Blessing Hayes led the squad with 17 rebounds, 15 points, nine assists, and four steals. Camileia Collier pulled down 12 rebounds and scored 18 points, Myesha Green added 15 points and seven rebounds to the victory, while Kiana Graves pulled down 10 rebounds and scored 10 points.
The Tigers took the lead in the third minute of play and never looked back. Reaching a 45-24 lead in the first half and cruising to a 88-49 win after the intermission.
Trinity returns to action Friday, February 6th as they host Mid Atlantic Christian University at the Trinity Center in Washington, DC at 6pm.
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports Player of the Week for all contests played December 1 – 7 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington claimed the weekly honor.
GSAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Blessing Hayes of Trinity
Sophomore Blessing Hayes had a great week for the Tigers to propel them to a 2-1 overall record. In a narrow 5-point loss, Hayes tallied 17 points, 16 rebounds, and two assists against PSU Mont Alto. Then she garnered eight points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and four steals for Trinity in their runaway win over Bryn Mawr. At the Gallaudet Tournament, Hayes posted 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 steals against Valley Forge to earn her a spot on the All-Tournament Team. For the week she averaged 14.3 points, 12.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.6 steals per game.
Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team took third in the Annual Gallaudet Tournament this past weekend. The Tigers lost their game on Friday 69-62 against Howard Community College and beat University of Valley Forge 67-57 on Saturday to clench third place.
Senior captain Myeesha Green and Sophomore Blessing Hayes dominated for the Tigers. Green posted a total 33 points, 16 rebounds, nine steals, and eight assists for the weekend. Hayes tallied a total of 37 points, 31 rebounds, five steals and three assists. Hayes’ performance earned her a spot on the All-Tournament team.
The team will return to action on the road Saturday, December 13th, playing College of Notre Dame Maryland. Tip off is set for 2pm.
Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team won their second straight game last night beating Christendom 74-47. The Tigers took the lead in the third minute and kept it throughout the entire game.
Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned a double-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and three steals. Senior Shelby Swann showed her experience posting 12 points, five rebounds, nine steals, and seven assists. Senior Myesha Green tallied 14 points, six rebounds, five steals, and three assists.
The Tigers strong defense forced the Crusaders to turn the ball over 37 times and earned 22 steals. Trinity is now second in the GSAC tallying 17 steals per game.
Trinity will return to action December 1st playing PSU Mont-Alto away. Tip-off is set for 6pm.
Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team won their first game of the season Saturday afternoon, beating PSU-York 62-42. The Tigers were only up by four at half time, but came out strong second half to pull off the 20 point win.
Sophomore Camileia Collier dominated the game for the Tigers. Collier tallied 18 points, 11 rebounds, three steals, and four assists. Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned 10 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and one steal. Senior captains Shelby Swann and Myesha Green also made an impact for the Tigers. Green posted 15 points, four rebounds, and one steal. Swann earned seven points, eight assists, three steals, and five rebounds.
Trinity outshot and out rebounded PSU-York 37% to 29.2% and 56 to 37 respectively. The Tigers shot 66.7% from the free throw line and 28.6% fro the 3-point.
The Tigers will return to action Wednesday, November 19th at home against Christendom. Tip off is set for 7pm.