Doris Ayala scored for the Tigers in the 35th minute off a pass from Saahirah Brown. The JWU defense allowed Brown to walk the end line before a quick tap over to Ayala for the goal.
Danielle Doyle and Lana Truese had a pair of goals for Johnson & Wales. Truese added assists on both Doyle goals.
Johnson & Wales finished with an 11-3 advantage in shots while Trinity had the edge in corner kicks, 3-2.
In goal, Eboni Hibbert and Helen Woolf combined to make four saves.
The Tigers return to action this Wednesday at 4pm against Lincoln University for their Breast Cancer Awareness Game.
Washington DC- The Trinity Tigers soccer team blanked University of Valley Forge 4-0 for the win this afternoon.
The Tigers tallied a total of 38 shots with 14 on goal. They came our strong in the first half scoring three goals and posted one more in the second half.
Junior Raissa Audrey Tseumie led the Tigers with nine shots and two goals. Sophomore Doris Ayala posted seven shots and one goal for the afternoon and Gaby Escobar earned 2 shots and one goal. Sophomore Saahirah Brown earned the only assist.
This Tigers are now 2-2 for the season.
Washington, DC- The Trinity Tiger volleyball team split their tri-match today beating Washington Adventist University 3-1 and losing to University of Valley Forge 3-0. The win against Washington Adventist marks the first win of the season for the Tigers.
Junior Shaundene Peart led the team posting 13 kills, 35 attacks, five assists, two aces and five digs for the afternoon.
Freshman Kenna Brooks earned 11 kills, 32 attacks, one assist, three aces, one dig and two blocks.
The Tigers return to action Monday, September 19th as they take on Washington Adventist University on the road.
Washington, DC- The Tigers fell to Penn State Mont Alto this evening 3-0 (25-14; 25-11; 25-14).
Freshman Kenna Brooks led the team in kills earning six for the night. Shaundene Peart led the team in aces with two and Tiona Joy lead the team in assists earning five.
The Tigers return to action in tri-match this Friday with Washington Adventist University and University of Valley Forge.
Hollins scored in the 65th minute on a Darien Cook goal after a corner kick by Alexis McDonough. In the 70th minute, McDonough added Hollins’ second goal of the day off an assist by Cook.
Trinity cut the deficit in the 75th minute of a goal by Monica Amaya after she put a dribbler past Hollins keeper Hannah Armstrong.
Trinity maintained possession for most of the contest and finished with a 16-5 advantage in shots.
Eboni Hibbert made two saves on four shots and Armstrong made six saves.
Monica Amaya led the Tigers with four shots on goal.
The Tigers will travel to take on Christendom on Tues., Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.
Washington, DC- Trinity shortstop Alauna Keaton is 2015-16 NCAA Division III statistical champion for Triples Per Game. Keaton, a rising junior from Baltimore, MD earned six triples in the 2015-16 season, averaging .30 per game. Additionally, Keaton is ranked third in slugging percentage and 16th in triples earning .979 and 6 respectively.
Alauna and the Tigers are excited about the 2016-17 season and plan on earning more NCAA DIII honors!
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Association of Division III Independents Names 2016 All-Independent Softball Teams
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Maranatha Baptist University shortstop Emily Boogher and Nebraska Wesleyan University pitcher Marisa Garver earned top honors on the 2016 All- Independent Softball teams named today by the Association of Division III Independents.
Boogher, a senior from York, Pennsylvania, was named the Player of the Year after leading AD3I in batting average (.448) and on base percentage (.519). The shortstop posted 19 RBI in 24 games with 17 runs scored and ten doubles in 67 at bats.
Garver, a senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, was named the Pitcher of the Year for the second year in a row after she went 14-8 with a 2.25 ERA in 140 innings pitched. Garver tossed 15 complete games and struck out 35 batters on the year, while giving up only 45 earned runs in 2016.
Pine Manor College catcher/pitcher Ashley Huber was named the Rookie of the Year. The freshman batted an impressive .429 on the year (No. 2 in AD3I) with 31 runs scored (No. 2 in AD3I) and an Association-best 30 RBI in 27 games for the Gators. The freshman also led AD3I with nine home runs and earned three wins in the circle.
