Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University volleyball team got their first victory of the season beating Washington Adventist University 3-0.
Sophomore Sarai Burnett led the team with seven assists, four aces, five digs, five kills, and earned a hitting percentage of .237. Freshman India Richey added five kills and tallied a .59 hitting percentage.
The Tigers dominated the first and the third games. The shock put up a fight in the second set, but the Tigers still held them to 20.
The Tigers return to the court on Thursday playing a tri-match with MACU and Central Penn. The first match is set to begin at 12:00pm.
For Immediate Release
September 15, 2015
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Trinity Washington University freshman midfielder Monica Amaya (Washington, D.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents women’s soccer Player of the Week. The freshman had a strong week for the Tigers as she finished with three goals on seven shots on goal and scored the game-winning goal in both of Trinity’s wins this week. In her opening game of the week, Amaya tallied the lone goal of the game at Mary Baldwin as the Tigers picked up their third straight win to start the season. The forward concluded the week with a pair of goals on seven shots in Trinity’s 4-1 win over Sweet Briar on September 11th.
Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University soccer team remained undefeated after their first road game with a 1-0 victory over Mary Baldwin College on Tuesday afternoon.
For the Fighting Squirels, Mayzie Lewis led the team in shots with four on goal. Goalkeeper Brittany Tenn tallied four saves for the match.
Trinity Freshman Monica Amaya led the team with two shots and one goal. Junior goalkeeper Helen Woolf recorded six saves for the game.
Trinity will continue their season Friday, September 11th, versus Sweet Briar College. Kickoff will be 4:30pm on the Trinity Field.
Washington, DC- The Trinity University soccer team set the bar high in their season opener with a 12-0 victory over Patrick Henry College at the Trinity Soccer Field on Tuesday evening.
The Tigers dominated the majority of the game outshooting the Lady Sentinels 59-1 with 33 on target. With 12 total goals, the Tigers saw seven different goal scorers.
Freshman Doris Ayala led the team in points earning a hat trick and an assist in her very first collegiate game. Monica Amaya and Jessica Alonso, also freshman, also had outstanding games. Amaya added two goals and J. Alonso added a goal and an assist. Sophomore Raissa Audrey Tseumie stood out for the returners tallying six shots on goal, two goals, and an assist.
With a 1-0 record Trinity will play Gallaudet at 4:30pm, Friday, September 4th, at Trinity Soccer Field.
Washington, DC- The GSAC announced the tennis award winners last Friday night. The Tigers earned a total of seven awards.
Sophomore Yashoda Premysler earned a spot on the All-Conference team and Patrice Sykes earned a spot on the All-Freshman team. Premysler also earned a spot on the All-Academic Team along with Ashely Archibald, Shari King, and Joya Rucker. Sophomore Armani McCoy was awarded the All-Sportsmanship award for Trinity.
Tennis Awards Great South Athletic Conference
Player of the Year: Claire Rinaldo of Agnes Scott
Freshman of the Year: Maddie Hoffman of Agnes Scott
Coach of the Year: T.J. Greggs of Agnes Scott
Tennis All-Conference Team
No. 1: Claire Rinaldo of Agnes Scott
No. 1: Andrea Akers of Salem
No. 1: Yashoda Premysler of Trinity Washington
No. 2: Maddie Hoffman of Agnes Scott
No. 2: Ashley Koehler of Salem
No. 2: Fangjie Wu of Wesleyan
No. 3: Christina Gnong of Mills
No. 3: Kerri Morgan of Salem
No. 4: DeAnna Wilkins of Salem
No. 5: Nikki Langford of Agnes Scott
No. 6: Anastasia Bennett of Agnes Scott
No. 1: Anne Rinaldo and Claire Rinaldo of Agnes Scott (3-1 in GSAC; 6-5 overall)
No. 2: Taylor Lee and Maddie Hoffman of Agnes Scott (3-0 in GSAC, 9-2 overall)
No. 3: Nikki Langford and Camille Wilson of Agnes Scott (3-0 in GSAC, 6-0 overall)
Tennis All-Freshman Team
Anastasia Bennett of Agnes Scott
Maddie Hoffman of Agnes Scott
Taylor Lee of Agnes Scott
Camille Wilson of Agnes Scott
Patrice Sykes of Trinity Washigton
Centara Nulf of Wesleyan
Tennis All-Academic Team
Yi Li Xian
Agnes Scott: Molly Baker
Finlandia: Heather Grimm
MPI: Whitney Donovan
Pine Manor: Jakenda Williams
Salem: Brianna Morris
TWU: Myesha Green
Wesleyan: Collen DeGraff
Washington, DC- The Trinity tennis team won their match after defeating Bryn Athyn 8-1, on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers improved their record to 5-2 for the Spring season, thanks to the team’s third straight victory.
