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Alauna Keaton Is 2015-16 NCAA Division III Statistical Champion

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Washington, DC- Trinity shortstop  Alauna Keaton is 2015-16 NCAA Division III statistical champion for Triples Per Game.  Keaton, a rising junior from Baltimore, MD earned six triples in the 2015-16 season, averaging .30 per game.  Additionally, Keaton is ranked third in slugging percentage and 16th in triples earning .979 and 6 respectively.

Alauna and the Tigers are excited about the 2016-17 season and plan on earning more NCAA DIII honors!

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: July 11th, 2016 under Softball - No Comments.

Trinity Softball Players Earn D3 Independent Second Team

 

 
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Association of Division III Independents Names 2016 All-Independent Softball Teams

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Maranatha Baptist University shortstop Emily Boogher and Nebraska Wesleyan University pitcher Marisa Garver earned top honors on the 2016 All- Independent Softball teams named today by the Association of Division III Independents.

Boogher, a senior from York, Pennsylvania, was named the Player of the Year after leading AD3I in batting average (.448) and on base percentage (.519). The shortstop posted 19 RBI in 24 games with 17 runs scored and ten doubles in 67 at bats.

Garver, a senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, was named the Pitcher of the Year for the second year in a row after she went 14-8 with a 2.25 ERA in 140 innings pitched. Garver tossed 15 complete games and struck out 35 batters on the year, while giving up only 45 earned runs in 2016.

Pine Manor College catcher/pitcher Ashley Huber was named the Rookie of the Year. The freshman batted an impressive .429 on the year (No. 2 in AD3I) with 31 runs scored (No. 2 in AD3I) and an Association-best 30 RBI in 27 games for the Gators. The freshman also led AD3I with nine home runs and earned three wins in the circle.

Nebraska Wesleyan University head coach Mary Yori and University of Maine-Presque Isle head coach Sara Shaw were named AD3I Co-Coaches of the Year. Yori led the Prairie Wolves to a 21-19 mark and an appearance in the GPAC Tournament. Shaw guided the Owls to an Association-best 25-15 record and a spot in the USCAA National Tournament.

 

First Team

Pitcher – Marisa Garver, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, Neb.)

Pitcher – Sara Packard, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle (St. Albans, Maine)

First Base – Katie Patenaude, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Presque Isle, Maine)

First Base – Ashley Whiteshield, Sophomore, Pine Manor College

Second Base – Nicole Vana, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University, (Omaha, Neb.)

Second Base – Megan Rasmussen, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University (Watertown, Wis.)

Third Base – Dalynn Jacobs, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Riverside, R.I.)

Shortstop – Emily Boogher, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University (York, Pa.)

Catcher – Ashley Huber, Freshman, Pine Manor College

Catcher – Madi Francis, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, Neb.)

Outfield – Rachel Kubik, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Omaha, Neb.)

Outfield – Kassie Knauss, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Omaha, Neb.)

Outfield – Nicole Marucci, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Naples, Maine.)

Utility – Tina Kolinski, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University (Menomonee Falls, Wis.)

Utility – Maddy Ethen, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Elkhorn, Neb.)

 

Second Team

Pitcher – Amber Schuman, Freshman, Pine Manor College

Pitcher – Saahirah Brown, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Springdale, Md.)

First Base – Alyssa King, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Baltimore, Md.)

Second Base – Hannah Williams, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Park Falls, NS)

Second Base – Abla Alodjinou, Junior, Trinity Washington University (Montgomery Village, Md.)

Third Base – Kamiah Watkins, Junior, Trinity Washington University (District Heights, Md.)

Shortstop – Alauna Keaton, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University (Baltimore, Md.)

Catcher – Michelle Craft, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Laurel, Md.)

Outfield – Amanda Allen, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Limestone, Maine)

Outfield – Jordi Legassie, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Presque Isle, Maine)

 

The Association of Division III Independents consists of nine Division III independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions, and to provide exempted postseason championship competition. The Association recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. The Association provides statistical services for its members in seven sports. In addition, it will announce All-Independent teams at the conclusion of eight other sports this year. More information about the Association of Division III Independents is available at www.d3independents.org

Posted: May 23rd, 2016 under Softball - No Comments.

Softball Earns First Win of the Season

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Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University softball team earned their first win of the season at Gallaudet versus Sweet Briar on Saturday afternoon. Trinity lost the first game 16-12, but the Tigers came back for a 16-13 victory in game two.

Despite six Tigers registering hits, five players earning RBI’s, and four players earning infield home runs, the Tigers couldn’t pull off the win in game one.

In game two, the Tigers tallied five RBI’s, and six Tigers registered hits. Sophomore Alauna Keaton hit an infield home run in the bottom of the fourth bringing in two runs. Despite being down 11-7 in the bottom of the fifth, the Tigers came alive earning four runs bringing the game to 11-11 tie going into the seventh. Freshman Michelle Craft hit her first home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh to clench the 16-13 win.

 The Tigers return to play on Monday with a doubleheader at Wilson, starting at 3:30pm.

Posted: April 17th, 2016 under Softball - No Comments.

