News for the ‘Basketball’ Category

Tigers Earn Second In GU Holiday Classic

bballWashington, DC– Trinity University Tigers basketball team earned second place in the Gallaudet Holiday tournament after a hard fought championship game against Lehman College Saturday afternoon (82-75), at the GU filed house.

Trinity was outshot 44.4%-37.3% FG, 40.9%-19.0% FT, three-point, and 69.2%-60.0% FT. The Tigers dominated the boards earning 51 rebounds over The Lightenings 39. Down 70-54 in last eight minutes of the game, Trinity crawled back outscoring Lehman 21-12, but still came up short on the win.

Trinity was led by Freshman Blessing Hayes, led by freshman forward Blessing Hayes who recorded her second double-double of the tournament with an impressive 21 rebounds and 19 points.   Freshman Andrea Watkins recorded 19 points and senior Domonique Meriedy recorded 8 rebounds and 17 points.

Blessing Hayes and fellow freshman Andrea Watkins made the All-Tournament team after their impressive performances in the two day event.

Tigers return to action January 9th at Penn St. Abington for a 7:00pm match.

Edited: December 8th, 2013

Meriedy, Swann Lead Tigers To 28-Point Victory

IMG_1415Washington, DC– Domonique Meriedy (16 Points) and Shelby Swann (13 Points), led four players in double figures in Trinity’s 70-42 victory over PSU-Mont-Alto Monday evening.

Freshman Jamila Williams posted her first career double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds), while freshman Andrea Watkins posted 11 points, with 9 of those points coming from three pointers.

PSU led 13-12 with 11:12 left in the first half; this was the last time they held the lead the entire game.  Trinity shot 41.2% vs PSU 26.8% from the field, and posted 51 rebounds to PSU’s 37 rebounds.

Trinity will return to action Friday 12pm at the Gallaudet Holliday Tournament.

Edited: December 3rd, 2013

Tigers Record First Win Of The Season

Box Score

Shelby13Washington, DC– Trinity recorded its first win of the season with a 66-50 win over Christendom at the Trinity Center.

Freshmen Andrea Watkins and Blessing Hayes both had outstanding games, as Watkins finished with a team high 19 points, and Hayes recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

The Tigers started the game with intensive energy as they led 34-19 at halftime. Christendom made an attempt to come back late in the second half outscoring Trinity 22-6, but it wasn’t quite enough to close the damage done by the Tigers in the first half.

The Tigers play again Friday, November 22nd at Wilson College.

Edited: November 21st, 2013

Dominique Meriedy: Student Athlete Profile of the Week

domoDominique (Domo) Meriedy, a Washingtonian is a Trinity Tiger senior tri- student-sthlete (soccer, basketball and lacrosse).  Domo is studying Criminal Justice and hopes to work in law enforcement.

1.  Who is your favorite super hero? Why?

Wolverine from Marvel comic X-MEN is my favorite super hero. I feel as if we have something in common (with a grin).

2.  What is your favorite class at Trinity?

I really enjoyed my Law Enforcement class the most.

3.  Who would you consider to be your mentor? 

I would have to say my mother, because whenever I feel like giving up she keeps on pushing me.  I can’t wait to reward her by walking across the stage in May (2014).

4.  What is your favorite food?

I love my grandmothers famous homemade mash potatoes.

5.  What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?

I enjoy the rewards that I receive, such as being recognized on campus.

6.  What is something you enjoy to do in your leisure time?

I enjoy surfing the web and also making music beats.

7.  Can you sing…on tune?

NO! (Friend is sitting beside her nodding her head yes..)

8.  Where would you like to see yourself 10 years from now?

I would like to see myself established in my career, living lavish, and having stability in live.

Edited: October 8th, 2013

Myesha Green: Student Athlete Profile Of The Week

myeshaA native of Baltimore, Maryland, Myesha Green is a junior tri-athlete (volleyball, basketball, softball) at Trinity.  Myesha is a Communications major with a minor in Women’s Studies; she has plans to use her major to give back and get involved with the community.

 1. If you could trade places with anyone who would it be?

I would trade places with my godmother Ms. Terry.  My godmother is the Director of the neighborhood recreation center; she has always pushed me to do the best I can, and to succeed.  She has been one of the most inspirational forces in my life.

2. What is you favorite class at Trinity?

Professor Sheridan’s Math 102 is my favorite class.  Math is one of my favorite subjects, and Mr. Sheridan’s positive energy makes class so interesting and exciting; there is never a dull moment.

3. Do you have any weird “quirks”?

 I still sleep with my teddy bears, six of them.  My favorite ones’ name is Foggy, he’s green.

4. What is your favorite midnight snack?

S’mores pop tarts! I get them from the campus bookstore and eat them almost every night.

5. What is your favorite part of being a Trinity student-athlete?

It seems like everyone knows my name.  It’s great to be recognized for something you enjoy doing.

6. What is something you enjoy doing in your leisure time?

I love to draw and write poetry.  I often present my poetry at Speaking It Real or Poetry Night here on campus.

