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Tigers Pick Up Road Win

October 2nd, 2017
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.


 

3 Game Win Streak with Win Against Crusaders

September 28th, 2017
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!!


 

Tigers Breeze Past PSU Hazleton

September 26th, 2017
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.


 

Tigers Shutout Patriots in 8-0 Win

September 11th, 2017
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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.


 

Tigers Soccer Fall in Season Opener

September 6th, 2017

 

 

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.