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Tigers Shutout Patriots in 8-0 Win


Tigers Soccer 2017

The Patriots were no match for the Tigers September 8, 2017 in Phoenixville, PA. Angely Mercado started the game off strong recording a career and team high 4 goals. 3 of her 4 goals were fast break goals and one from 20 yards out! Dicilia Ramirez scored the 4th goal unassisted at 30:36 into the game. Brenda Alonso scored the 6th point off of a penalty kick against Patriot goal keeper Taniyah Faison. Gabriela Escobar scored the last two goals of the game at 53:57 and 60:40 assisted by Angely Mercado. Lastly, goal keeper Vanessa Ramirez had a perfect game with 6 saves.

The Tigers travel to Central Penn College (1-1) Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:00pm. Central Penn College lost to Valley Forge University September 4, 2017 4-0.

Edited: September 11th, 2017

Tigers Soccer Fall in Season Opener



Goalie, Vanessa Ramirez

Goalie, Vanessa Ramirez

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After last year’s victory in an overtime win 4-3 against Gallaudet University (DC) the Trinity DC Tigers women’s soccer team fell to Gallaudet University 8-0 in their home opener on Friday, September 1.

Jessica Alonso and Bruna Distino both had one shot on goal that could not make it pass Gallaudet’s goal keeper, Silvya Levesque.

Danielle Wheeler led Gallaudet with three goals followed by Sabrina Hernandez and Brittany Mallach with two goals each.

In goal for the Tigers, Vanessa Ramirez had sixteen saves, eight in the first half and eight in the second half.

The Tigers will be on the road for their next four game. Next up University of Valley Forge (PA) on September 8 at 4:00pm in Pennsylvania.

Edited: September 6th, 2017

Tigers on the Loose

WASHINGTON, D.C –This fall will be the program’s third season under athletic director and head coach, Amy Olson the Trinity women’s soccer team will start the 2017 campaign on Sep. 1 with a home opener against Gallaudet University at 4:30PM. The Tigers soccer team will play a 15-game slate included rivals University of Valley Forge and Washington Adventist University.

Trinity volleyball team is going into their third season under head coach, Shinicka Spears with their first game in Pennsylvania at the University of Valley Forge on Sep. 1 at 7:00PM. The Tigers volleyball team will play a 17-game slate.

Top Returning Tigers


D3 Independent Team Rankings

  • 2nd shots/game
  • 2nd shots on goal
  • 2nd goals scored
  • 3rd shutouts
  • 5th assists/game

D3 Independent Individual Rankings

  • Jessica Alonso (MF): 3rd game winning goals, 3rd shots/game, 4th assists/game, 5th points/game

D3 Independent Awards

  • All Independent 1st Team: Jessica Alonso
  • All Independent 2nd Team: Doris Ayala
  • All Independent 3rd Team: Jennifer PortilloTop Returners: Brenda Alonso, Jessica Alonso, Doris Ayala, Jennifer Portillo


D3 Independent Awards

  • All Independent 3rd Team: Kenna BrooksTop Returners: Naysha Carrasquillo, Kenna Brooks

Tryouts for both soccer and volleyball will begin Saturday, August 19th 2017.

Please contact Amy Olson, olsona@trinitydc.edu for tryout details.


Follow our Twitter page https://twitter.com/TrinityDCTigers for more news and updates.

Edited: August 16th, 2017

Trinity Soccer Earns Six D3 Independent Honors

DorisWashington, DC- The Trinity Soccer team had six players earn All-Independent honors for the 2016 season.

Sophomore Midfielder Jessica Alonso earned First Team honors. Alonso ended the season in 4th for goals and 5th for assists for D3 Independents.

Sophomores Monica Amaya and Doris Ayala earned Second Team honors. While seniors Abla Alodjinou and Claudia Merlos and sophomore Jennifer Portillo made the Third Team.

Please see D3 Independents for the full article.

Edited: December 5th, 2016

Tigers Lose on Senior Day to Conclude Season

Senior Day

Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity soccer team lost its last game of the season 5-1 against City College of New York, marking a 7-9-0 season for the Tigers.

This afternoon, sophomores Monica Amaya and Jessica Alonso posted four shots with one on goal and three shots with one on goal respectively. Junior Audrey Tseumie got the only goal of the game with a penalty kick in the 29th minute of the game.

This marks the last career game for seniors Abla Alodjinou, Eboni Hibbert, Claudia Merlos and Helen Woolf who have all been an integral part of the growth of the Trinity Soccer Program.

Edited: October 30th, 2016

Soccer Beats Gallaudet in Overtime


Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity soccer team beat Gallaudet University 4-3 in overtime Friday evening at Hotchkiss field.

The Tigers started the game off slow letting in two goals in the first 36 minutes. With four minutes to go in the first half, Sophomore Monica Amaya got a breakaway and put one in the back of the net. The half ended with Tigers losing 2-1.

Trinity came out strong the second half with Amaya scoring another goal and captain Abla Alodjinou putting one in to take the lead 3-2. The Bison didn’t let up, putting one in the net with less than four minutes to go to tie the game 3-3.

The Tigers were determined and Jessica Alonso scored the winning goal in the first two minutes of overtime to earn the victory.

Sophomore Monica Amaya tallied 3 shots on goal and two goals. Sophomore Jessica Alonso earned three shots on goal, one goal and one assist. Abla Alodjinou posted one shot on goal and one goal for the evening.

Edited: October 28th, 2016

Soccer Falls to Johnson & Wales

Abla16Washington, DC- The Trinity DC women’s soccer team fell to Johnson & Wales (NC) 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Doris Ayala scored for the Tigers in the 35th minute off a pass from Saahirah Brown. The JWU defense allowed Brown to walk the end line before a quick tap over to Ayala for the goal.

Danielle Doyle and Lana Truese had a pair of goals for Johnson & Wales. Truese added assists on both Doyle goals.

Johnson & Wales finished with an 11-3 advantage in shots while Trinity had the edge in corner kicks, 3-2.

In goal, Eboni Hibbert and Helen Woolf combined to make four saves.

The Tigers return to action this Wednesday at 4pm against Lincoln University for their Breast Cancer Awareness Game.


Edited: October 16th, 2016

Tigers Shut Out the Patriots


Box Score

Washington DC- The Trinity Tigers soccer team blanked University of Valley Forge 4-0 for the win this afternoon.

The Tigers tallied a total of 38 shots with 14 on goal. They came our strong in the first half scoring three goals and posted one more in the second half.

Junior Raissa Audrey Tseumie led the Tigers with nine shots and two goals. Sophomore Doris Ayala posted seven shots and one goal for the afternoon and Gaby Escobar earned 2 shots and one goal. Sophomore Saahirah Brown earned the only assist.

This Tigers are now 2-2 for the season.

Edited: September 17th, 2016

Trinity Falls to Hollins 2-1

MonicaWashington, DC —The Trinity soccer team fell to Hollins, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Hollins scored in the 65th minute on a Darien Cook goal after a corner kick by Alexis McDonough. In the 70th minute, McDonough added Hollins’ second goal of the day off an assist by Cook.

Trinity cut the deficit in the 75th minute of a goal by Monica Amaya after she put a dribbler past Hollins keeper Hannah Armstrong.

Trinity maintained possession for most of the contest and finished with a 16-5 advantage in shots.

Eboni Hibbert made two saves on four shots and Armstrong made six saves.

Monica Amaya led the Tigers with four shots on goal.

The Tigers will travel to take on Christendom on Tues., Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.

Edited: September 10th, 2016

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