News for the ‘Soccer’ Category
Washington, DC- Six Trinity Tiger athletes earned 2013 Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC ) honors. All awards were announced at the GSAC Championships this past weekend. This is the first year any Trinity athletes have received GSAC All-Conference awards.
For soccer, Aysa Tucker and Abla Alodjinou were named to the GSAC All-Conference and All-Freshman teams respectfully. Tucker also made the All-Academic team, as did Kyla Goss-Brown. Domonique Meriedy received the Sportsmanship Award.
For a full list of GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference winners, please click here.
For a full list of GSAC Women’s Volleyball All-Conference winners, please click here.
Edited: November 11th, 2013
Washington, DC- Trinity Tiger soccer and volleyball teams head to the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) tournament at Salem College tomorrow November 7th. This is the first year either of the teams has gone to the conference tournament. Tiger Volleyball is the 6th seed, and will play the 3rd seed Wesleyan at 2:00pm Friday November 8th. Tiger soccer is also the 6th seed, and will also play the 3rd seed Wesleyan at 2:30pm. Tournament scores will be updated on a regular basis on this link. GO TIGERS!!
Edited: November 6th, 2013
Washington, DC- The Trinity Tigers soccer team fell 3-0 in their last regular season game yesterday against the Washington Adventist Shock. The Shock scored 2 points in the first half, while the Tigers held them to just one goal in the second half. Trinity was outshot 22-5 and 11-2 on goal. Freshman Claudia Merlos, and Senior Domonique Meriedy each had one shot on goal for the Tigers, but the Shock goalkeeper Tasheika Russell made two incredible saves to keep Trinity from scoring.
The Tigers will head to the Great South Atlantic Conference (GSAC) tournament next, November 8th-10th in Salem, NC.
Edited: October 29th, 2013
1. Who is your favorite super hero? Why?
Wolverine from Marvel comic X-MEN is my favorite super hero. I feel as if we have something in common (with a grin).
2. What is your favorite class at Trinity?
I really enjoyed my Law Enforcement class the most.
3. Who would you consider to be your mentor?
I would have to say my mother, because whenever I feel like giving up she keeps on pushing me. I can’t wait to reward her by walking across the stage in May (2014).
4. What is your favorite food?
I love my grandmothers famous homemade mash potatoes.
5. What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?
I enjoy the rewards that I receive, such as being recognized on campus.
6. What is something you enjoy to do in your leisure time?
I enjoy surfing the web and also making music beats.
7. Can you sing…on tune?
NO! (Friend is sitting beside her nodding her head yes..)
8. Where would you like to see yourself 10 years from now?
I would like to see myself established in my career, living lavish, and having stability in live.
Edited: October 8th, 2013
The first goal of the game came in the 13th minute by VFCC midfielder Stephanie Kriegbaum. Although the Tigers had 7 shots in the first half, they couldn’t put one in the back of the net. However, in the 5th minute of the second half, Ismanuela Denis was taken down in the 18 yard box and Trinity was given a penalty kick. Junior Aysa Tucker took the Penalty Kick for the Tigers and placing it in the far left corner of the net to tie the game 1-1. The remainder of the half and both overtimes were played hard by both teams with the Patriots taking 9 more shots and the Tigers 12 more shots, yet thanks to excellent play by both keepers, no more points were scored.
This game marked the first tie of the season for the Tigers (0-1-6).
Edited: September 24th, 2013
Washington, DC- Freshman Soccer player Claudia Merlos was featured in the DC Scores blog. ”DC SCORES builds teams through after school programs for 1,500 low-income DC youth at 47 schools by instilling self-expression, physical fitness, and a sense of community. DC SCORES accomplishes this in an innovative model combining poetry, soccer, and service-learning year-round.” www.americascores.org Claudia is one of the nine freshman on the Tiger soccer team this year that were brought in to build the program.
Edited: September 19th, 2013
Washington, DC- The Trinity Tigers fought hard against Marymount University in their third home contest this season but couldn’t come away with a victory as they fell 3-0.
Although Marymount had 25 shots in the first half, Trinity held Marymount to one goal with keeper Becky Battistelli making eight saves. The Tigers continued their hard play in the second half fending off 23 shots, with keeper Kyla Goss-Brown making ten saves and only letting in two goals.
The Tigers (0-5) go on the road Wednesday, September 18 to Eastern Mennonite (4-1). The game can be viewed through webcast http://emuroyals.nmtvsports.com/.
Edited: September 16th, 2013
October 1, 2012
Women’s Soccer Plays to 2OT Draw with Valley Forge
The Trinity Tigers soccer team fought hard to the end for a 1-1 tie against Valley Forge Patriots for their fist tie of the season. With a 0-0 tie up until the last six minutes of the game, Sarah Stark of Valley Forge knocked one in from the top of the 18 yard box in the 85th minute. Trinity didn’t let down and countered as Senior, Charity Blackwell Placed one in the upper left corner in the last minute of the game making the score 1-1.
With 17 shots on net by Valley Forge, Trinity goal keeper Kyla Brown recorded 16 saves in the game. Stephanie Kriegbaum from Valley Forge recorded five saves for the match. Leading the Patriots for shots were Sarah Stark with ten, Morgan Goodman with nine. For the Tigers, Charity Blackwell had six shots and Asya Tucker three.
Up next, Trinity soccer team will travel to Rosemont College Thursday, Oct. 4th for a 4pm match.
Edited: October 2nd, 2012
A native of Fort Washington, Maryland, Charity Blackwell is a senior duel sport athlete at Trinity University. Charity is the captain of the soccer team and a small forward on the basketball team. Not only is Charity a leader on the field, she is a Communications major with a GPA of 3.4.
I met with Charity this morning to pry into her life a little bit and here is what I got!
What is your favorite class at Trinity?
Gangsters and films would have to be my favorite course because it steps outside of the box.
What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?
I really like being held to a high standard on and off campus.
Do you have any hidden talents?
Well it’s not really hidden since most people know about it, but I write and perform poetry. I also host our poetry night on campus “Speaking It Real”.
What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure time?
Practicing guitar; no it isn’t a talent yet because I just started this summer!
Who has been the biggest influence on your life?
I know it seems cliché, but it would have to be my mother. She is my motivation to push through every obstacle I come across.
What is your dream job?
I currently have an internship for the chamber of commerce and someday hope to become a sports journalist for ESPN!
Edited: September 24th, 2012
Edited: September 9th, 2012