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Tigers Pick Up Road Win

Lead Scorer, Angely Mercado

Lead Scorer, Angely Mercado

The Trinity Washington University Tigers women’s soccer team put on a show Saturday afternoon as they outscored Hollins University 6-2 for their 5th win of the season.

Trinity’s first score of the event came from senior, Raissa Audrey Tseumie. She took an unassisted shot over the goalkeepers head from the top left corner 8 minutes into the game. Just 2 minutes later Hollins player, Mallory Jengo scored to tie to the game.

Before halftime Trinity managed to score 3 more goals taking a 3 point lead over Hollins. Angely Mercado scored in the 29th minute off an assist from Jessica Alonso who passed over the middle leading Mercado to a 1 v 1 with Hollins goalkeeper. Mercado scored again in the 37th minute assisted by Tseumie. To end the half Senior, Bruna Distino scored off a direct kick.

In the 71st minute Hollins only scoring player for the game Jengo scored again to open the 2nd half bringing the score to 4-2. Just 3 minutes later Trinity’s lead scorer, Mercado scored an unassisted goal after passing through three defenders of a fast break. Mercado closed the game in the 87th minute with her final goal assisted by Jessica Alonso.

Trinity outshot Hollins 20-10 for the game. Goalie, Vanessa Ramirez made 3 saves and earned her 3rd win for the season in goal.

The Tigers (5-3) play away Friday, October 6th against Salem International University (3-9) at 2 PM.

Follow Trinity Athletics on Twitter @TrinityDCTigers for game footage, photos, and updates.

Edited: October 2nd, 2017

3 Game Win Streak with Win Against Crusaders

Center-Mid, Jessica Alonso

Center-Mid, Jessica Alonso

Quote from Captain, Jessica Alonso jokingly said “We like to make it a close game!”

The Trinity Tigers Soccer team were up 2-0 against the Christendom College Crusaders in the 1st half when they thought the game was secure. After Angely Mercado stole a pass from a defender and scored a goal and Jessica Alonso took a pass from Raissa Audrey Tseumie to shot and score from 26 yards the Tigers seemed to relax.

However, the Crusaders cut the led to 1 with a penalty kick by Anna Solitario. Martha Blank followed with a shot from inside 18 yards to tie the game and force the game into overtime.

The Tigers ended the game quickly, 1 minute and 6 second into overtime Jessica Alonso passed to Angely Mercado to close the game 3-2.

Another overtime win for the Tigers and a 3 game win streak. The Tigers are on the road this Saturday, September 30th to face Hollins University in VA at 2PM!!

Edited: September 28th, 2017

Tigers Breeze Past PSU Hazleton

Goalkeeper, Laura Lusuli

Goalkeeper, Laura Lusuli

The Tigers record is 3-3 after last night’s win over PSU Hazleton. The Tigers beat PSU 8-3.

Leading scorer, Angely Mercado scored 5 goals and had 2 assists. Most of her goals were breakaway goals from between 35 to 20 yards out. Mercado’s 4th goal was assisted by a punt from Tigers, goalkeeper Laura Lusuli where Mercado split 2 defenders to score. Goalkeeper, Laura Lusuli had an outstanding game only allowing 3 goals with 16 saves.

The Tigers did not let up in the second half increasing the lead from 1 goal to 5 goals. Dicilia Ramirez scored the last 2 goals of the game assisted by Angely Mercado.

The Tigers have turned a two game losing streak into a two game winning streak.

Come and Support your Trinity Tigers Wednesday, September 27, 2017 as they face Christendom College at 4:30 PM on the soccer field!! Follow Trinity Athletics on Twitter @TrinityDCTigers for game footage, photos, and updates.

Edited: September 26th, 2017

Tigers Shutout Patriots in 8-0 Win

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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

SOCCER

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

VOLLEYBALL

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

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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