Richey Earns Major Award From AD3I

Washington, DC -  Trinity Washington University Women’s Basketball freshman India Richey  was selected as the Rookie of the Year for the Association of Division 3 Independents.  Richey tallied 6 points and 9 rebounds per game for the season.

Junior Blessing Hayes, freshman Takela Barnes, and sophomore Kiana Graves received Association of Division 3 Independents honors as well. Hayes and Barnes both earned spots on the All-Independent Frist Team, and Graves clenched a spot on the All-Independent Second Team.

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Posted: March 18th, 2016 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Basketball Wraps up a Winning Season

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Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team ended their season on Monday evening with a winning 11-8 record; this is an improvement from last year’s 10-5 record.

The team finished off the 2015-16 season with multiple DIII Independent rankings. The Tigers came in first for rebounds per game, averaging 45.5. Additionally, Trinity came in second in points per game and points per game allowed, tallying 59.3 and 60.5 respectively.

Junior Blessing Hayes earned several individual rankings in the DIII Independents. Hayes is ranked third in points per game averaging 17.1. The junior also ranked second in rebounds per game averaging 10.6.

With Head Coach Kim Atkinson returning for her third season, and the team only losing one senior, the outlook for the Tigers 2016-17 season is bright.

Posted: February 24th, 2016 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tigers Lose in Gallaudet Holiday Tournament Championship

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Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University basketball team lost 75-43 against Delaware Valley University on Saturday afternoon in the tournament finals.

The Tigers drop to 4-5 while the Aggies improve 3-7. In Friday’s first round Trinity defeated Gallaudet University, 55-46 and Delaware Valley defeated Catholic 64-63 in overtime.

Trinity was down 19-7 after the first quarter. The Tigers began the second quarter with a 9-0 run to cut the deficit to three (19-16) with five minutes on the clock. The Aggies drained a three with seven seconds remaining, leading 29-21 at half.

The Tigers had a rough time keeping up with the Aggies second half getting outscored 46-22. This solidified the win for the Aggies.

Freshman Whitney Hall ended the game with 15 points and added five rebounds. Hayes tallied 12 points and grabbed three rebounds. Alyssa King totaled nine points and Asha Curry added seven rebounds.

Freshman Alyssa King and Junior Camileia Collier made the All-Tournament team for Trinity, and D. Skedzielewski and E. Anastasi for Delaware Valley.

The Tigers will return to action Saturday, January 16th against Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, PA. Tip-off is 12pm.

Posted: December 13th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

Hayes Named Student Athlete of the Month for Association of DIII Independents

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basketball team!OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents named Trinity Washington University women’s basketball forward Blessing Hayes, its Female Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of November.

Hayes is a junior from Washington, D.C. The junior started off her season averaging 17.2 points and 10.0 rebounds per game on efficient 48.8 percent shooting from the floor as Trinity picked up a pair of wins in November. The junior began the 2015-16 campaign with a 22-point, 13-rebound outing in a 65-61 win over Penn State-Mont Alto on November 13th. Hayes scored in double figures in all five games for Trinity in the month and finished with three double-doubles. The forward capped off a strong month with a 23-point effort on a blistering 68.8 percent (11-of-16) shooting day against Penn State Brandywine on November 24th and currently ranks third in the Association in both points and rebounds per game.

 

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

Trinity Soccer Players Earn DIII Independent Honors

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IMG_1153OVERLAND PARK, Kan.— The 2015 All-Independent Women’s Soccer teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

 

Offensive Player of the Year

Raissa Audrey Tseumie, Trinity Washington University, SO, Midfielder, Washington, D.C. – Tseumie tied for the AD3I lead with 14 goals and finished third with 31 points (three assists).  Her 2.07 points per game ranked her 48th in the country.

 

Co-Defensive Players of the Year

Kristen Barrett, Illinois Institute of Technology, SR, Defender, Orland Park, Ill. – Barrett scored eight goals and assisted on four others as a versatile center back.  She was captain of a strong back line that allowed only 0.96 goals per game.

Courtney Dunn, Maranatha Baptist University, JR, Defender, Oshkosh, Wis.—A solid defender and vital cog in the Sabercats’ defensive midfield, Dunn also scored four goals and had four assists.

 

Co-Goalkeepers of the Year

Madi Francis, Nebraska Wesleyan University, JR, Lincoln, Neb.—Francis posted eight shutouts and allowed only 1.61 goals per game.

Roxanne Myers, Illinois Institute of Technology, SR, Camarillo, Cal.—Myers recorded six shutouts, 115 saves and had an .871 save percentage.  She allowed only 1.02 goals per game.

 

Rookie of the Year

Monica Amaya, Trinity Washington University, FR, Forward, Washington, D.C.— Amaya scored 14 goals on the season, including three game winners.

 

Coach of the Year

Amy Olson, Trinity Washington University.

The women’s soccer coaches from the Association of Division III Independents member schools selected the All-Independent Women’s Soccer teams.

