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  Menís Rowing Wins California Cup at San Diego Crew Classic
   

Menís Rowing Wins California Cup at San Diego Crew Classic

The menís first varsity eight crew finished first with a time of 5:58.00 in the grand final of the California Cup in the San Diego Classic on Sunday, April 3. The Bantam womenís first varsity eight won the petite final of the California Cup in the Classic as well with a time of 7:11.70.

The Trinity men led from beginning to end in the 2,000-meter race, after qualifying for the grand final with the best time (6:12.30) of 18 crews in the preliminary heats on Saturday. The women jumped four places from fifth to first over the last 1,500-meters of their 2,000-meter course to take the petite final. The Bantams just missed qualifying for the grand final, recording Saturdayís seventh-best time of 7:07.25.

The Bantam men's crew also won the Men's Open 8 Race Grand Final, finishing more than 10 seconds ahead of a pair of club teams with a time of 6:09.67 in its second race of the day on Sunday. Trinity had qualified for that race with a first-place time of 6:06.2 in its second race on Saturday.

Grand Final Results
1. Trinity 5:58.00

2. Minnesota 6:03.16
3. Gonzaga 6:09.47
4. Colorado 6:11.50
5. Southern California 6:13.27
6. California 6:13.43

Women's Rowing

The women's varsity eight crew finished first in its April 9 race, defeating the top-ranked Smith College Pioneers by over 3 seconds. Despite rowing under their fourth coach in four years, the Bantams have made the NCAA Division III National Championships and should be ranked No. 1 in the nation this week.

Women's Lacrosse

The women's lacrosse team is off to a 7-3 start and ranked No. 16 in the nation. Senior co-captain Beatrice Gratry í05 recently became the College's all-time leading scorer and all-time leader in career goals. She has 212 goals and 51 assists for a total of 263 points during her outstanding career. Gratry was selected as the NESCAC and the ECAC Division III Player of the Week for her outstanding performance during Trinity's 4-0 record in Florida earlier this spring.

Baseball

 
   

The baseball team is off to an 18-2 start and Head Coach Bill Decker earned his 300th career victory during the team's best-ever, 11-1 Florida trip. Decker, in his 15th season, has a career mark of 313-153 at Trinity.  Senior co-captain Jeffrey Natale was recently selected as the NESCAC and the ECAC Division III Player of the Week after going 10-for-18 (.556) at the plate with nine runs, eight RBI, three doubles, and two home runs. Natale also walked three times and was hit by three pitches to record a .667 on-base percentage. 

 

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