Trinity College 2016 Football News

  • Trinity Football Welcomes Back Kyle Duncan to Coaching Staff
    June 15, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College football team has announced the hiring of Kyle Duncan as the team's new assistant coach for the 2017 season where he will coach the defensive line position. The Bantams, coached by Jeff Devanney (12th season), finished the 2016-17 campaign with a perfect 8-0 record to capture the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship crown.
  • Former Trinity Football Coach Don Miller On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot
    June 08, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Legendary retired Trinity College football coach Don Miller is once again eligible and on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame, as the 168 former players and 32 coaches on the ballot were announced earlier this month by the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame.
  • Trinity's Weber, Ogundeko, Simmons Receive Strength And Conditioning All-American Athlete Awards
    May 17, 2017
    Colorado Springs, Colo. - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Trinity College women's swimming and diving senior Brenna Weber, men's basketball senior captain Ed Ogundeko (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and football junior Chris Simmons (Manchester, Conn.) as 2017 All-American Athlete of the Year Award recipients.
  • Football Welcomes Tom Szymanski to Coaching Staff
    May 10, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College football team has announced the hiring of Tom Szymanski as the team's new assistant coach for the 2017 season. The Bantams, coached by Jeff Devanney (12th season), finished the 2016-17 campaign with a perfect 8-0 record to capture the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship crown.
  • Trinity Football Announces 2017 Schedule With Added Ninth Game
    May 09, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - For the first time since 1912, the Trinity College football team will play a nine-game schedule in the upcoming 2017 season. The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Presidents voted this spring to support converting the annual scrimmage each school plays into a regular-season game.
  • Trinity Football Players Receive National And NESCAC Academic Honors
    May 05, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. – Trinity College football senior co-captain S/LB Spencer Donahue (Naperville, Ill.), senior S Patrick Dorsey (Lynn, Mass.), senior DE Jameson Law (Brewster, Mass.), and senior LB Henderson Watkins (Montgomery, Texas) were each named to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire
  • Trinity Sports Champions Honored By Professional Baseball Teams This Spring
    April 27, 2017
    Boston, Mass. - The Trinity College men's squash team, which won the College Squash Association (CSA) national crown for the 16th time in February with a 5-4 victory at Harvard, will be honored by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park prior to the Red Sox/Tampa Bay Rays game on Friday, April 14, while the Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball squad will recognize Trinity's four New England Small College Athletic Conference champions, football, men's ice hockey, men's squash, and women's squash, on April 20 before its game against the Harrisburg Senators.
  • Trinity Athletics Mourns The Passing Of Former Football Star Thomas McGowan
    April 25, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Former Trinity College football player Thomas McGowan '80 passed away on Sunday, April 16, at the age of 59.
  • Trinity Football To Host Skills Clinics In May And July
    February 27, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College football staff will be conducting its Football Skills Clinics on Saturday, May 20 and Saturday, July 29 at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Trinity's Myers Plays In Bowl of the Stars All-Star Football Game in Mexico
    January 04, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College senior WR Darrien Myers (North Andover, Mass.) was selected for and played in the "Tazon de Estrellas" Bowl of the Stars All-Star game at the Estadio Mexicali in Mexicali, Mexico last month. Along with the all-star game, Myers earned All-NESCAC First Team honors as a wide receiver for the first time in his career after collecting first team honors last season as a kick returner.
  • Trinity's Simmons Highlights Football Post-Season Awards List With All-American Honor
    January 03, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College junior OL Chris Simmons (Manchester, Conn.) was named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III All-American Second Team, andsophomore K Eric Sachse (Jefferson, Mass.) graced the D3Football.com All-American Honorable Mention.
  • Trinity Football 2016 Year in Review
    December 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College football team, under the helm of Jeff Devanney (11th season), returned to glory, capturing the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship crown for the first time since the fall of 2012, after a perfect 8-0 season. The Bantams finished ranked No. 2 in New England at the end of the fall and boasted a league-best 16 All-NESCAC selections.
  • Trinity Fall Student-Athletes Earn NESCAC All-Academic Honors
    November 30, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College fall athletic teams placed 45 student-athletes on the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) 2016 Fall All-Academic Team, as announced by the league on Wednesday. To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing and be in good standing on their team with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.
  • Eight Trinity Fall Athletes Named to All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Eight Trinity College fall athletes were named to the 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. Golf sophomore Jack Junge (Lincolnshire, Ill.) earned his first appearance on the team after earning All-NESCAC First Team honors earlier this fall, and was joined by men's cross country junior Kyle Larsson (Franklin Lakes, N.J.), women's cross country senior captain Sophie Long (Darien, Conn.), field hockey senior tri-captain Sydney Doolittle (Milford, Conn.), men's soccer senior captain Oliver Murphy (Montclair, N.J.), women's soccer junior Jillian Ramsay (Glastonbury, Conn.), football senior Patrick Dorsey (Lynn, Mass.), and volleyball senior tri-captain Rachel Huges (Boxborough, Mass.).
