The squad enjoyed a historic season statistically, setting conference records with 4,179 total yards of offense (474.9 ypg, 11th in nation) and 6.49 yards per play. The Bantams also led the NESAC in rushing yards with 2,059 and passing yards with 2,120, while finishing third-best in league history with 324 total points. Under Devanney's lead, Trinity held opponents to just 10.0 points per game this season (6th in nation) while creating 15 takeaways and 22 sacks. The Bantams held opponents to just 67.7 rushing yards per game which ranked 11th-best in the nation, and topped the NESCAC in team passing efficiency with a 152.30 mark.
Five different players received weekly honors this fall. Senior RB Max Chipouras (Longmeadow, Mass.) was the first to earn NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week after rushing 15 times for 173 yards and three touchdowns in the first half of the season opener. Chipouras was player of the week again later in the season after rushing 24 times for 203 yards and two touchdowns, including a 70-yard score late in the fourth quarter in Trinity’s pivotal, 27-16 victory over Amherst late in the year. The senior tri-captain also earned the New England Football Writers Division III Gold Helmet Award and the Noontime Sports Offensive Star of the Week thanks to his performance in the Amherst game, while sophomore DE Jimmie Christiano (Middlebury, Conn.) was a Noontime Sports Defensive Star of the Week after the Amherst game after finishing with six tackles, two sacks, three tackles for loss and a forced fumble.
Senior K Eric Sachse (Jefferson, Mass.) and junior QB Jordan Vazzano (Trumbull, Conn.) were named NESCAC Players of the Week during the same week in late-September. Sachse was named Special Teams Player of the Week after going 8-for-8 on PAT's and nailing the longest field goal in Trinity history with a 50-yarder against Bates. In the same game, Vazzano completed 20 passes in 36 attempts for 353 yards and threw for five touchdowns while adding a rushing score to earn Offensive Player of the Week honors while also being named as a Noontime Sports Offensive Star of the Week. On October 7, sophomore KR Colin Beaulieu (Bethany, Conn.) earned NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week honors after returning a punt 74 yards to the house against Hamilton.
Joining Chipouras and Baiardi on the All-NESCAC First Team were Christiano, Sachse, senior OL Steve O'Reilly (Topsfield, Mass.), senior DL Corey Jean-Jacques (Haverhill, Mass.), junior FB Joe Samuelman (North Andover, Mass.), junior WR Koby Schofer (Northbridge, Mass.), junior DL Devyn Perkins (Brookline, Mass.) and sophomore WR Jonathan Girard (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.). Senior tri-captain DL Nick Rose (Arlington, Mass.) and junior LB Daniel Negron (Hartsdale, N.Y.) earned second-team honors.
Senior tri-captain Sameir Madden (Norristown, Pa.) represented the team on the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship squad while O'Reilly, Rose, Vazzano, seniors Matt LaPorta (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Brad Whitman (Salisbury, Mass.) and juniors Josh Brito (Wayland, Mass.), Matthew Evans (Whitham, Mass.) and Dan McKeeney (Westwood, Mass.) landed on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team thanks to their hard work in the classroom.
Trinity dominated the opposition this season, outscoring their opponents by a 324-90 mark, highlighted by defensive shutouts in three games. The first of which came in a season-opening, 35-0, drubbing of Colby College. Against the Mules, Chipouras had 173 yards rushing and three touchdowns while Girard finished with 166 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Trinity's defense held Colby to just 167 yards of total offense and made ten tackles for loss. Rookie S Robert Levine (Catonsville, Md.) led the way with 12 tackles while Perkins and Negron both forced fumbles.
The following weekend versus Bates, Vazzano threw for 353 yards and five touchdowns and ran for a sixth score to lead the team to a 59-16 victory. Schofer had a career day, finishing with ten catches for 180 yards and three touchdowns through the air while Sachse broke a Trinity college record with a 50-yard field goal. Trinity's defense was dominant once again as the Bobcats managed just 102 total yards of offense and turned the ball over twice, fumbles recovered by Rose and Brito.