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Posted: April 30th, 2015 under Uncategorized - No Comments.

Tigers Win GSAC Awards

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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

Doubles Combinations

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

Agnes Scott

Hannah Amato
Kai Beard
Nikki Langford
Anne Rinaldo
Claire Rinaldo

Mills

Alice Hewitt
Tess Wenning
Christine Wu 

Salem

Andrea Akers
Kerri Morgan
Ayla Pruitt
Leia Pruitt
Samantha Story

Trinity Washington

Ashley Archibald
Shari King
Joya Rucker
Yashoda Premysler

Wesleyan

Mingying Cheng
Yi Li Xian
Lauren Mitchell
Veronica Manuel
Yu Qin
Fangjie Wu
Ling Yang
Ekaterina Zaynullina
Nanxin Zhang

All-Sportsmanship Team

Agnes Scott: Molly Baker
Finlandia: Heather Grimm
MPI: Whitney Donovan
Pine Manor: Jakenda Williams
Salem: Brianna Morris
TWU: Myesha Green
Wesleyan: Collen DeGraff

Posted: April 28th, 2015 under Tennis - No Comments.

Trinity Tigers Win Third Straight Match

archibaldWashington, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doubles competition

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

Singles competition

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

 

Final Score:

TU- 8; BA-1

Posted: April 15th, 2015 under Tennis - No Comments.

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

blessingCourtesy of GSAC Sports Info

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.