Basketball Beats PSU Mont Alto in Season Opener

November 13th, 2015


Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity women’s basketball team earned their first win of the season in the home opener, defeating PSU Mont Alto, 65-61, Friday afternoon in the Trinity Center.

Junior Blessing Hayes led the squad earning a double double with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Camileia Collier and India Richey each tallied nine points and earned eight and seven rebounds respectively. Asha Curry scored seven points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Kiana Graves added eight points and nine rebounds.

Trinity was down 47-43 at the end of the third quarter. The Tigers never quit, and it proved to be enough as they outscored the Lady Lions 22-14 in the fourth to earn the victory.

The Tigers return to action Monday, November 16th as they host Christendom at the Trinity Center in Washington, DC at 7:00pm.


Trinity Tiger Profile

March 9th, 2015


Written by Asha Curry

Kiana Graves is a freshman here at Trinity Washington University. She was born is Westchester, Pennsylvania and was raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Kiana plays basketball here at Trinity. Graves plans to graduate from the Nursing program in 2018.  After graduation, she would like to become either an emergency room nurse, or a nurse anesthetist.

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

A: I’d like to work in a hospital as either an ER nurse or a nurse anesthetist. I also look forward to the possibility having a family and being married.

Q: Do you have any talents besides playing basketball?

A: I like to think that I can sing, although I can’t so it is not really a talent.

Q: Who is your biggest influence? Why?

A: My mother because even when she doesn’t have, she still finds a way to give to me and my siblings.

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

A: Umm I like to workouts sometimes and listening to music. I don’t really do much.

Q: How long have you been playing sports?

A: I started playing basketball when I was five. I played volleyball in middle school, and participated in track & field and hockey in high school.

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

A: The friendships I have made. Before basketball season I didn’t really have any friends here at Trinity; now I have quite a few!

Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?

A: Cup of Noodles

Q: Who is you favorite professor here at Trinity?

A: Professor Sheridan would have to be my favorite professor; he’s great at teaching. He builds a bond with his students that will make you love math!

Q: Who is your favorite cartoon character?

A: SpongeBob SquarePants; because he’s funny.

Q: What is something weird “quirky” about you?

A: I think I’m pretty weird myself, does that count?


The Tigers End The Season with a Bang

March 4th, 2015

basketball team!

NCAA Team Statistics


Washington, DC- The Trinity Basketball team closed out their season with a record of 11-6; this marks their first winning season since 2011-12. The Tigers finished with the highest winning percentage in the Great South Athletic Conference.

The Tigers made their mark closing out the season with several top 15 NCAA DIII National Rankings. These rankings include, 4th in offensive rebounds, 7th in  rebound margin, 8th in scoring defense, 9th in field goal percentage, and 11th in steals per game.

Sophomore Blessing Hayes earned individual NCAA DIII National Rankings. Hayes is ranked 2nd in offensive rebounds per game and 12th in rebounds per game.


Tigers Earn GSAC Honors

March 4th, 2015

Myesha BB

Washington, DC- The GSAC announced the basketball award winners last Saturday night.  The Tigers earned a total of six awards.

Senior Myesha Green and Sophomore Blessing Hayes received All-Conference honors.  Blessing Hayes also earned All-Academic Honors along with Shelby Swann and Asya Tucker, and Green made Sportsmanship Team.

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Team

Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Kisha Simpson of Agnes Scott
Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Rebecca Campbell of Maine-Presque Isle
Darby Toth of Maine-Presque Isle
Alexis Lee of Pine Manor
Quanteshea Lewis of Salem
Myesha Green of Trinity Washington
Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington
Courtne Washington of Wesleyan

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Freshman Team

Kisha Simpson of Agnes Scott
Julia Daavettiila of Finlandia
Kelsie Richards of Finlandia
Brianna Losse of Maine-Presque Isle
Erica Jones of Pine Manor

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Sportsmanship Team

Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Kelsie Richards of Finlandia
Amanda Allen of Maine-Presque Isle
Cadejia Matthews Austin of Pine Manor
Myesha Green of Trinity Washington
Hannah McBride of Salem
Sydney Davis of Wesleyan

2014-15 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team

Miranda Arnold of Agnes Scott
Care Bacon of Agnes Scott
Shavonne Orr of Agnes Scott
Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Mikayla Hakale of Finlandia
Brierra Ruska-Pasanen of Finlandia
Rebecca Campbell of Maine-Presque Isle
Sydney Churchill of Maine-Presque Isle
Katie Patenaude of Maine-Presque Isle
Darby Toth of Maine-Presque Isle
Maria Vaughan of Pine Manor
Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington
Shelby Swann of Trinity Washington
Asya Tucker of Trinity Washington
Kristal Lollis of Salem
Ashlen Rector of Salem
Mylee Connor of Wesleyan
Sydney Davis of Wesleyan


Tigers Blow Out Central Penn

January 28th, 2015


Box Score

Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team captured their sixth straight home win, defeating Central Penn College 88-49 to improve 8-4 on the year.

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.