The Trinity men’s lacrosse team, coached by Michael Higgins, finished with a 4-11 overall record and tied Bates for 10th place in the NESCAC with a 1-9 league mark. Bantam senior captain defenseman Will Naughton was selected to play in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association East-West Senior All-Star Game.
The Bantam women’s lacrosse team returned to the NCAA Final Four and the national title game for the third straight season. The team ended the year with a 19-3 record and a 9-1 mark in NESCAC action. After ending the regular season as the No. 1 seed, Trinity defeated Amherst for its fourth straight NESCAC title. In the final poll of the campaign released by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), the Bantams were ranked No. 2 in the country behind two-time defending champion Salisbury after finishing as the national runner-up. For the third straight season, Trinity won the regional crown in the NCAA tournament and advanced to take on Cortland State in the Final Four. The Bantams erased a second-half deficit to defeat the Red Dragons before falling against Salisbury in the NCAA Finals. Senior tri-captain Lyndsey Shepard and junior Caroline Hayes were named to the 2014 IWLCA Division III All-America First Team, sophomore Ashley Stewart graced the IWLCA All-America Second Team, and senior tri-captain Shea Kusiak made the IWLCA All-America Third Team. They joined junior Molly Cox and sophomore Martha Griffin on the IWLCA Division III All-Berkshire Region First Team; Shepard, Hayes, and Stewart earned All-NESCAC First Team honors; and Kusiak earned All-NESCAC Second Team recognition.