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Hayes of Trinity Collects Weekly Women’s Basketball Award

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ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports Player of the Week for all contests played December 1 – 7 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington claimed the weekly honor.

GSAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Blessing Hayes of Trinity

Sophomore Blessing Hayes had a great week for the Tigers to propel them to a 2-1 overall record. In a narrow 5-point loss, Hayes tallied 17 points, 16 rebounds, and two assists against PSU Mont Alto.  Then she garnered eight points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and four steals for Trinity in their runaway win over Bryn Mawr.  At the Gallaudet Tournament, Hayes posted 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 steals against Valley Forge to earn her a spot on the All-Tournament Team. For the week she averaged 14.3 points, 12.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.6 steals per game.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 under Basketball - No Comments.

Basketball Takes Third in Gallaudet Tournament

Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team took third in the Annual Gallaudet Tournament this past weekend.  The Tigers lost their game on Friday 69-62 against Howard Community College and beat University of Valley Forge 67-57 on Saturday to clench third place.

Senior captain Myeesha Green and Sophomore Blessing Hayes dominated for the Tigers.  Green posted a total 33 points, 16 rebounds, nine steals, and eight assists for the weekend.  Hayes tallied a total of 37 points, 31 rebounds, five steals and three assists.  Hayes’ performance earned her a spot on the All-Tournament team.

The team will return to action on the road Saturday, December 13th, playing College of Notre Dame Maryland.  Tip off is set for 2pm.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 under Basketball - No Comments.

Trinity Crushes Christendom

 

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Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team won their second straight game last night beating Christendom 74-47.  The Tigers took the lead in the third minute and kept it throughout the entire game.

Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned a double-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and three steals.  Senior Shelby Swann showed her experience posting 12 points, five rebounds, nine steals, and seven assists.  Senior Myesha Green tallied 14 points, six rebounds, five steals, and three assists.

The Tigers strong defense forced the Crusaders to turn the ball over 37 times and earned 22 steals.  Trinity is now second in the GSAC tallying 17 steals per game.

Trinity will return to action December 1st playing PSU Mont-Alto away.  Tip-off is set for 6pm.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Dominate Home Opener

Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team won their first game of the season Saturday afternoon, beating PSU-York 62-42.  The Tigers were only up by four at half time, but came out strong second half to pull off the 20 point win.

Sophomore Camileia Collier dominated the game for the Tigers.  Collier tallied 18 points, 11 rebounds, three steals, and four assists.  Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned 10 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and one steal.  Senior captains Shelby Swann and Myesha Green also made an impact for the Tigers.  Green posted 15 points, four rebounds, and one steal.  Swann earned seven points, eight assists, three steals, and five rebounds.

Trinity outshot and out rebounded PSU-York 37% to 29.2% and 56 to 37 respectively.   The Tigers shot 66.7% from the free throw line and 28.6% fro the 3-point.

The Tigers will return to action Wednesday, November 19th at home against Christendom.  Tip off is set for 7pm.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Earn GSAC Honors

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Washington, DC- The GSAC announced the fall sport award winners last Saturday night.  The Tigers took home a total of 10 awards at the banquet.

Soccer players Asya Tucker and Abla Alodjinou received All-Conference honors.  Raissa Audrey Tseumie took home All-Freshman honors.  Tucker and Teresita Hernandez-Arriola were awarded All-Academic Honors, and Ismanuela Denis won the Sportsmanship Award.

For volleyball, Ameyna Saunders-Jackson was voted onto the All-Freshman team.  Seniors Brittany Wilkerson and Shelby Swann received All-Academic honors.  Swann also took home the Sportsmanship Award.

2014 GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team

Ciara Micacchione of Agnes Scott
Maddie Shaul of Agnes Scott
Helene Somda of Agnes Scott
Erica Sandoval of Finlandia
Nicole Cyr of Maine-Presque Isle
Bethany Heald of Maine-Presque Isle
Sam Nadeau of Maine-Presque Isle
Jasmine Leonard-Fortes of Mills
Kaycie Simpson of Mills
Sybil Lynch of Pine Manor
Maria Vaughan of Pine Manor
Tarryn Johnson of Salem
Morgan Canepa of Salem
Sawyer Ferguson of Salem
Heather Huffman of Salem
Nataly Mojica of Salem
Abla Alodjinou of Trinity Washington
Aysa Tucker of Trinity Washington
Mylee Connor of Wesleyan
Leah McLeod of Wesleyan
Taylor Poole of Wesleyan
Abby Stephens of Wesleyan