 

First Team

Forward – Natascha Vinz, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

Forward – Monica Amaya, Freshman, Trinity Washington University Forward – Katelin Blosser, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University Forward – Sam Nadeau, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle

Midfielder – Raissa Audrey Tseumie, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University Midfielder – Alison Hernandez, Freshman, Maranatha Baptist University Midfielder – Doris Ayala, Freshman, Trinity Washington University

Midfielder – Adrianna Maron, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology Midfielder – Audrey Risma, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Defender – Kristen Barrett, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology Defender – Courtney Dunn, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Defender – Abla Alodjinou, Junior, Trinity Washington University

Defender – Katherine Nishimoto, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology Goalkeeper – Madi Francis, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University Goalkeeper – Roxanne Myers, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology

 

Second Team

Forward – Olivia Doerstling, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University – Forward – Georgia Straka, Freshman, Nebraska Wesleyan University Forward – Bethany Heald, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle Midfielder – Elizabeth Anderson, Junior, Pine Manor College Midfielder – Amanda Walton, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

Defender – Olivia Kochanek, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology Defender – Natalie Graves, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University Defender – Mikaelah Tracy, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle Defender – Brenda Alonso, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University Goalkeeper – Hannah Anderson, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Goalkeeper – Allie Lopez, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle

 

The Association of Division III Independents consists of nine Division III independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions, and to provide exempted postseason championship competition. The Association recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. The Association provides statistical services for its members in seven sports. In addition, it will announce All-Independent teams at the conclusion of eight other sports this year.

More information about the Association of Division III Independents is available at http://www.d3independents.org.

Posted: November 19th, 2015 under Soccer - No Comments.

Trinity Volleyball Players Earn Division III Independent Second Team

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OVERLAND PARK, KAN.— The 2015 All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

 

Player of the Year

Alison Renz, Maranatha Baptist University, JR, Middle Blocker, Lake Mills, Wis. – Renzranked first in the AD3I in kills (333), kills per set (3.74) and hitting percentage (.359).  Renz also led the AD3I in solo blocks (22) and total blocks (76).

 

Setter of the Year

Adriane Walther, Illinois Institute of Technology, Senior, Chicago, Ill.— Walther was one ofthe most dynamic setters in the Midwest this season. A senior captain, Walther tallied 7.33 assists per set (2nd in AD3I) and a total of 814 assists (1st in AD3I) on the season (32 matches).

 

Libero of the Year

Kennedy Hegert, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Junior, Lincoln, Neb.—Hegert led the AD3Iin digs averaging 5.37 per set in Division III matches. Overall, she finished with 539 digs, averaging 5.5 per set.

 

Rookie of the Year

Alyssa Miner, Illinois Institute of Technology, FR, Middle Hitter, Bartlett, Ill. – Miner logged171 kills (6th in AD3I, 1.54 per set) and a team-high 68 blocks (3rd in AD3I, 13 solo, 55 assisted). She also had 24 aces on the season.

 

Coach of the Year

Regina DeLozier, Maranatha Baptist University.

The women’s volleyball coaches from the Association of Division III Independents member

schools selected the All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams.

 

First Team

MB – Alison Renz, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

MH – Alyssa Miner, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology MH – Karrie Sestak, Freshman, Nebraska Wesleyan University MB – Alexis Johnson, Sophomore, Maranatha Baptist University DS – Kennedy Hegert, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University

L – Samantha Swiatek, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University OH – Mallory Dahl, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University OH – Irena Grauzinis, Junior, Illinois Institute of Technology

OH –Fabiola Padilla Rios, Sophomore, College of New Rochelle OH – Jelena Vujicic, Sophomore, Illinois Institute of Technology OH – Stacy Reinke, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

S – Adriane Walther, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology

S – Julia Gunst, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

 

Second Team

MH – Hannah Boyce, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle

DS – Chelsea Badiola, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology L – Hyedia Hamilton, Junior, Trinity Washington University OH – Kelli Fox, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

OH – Abby Jewett, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle

OH – Myesha Green, Junior, Trinity Washington University

OH – Shaundene Peart, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University

S – Kelsey Bahe, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University

S – Melanie Lopez Soto, Junior, College of New Rochelle

S – Hannah Williams, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle

 

The Association of Division III Independents consists of nine NCAA Division III independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions, and to provide exempted postseason championship competition. The Association recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. The Association provides statistical services for its members in seven sports. In addition, it will announce All-Independent teams at the conclusion of eight other sports this year.

More information about the Association of Division III Independents is available at http://www.d3independents.org.

Posted: November 19th, 2015 under Volleyball - No Comments.

Basketball Beats PSU Mont Alto in Season Opener

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Washington, DC- The Trinity women’s basketball team earned their first win of the season in the home opener, defeating PSU Mont Alto, 65-61, Friday afternoon in the Trinity Center.

Junior Blessing Hayes led the squad earning a double double with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Camileia Collier and India Richey each tallied nine points and earned eight and seven rebounds respectively. Asha Curry scored seven points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Kiana Graves added eight points and nine rebounds.

Trinity was down 47-43 at the end of the third quarter. The Tigers never quit, and it proved to be enough as they outscored the Lady Lions 22-14 in the fourth to earn the victory.

The Tigers return to action Monday, November 16th as they host Christendom at the Trinity Center in Washington, DC at 7:00pm.

Posted: November 13th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.