Joe Papa ’13

Trinity’s baseball team, with first-year coach Mark Lambert, finished the 2013 season with a 21-19 overall record and tied Bowdoin for the top spot in the NESCAC East Division standings with an 8-4 division mark. The Bantams advanced three games into the NESCAC Championship Tournament, losing 8-5 to Amherst in their first game, downing Bowdoin 5-3 in their second game, and falling to Wesleyan 8-4 in their third game. Senior captain 1B Joe Papa was selected as the 2013 NESCAC Baseball Player of the Year and joined senior captain SS Stephen Rogers and senior OF Alex Almeida on the All-NESCAC First Team. Papa was also named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-New England Division III Second Team, the ECAC Division III New England All-Star Second Team, and the All-New England Third Team, while Almeida graced the NEIBA All-New England Third Team.