NEW LOCATION: Trinity College to Celebrate the Opening of New Athletic Fields

Fields of Excellence Become a Field of Dreams for Baseball and Softball Student-Athletes

​The Bantams played their first game at the Murren Family Field at DiBenedetto Stadium on March 21, 2017. They defeated Eastern Connecticut State University: 18-5. Photo by Andrew J. Concatelli.
Hartford, Connecticut, March 30, 2017 – Members of the Trinity College community are invited to celebrate the opening of the College’s new baseball and softball fields. Please note the new location and times. The event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. will recognize the donors who were instrumental in supporting the completion of the Fields of Excellence project, resulting in construction of the new fields. It also will officially dedicate the Murren Family Field at DiBenedetto Stadium, in recognition of the philanthropy of Heather H. and James J. Murren ’83, and in honor of a generous gift from Linda M. and Thomas R. DiBenedetto ’71, P’08, ’12, ’13, ’15, ’17.  James Murren is a current member of Trinity’s Board of Trustees, and Thomas DiBenedetto is a former trustee.

The celebration will be kicked off by a tailgate at noon in the Washington Room in Mather Hall. After the event, attendees are invited to cheer on the Bantams as they take on Tufts University for a baseball game at 2:00 p.m.

Trinity College gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their extraordinary generosity in supporting the construction of the Fields of Excellence.

Patricia S. and William R. Abeles, Sr. ’59

Roberta P. and Raymond J. Beech ’60, P’94

Jennifer A. and David B. Cosgrove ’94

Linda M. and Thomas R. DiBenedetto ’71, P’08, ’12, ’13, ’15, ’17

Dianne M. and Walter L. Harrison ’68

Joanne and Thomas F. Head III ’52

Donna and Elliot Katzman P’05

Marie and Justin Maccarone, Jr. ’81, P’19

Erin and Joseph P. Marra ’90

Raquel and Matthew R. Marra ’95

Heather H. and James J. Murren ’83

Albert R. Subbloie, Jr. ’82

Amy L. van der Velde ’89 and C. Diederick van der Velde P’20


For more information, please contact Trinity’s Office of Donor Relations at (860) 297-2010.


By Julia S. Chianelli