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Student Athlete of the Week

October 22nd, 2014

AshaSenior Asha Curry plays volleyball and basketball at Trinity.  She was born in Washington, DC and raised in Maryland.  Asha is a Communications Major who has hopes of becoming a Sports Broadcaster.

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

A: Umm…. 10 years from now I will be 31.  I would like to have my dream job as a sports broadcaster.  Hopefully I will be settled down and married to the perfect husband.  I would like to have two kids, a boy and a girl.

Q: Do you have any hidden talents?

A: Hidden talents??  That is a hard question.  I am ambidextrous and I can put my leg behind my head.  Besides that IDK (laughs out loud).

Q: Who is your biggest influence? Why?

A: I would have to say my mother.  My mom is very hard on me.  At times I get frustrated, but then I realize that’s her way of showing that she cares and that she believes in me.

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

A: Hmmmm… I like to do a lot of things, but most of all I love being around children.  Sometimes my old boss at will call me and ask me if I can cover a shift or two at the day camp.  I love it; sometimes I do it for free.  I also like to spend time with my sister.  She’s getting to that age where it is possible for her to be influenced by the wrong crowd.  I just love to be around her, and to give her sisterly advice.

Q: How long have you been playing sports?

A: ALL OF MY LIFE!  I’ve always been active in some shape or form.  I started with dance, and then went to cheerleading.  After that, I moved on to volleyball and Double Dutch.  A few years later I started playing basketball.

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

A: I really love the vibe from the players and the coaches.  There is no pressure; I like the fact that I can go out there have fun, and play with my teammates.

Q: What is your favorite midnight snack?

A: I don’t have a favorite midnight snack.  My snacking ranges from cookies and chips to fruit.

Q: What is your favorite class here at Trinity?

A: This semester I don’t have a favorite class (LOL).  However, the one class I liked the most was my Interpersonal Communications class.  Professor Perita Carpenter taught the class.

Q: Who is your favorite super hero?

A: I really like Batman.  Not the cartoon, but the movie! OMGHHHHHHH the movie The Dark Night was amazing, full of nonstop action!


 

Women’s Basketball Interest Meeting

October 6th, 2014

WANT TO BE A TRINITY TIGER?

 

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COME TO THE TRINITY BASKETBALL INTEREST MEETING

DATE: TUESDAY, OCT. 7TH

TIME: 4:30PM

LOCATION: TRINITY CENTER LOBBY

For more information contact Amy Olson olsona@trinitydc.edu

 


 

Trinity Student-Athletes Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 6th, 2014

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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.


 

Brown, Hayes, and Swann Receive GSAC Honors

March 2nd, 2014

Story from the Great South Athletic Conference Office.

bless copyThe Great South Athletic Conference held it’s winter banquet in Washington, D.C. tonight to honor the All-Conference award winners of the 2013-14 women’s basketball season.

Highlighting the awards ceremony was Salem’s Satavia Taylor accepting Player of the Year honors for the second consecutive season. Trinity Washington’s Blessing Hayes claimed Freshman of the Year status while head coach Doug Carter of Maine-Presque Isle collected the Coach of the Year designation from his peers.

A total of 19 student-athletes earned recognition as Academic All-Conference members. Here’s the complete list of recipients.

Satavia Taylor (pictured at right), a senior guard / forward from Chicago, Ill., won her second straight GSAC Player of the Year award after guiding the Spirits to a 19-4 record and the top seed in the conference tournament. There’s little Taylor doesn’t do on the court, as evidenced by her league leading 23.3 points per game to go along with a conference-tops in blocked shots with 48. Adding to Taylor’s legend were her league-best field goals made (200), three-pointers made (65), and her top-5 conference rank in major categories like rebounds (8.8 per game) and steals (3.2 per game).

Blessing Hayes, a freshman forward from Washington, D.C., enjoyed a stellar first-year campaign that saw her ranked among the league-leaders in several major categories. Hayes averaged a double-double a game, displaying her workmanlike efforts around the glass with an average of 11.5 points and 11.6 rebounds per game. Her points average and field goal percentage (40.7) both ranked 12th in the conference and her rebounding prowess was only topped by one player in the league. The Tigers certainly look forward to a future with Hayes in the everyday fold.

Maine-Presque Isle Head Coach Doug Carter guided the Owls to a 17-6 overall record and the fourth seed in the GSAC Tournament in his first year at the helm of the Owls’ program. Carter joined the Owls in September from University of the Cumberlands (UC). During the past two seasons under Carter’s guidance, UC was ranked nationally as high as #5 in NAIA Division I Basketball, winning the regular season and Mid-South Conference (MSC) championships in 2012. During that span, UC beat fourteen teams ranked in the NAIA top 25 and this past season, UC lost in the NAIA National Championship Tournament to the eventual National Champions, Westmont College, 63-58.

All-Conference Team

Morgan Cooper of Agnes Scott
Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Hailey Gervais of Finlandia
Olivia McNally of Maine-Presque Isle
Ari DeJesus of Pine Manor
Alexis Lee of Pine Manor
Jasmine Shabazz of Salem
Satavia Taylor of Salem
Ashley Brown of Trinity Washington
Jasmine Davis of Wesleyan

All-Freshman Team

Care Bacon of Agnes Scott
Kristin Thompson of Maine-Presque Isle
Jayva Johnson of Pine Manor
Maria Vaughan of Pine Manor
Blessing Hayes of Trinity Washington

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Tigers Lose Heartbreaker in Semifinal

March 1st, 2014

Box Score

JamilaWashington, DC - The Tigers fought hard this afternoon, but came up short of a win losing to Pine Manor in the GSAC semifinal  ( 85-77 ).

Tiger Juniors Ashely Brown, Myesha Green and Freshman Jamila Williams all earned double-doubles in this afternoons game against the Gators.  Brown scored 21 points and posted 14 rebounds, Green scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Williams posted 15 points and 12 rebounds.

For Pine Manor, Jayva Johnson hit a double-double earning 17 points and 13 rebounds, while Alexis Lee posted 20 points.

Trinity shot 36.5 from the floor, 36.4 from the arc, and 58.3 from the line, which were all big improvements from yesterdays quarterfinal game.  With the lead changing four times during the game, Trinity put up quite a fight against number two seed Pine Manor.

This ends the season for the Tigers as they go out with a record of 9-10.  Tomorrow’s GSAC final will be held at 1pm at the Trinity Center as Pine Manor and Salem College battle for the 2014 GSAC title.