News for the ‘Volleyball’ Category
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
Edited: July 31st, 2014
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
A 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
Edited: September 24th, 2013
Trinity Tigers take on College of Notre Dame tonight in the Trinity Center at 7pm. The Tigers are coming off a great victory over Washington Adventist (3-2), and plan on adding to their winning streak. Come on and support our Tiger Volleyball team tonight!
Edited: September 19th, 2013
VOLLEYBALL OUTLASTS WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
Box Score While the first set seemed like an easy win, Trinity began to struggle right from the jump in the second set, allowing Washington Adventist to catch up to tying it up 1-1. After losing the second and third sets, the Trinity University volleyball team won the fourth and fifth sets clenching the match 3-2 (25-14, 21-25, 13-25, 25-19, 15-12) Monday night.
The win couldn’t have come at a better time being it was the annual ‘Fan Fun Day’ for the Tigers. Fans received free food and Trinity athletic T-shirts for attending the event.
Trinity (3-11) finished with 56 digs and 21 kills as sophomore libero Natasha Dennis had 13 of those 56 digs for the Tigers. Senior Lakia Meriwether led the team with 8 kills on the night as sophomore Brittany Wilkerson posted 13 of the teams 14 assists.
Washington Adventist battled hard in the fifth set but the Tigers never gave up, winning the last set by three.
The Tigers will be back in action at 7 p.m. on Thursday against PSU-Abington at home.
Edited: October 16th, 2012
Student-Athlete Profile of the Week
A native of New Haven, Connecticut, Ellen Bethea is a senior volleyball captain at Trinity. As an Elementary Education major, Ellen has a GPA of 3.0.
1. Who has been the biggest influence on your life?
My nieces and nephews have a huge influence on everything I do. I strive to be better for them, and set a good example. Hopefully someday I might be an influence on their life as well.
2. What is your favorite movie?
Ever since the movie Love and Basketball came out, I have watched it about every day. I would say that has to make it my favorite movie.
3. Do you have any hidden talents?
I have been dancing since I was three; I do ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. I also sing, although very few people know that.
4. Who is your favorite teacher at Trinity?
Dr. Calderone, my department head (Elementary Education); she is always there to help me whenever I need it. Her enthusiasm about teaching and elementary education inspires me to better myself and makes learning exciting.
5. What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?
I love that I am able to do well in my studies and also succeed on the court, being a student-athlete helps me to balance my schedule. It’s also nice just knowing that people watch me on the court and remember me. For example, I was walking down the hall the other day and someone said, “That’s number 15”, that made me smile. It’s also nice to meet different people while traveling, and network with other athletes and coaches.
6. Tell me something about yourself that now many people may know.
When I was younger I used to play on a boys tackle football team, my cousin and I were the only girls on the team. I played until I was 12 and we even went to nationals!
7. What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I have a lot of younger cousins and I used love pretending they were ill and taking care of them. Since this was so fun to me, I used to imagine being a doctor.
Edited: October 1st, 2012
Volleyball wins another one
Trinity volleyball won its second match (2-10) beating Washington Adventist 3-1 in Tacoma Park, MD, Sept. 25th. Box Score
As a team, Trinity had 26 kills, 17 aces, and 1 block. Lakia Meriwether had 10 kills, one ace; and Ellen Bethea had eight kills and three aces. Leading the team in assists and digs was Brittany Wilkerson with 19 assists and 8 digs.
This win brings the Tigers to 2-10. Trinity plays Cecil college on Monday (7pm) and travels to Front Royal, VA to play Christendom (7pm).
Edited: September 27th, 2012