Freshman Gwynne Arias and Patrice Sykes shut out their opponents in doubles competition winning 8-0. Senior Ashley Archibald pulled another shut out in her singles competition winning 6-0, 6-0.
1. G. Clary/Y. Premysler (TU) vs N. Rogan/S. Elder (BA) Winner:BA; Score: 9-7
2. S. King/A. Archibald (TU) vs T. Hallstrom/C. Kirk (BA) Winner:TU; Score: 8-3
3. G. Arias/P. Sykes (TU) vs K. Kowalick/E. Zecher (BA) Winner: TU; Score:8-0
1. Yashoder Premysler (TU) vs Nicole Rogan (BA) Winner:TU; Score:6-0, 6-1
2. Gabrielle Clary (TU) vs Sydney Elder (BA) Winner: TU; Score: 6-3, 6-3
3. Armany McCoy (TU) vs Tori Hallstrom (BA) Winner: TU; Score: 6-0, 5-7, TB 10-1
4. Shari King (TU) vs Natalie Manogue (BA) Winner:TU; Score; 6-2, 6-2
5. Patrice Sykes (TU) vs Catherine Kirk (BA) Winner: TU; Score:6-0, 6-0
6. Ashley Archibald (TU) vs Kelsy Kowalick (BA) Winner:TU; Score: 6-2, 7-5
TU- 8; BA-1
Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University tennis team bounced right back after Thursday’s Randolph Macon loss with their first victory of the season over Bryn Athyn College 9-0 on Saturday.
Gabrielle Clary and Yashoda Premysler dominated their first doubles flight 8-0. At the second doubles flight, seniors Shari King and Ashley Archibald won 8-3. Freshman Gwynne Arias and Patrice Sykes took the third doubles flight 8-0.
Yashoda Premysler won her singles match 6-2, 6-1. Freshman Gabrielle Clary dominated her match winning 6-0, 6-1. Armani McCoy went to a third set and came out victorious 1-6, 6-2, and 10-4. Senior Shari King won her singles match 6-3, 6-0. Patrice Sykes and Ashley Archibald matched in singles scores, both winning 6-1, 6-0.
The tennis team will play Baltimore City Community College at home Tuesday, March 24th at 3:30pm.
Written by Asha Curry
Kiana Graves is a freshman here at Trinity Washington University. She was born is Westchester, Pennsylvania and was raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Kiana plays basketball here at Trinity. Graves plans to graduate from the Nursing program in 2018. After graduation, she would like to become either an emergency room nurse, or a nurse anesthetist.
Q: Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?
A: I’d like to work in a hospital as either an ER nurse or a nurse anesthetist. I also look forward to the possibility having a family and being married.
Q: Do you have any talents besides playing basketball?
A: I like to think that I can sing, although I can’t so it is not really a talent.
Q: Who is your biggest influence? Why?
A: My mother because even when she doesn’t have, she still finds a way to give to me and my siblings.
Q: What is something you like to do in your leisure time?
A: Umm I like to workouts sometimes and listening to music. I don’t really do much.
Q: How long have you been playing sports?
A: I started playing basketball when I was five. I played volleyball in middle school, and participated in track & field and hockey in high school.
Q: What is your favorite part about being a Trinity student athlete?
A: The friendships I have made. Before basketball season I didn’t really have any friends here at Trinity; now I have quite a few!
Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?
A: Cup of Noodles
Q: Who is you favorite professor here at Trinity?
A: Professor Sheridan would have to be my favorite professor; he’s great at teaching. He builds a bond with his students that will make you love math!
Q: Who is your favorite cartoon character?
A: SpongeBob SquarePants; because he’s funny.
Q: What is something weird “quirky” about you?
A: I think I’m pretty weird myself, does that count?
Washington, DC- The Trinity Basketball team closed out their season with a record of 11-6; this marks their first winning season since 2011-12. The Tigers finished with the highest winning percentage in the Great South Athletic Conference.
The Tigers made their mark closing out the season with several top 15 NCAA DIII National Rankings. These rankings include, 4th in offensive rebounds, 7th in rebound margin, 8th in scoring defense, 9th in field goal percentage, and 11th in steals per game.
Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned individual NCAA DIII National Rankings. Hayes is ranked 2nd in offensive rebounds per game and 12th in rebounds per game.