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.
Washington, DC- The Trinity women’s soccer defeated Valley Forge Christian College yesterday afternoon 2-1. The game marks the first win for the program since 2011.
Senior Asya Tucker and Freshman Jennifer Ramirez each score a goal for the Trinity. Freshman Raissa Tseumie earned in assist for the Tigers.
The Tigers started the game slow. The team conceded a goal in the first minute of the game. Trinity woke up in the 18th minute posting nine shots for the rest of the half.
Six minutes into the second half the Tigers earned their first goal. With an assist from Tseumie, Tucker blasted a shot from 35 yards out into the upper left corner. The Tigers second goal came in the 73rd minute.
Trinity will return to action Saturday, October 4th when they host Valley Forge Christian College. The game is set to kick-off at 1pm.
Trinity sophomore Abla Alodjinou, native of Gaithersburg, MD via Togo Africa, is a Trinity duel athlete (soccer and softball). Abla is studying Criminal Justice in hopes of becoming a lawyer or to work with the CSI as a detective.
Q: Who is your favorite super hero? Why?
A: Superman! He can fly. He is cute, and he SAVES THE WORLD!!!
Q: What is you class your favorite class at Trinity?
A: My favorite class is Criminal Justice 101. I want to be a lawyer, and the topics that we cover in class are so interesting and intriguing. Everything I learn in this class is fresh and new. It inspires me to try and make a difference by applying it to my everyday life.
Q: Who would you consider a mentor?
A: My friends Izzy, Paige, Kyla, and Keesha have been my mentors. When I first got here these guys took me under their wing and taught me that what you put in is what you get. PLUS, those guys have made my college experience amazing.
Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?
A: (In a high pitch voice) I LOOOOOOOOOVVVVEE PEANUT M&M’s!
Q: What is your favorite part about being a Trinity student-athlete?
A: I would have to say stepping out on the field, playing my heart out. Knowing team is my family and that they have my back. The amazing support from the fans is also great.
Q: Who has been the biggest influence in your life?
A: My twin brother Koami. He is my other half; we pretty much do everything together. He is the one person I can truly depend on to pick me up when I am down. He knows me the best!
Q: What is your dream job?
A: My dream job is to be a professional soccer player! If that doesn’t work out, a detective with CSI or a Lawyer.
Q: What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure-time?
A: I like to study, sleep, party and hang out with my friends.
Washington, DC- The Trinity soccer team fought hard in tonight’s game against Mary Baldwin. Unfortunately, the team was defeated 1-0 by a goal in double overtime.
Sophomore Eboni Hibbert and Senior Aysa Tucker led the Tigers in today’s match. Hibbert stopped 8 shots and Tucker posted 5 shots. Freshmen Jenny Ramirez and Brenda Alonso added two shots each for the young team. Trinity posted a total of 11 shots with five on goal.
The team went head to head with Mary Baldwin in this heartbreaker. In the last five minutes of double overtime, an unassisted shot by Santamaria from 35 yards out, pushed the Squirrels past the Tigers.
Trinity soccer will return to action Tuesday, September 16th playing Christendom at Trinity. The game is set to kickoff at 5pm.
Washington, DC- The Trinity University women’s soccer team suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Gallaudet University on Friday, Aug. 29th in Washington, DC.
Despite only getting off two shots, Trinity managed to slip one by Gallaudet keeper Jennifer Livengood. Senior Asya Tucker scored the only goal for the Tigers. Tucker ripped the shot to the upper left corner from 30 yards out. Sophomore keeper Eboni Hibbert earned five saves for the Tigers.
The Bison posted 13 corner kicks and 7 shots on goal. Megan Calik tallied 3 shots on goal, putting one in the back of the net. Sofia Lindevall had two shots on goal and earned 2 assists.
The Tigers return to action Tuesday, September 2nd against Washington Adventist University, scheduled to kickoff at 6:00pm.