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Hayes Named Student Athlete of the Month for Association of DIII Independents

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basketball team!OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents named Trinity Washington University women’s basketball forward Blessing Hayes, its Female Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of November.

Hayes is a junior from Washington, D.C. The junior started off her season averaging 17.2 points and 10.0 rebounds per game on efficient 48.8 percent shooting from the floor as Trinity picked up a pair of wins in November. The junior began the 2015-16 campaign with a 22-point, 13-rebound outing in a 65-61 win over Penn State-Mont Alto on November 13th. Hayes scored in double figures in all five games for Trinity in the month and finished with three double-doubles. The forward capped off a strong month with a 23-point effort on a blistering 68.8 percent (11-of-16) shooting day against Penn State Brandywine on November 24th and currently ranks third in the Association in both points and rebounds per game.

 

Posted: December 9th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

Trinity Soccer Players Earn DIII Independent Honors

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

 

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Association of Division III Independents

Names 2015 All-Independent Women’s So ccer  Tea ms

 

IMG_1153OVERLAND PARK, Kan.— The 2015 All-Independent Women’s Soccer teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

 

Offensive Player of the Year

Raissa Audrey Tseumie, Trinity Washington University, SO, Midfielder, Washington, D.C. – Tseumie tied for the AD3I lead with 14 goals and finished third with 31 points (three assists).  Her 2.07 points per game ranked her 48th in the country.

 

Co-Defensive Players of the Year

Kristen Barrett, Illinois Institute of Technology, SR, Defender, Orland Park, Ill. – Barrett scored eight goals and assisted on four others as a versatile center back.  She was captain of a strong back line that allowed only 0.96 goals per game.

Courtney Dunn, Maranatha Baptist University, JR, Defender, Oshkosh, Wis.—A solid defender and vital cog in the Sabercats’ defensive midfield, Dunn also scored four goals and had four assists.

 

Co-Goalkeepers of the Year

Madi Francis, Nebraska Wesleyan University, JR, Lincoln, Neb.—Francis posted eight shutouts and allowed only 1.61 goals per game.

Roxanne Myers, Illinois Institute of Technology, SR, Camarillo, Cal.—Myers recorded six shutouts, 115 saves and had an .871 save percentage.  She allowed only 1.02 goals per game.

 

Rookie of the Year

Monica Amaya, Trinity Washington University, FR, Forward, Washington, D.C.— Amaya scored 14 goals on the season, including three game winners.

 

Coach of the Year

Amy Olson, Trinity Washington University.

The women’s soccer coaches from the Association of Division III Independents member schools selected the All-Independent Women’s Soccer teams.

 

First Team

Forward – Natascha Vinz, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

Forward – Monica Amaya, Freshman, Trinity Washington University Forward – Katelin Blosser, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University Forward – Sam Nadeau, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle

Midfielder – Raissa Audrey Tseumie, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University Midfielder – Alison Hernandez, Freshman, Maranatha Baptist University Midfielder – Doris Ayala, Freshman, Trinity Washington University

Midfielder – Adrianna Maron, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology Midfielder – Audrey Risma, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Defender – Kristen Barrett, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology Defender – Courtney Dunn, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Defender – Abla Alodjinou, Junior, Trinity Washington University

Defender – Katherine Nishimoto, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology Goalkeeper – Madi Francis, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University Goalkeeper – Roxanne Myers, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology

 

Second Team

Forward – Olivia Doerstling, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University – Forward – Georgia Straka, Freshman, Nebraska Wesleyan University Forward – Bethany Heald, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle Midfielder – Elizabeth Anderson, Junior, Pine Manor College Midfielder – Amanda Walton, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

Defender – Olivia Kochanek, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology Defender – Natalie Graves, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University Defender – Mikaelah Tracy, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle Defender – Brenda Alonso, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University Goalkeeper – Hannah Anderson, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University Goalkeeper – Allie Lopez, Sophomore, University of Maine-Presque Isle

 

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 http://www.d3independents.org.

Posted: November 19th, 2015 under Soccer - No Comments.

Trinity Volleyball Players Earn Division III Independent Second Team

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

 

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Association of Division III Independents

Names 2015 All-Independent  Women’s Volleybal l  Teams

 

OVERLAND PARK, KAN.— The 2015 All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

 

Player of the Year

Alison Renz, Maranatha Baptist University, JR, Middle Blocker, Lake Mills, Wis. – Renzranked first in the AD3I in kills (333), kills per set (3.74) and hitting percentage (.359).  Renz also led the AD3I in solo blocks (22) and total blocks (76).

 

Setter of the Year

Adriane Walther, Illinois Institute of Technology, Senior, Chicago, Ill.— Walther was one ofthe most dynamic setters in the Midwest this season. A senior captain, Walther tallied 7.33 assists per set (2nd in AD3I) and a total of 814 assists (1st in AD3I) on the season (32 matches).

 

Libero of the Year

Kennedy Hegert, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Junior, Lincoln, Neb.—Hegert led the AD3Iin digs averaging 5.37 per set in Division III matches. Overall, she finished with 539 digs, averaging 5.5 per set.

 

Rookie of the Year

Alyssa Miner, Illinois Institute of Technology, FR, Middle Hitter, Bartlett, Ill. – Miner logged171 kills (6th in AD3I, 1.54 per set) and a team-high 68 blocks (3rd in AD3I, 13 solo, 55 assisted). She also had 24 aces on the season.

 

Coach of the Year

Regina DeLozier, Maranatha Baptist University.

