Trinity College Men's Squash 2018-19 News

  • Trinity Men's Squash Beaten By Harvard In National Championship Finals
    February 17, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams made their 21st appearance in the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships (Potter Trophy) Finals in the last 22 years, dropping a 9-0 decision against the top-seeded Harvard University Crimson in the title match at Yale University this afternoon.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Earns Dramatic Win  Over Rochester To Reach CSA National Finals
    February 16, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Sophomore Ziad Sakr (Tanta, Egypt) broke a 4-4 tie with a thrilling win in five games to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 5-4 victory over the University of Rochester Yellowjackets in the semifinals of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championship (Potter Trophy) Finals this afternoon at Yale University.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Edges Columbia To Reach 22nd-Straight National Semifinals
    February 15, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Junior Andrew Lee (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) won the clinching match, 3-0, to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 5-4 victory over the Columbia University Lions in the quarterfinal round of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Men's Squash Team Championship (Potter Trophy) Tournament this afternoon at Yale University. 
  • Two-time Defending Champion Trinity Men's Squash Opens National Tournament Play Against Columbia Friday
    February 13, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College men's squash team, which has a 14-2 record after an 8-1 setback at Harvard last Wednesday to close the regular season, will defend its College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championship (Potter Trophy) title as the No. 3 seed this weekend at Yale University from Friday, February 15 to Sunday, February 17.
  • Trinity Head Men's Squash Coach Featured on Bantam Spotlight Podcast
    February 08, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College Head Men's Squash Coach Paul Assaiante was featured on this month's Bantam Spotlight Podcast with Mike Gualtieri, as the Bantams make yet another championship push at the end of the 2018-19 season. 
  • Men's Squash Falls at Top-Ranked Harvard in Regular Season Finale
    February 06, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College men’s squash team fell to the top-ranked Harvard Crimson, 8-1, on Wednesday afternoon at the Murr Squash Center in Cambridge. The Bantams, ranked No. 2 (tied) in the country, fall to 14-2 on the year and lose for the first time in nine matches.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Clobbers Williams To Take 13th NESCAC Title In A Row
    February 03, 2019
    Middlebury, Vt. - The Trinity College Bantams made it 13 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) in 13 years with an 8-1 victory over the Williams College Ephs in the conference championship finals this afternoon at Middlebury College's Bostwick Family Center. Trinity improves to 14-1 and 39-0 in the 13-year history of the tournament, as five Bantams won by 3-0 scores against the Ephs. Bantam senior co-captain Tom De Mulder (Gent, Belgium) won,11-6, 11-3, 11-6, at the top of the ladder in the most lopsided individual match of the day.results
  • Trinity Men's Squash Eases Into NESCAC Finals For 13th-Straight Time
    February 02, 2019
    Middlebury, Vt. - The Trinity College Bantams advanced to their 13th consecutive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Squash Championship Finals this afternoon with victories over the Colby College Mules and the Bates College Bobcats at Middlebury College's Bostwick Family Center. 
  • Marsden, Sakr Named as Bantams of the Week
    January 30, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - As we leave the month of January in the rearview, this year's 19th Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the ice and on the squash courts. Women's hockey rookie Katie Marsden (Hessle, England) and men's squash sophomore Ziad Sakr (Tanta, Egypt) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Trinity's Aly Tolba Named NESCAC Men's Squash Player of the Week
    January 28, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College men's squash rookie Aly Tolba (Alexandria, Egypt) has been named as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Squash Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. 
  • Men's Squash Waxes Williams on Senior Day
    January 27, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College men's squash team came away with a 9-0 shutout of Williams on Sunday afternoon at the Kellner Squash Center. The Bantams, ranked No. 4 in the nation, improve to 11-1 on the year while the Ephs fall to 9-9. Trinity, which travels to Middlebury next weekend for the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championships before taking on No. 3 Harvard on the road on February 6th, honored its seven seniors before today's match as part of Senior Day.
  • Men’s Squash Upends Top-Ranked Penn
    January 26, 2019
    Philadelphia, Pa. - The No. 4 Trinity College men’s squash team defeated the top-ranked Penn Quakers, 6-3, on Saturday afternoon at the Specter and Kline Squash Center in Philadelphia.
