Hartford, Conn., April 30, 2009 - The Trinity College men's squash team, coached by Paul Assaiante, were honored at the Capitol by Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell on March 13 after winning its 11th consecutive national intercollegiate championship title. The Bantams were also honored by the United States Senate on April 30 with resolution 120 that commends them for winning their 11th national title in a row.
Trinity posted another perfect season in 2008-09 at 19-0 including a second New England Small College Athletic Conference crown in a row, a 12th consecutive dual match season championship title and an 11th straight CSA Team Championship title (Potter Trophy). The Bantams are undefeated in all matches in each of the past 11 seasons (202 in a row), giving the Bantams the longest winning streak in all of intercollegiate varsity sports.
The team posed for a photo with the Governor and presented Governor Rell with a coffee mug that featured a photo of the squad celebrating its 11th straight title on the courts at Princeton University. March 12, 2009 was also designated as Trinity College Men's Squash National Championship Day in the state of Connecticut.