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Trinity Men's Rowers Receive Post-Season Recognition For Academics And Sportsmanship

Trinity Men's Rowers Receive Post-Season Recognition For Academics And Sportsmanship

Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College men's rowing senior tri-captain Abby Hart (Chester, Vt.), junior tri-captain Jack Reid (Deerfield, N.H.), and sophomores Aidan Lee (Cambrodge, Mass.) and Peter Teel (Cumberland, R.I.) were each named to the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Academic Team. Lee, Teel, and Bantam junior Brendan Lynch (Savannah, Ga.) were also named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) 2019 Spring All-Academic Team, while senior Duuluu Naranbat (Ulaanbaatar City, Mongolia) represented Trinity men's rowing on the 2019 NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team. The Bantams, led by Head Coach Kevin MacDermott (10th season), posted a 7-5 record in varsity-eight dual races and finished fourth at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) Regatta and sixth (2nd among NESCAC schools) at the NIRC Regatta this spring.  In order to be recognized to the NIRC All-Academic Team, each student must have completed at least one full year at their institution and maintain and cumulative g.p.a. of 3.35 or higher. Each student must also be recognized as a varsity letter winner.  Trinity placed 65 student-athletes on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team.  To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50. 

 Hart, a coxswain who repeats on both the NIRC All-Academic Team and is a three-time NESCAC All-Academic honoree, helped Trinity's varsity eight finish fourth in the New England Rowing Championship (NERC) Regatta, sixth in the NIRC Regatta, and second in the NESCAC. She previously earned a silver medal with Trinity's third-varsity eight in the New England Rowing Championships in 2016.  An alum of Vermont Academy, Hart graduated from Trinity in May with a degree in neuroscience.  She is the daughter of Betsy and Gregory Hart.  Reid manned the stroke position for Trinity's varsity eight that finished fourth in the New England Rowing Championship (NERC) Regatta, sixth in the NIRC Regatta, and second in the NESCAC. He was named to the 2019 All-NESCAC First Team.  A graduate of Concord High School, he is the son of Nancy and David Reid. 

Lee was a member of Trinity's varsity eight that finished fourth in the New England Rowing Championship (NERC) Regatta, sixth in the NIRC Regatta, and second in the NESCAC. A graduate of the Cambridge, Rindge & Latin School, he is the son of Susan Fisher and Gordon Lee.  Teel was a member of Trinity's varsity eight that finished fourth in the New England Rowing Championship (NERC) Regatta, sixth in the NIRC Regatta, and second in the NESCAC. A graduate of La Salle Academy, he is the son of Philip and Linda Teel.  Lynch, who repeats on the NESCAC All-Academic Team, is a graduate of McCallie High School in Tennessee.  He is the son of Eileen O'Flaherty and Bill Lynch.  Naranbat, a coxswain who repeats on both the NIRC All-Academic Team and is a three-time NESCAC All-Academic honoree, earned a silver medal in the New England Rowing Championship Regatta as a member of Trinity's second-varsity four.  He also helped Trinity's entry in the open four take fourth place in the NIRC Regatta.  An alum of New Era Laboratory High School, Naranbat graduated from Trinity in May with a degree in biochemistry.  He is the son of Enkhtsetseg Sukhbaatar and Naranbat Nymadawa.

NESCAC All-Sportsmanship information

NESCAC All-Academic information

NIRC All-Academic Team