  • Trinity Football Players And Alum Featured In Media Stories
    November 28, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College football senior WR/KR Darrien Myers (North Andover, Mass.) wasrecently featured in the Boston Globe following his tremendous play in Trinity's season finale at Wesleyan earlier this month.
  • Doolittle, Kenneally Named as Bantams of the Week
    November 16, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - With the conclusion of the fall sports season, this year's tenth Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the field hockey and football field. Field Hockey senior tri-captain Sydney Doolittle (Milford, Conn.) and junior football ILB Liam Kenneally (Reading, Mass.) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Trinity's Myers Honored As NESCAC Special Teams Player Of The Week
    November 13, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College senior Darrien Myers (North Andover, Mass.) named as New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Trinity Football Recovers From Early Deficit To Rout Wesleyan And Finish Perfect Season
    November 12, 2016
    Middletown, Conn. - Junior WR Bryan Vieira (Hull, Mass.) caught two touchdown passes and classmate Liam Kenneally (Reading, Mass.) had 10 tackles, a sack, and an interception to lead the visiting Trinity College Bantams
  • Pollock, McCarthy Named as Bantams of the Week
    November 09, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - With the fall sports season deep into postseason play, this year's ninth Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the soccer pitch and football field. First-year women's soccer midfielder Tricia Pollock (Beverly, Mass.) and senior football co-captain DB Paul McCarthy (North Attleboro, Mass.) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Trinity Football Faces the Media Prior to Season Finale at Wesleyan
    November 09, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College head football coach Jeff Devanney (11th season) spoke in front of media and alumni on Wednesday afternoon at a luncheon in downtown Hartford ahead of this weekend's 114th matchup between the Bantams and the Wesleyan University Cardinals. The press conference featured both Devanney and Wesleyan head coach Dan DiCenzo, who talked about their respective programs and the significance of Saturday's game between the in-state rivals.
  • Football Weekly Preview: Wesleyan
    November 08, 2016
    The Trinity College football team maintained sole possession of first place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) after its come-from-behind, 24-14, victory over Amherst College on Homecoming Weekend last Saturday in The Coop. With the win, the Bantams clinched at least a share of the conference title, but can claim the crown outright with a victory this weekend at Wesleyan in the season-finale.
  • Trinity Football Seeks Third Perfect Season In Nine Years Saturday At Wesleyan
    November 07, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College football team, which scored the game's final 21 points to defeat Amherst, 24-14, last weekend and maintain sole possession of first place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) at 7-0, will complete the 2016 season at the Wesleyan
  • Trinity's Donahue Earns Third NESCAC Football Defensive Player of the Week Honor
    November 06, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College football senior co-captain Spencer Donahue (Naperville, Ill.) has been named as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this fall and the second week in a row for his outstanding
  • Trinity Football Comes Back For Win Against Amherst, Clinches Share OF NESCAC Title
    November 05, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – Senior co-captain OLB Spencer Donahue (Naperville, Ill.) totaled a game-high 11 tackles (nine solo) with 2.5 tackles for loss and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a sack, strip, fumble recovery and eight-yard return to paydirt on the first play of the fourth quarter, as the Trinity
  • Slowe, Chipouras Named as Bantams of the Week
    November 03, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - As the month of November arrives, this year's eighth Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the field hockey and the football fields. Sophomore field hockey midfielder Allison Slowe (Medfield, Mass.) and sophomore football RB Max Chipouras (Longmeadow, Mass.) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Trinity Football's Chipouras Receives Gold Helmet And NESCAC Offensive Player Of The Week Award
    November 02, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College sophomore RB Max Chipouras (Longmeadow, Mass.) was named as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Offensive Player of the Week and as the New England Football Writers' Association (NEFW) Gold Helmet recipient for his tremendous effort in the Bantams'
  • Trinity Football Hosts Amherst On Homecoming Weekend Saturday
    November 02, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College football team, which blasted Middlebury, 49-13, over the weekend to improve to 6-0, will host the Amherst College Lord Jeffs on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m. as part of the Homecoming Weekend festivities on campus.
  • Football Weekly Preview: Amherst
    November 01, 2016
    The Trinity College football team took sole possession of first place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) after drubbing previously undefeated Middlebury College, 49-13, last weekend at home. Trinity moves to 6-0 on the year and turns to this week's battle in The Coop against Amherst.
  • Trinity Football Stifles Middlebury To Take Over First Place In The NESCAC
    October 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – Sophomore RB Max Chipouras (Longmeadow, Mass.) ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns and the Trinity College defense intercepted five passes and recovered two fumbles to lead the Bantams to a 49-13 win against the visiting Middlebury College Panthers in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) football action this afternoon at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Boughton, Puzzo Named as Bantams of the Week
    October 26, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - With the month of October in its final full week, this year's seventh Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the volleyball court and the football field. First-year volleyball outside hitter Wyllie Boughton (Andover, Mass.) and junior football QB Sonny Puzzo (West Caldwell, N.J.) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
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