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.
Freshmen Sarai Burnett and Ameyna Saunders-Jackson led the Tigers. Burnett finished the match with nine kills, four aces, and 12 digs. Saunders posted 10 kills and two aces.
Trinity University was dominant in the first set holding Washington Adventist to a -.125 hitting average. The two teams battled hard the second and third sets with the Tigers clenching the victory.
Trinity will head to Notre Dame of Maryland September 22, to fight for their next win.
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 volleyball team lost tonight 3-0 (14/25; 10/25; 8/25) to Notre Dame of Maryland.
Trinity was led by freshman Sarai Burnett, who posted four kills, six digs, and three blocks. Senior Brittany Wilkerson chipped in with four assists and two aces. On defense, Shelby Swann led the team with nine digs.
The team will return to action Wednesday, September 17th, playing Washington Adventist University at home.
Washington, DC- The Tigers fell in their third match of the season, losing 3-0 (25-11; 25-16; 25-14) to Christendom College.
Freshman Sarai Burnett and Shamara Bell led the team in kills earning five each for the night. Burnett also posted two aces and four digs. Senior captain Brittany Wilkerson earned six assists, nine digs, and two aces for match.
The Tigers return to action in a quad match at PSU-Abington September 6th.
Washington, DC- Trinity volleyball opened the season up with a tri-match at Valley Forge Christian College Friday evening. Team team had a 3-0 (18-25; 12-25; 12-25) loss to VFCC and a 3-0 loss (13/25; 16/25; 12/25) against Central Penn.
Freshman Sarai Burnett led the team with a total 12 kills, 12 digs, and two aces. Senior Shelby Swann earned a total 23 digs as libero. Senior Brittany Wilkerson posted 22 assists, eight digs, and one ace. The Tigers posted 17 errors in the pair of matches.
The Tigers will play at home September 3rd. The team will take on Christendom College at 7:30pm.
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.
Swann was one of seven players to make the all-infielder team. Perle was one of 10 players to make the All-Freshman team.
Washington, DC- Ashley Archibald, Shari King, and Yashoda Premysler received awards Friday night at the Great South Athletic Conference awards banquet in Atlanta, GA.
Premysler was one of six GSAC tennis players to make the All-Freshman Team. Yashoda played as number one in singles and doubles this year for the Tigers.
King and Archibald were two of 25 GSAC tennis players to make the All-Academic team. To make the All-Academic team, the player must be in their sophomore year or above and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above.