The Trent Men's Lacrosse Team was founded in 2005 by Jesse Thomas. In 2007 Trent U entered as a full member of the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA). The team finished with a 4-3 record. In 2008, the team would enter the record books both in the league and at Trent finishing with a perfect regular season and East Conference title; 10-0. The Trent Coaches Thomas, Geoff McKinley, Mike Temple and Jon Chambers would be awarded the CUFLA coaches of the Year.In 2009 Trent U again took the East regular season title this time with an 8-2 record. Trent would make the semi-final game at Nationals for the second consecutive year. With the game seemingly in hand with under a minute to play McMaster would score 2 quick goals to tie it up and Trent fell in 3OT.
2009 saw Midfield standout and current offensive coach Josh Wasson win League MVP, Mac O'Brien won midfielder of the year, and Kalvin Thomas won Goalie of the year. Throughout the span of the program, countless Excalibur have been named to the All-Canadian All-star teams. Trent has made the playoffs in all but one year in its existence. The following alumni have either played or been drafted to the National Lacrosse League: Josh Wasson, Mac O'Brien, Cory Vitarelli, Tyler Tanquay, Eric Bissell, Zac McIlmoyle.
At Trent, we believe that our athletes are students first. Our student-athletes work diligently both in the class and on the field to get the best possible results. Peterborough is the lacrosse capital of Canada and this program has set its sights on upholding this tradition and forging a new path on the Canadian University landscape.
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