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Student Athlete of the Week

AshaSenior Asha Curry plays volleyball and basketball at Trinity.  She was born in Washington, DC and raised in Maryland.  Asha is a Communications Major who has hopes of becoming a Sports Broadcaster.

Q: Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

A: Umm…. 10 years from now I will be 31.  I would like to have my dream job as a sports broadcaster.  Hopefully I will be settled down and married to the perfect husband.  I would like to have two kids, a boy and a girl.

Q: Do you have any hidden talents?

A: Hidden talents??  That is a hard question.  I am ambidextrous and I can put my leg behind my head.  Besides that IDK (laughs out loud).

Q: Who is your biggest influence? Why?

A: I would have to say my mother.  My mom is very hard on me.  At times I get frustrated, but then I realize that’s her way of showing that she cares and that she believes in me.

Q: What is something you like to do in your leisure time?

A: Hmmmm… I like to do a lot of things, but most of all I love being around children.  Sometimes my old boss at will call me and ask me if I can cover a shift or two at the day camp.  I love it; sometimes I do it for free.  I also like to spend time with my sister.  She’s getting to that age where it is possible for her to be influenced by the wrong crowd.  I just love to be around her, and to give her sisterly advice.

Q: How long have you been playing sports?

A: ALL OF MY LIFE!  I’ve always been active in some shape or form.  I started with dance, and then went to cheerleading.  After that, I moved on to volleyball and Double Dutch.  A few years later I started playing basketball.

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

A: I really love the vibe from the players and the coaches.  There is no pressure; I like the fact that I can go out there have fun, and play with my teammates.

Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?

A: I don’t have a favorite midnight snack.  My snacking ranges from cookies and chips to fruit.

Q: What is your favorite class here at Trinity?

A: This semester I don’t have a favorite class (LOL).  However, the one class I liked the most was my Interpersonal Communications class.  Professor Perita Carpenter taught the class.

Q: Who is your favorite super hero?

A: I really like Batman.  Not the cartoon, but the movie! OMGHHHHHHH the movie The Dark Night was amazing, full of nonstop action!

Edited: October 22nd, 2014

Trinity Student-Athletes Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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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

Trinity Downs Washington Adventist

SaraiWashington, DC- The Trinity University volleyball team got into the win column Wednesday night, scoring a 3-0 victory (25-20, 25-23, 26-24) over the visiting Washington Adventist.

Freshmen Sarai Burnett and Ameyna Saunders-Jackson led the Tigers.  Burnett finished the match with nine kills, four aces, and 12 digs.  Saunders posted 10 kills and two aces.

Trinity University was dominant in the first set holding Washington Adventist to a -.125 hitting average.  The two teams battled hard the second and third sets with the Tigers clenching the victory.

Trinity will head to Notre Dame of Maryland September 22, to fight for their next win.

Edited: September 18th, 2014

Trinity Volleyball Falls to Notre Dame of Maryland 3-0

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Washington, DC- The Trinity volleyball team lost tonight 3-0 (14/25; 10/25; 8/25) to Notre Dame of Maryland.

Trinity was led by freshman Sarai Burnett, who posted four kills, six digs, and three blocks.  Senior Brittany Wilkerson chipped in with four assists and two aces.  On defense, Shelby Swann led the team with nine digs.

The team will return to action Wednesday, September 17th, playing Washington Adventist University at home.

Edited: September 9th, 2014

Christendom Stops Trinity Volleyball

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Washington, DC- The Tigers fell in their third match of the season, losing 3-0 (25-11; 25-16; 25-14) to Christendom College.

Freshman Sarai Burnett and Shamara Bell led the team in kills earning five each for the night.  Burnett also posted two aces and four digs.  Senior captain Brittany Wilkerson earned six assists, nine digs, and two aces for match.

The Tigers return to action in a quad match at PSU-Abington September 6th.

Edited: September 3rd, 2014

Volleyball Goes 0-2 in Tri-Match

Washington, DC- Trinity volleyball opened the season up with a tri-match at Valley Forge Christian College Friday evening.  Team team had a 3-0 (18-25; 12-25; 12-25) loss to VFCC and a 3-0 loss (13/25; 16/25; 12/25) against Central Penn.

Freshman Sarai Burnett led the team with a total 12 kills, 12 digs, and two aces.  Senior Shelby Swann earned a total 23 digs as libero.  Senior Brittany Wilkerson posted 22 assists, eight digs, and one ace.  The Tigers posted 17 errors in the pair of matches.

The Tigers will play at home September 3rd.  The team will take on Christendom College at 7:30pm.

Edited: August 30th, 2014

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Edited: July 31st, 2014

Trinity Tigers Earn GSAC Honors

 IMG_3155Washington, 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-BrownDomonique Meriedy received the Sportsmanship Award.

For a full list of GSAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference winners, please click here.

For Volleyball, Keesha Johnson was named to the GSAC All-Conference team, while Brittany Wilkerson made the All-Academic team and also received the Sportsmanship Award.

For a full list of GSAC Women’s Volleyball All-Conference winners, please click here.

Edited: November 11th, 2013

Soccer and Volleyball Travel to GSAC Tournament

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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!!

2013 GSAC Soccer Championship Bracket

2013 GSAC Volleyball Championship Bracket

Edited: November 6th, 2013

Myesha Green: Student Athlete Profile Of The Week

myeshaA native of Baltimore, Maryland, Myesha Green is a junior tri-athlete (volleyball, basketball, softball) at Trinity.  Myesha is a Communications major with a minor in Women’s Studies; she has plans to use her major to give back and get involved with the community.

 1. If you could trade places with anyone who would it be?

I would trade places with my godmother Ms. Terry.  My godmother is the Director of the neighborhood recreation center; she has always pushed me to do the best I can, and to succeed.  She has been one of the most inspirational forces in my life.

2. What is you favorite class at Trinity?

Professor Sheridan’s Math 102 is my favorite class.  Math is one of my favorite subjects, and Mr. Sheridan’s positive energy makes class so interesting and exciting; there is never a dull moment.

3. Do you have any weird “quirks”?

 I still sleep with my teddy bears, six of them.  My favorite ones’ name is Foggy, he’s green.

4. What is your favorite midnight snack?

S’mores pop tarts! I get them from the campus bookstore and eat them almost every night.

5. What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?

It seems like everyone knows my name.  It’s great to be recognized for something you enjoy doing.

6. What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure time?

I love to draw and write poetry.  I often present my poetry at Speaking It Real or Poetry Night here on campus.

7. Are you a good dancer?

No, ‘Team No Rhythm’. LOL

8. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

I see myself in the NAVY.  Being in the NAVY has always been a dream of mine.

Edited: October 1st, 2013