7. Are you a good dancer?

No, ‘Team No Rhythm’. LOL

8. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

I see myself in the NAVY.  Being in the NAVY has always been a dream of mine.

Edited: October 1st, 2013

Trinity Basketball Heads To First Conference Tournament


ATLANTA, Ga. – Huntingdon College, the regular season GSAC Women’s Basketball Champions, is set to host the 2013 GSAC Women’s Basketball Tournament this Friday through Sunday February 22-24 on their campus in Montgomery, Ala. Here’s a look at the the pre-Tournament bracket with seeds and game times.


All games played at Huntingdon’s Roland Arena

Friday, February 22

Game 1: (#2) Salem College vs. (#7) Wesleyan College — 12 p.m. Live Stats Live Video

Game 2: (#3) Agnes Scott vs. (#6) Trinity Washington — 2 p.m. Live Stats Live Video

Game 3: (#4) Spelman vs. (#5) Pine Manor — 4:30 p.m. Live Stats Live Video


Saturday, February 23

Game 4: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner — 1 p.m. Live Stats Live Video

Game 5: (#1) Huntingdon vs. Game 3 winner — 3 p.m. Live Stats Live Video


Sunday, February 24

(GSAC Championship)

Game 6 : Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner — 1 p.m. Live Stats Live Video


Past GSAC Tournament Champions

2012: Maryville College

2011: Piedmont College

2010: Maryville College

2009: Maryville College

2008: Piedmont College

2007: Piedmont College

2006: Maryville College

2005: Maryville College

2004: Maryville College

2003: Maryville College

2002: Piedmont College

2001: Maryville College

Edited: February 19th, 2013

Trinity Races Past Wilson

Box Score

Washington, DC-Ashley Brown set the table for an impressive offensive performance as she paced all players with 17 points.  Shelby Swan chipped in 11 points as Dominique Meriedy and Christa Burgess each scored 9 points.   Dominique Meriedy led the team in rebounds with 12 and Thamar Polynice in steals with 5.

The Tigers pulled away from the Phoenix in the 10th minute of the first half and never looked back; keeping the lead for the rest of the game. The Tigers shot 32.4 percent from the floor in the 1st half and 50 percent from the line.  They came back second half and squelched Wilson’s hope of a comeback by shooting 41.2 percent from the floor and 77.8 percent from the line.  The Tigers defense held their counterparts to 27.7 percent from the floor.

Trinity converted their athleticism into a 47-28 rebounding advantage and a 30-10 bulge in points in the paint.

Polynice’s 5 steals will help her in the NCAA Div III rankings; as she is currently ranked no. 8 in the nation.

Trinity will return to action at home Thursday, February 7th at 7pm.

Edited: February 6th, 2013

Tiger Hoops Grind Out 58-45 Win Over Cairin Highlanders


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Washington, DC– Holding the Highlanders to 29.3% from the field, Tiger Hoops lock in the 4th win of the season at the Macon Activity Center.

The Tigers relied on superb defense as they gutted out 18 steals and scored 28 points off turnovers;  giving them an advantage of 28-11 points off turnovers.

Forwards Kenyatta Robinson and Dominique Meriedy handed out 11 points apiece, while Meriedy also added the team high of 8 rebounds.   Thamar Polynice and Christa Burgess and led the team with 8 and 6 steals respectively.

Trinity University to the Trinity Center Wednesday, January 30th vs Christendom 7:00pm.

Edited: January 29th, 2013

Tigers Continue Their Winning Streak

Box Score

Washington, DC– Trinity Tigers win their third game in a row; beating Christendom (64-35) Tuesday evening.  Trinity remained in the lead the entire game, holding the Lady Crusaders to under 20 points each half.

The Tigers Freshman Kenyatta Robertson, led the team in scoring with 16 points, while Senior Christa Burgess recorded an impressive 12 points, four rebounds.  Junior Dominique Meridy added to the impressive win by talling nine points and four rebounds.

As a team the Tigers tallied 24 rebounds, 13 steals, and had four tunovers. Christendom tallied 18 rebounds, 3 steals, and 23 turnovers.  The Tigers shot 38% from the field, and 54% from the line. Christendom, on the other hand, shot 30% from the field and 47% from the line.


Edited: November 28th, 2012

Ellen Bethea Player of the Week GSAC

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports week two Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Ellen Bethea of Trinity Washington wasselected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.

Week 2 Basketball Player of the Week – senior guard Ellen Bethea of Trinity Washington
Bethea led the Tigers to two wins in taking her team to 2-0 to start season.  In two games last week she tallied 35 points with a .467 field goal percentage. She added 12 rebounds, 9 assists and 11 steals to her impressive stat line. For the week, she averaged 17.5 points per game, 6 rebounds per game, 4.5 assists per game and 5.5 steals per game as she becomes the first student-athlete from Trinity Washington to receive GSAC Player of the Week honors.


The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.

Edited: November 28th, 2012