JVargas2Trinity’s men’s squash team, coached by Paul Assaiante, finished the season with a 21–2 record and placed third in the CSA National Team Championships (Howe Cup) with a 5–4 victory against St. Lawrence in the third-place match. The Bantams also captured their 10th consecutive NESCAC Championship crown with victories over Amherst (8–1), Williams (9–0), and Bates (7–2) in the league tournament at Trinity. Sophomore Rick Penders was named to the CSA All-American First Team, while senior co-captain Juan Vargas and first-year Michael Craig each graced the CSA All-American Second Team. Bantam first-year Tom De Mulder was named as the 2016 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, and Assaiante, in his 22nd season, was honored as NESCAC Co-Coach of the Year. Vargas, Penders, and Craig earned All-NESCAC First Team distinction, while junior co-captain Affeeq Ismail, sophomore James Evans, and De Mulder were named to the Second Team.