Devante Reid accounted for the game’s lone touchdown, a 5-yard run at 5:19 of the third quarter, as Trinity defeated Wesleyan 9-0 in the traditional season-ending game between the NESCAC rivals at Middletown on Saturday.
Kicker Eric Sachse, who missed an earlier extra point, added a 22-yard field goal.
It was the 117th meeting between the two — with Trinity holding a 63-53-1 advantage — and clinched a third consecutive NESCAC title for the Bantams (8-1).
Trinity rushing leader Max Chipouras managed 79 yards on 20 carries but it was the defenses that carried the day. The Bantams had 226 yards of total offense to the Cardinals’ 175. It was the first time since 2004 Trinity...