Sports Highlights

Trinity will host the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Baseball Championships for the first time this weekend. The team, coached by Bill Decker, finished the regular season with a 27-7 record and won the NESCAC East Division at 10-2. The Bantams will play Amherst on Friday, May 7, at 3 p.m. The other teams are NESCAC West Division Champion Williams and NESCAC East second place team Bowdoin. First and second round games in the double elimination, round robin tournament will take place at both Wesleyan and Trinity.

The men's squash team will be honored at the Boston Red Sox game on Sunday, May 9. Head Coach Paul Assaiante will throw out the first pitch. The team won its sixth straight College Squash Association National Championship title, posting an 18-0 record, and extended its winning streak to 108 matches in a row.

At the Collegeís Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony, held April 28 in Mather Hall, Trinity honored its 2004 award recipients. Eight student-athletes and one faculty member were selected to receive this yearís honors.

Professor of Economics Diane Zannoni was selected as the Bantam Award recipient for her outstanding contributions as a non-student to the Trinity athletic community in a non-coaching capacity.

Student award winners are:

Womenís squash co-captain Amina Helal, awarded the Trinity Club of Hartford Trophy and the Susan E. Martin Award as the Collegeís most outstanding senior female athlete;

Football captain Jared Carillo, awarded the George Sheldon McCook Trophy as the Collegeís most outstanding senior male athlete;

Menís ice hockey co-captain Dan Gyllstrom, winner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Award as the Collegeís most outstanding senior male scholar athlete;

Christina Kane, cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field, recipient of the Board of Fellows Award as the Collegeís most outstanding junior female scholar athlete;

Rob Bialobrzeski, soccer, recipient of the Bob Harron Award as the Collegeís most outstanding junior male scholar athlete;

Junior Louis Evans, cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field tri-captain, received the Robert E. Bartlett Award as the male student-athlete who has combined excellence in athletics with devotion to campus and community service;

Senior Carolyn Walker, volleyball captain and womenís rowing co-captain, recipient of the Robert E. Bartlett Award as the female student athlete who has combined excellence in athletics with devotion to campus and community service;

Senior menís ice hockey manager David Huoppi, recipient of the Larry Silver Award for his outstanding contributions as a student to the Trinity athletic community in a non-playing capacity.
 

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