  • Urban-Spillane, Patrick Named as Bantams of the Week
    January 23, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - With the spring semester officially underway, this year's 18th Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances in the water and on the squash courts. Women's swimming and diving sophomore Lia Urban-Spillane (Rochester, N.Y.) and men's squash senior Nku Patrick (San Fernando, Trinidad) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Men's Squash Cruises in 7-2 Victory Versus Yale
    January 23, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College men's squash team came away with a 7-2 victory over the Yale University Bulldogs on Wednesday evening at the Kellner Squash Center. The Bantams, ranked No. 4 in the country, improve to 9-1 on the year while Yale, the No. 7 team in the nation, falls to 6-3 overall.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Drops Dartmouth
    January 19, 2019
    Hanover, N.H. - The visiting Trinity College Bantams downed the Dartmouth College Big Green, 8-1, in men's squash action this afternoon.  The No. 4-ranked Bantams improve to 8-1, while the No. 6-ranked Big Green falls to 6-2 with their first loss in four matches.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Clobbers Cornell
    January 16, 2019
    Ithaca, N.Y. – Four Bantams swept individual matches to lead the visiting Trinity College Bantams to an 8-1 victory over the Cornell University Big Red in men's squash action this afternoon at Belkin International Squash Courts. 
  • Men’s Squash Win Streak Snapped at 35 Matches After Loss to Rochester
    January 15, 2019
    Rochester, N.Y. - The top-ranked Trinity College Bantams lost to the No. 5 Rochester Yellow Jackets on Tuesday evening, snapping the team’s 35-match winning streak. The Bantams fall to 6-1 on the year while Rochester improves to 6-1 overall. Before tonight, Trinity’s last loss came in January of 2017, also on the road at Rochester.
  • Trinity's Andrew Lee Selected As NESCAC Men's Squash Player Of The Week
    January 14, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College junior Andrew Lee (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) was honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Squash Player of the Week for his tremendous performance in the Bantams' dramatic 5-4 win over Columbia on January 8.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Edges Columbia On Last Match
    January 08, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. - Junior Andrew Lee (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) outlasted Krish Kapur, 13-11, in the fifth game of the deciding match to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Columbia University Lions in men's squash action this afternoon at Kellner Center. 
  • Trinity Men's Squash Shuts Out George Washington
    December 08, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams ended the 2018 fall semester with an 9-0 men's squash victory over the visiting George Washington University Colonials at Kellner Center this afternoon. Trinity improves to 5-0 with its 34th consecutive win.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Drowns Drexel
    December 07, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College Bantams handed the visiting Drexel University Dragons an 8-1 defeat this afternoon in men’s squash action at Kellner Center. 
  • Trinity Players Giving Back And Being Rewarded By Volunteering With Capitol Squash
    December 04, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. - While Trinity College is often seen as its own community, outside of the college campus is a community far bigger than one could imagine. There are many colleges in America that are placed in the middle of a city.
  • Men’s Squash Buries Bates
    December 02, 2018
    Lewiston, Maine - The top-ranked Trinity College men’s squash team defeated the Bates College Bobcats, 8-1, on Sunday, capping off a 2-0 Maine weekend after cruising to victory yesterday over Bowdoin College. Six of Trinity’s eight wins today came via a 3-0 score as the Bantams improve to 3-0 to start the year. Bates falls to 2-3 overall with the setback.
  • Trinity Men's Squash Blasts Bowdoin
    December 01, 2018
    Brunswick, Maine - Senior Mudit Pant (Ghaziabad, India) dominated the No. 8 match, winning all three games by a score of 11-2, as the visiting Trinity College Bantams blanked the Bowdoin College Polar Bears, 9-0, in men's squash action this afternoon. 
  • Trinity Men's Squash Doubles Up Princeton In NYC Match
    November 17, 2018
    New York, N.Y. - Sophomores Ziad Sakr (Tanta, Egypt) and Aryaman Adik (Mumbai, India) and junior Yehia Essam (Brooklyn, N.Y.) won 3-0 decisions at No. 4, No. 8 and No. 9, respectively, to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 6-3 victory over the Princeton University Tigers in men's squash action afternoon at the University Club.
  • Top-Ranked Trinity Men's Squash Seeks Third National Championship In A Row In 2018-19
    November 14, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College men's squash team, led by Head Coach Paul Assaiante (25th season), begins the season as the defending College Squash Association (CSA) National Champions for the 17th time in the last 20 years and is ranked No. 1 nationally in the Dunlop (CSA) Pre-Season Rankings.
  • Trinity Sports Teams Give Back To The Community Each Year On Do It Day
    October 17, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. - On the first weekend after classes begin at Trinity College, the Bantam student-athletes go out into the Hartford community, along with several other college groups, and volunteer to work at locations like parks, schools, and churches.
  • Men's Squash Announces 2018-19 Schedule
    October 11, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. -  The Trinity College men's squash team has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The Bantams, under the guidance of Head Coach Paul Assaiante (25th season), will take to the court 17 times, highlighted by the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships and the CSA National Singles Championships at the end of the season.
  • Trinity Student-Athletes Participate in NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Week
    October 10, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College Athletics took part in the NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign the week of October 1-5. Bantam student-athletes and members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) participated in various daily campaigns such as "Beyond a Label", "Diversity is…" and "I Pledge to …".
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