The women’s volleyball coaches from the Association of Division III Independents member

schools selected the All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams.

 

First Team

MB – Alison Renz, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

MH – Alyssa Miner, Freshman, Illinois Institute of Technology MH – Karrie Sestak, Freshman, Nebraska Wesleyan University MB – Alexis Johnson, Sophomore, Maranatha Baptist University DS – Kennedy Hegert, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University

L – Samantha Swiatek, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University OH – Mallory Dahl, Junior, Nebraska Wesleyan University OH – Irena Grauzinis, Junior, Illinois Institute of Technology

OH –Fabiola Padilla Rios, Sophomore, College of New Rochelle OH – Jelena Vujicic, Sophomore, Illinois Institute of Technology OH – Stacy Reinke, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

S – Adriane Walther, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology

S – Julia Gunst, Junior, Maranatha Baptist University

 

Second Team

MH – Hannah Boyce, Senior, University of Maine-Presque Isle

DS – Chelsea Badiola, Senior, Illinois Institute of Technology L – Hyedia Hamilton, Junior, Trinity Washington University OH – Kelli Fox, Senior, Maranatha Baptist University

OH – Abby Jewett, Junior, University of Maine-Presque Isle

OH – Myesha Green, Junior, Trinity Washington University

OH – Shaundene Peart, Sophomore, Trinity Washington University

S – Kelsey Bahe, Sophomore, Nebraska Wesleyan University

S – Melanie Lopez Soto, Junior, College of New Rochelle

S – Hannah Williams, Freshman, University of Maine-Presque Isle

 

The Association of Division III Independents consists of nine NCAA 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 http://www.d3independents.org.

Posted: November 19th, 2015 under Volleyball - No Comments.

Basketball Beats PSU Mont Alto in Season Opener

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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.

Posted: November 13th, 2015 under Basketball - No Comments.

Tseumie Receives Association of Division III Independents Women’s Soccer Player of the Week Award

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October 27, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Trinity Washington University sophomore midfielder Raissa Tseumie (Washington, D.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents women’s soccer Player of the Week. Tseumie had an outstanding week for the Tigers as they went 1-0-1 on the week, finishing with five goals and 10 points. The sophomore opened up the week with a three-goal effort in Trinity’s win at Valley Forge on Monday, ending the contest with four shots on goal. The midfielder capped off the week with two goals on two shots on goal in the Tigers 3-3 tie against Washington Adventist on Thursday. Tseumie is currently tied for the Association lead in goals with 13 and is third with 28 points.

Posted: October 30th, 2015 under Soccer - No Comments.

Tigers Sweep Washington Adventist University

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Washington, DC-  The Trinity Washington University volleyball team got their first victory of the season beating Washington Adventist University 3-0.

Sophomore Sarai Burnett led the team with seven assists, four aces, five digs, five kills, and earned a hitting percentage of .237.  Freshman India Richey added five kills and tallied a .59 hitting percentage.

The Tigers dominated the first and the third games.  The shock put up a fight in the second set, but the Tigers still held them to 20.

The Tigers return to the court on Thursday playing a tri-match with MACU and Central Penn.  The first match is set to begin at 12:00pm.

Posted: September 22nd, 2015 under Volleyball - No Comments.

Amaya Receives Association of Division III Independents Women’s Soccer Player of the Week Award

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For Immediate Release
September 15, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Trinity Washington University freshman midfielder Monica Amaya (Washington, D.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents women’s soccer Player of the Week. The freshman had a strong week for the Tigers as she finished with three goals on seven shots on goal and scored the game-winning goal in both of Trinity’s wins this week. In her opening game of the week, Amaya tallied the lone goal of the game at Mary Baldwin as the Tigers picked up their third straight win to start the season. The forward concluded the week with a pair of goals on seven shots in Trinity’s 4-1 win over Sweet Briar on September 11th.

Posted: September 15th, 2015 under Soccer - 1 Comment.

Tigers Remain Undefeated

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Washington, DC- The Trinity Washington University soccer team remained undefeated after their first road game with a 1-0 victory over Mary Baldwin College on Tuesday afternoon.

For the Fighting Squirels, Mayzie Lewis led the team in shots with four on goal.  Goalkeeper Brittany Tenn tallied four saves for the match.

Trinity Freshman Monica Amaya led the team with two shots and one goal.  Junior goalkeeper Helen Woolf recorded six saves for the game.

Trinity will continue their season Friday, September 11th, versus Sweet Briar College.  Kickoff will be 4:30pm on the Trinity Field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: September 9th, 2015 under Soccer - No Comments.

Tigers Open Season with 12-0 Shutout

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Washington, DC- The Trinity University soccer team set the bar high in their season opener with a 12-0 victory over Patrick Henry College at the Trinity Soccer Field on Tuesday evening.

The Tigers dominated the majority of the game outshooting the Lady Sentinels 59-1 with 33 on target. With 12 total goals, the Tigers saw seven different goal scorers.

Freshman Doris Ayala led the team in points earning a hat trick and an assist in her very first collegiate game.  Monica Amaya and Jessica Alonso, also freshman, also had outstanding games.  Amaya added two goals and J. Alonso added a goal and an assist. Sophomore Raissa Audrey Tseumie stood out for the returners tallying six shots on goal, two goals, and an assist.

With a 1-0 record Trinity will play Gallaudet at 4:30pm, Friday, September 4th, at Trinity Soccer Field.

Posted: September 2nd, 2015 under Soccer - No Comments.

2014-2015 Retrospective

Posted: April 30th, 2015 under Uncategorized - No Comments.