Nebraska Wesleyan University head coach Mary Yori and University of Maine-Presque Isle head coach Sara Shaw were named AD3I Co-Coaches of the Year. Yori led the Prairie Wolves to a 21-19 mark and an appearance in the GPAC Tournament. Shaw guided the Owls to an Association-best 25-15 record and a spot in the USCAA National Tournament.
Pitcher – Marisa Garver, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, Neb.)
Pitcher – Sara Packard, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle (St. Albans, Maine)
First Base – Katie Patenaude, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Presque Isle, Maine)
First Base – Ashley Whiteshield, Sophomore, Pine Manor College
Second Base – Nicole Vana, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University, (Omaha, Neb.)
Second Base – Megan Rasmussen, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University (Watertown, Wis.)
Third Base – Dalynn Jacobs, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Riverside, R.I.)
Shortstop – Emily Boogher, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University (York, Pa.)
Catcher – Ashley Huber, Freshman, Pine Manor College
Catcher – Madi Francis, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, Neb.)
Outfield – Rachel Kubik, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Omaha, Neb.)
Outfield – Kassie Knauss, Senior, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Omaha, Neb.)
Outfield – Nicole Marucci, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Naples, Maine.)
Utility – Tina Kolinski, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University (Menomonee Falls, Wis.)
Utility – Maddy Ethen, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Elkhorn, Neb.)
Pitcher – Amber Schuman, Freshman, Pine Manor College
Pitcher – Saahirah Brown, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Springdale, Md.)
First Base – Alyssa King, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Baltimore, Md.)
Second Base – Hannah Williams, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Park Falls, NS)
Second Base – Abla Alodjinou, Junior, Trinity Washington University (Montgomery Village, Md.)
Third Base – Kamiah Watkins, Junior, Trinity Washington University (District Heights, Md.)
Shortstop – Alauna Keaton, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University (Baltimore, Md.)
Catcher – Michelle Craft, Freshman, Trinity Washington University (Laurel, Md.)
Outfield – Amanda Allen, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Limestone, Maine)
Outfield – Jordi Legassie, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle (Presque Isle, Maine)
The Association of Division III Independents consists of nine Division III independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions, and to provide exempted postseason championship competition. The Association recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. The Association provides statistical services for its members in seven sports. In addition, it will announce All-Independent teams at the conclusion of eight other sports this year. More information about the Association of Division III Independents is available at www.d3independents.org
Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University softball team earned their first win of the season at Gallaudet versus Sweet Briar on Saturday afternoon. Trinity lost the first game 16-12, but the Tigers came back for a 16-13 victory in game two.
Despite six Tigers registering hits, five players earning RBI’s, and four players earning infield home runs, the Tigers couldn’t pull off the win in game one.
In game two, the Tigers tallied five RBI’s, and six Tigers registered hits. Sophomore Alauna Keaton hit an infield home run in the bottom of the fourth bringing in two runs. Despite being down 11-7 in the bottom of the fifth, the Tigers came alive earning four runs bringing the game to 11-11 tie going into the seventh. Freshman Michelle Craft hit her first home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh to clench the 16-13 win.
The Tigers return to play on Monday with a doubleheader at Wilson, starting at 3:30pm.
Washington, DC - Trinity Washington University Women’s Basketball freshman India Richey was selected as the Rookie of the Year for the Association of Division 3 Independents. Richey tallied 6 points and 9 rebounds per game for the season.
Junior Blessing Hayes, freshman Takela Barnes, and sophomore Kiana Graves received Association of Division 3 Independents honors as well. Hayes and Barnes both earned spots on the All-Independent Frist Team, and Graves clenched a spot on the All-Independent Second Team.
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Washington, DC- The Trinity basketball team ended their season on Monday evening with a winning 11-8 record; this is an improvement from last year’s 10-5 record.
The team finished off the 2015-16 season with multiple DIII Independent rankings. The Tigers came in first for rebounds per game, averaging 45.5. Additionally, Trinity came in second in points per game and points per game allowed, tallying 59.3 and 60.5 respectively.
Junior Blessing Hayes earned several individual rankings in the DIII Independents. Hayes is ranked third in points per game averaging 17.1. The junior also ranked second in rebounds per game averaging 10.6.
With Head Coach Kim Atkinson returning for her third season, and the team only losing one senior, the outlook for the Tigers 2016-17 season is bright.