Kevin MacDermott, men’s rowing head coach

Men’s Rowing
Trinity’s men’s rowing program took second in the ECAC Regatta Overall Points Trophy Standings, and the Bantam men’s and women’s programs topped the ECAC Combined Overall Points Trophy Standings. The Bantam men’s four in the seven-boat Open category finished first, and Trinity’s novice eight earned a silver medal. All three of Trinity’s varsity-eight crews finished fourth in grand final races. Five Bantams garnered All-NESCAC honors. Senior tri-captain Peter Zendt, senior Martin Schardt, and junior Robert Black were named to the All-NESCAC First Team, while senior Saam Aiken and senior coxswain Ian Waterhouse-Terrell were All-NESCAC Second Team honorees. Fourth-year head coach Kevin MacDermott was chosen as the 2013 NESCAC Coach of the Year, and Schardt also graced the All-ECAC Team. The Bantams placed second among NESCAC teams in the ECAC Regatta.

Women’s Rowing
Trinity’s first and second varsity-eight crews placed fourth and second in their respective grand final races to lead the Bantams to third place overall in the NCAA Division III Championship Regatta in Indianapolis. Trinity claimed third place overall. Earlier that month, the Bantam third-varsity eight and novice eight crews won gold medals to lead Trinity to first place in the ECAC Regatta Overall Points Standings. The Bantam men’s and women’s crews also took the Combined Overall Points Trophy title with 142 points. Trinity’s second-varsity eight took second place in its grand final, and the Bantam entry in the four-boat Open Fours category also placed second. At the New England Championship Regatta, Trinity won grand final races in the second-varsity eight and third-varsity eight categories, while the Bantam novice eight took the silver medal, and the varsity eight earned the bronze. Trinity finished first in the Overall Points Trophy standings, while the Bantam programs racked up 209.30 points to capture the Combined Overall Points Trophy title. Senior co-captain Robin Neschke and junior Claire Barkin were named to the All-NESCAC First Team, while junior Renee Swetz made the All-NESCAC Second Team. Neschke also graced the All-ECAC Team. Trinity finished third among NESCAC teams in the varsity-eight grand final behind Williams and Bates.