESCAC quarter finals by Tufts,[10] the Bantams were awarded one of the four at large selections to the 2015 NCAA Division III tournament[11] defeating Nichols, Plattsburgh State, and Adrian en route to their first ever national ice hockey championship by defeating Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the title game.[12][13][14]

Lacrosse[edit]

  • Women's NCAA National Champions - 2012[15]
  • women's NESCAC Champions- 2011[16]
  • women's NCAA Tournament - 1995, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011[17]

Soccer[edit]

Softball[edit]

Squash[edit]

The Trinity Bantams men's squash team holds the record for the longest unbeaten streak in any intercollegiate sport in the nation's history. On January 18, 2012, Trinity's 252-game unbeaten streak ended in a 5–4 loss to the Yale Bulldogs. The Bantams have won 13 consecutive national titles since 1998, when they first took home the Potter Trophy. They have also garnered attention and praise from major media outlets such as ESPN, Sports Illustrated and USA Today, among others. They were recently ranked by ESPN as one of the top ten sports dynasties of all time.[18]

Swimming[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Track and Field[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

New England Conference Champions - 2001[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Middlebury Football Defeats Trinity To End 53-Game Bantam Winning Streak At Home". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Trinity wins first men’s D-III national title, downs Wisconsin-Stevens Point". Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  9. ^ http://www.nescac.com/sports/mice/2014-15/championship/seeding
  10. ^ http://www.nescac.com/sports/mice/2014-15/releases/201502282dslj8
  11. ^ http://www.uscho.com/2015/03/09/eleven-teams-selected-for-mens-division-iii-national-tournament/
  12. ^ http://www.uscho.com/scoreboard/division-iii-men/20142015/list-27/
  13. ^ http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-trinity-hockey-0329-20150328-story.html
  14. ^ http://www.nescac.com/sports/mice/2014-15/releases/2015032821hvk7
  15. ^ "Trinity wins national title". NCAA.com. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  17. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  18. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  19. ^ "Trinity Athletics". Trinity Athletics. Trinity College. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 

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