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Trinity Soccer Players Earn DIII Independent Honors

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Thursday, November 19, 2015



Association of Division III Independents

Names 2015 All-Independent Women’s So ccer  Tea ms


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.

Edited: November 19th, 2015

Tseumie Receives Association of Division III Independents Women’s Soccer Player of the Week Award

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October 27, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Trinity Washington University sophomore midfielder Raissa Tseumie (Washington, D.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents women’s soccer Player of the Week. Tseumie had an outstanding week for the Tigers as they went 1-0-1 on the week, finishing with five goals and 10 points. The sophomore opened up the week with a three-goal effort in Trinity’s win at Valley Forge on Monday, ending the contest with four shots on goal. The midfielder capped off the week with two goals on two shots on goal in the Tigers 3-3 tie against Washington Adventist on Thursday. Tseumie is currently tied for the Association lead in goals with 13 and is third with 28 points.

Edited: October 30th, 2015

Amaya Receives Association of Division III Independents Women’s Soccer Player of the Week Award


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.

Edited: September 15th, 2015

Tigers Remain Undefeated


Box Score

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.









Edited: September 9th, 2015

Tigers Open Season with 12-0 Shutout


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.

Edited: September 2nd, 2015

Tigers Earn GSAC Honors


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

Edited: November 11th, 2014

Tigers Crush Sentinels 5-0 in Think Pink Game

Soccer Think Pink

Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity soccer team dominated their Think Pink game yesterday afternoon.  The Tigers beat Patrick Henry 5-0.  This marks the second win of the season for the Tigers.

Freshman Brenda Alonso led the Tigers posting two goals, one assist, and four shots.  Freshman Raissa Audrey Tseumie and senior Asya Tucker also had impressive games.  Tseumie tallied one goal, one assist, and four shots.  Tucker posted one goal, one assist, and eight shots.  Sophomore Abla Alodjinou added a goal for the Tigers.

Trinity started the game strong scoring their first goal within the first minute of the game.   Patrick Henry held the Tigers to just one goal for the first half.  The Tigers played a solid second half adding four more goals.

Trinity held Patrick Henry to just one shot for the game.  The Tigers tallied a total of 28 shots.

Trinity will return to action Sunday, October 26th.  The kickoff is set for 4:30pm at Trinity.

Edited: October 25th, 2014

Trinity Student-Athletes Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

breast cancer

Washington, DC-   The student-athletes rose early Sunday morning to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.  The Tiger Athletics team raised $500 for the cause.

Many of the student-athletes have been impacted by breast cancer in some way or another.  Freshman Brenda Alonso, from the soccer team stated “it was very inspiring to see so many people from so many different walks of life all joining together for a great cause.”

The Tigers will be hosting two breast cancer awareness games this October.  Volleyball will be dedicating their October 18th game, and soccer their October 24th game.

Edited: October 6th, 2014

Women’s Soccer Earns First Win of the Season

Washington, DC-  The Trinity women’s soccer defeated Valley Forge Christian College yesterday afternoon 2-1.  The game marks the first win for the program since 2011.

Senior Asya Tucker and Freshman Jennifer Ramirez each score a goal for the Trinity.  Freshman Raissa Tseumie earned in assist for the Tigers.

The Tigers started the game slow.  The team conceded a goal in the first minute of the game.  Trinity woke up in the 18th minute posting nine shots for the rest of the half.

Six minutes into the second half the Tigers earned their first goal.  With an assist from Tseumie, Tucker blasted a shot from 35 yards out into the upper left corner.  The Tigers second goal came in the 73rd minute.

Trinity will return to action Saturday, October 4th when they host Valley Forge Christian College.  The game is set to kick-off at 1pm.

Edited: September 30th, 2014

Student Athlete of the Week

ablaTrinity sophomore Abla Alodjinou, native of Gaithersburg, MD via Togo Africa, is a Trinity duel athlete (soccer and softball).  Abla is studying Criminal Justice in hopes of becoming a lawyer or to work with the CSI as a detective.


Q: Who is your favorite super hero? Why?

A: Superman! He can fly.  He is cute, and he SAVES THE WORLD!!!

Q: What is you class your favorite class at Trinity?

A: My favorite class is Criminal Justice 101.  I want to be a lawyer, and the topics that we cover in class are so interesting and intriguing.  Everything I learn in this class is fresh and new. It inspires me to try and make a difference by applying it to my everyday life.

Q: Who would you consider a mentor?

A: My friends Izzy, Paige, Kyla, and Keesha have been my mentors. When I first got here these guys took me under their wing and taught me that what you put in is what you get.  PLUS, those guys have made my college experience amazing.

Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?

A: (In a high pitch voice) I LOOOOOOOOOVVVVEE PEANUT M&M’s!

Q: What is your favorite part about being a Trinity student-athlete?

A: I would have to say stepping out on the field, playing my heart out. Knowing team is my family and that they have my back.  The amazing support from the fans is also great.

Q: Who has been the biggest influence in your life?

A: My twin brother Koami.  He is my other half; we pretty much do everything together.  He is the one person I can truly depend on to pick me up when I am down.  He knows me the best!

Q: What is your dream job?

A: My dream job is to be a professional soccer player!  If that doesn’t work out, a detective with CSI or a Lawyer.

Q: What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure-time?

A: I like to study, sleep, party and hang out with my friends.

Edited: September 23rd, 2014