2014 GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Freshman Team

Rachel Dodson of Agnes Scott
Morgan Hoel of Agnes Scott
Taylor Bowen of Finlandia
Allison Lopez of Maine-Presque Isle
Sam Nadeau of Maine-Presque-Isle
Sarah Orsette of Pine Manor
Brooke Bukas of Salem
Tarryn Johnson of Salem
Sydney Preist of Salem
Raissa Tseumie of Trinity Washington
Katie Tanner of Wesleyan of Wesleyan

2014 GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team

Agnes Scott: Sydney Holstad, Maddie Shaul, Ivy McIntyre, Stacia Pereira, Catherine Pratt, Helene Somda
Finlandia: Erin Elsner, Siera Hasche, Brock Nelsen, Sommer O’Shaughnessy
Maine-Presque Isle: Nicole Cyr, Chelsea Lynds-Beaulieu, Bethany Heald
Mills: Julia Ceniceros, Cassandra Colton, Jazmine Leonard-Fortes, Allison Ng, Ariahna Sanchez, Kaycie Simpson, Kay Singh, Sarah Villa
Pine Manor: Sybil Lynch
Salem: Sawyer Ferguson, Summer Rich, Stephanie Verdi, Nataly Mojica, Meghan Menard, Sierra Hutchins, Jacqueline Hogg
Trinity: Asya Tucker, Teresita Hernandez-Arriola
Wesleyan: Mary Grace Alley, Mylee Connor, Sydney Davis, Anna Hernandez, Christina Mayfield, Paula O’Hare, Rebecca Otwell, Alyssa Rivero

2014 GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Sportsmanship Winners

Agnes Scott: Staci Pereira
Finlandia: Taylor Bowen
Maine-Presque Isle: Morgan Roy
Mills: Jazmine Leonard-Fortes
Pine Manor: Sarah Orsette
Salem: Elizabeth Smetana
Trinity: Ismanuela Denis
Wesleyan: Sydney Davis

2014 GSAC Volleyball All-Conference Team

Lauren Aikens of Agnes Scott
Shakira Dodson of Agnes Scott
Shelli Sherman of Agnes Scott
Augustine Brutus of Finlandia
Shannon Brown of Maine, Presque-Isle
Destiny Mann of Pine Manor
Ashley Whiteshield of Pine Manor
Zykeya Henderson of Salem
Hillary McPhatter of Salem
Roslyn Nixon of Salem
Taylor Rhodes of Salem
Kylie Taffer of Salem
Diamond Hudson of Wesleyan
Chermaine Johnson of Wesleyan

2014 GSAC Volleyball All-Freshman Team

Bonnie Derks of Agnes Scott
Emma Nelson of Finlandia
Ashley Whiteshield of Pine Manor
Bernisha Master of Salem
Kylie Taffer of Salem
Ameyna Saunders-Jackson of Trinity
Myra Sanchez of Wesleyan

2014 GSAC Volleyball All-Acdemic Award Winners

Agnes Scott: Shelli Sherman, Kayleigh McCrary, Briana Vannoy
Finlandia: Katelyn Anderson, Lynette Hokenson
Maine-Presque Isle: Shannon Brown, Morgan Swan, Katie Patenaude, Molly Lindsey
Mills: Emma Baumeister, Julia Harencar
Pine Manor: Phalogne Pierre, Susan Le
Salem: Brandy Bednorz, Roslyn Nixon, Taylor Rhodes
Trinity: Brittany Wilkerson, Shelby Swann
Wesleyan: Hannah Finch, Chermaine Johnson, Myra Sanchez

2014 GSAC Volleyball All-Sportsmanship Award Winners

Agnes Scott: Destiny Dawkins
Finlandia: Kellie Maddox
Maine-Presque Isle: Abby Jewett
Mills: Brittany Docherty
Pine Manor: Susan Le
Salem: Chanice Williams
Trinity: Shelby Swann
Wesleyan: Hannah Finch

Posted: November 11th, 2014 under Soccer, Volleyball - No Comments.

Tigers Crush Sentinels 5-0 in Think Pink Game

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Washington, DC- The Trinity soccer team dominated their Think Pink game yesterday afternoon.  The Tigers beat Patrick Henry 5-0.  This marks the second win of the season for the Tigers.

