Trinity’s men’s basketball team, coached by James Cosgrove in his fourth year, finished the season with a 15-11 overall record and tied with Hamilton for fifth place in the NESCAC with a 5-5 league mark. The Bantams qualified for the NESCAC Championship Tournament for the 12th time and won a 71-67 overtime thriller at Bowdoin in the quarterfinals before falling to Amherst in the semifinals.
The Trinity women’s basketball team, coached by Wendy Davis in her ninth season, posted a 16-9 overall record and tied Bowdoin for third place in the NESCAC with a best-ever 7-3 conference mark. The Bantams qualified for the NESCAC Division III Championship Tournament for the 11th time and the sixth year in a row, defeating Connecticut College 79-76 in the quarterfinals before falling at No. 6-ranked Tufts in the semifinals. Senior forward Hannah Brickley was named to the Women’s DIII News 2014 All-American Fifth Team and as the NESCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year. Brickley also graced the All-NESCAC First Team, the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) All-Regional First Team, and the D3Hoops.com All-Northeast Region First Team, while senior forward Shantel Hanniford was selected to play in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic.