Washington, DC- The Tiger softball team is preparing to head to the Great South Athletic Conference tournament, which will take place April 26-28 in Winston-Salem, NC. The winner of the tournament will get an automatic bid into the NCAA Div. III post-season tournament.
Led by coaches Ed Williams and Umeeki Curry, the team has made great strides in its first season as an NCAA Div. III sport. When asked what about her outlook on the tournament, sophomore shortstop Myeesha Green says, “I want a win; if everyone plays hard, works together, and tries their best, we will get one”.
For more information on the Great South Athletic Conference softball tournament, take a look at the Salem College website.
Washington, DC- Trinity Tigers beat Baltimore County Community College 7-2; giving the team their first win of the season. The Tigers swept all three doubles matches, winning one on a forfeit. Cindy Mendez, Shari King, and Armani King, all won their singles matches. While Audrey Wandji won on a tie breaker 10-3.
The Tigers will play at home again April 6th, 1:00pm, against McDaniel.
Washington, DC- Today’s softball double header against CCBC has been reschedled due to weather. The games will now take place at CCBC on Tuesday, April 16th, starting at 3:oopm.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Huntingdon College, the regular season GSAC Women’s Basketball Champions, is set to host the 2013 GSAC Women’s Basketball Tournament this Friday through Sunday February 22-24 on their campus in Montgomery, Ala. Here’s a look at the the pre-Tournament bracket with seeds and game times.
All games played at Huntingdon’s Roland Arena
Friday, February 22
Saturday, February 23
Sunday, February 24
Past GSAC Tournament Champions
2012: Maryville College
2011: Piedmont College
2010: Maryville College
2009: Maryville College
2008: Piedmont College
2007: Piedmont College
2006: Maryville College
2005: Maryville College
2004: Maryville College
2003: Maryville College
2002: Piedmont College
2001: Maryville College
Washington, DC-Ashley Brown set the table for an impressive offensive performance as she paced all players with 17 points. Shelby Swan chipped in 11 points as Dominique Meriedy and Christa Burgess each scored 9 points. Dominique Meriedy led the team in rebounds with 12 and Thamar Polynice in steals with 5.
The Tigers pulled away from the Phoenix in the 10th minute of the first half and never looked back; keeping the lead for the rest of the game. The Tigers shot 32.4 percent from the floor in the 1st half and 50 percent from the line. They came back second half and squelched Wilson’s hope of a comeback by shooting 41.2 percent from the floor and 77.8 percent from the line. The Tigers defense held their counterparts to 27.7 percent from the floor.
Trinity converted their athleticism into a 47-28 rebounding advantage and a 30-10 bulge in points in the paint.
Polynice’s 5 steals will help her in the NCAA Div III rankings; as she is currently ranked no. 8 in the nation.
Trinity will return to action at home Thursday, February 7th at 7pm.
Washington, DC- Holding the Highlanders to 29.3% from the field, Tiger Hoops lock in the 4th win of the season at the Macon Activity Center.
The Tigers relied on superb defense as they gutted out 18 steals and scored 28 points off turnovers; giving them an advantage of 28-11 points off turnovers.
Forwards Kenyatta Robinson and Dominique Meriedy handed out 11 points apiece, while Meriedy also added the team high of 8 rebounds. Thamar Polynice and Christa Burgess and led the team with 8 and 6 steals respectively.
Trinity University to the Trinity Center Wednesday, January 30th vs Christendom 7:00pm.
Washington, DC- Trinity Tigers win their third game in a row; beating Christendom (64-35) Tuesday evening. Trinity remained in the lead the entire game, holding the Lady Crusaders to under 20 points each half.
The Tigers Freshman Kenyatta Robertson, led the team in scoring with 16 points, while Senior Christa Burgess recorded an impressive 12 points, four rebounds. Junior Dominique Meridy added to the impressive win by talling nine points and four rebounds.
As a team the Tigers tallied 24 rebounds, 13 steals, and had four tunovers. Christendom tallied 18 rebounds, 3 steals, and 23 turnovers. The Tigers shot 38% from the field, and 54% from the line. Christendom, on the other hand, shot 30% from the field and 47% from the line.
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports week two Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Ellen Bethea of Trinity Washington wasselected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.
Week 2 Basketball Player of the Week – senior guard Ellen Bethea of Trinity Washington
Bethea led the Tigers to two wins in taking her team to 2-0 to start season. In two games last week she tallied 35 points with a .467 field goal percentage. She added 12 rebounds, 9 assists and 11 steals to her impressive stat line. For the week, she averaged 17.5 points per game, 6 rebounds per game, 4.5 assists per game and 5.5 steals per game as she becomes the first student-athlete from Trinity Washington to receive GSAC Player of the Week honors.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.
Washington, DC- Senior guard Ellen Betha led a balanced effort with 18 points, six assists, and five rebounds as the Tigers won their home opener 83-40 against Mid-Atlantic Christian. Freshman Kenyatta Robertson added six rebounds and 16 points for Trinity, while Christa Burgess had the team high of nine rebounds for the night.
The Tigers, who never trailed hit 38-of-81 shots (46.9%) and 5-of-11 free throws (45.5%). MACU hit 14-of-56 shots (25%) and 7-of-15 free throws (46.7%).
Trinity Tigers play again Tuesday October 20th, 7:00pm vs College of Notre Dame at the Trinity Center.
Student-Athlete Profile of The Week
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Shelby Swan is a sophomore tri-athlete (basketball, softball, volleyball) at Trinity. Shelby is an Exercise Science major, with aspirations of becoming an athletic trainer.
1. If you could trade places with a famous athlete, who would it be?
I would trade places with Michael Jordan. He played multiple sports like I do, was a point guard (like me), and won A LOT of championships.
2. What is your favorite midnight snack?
3. Do you have any weird quirks?
I tend to make random noises out of the blue, (demonstrates by clicking her tongue).
4. What is your favorite class at Trinity?
My English class taught by Professor Thorbjornsen. Professor Thorbjornsen emphasizes creative writing and encourages individualism.
5. What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?
Being an athlete at Trinity means you have a supportive community around you. The athletic department is like an extended family; staff and students.
6. What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure time?
I love to go out dancing with my friends.
8. Are you a good dancer?
I just go for it!
7. Where do you imagine yourself in 10 years?
I see myself working with a basketball team overseas as an athletic trainer.