New England

Tim Shea ’11 and Trinity ice hockey take the Division 3 championship

- April 8, 2015

“SOMERSET — When Tim Shea went to Trinity College, he was going to be on the soccer team. But he decided to walk onto the ice hockey team, and four years later, he is glad he did, because it has provided one of the highlights of his college career.

Shea, a Somerset resident, was part of an ice hockey team that won the NCAA Division 3 championship on March 28.
“It’s the best sports experience I could have asked for,” Shea said. “The group we had was why we were so successful. The guys we had gelled on and off the ice. It’s a big family.”

Trinity did not even qualify for the national tournament last season, but this year, the team did and went all the way, finishing with a 25-3-1 record.
“It’s still kind of hitting us that we won the game,” Shea said. “The atmosphere was incredible. It was a packed house. We were lucky our parents came out to support us. We battled it out for the win. When it was over, it was the best thing.”

Trinity ice hockey coach Scott Greason said Shea was a team first guy and approaches every aspect of his life with professionalism…”

Read the full article “Somerset hockey player part of national championship” by George Austin/Editor from SouthCoastToday.