Trinity Men's Cross Country Alum, Coach, And Runner Featured In Media Over Past Year

Trinity Men's Cross Country Alum, Coach, And Runner Featured In Media Over Past Year

Hartford, Conn. -  Trinity College men's cross country and men's track and field alum and former men's and women's cross country and track and field assistant coach Ryan Lerner, now Father Lerner and secretary to Archbishop Leanoard P. Blair in the Archdiocese of Hartford, was recently featured in The Catholic Transcript after running in the Boston Marathon to support The Hole in the Wall Gang camp.  Bantam men's cross country sophomore Ace McAlister (Great Barrington, Mass.) had been profiled in The Hartford Courant in a piece detailing his life's story and his journey from his home country of Ethiopia to Hartford, while Trinity Associate Head Men's and Women's Cross Country and Men's and Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Coach John Michael Mason had been interviewed on Bob Parzych's "Kitchen Sink" show on the campus radio station WRTC-FM prior top the 2017 cross country season.

Trinity cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field are all coached by George Suitor (26th Season). The Bantams finished ninth at the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Cross Country Championships and 16th in the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships in the fall.  In men's track and field, the Bantams tied for 23rd in the 2018 New England Division III Men's Indoor Championships, ninth in the NESCAC Championships, tied for 14th in the New England Division III Outdoor Championships, and 32nd in the New England Open Outdoor Championships.  Trinity was 10th in the NESCAC Women's Cross Country Championships and 11th in the NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships, 15th in the New England Division III Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships, seventh in the NESCAC Women's Track and Field Championships, fifth in the New England Division III Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and tied for 20th in the New England Women's Outdoor Track and Field Open Championships in 2017-18.

read the feature on Ryan Lerner

Hartford Courant feature

listen to the Coach Mason interview