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Trinity Earns First Win of the Season

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.

Posted: March 24th, 2015 under Tennis - No Comments.

Trinity Tiger Profile

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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?

Posted: March 9th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

The Tigers End The Season with a Bang

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NCAA Team Statistics

 

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.

Posted: March 4th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Earn GSAC Honors

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Washington, DC- The GSAC announced the basketball award winners last Saturday night.  The Tigers earned a total of six awards.

Senior Myesha Green and Sophomore Blessing Hayes received All-Conference honors.  Blessing Hayes also earned All-Academic Honors along with Shelby Swann and Asya Tucker, and Green made Sportsmanship Team.

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Team

Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Kisha Simpson of Agnes Scott
Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Rebecca Campbell of Maine-Presque Isle
Darby Toth of Maine-Presque Isle
Alexis Lee of Pine Manor
Quanteshea Lewis of Salem
Myesha Green of Trinity Washington
Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington
Courtne Washington of Wesleyan

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Freshman Team

Kisha Simpson of Agnes Scott
Julia Daavettiila of Finlandia
Kelsie Richards of Finlandia
Brianna Losse of Maine-Presque Isle
Erica Jones of Pine Manor

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Sportsmanship Team

Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Kelsie Richards of Finlandia
Amanda Allen of Maine-Presque Isle
Cadejia Matthews Austin of Pine Manor
Myesha Green of Trinity Washington
Hannah McBride of Salem
Sydney Davis of Wesleyan

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team

Miranda Arnold of Agnes Scott
Care Bacon of Agnes Scott
Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Mikayla Hakale of Finlandia
Brierra Ruska-Pasanen of Finlandia
Rebecca Campbell of Maine-Presque Isle
Sydney Churchill of Maine-Presque Isle
Katie Patenaude of Maine-Presque Isle
Darby Toth of Maine-Presque Isle
Maria Vaughan of Pine Manor
Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington
Shelby Swann of Trinity Washington
Asya Tucker of Trinity Washington
Kristal Lollis of Salem
Ashlen Rector of Salem
Mylee Connor of Wesleyan
Sydney Davis of Wesleyan

Posted: March 4th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Blow Out Central Penn

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Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team captured their sixth straight home win, defeating Central Penn College 88-49 to improve 8-4 on the year.

Blessing Hayes led the squad with 17 rebounds, 15 points, nine assists, and four steals.  Camileia Collier pulled down 12 rebounds and scored 18 points, Myesha Green added 15 points and seven rebounds to the victory, while Kiana Graves pulled down 10 rebounds and scored 10 points.

The Tigers took the lead in the third minute of play and never looked back.  Reaching a 45-24 lead in the first half and cruising to a 88-49 win after the intermission.

Trinity returns to action Friday, February 6th as they host Mid Atlantic Christian University at the Trinity Center in Washington, DC at 6pm.

Posted: January 28th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

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.