Freshman Brenda Alonso led the Tigers posting two goals, one assist, and four shots.  Freshman Raissa Audrey Tseumie and senior Asya Tucker also had impressive games.  Tseumie tallied one goal, one assist, and four shots.  Tucker posted one goal, one assist, and eight shots.  Sophomore Abla Alodjinou added a goal for the Tigers.

Trinity started the game strong scoring their first goal within the first minute of the game.   Patrick Henry held the Tigers to just one goal for the first half.  The Tigers played a solid second half adding four more goals.

Trinity held Patrick Henry to just one shot for the game.  The Tigers tallied a total of 28 shots.

Trinity will return to action Sunday, October 26th.  The kickoff is set for 4:30pm at Trinity.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 under Soccer - No Comments.

Think Pink, Senior Night and a Victory for the Tigers

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Washington, DC- Thursday evening the Trinity volleyball team dedicated their game to Breast Cancer Awareness and to their graduating seniors.   The Tigers dominated the match against the visiting Knights, winning 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-16).

Freshman Sarai Burnett stood out for the Tigers posting 14 kills, five aces and nine digs.  Freshman Ameyna Saunders-Jackson earned eight kills and three aces.  Senior setter Brittany Wilkerson tallied 25 assists and four aces for the Tigers.

The Tigers return to action on the road Monday, October 27 as they challenge Hood College.  First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 under Volleyball - No Comments.

Student Athlete of the Week

AshaSenior Asha Curry plays volleyball and basketball at Trinity.  She was born in Washington, DC and raised in Maryland.  Asha is a Communications Major who has hopes of becoming a Sports Broadcaster.

Q: Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

A: Umm…. 10 years from now I will be 31.  I would like to have my dream job as a sports broadcaster.  Hopefully I will be settled down and married to the perfect husband.  I would like to have two kids, a boy and a girl.

Q: Do you have any hidden talents?

A: Hidden talents??  That is a hard question.  I am ambidextrous and I can put my leg behind my head.  Besides that IDK (laughs out loud).

Q: Who is your biggest influence? Why?

A: I would have to say my mother.  My mom is very hard on me.  At times I get frustrated, but then I realize that’s her way of showing that she cares and that she believes in me.

Q: What is something you like to do in your leisure time?

A: Hmmmm… I like to do a lot of things, but most of all I love being around children.  Sometimes my old boss at will call me and ask me if I can cover a shift or two at the day camp.  I love it; sometimes I do it for free.  I also like to spend time with my sister.  She’s getting to that age where it is possible for her to be influenced by the wrong crowd.  I just love to be around her, and to give her sisterly advice.

Q: How long have you been playing sports?

A: ALL OF MY LIFE!  I’ve always been active in some shape or form.  I started with dance, and then went to cheerleading.  After that, I moved on to volleyball and Double Dutch.  A few years later I started playing basketball.

Q: What is your favorite part about being a Trinity student athlete?

A: I really love the vibe from the players and the coaches.  There is no pressure; I like the fact that I can go out there have fun, and play with my teammates.

Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?

A: I don’t have a favorite midnight snack.  My snacking ranges from cookies and chips to fruit.

Q: What is your favorite class here at Trinity?

A: This semester I don’t have a favorite class (LOL).  However, the one class I liked the most was my Interpersonal Communications class.  Professor Perita Carpenter taught the class.

Q: Who is your favorite super hero?

A: I really like Batman.  Not the cartoon, but the movie! OMGHHHHHHH the movie The Dark Night was amazing, full of nonstop action!

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 under Basketball, Volleyball - No Comments.

Women’s Basketball Interest Meeting

WANT TO BE A TRINITY TIGER?

 

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COME TO THE TRINITY BASKETBALL INTEREST MEETING

DATE: TUESDAY, OCT. 7TH

TIME: 4:30PM

LOCATION: TRINITY CENTER LOBBY

For more information contact Amy Olson olsona@trinitydc.edu

 

Posted: October 6th, 2014 under Basketball - No Comments.

Trinity Student-Athletes Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Washington, DC-   The student-athletes rose early Sunday morning to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.  The Tiger Athletics team raised $500 for the cause.

Many of the student-athletes have been impacted by breast cancer in some way or another.  Freshman Brenda Alonso, from the soccer team stated “it was very inspiring to see so many people from so many different walks of life all joining together for a great cause.”

The Tigers will be hosting two breast cancer awareness games this October.  Volleyball will be dedicating their October 18th game, and soccer their October 24th game.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 under Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball - No Comments.