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February 2020

Swimming and Diving team holding championship banners

Trinity Swimming & Diving Teams Sweep SCAC Championships

Trinity's women captured their 17th consecutive SCAC Championship and the 20th overall. The Tiger men regained the title after finishing second in last year's meet, as their seven-champion win streak was snapped. Read More →
Caroline (right) and Daniel (left) accepting award

Daniel Sarman and Caroline North Sweep SCAC Elite 19 Awards

Tiger swimmers Daniel Sarman and Caroline North secured the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Elite 19 awards, announced at the SCAC Championship meet on Saturday at Josh Davis Natatorium. The SCAC Elite 19 award recognizes academic achievement and athletic prowess in each conference sport. Read More →
Scholar All American CSCAA

Trinity Swimming & Diving Teams Receive Academic Honors

Each squad has been designated as an NCAA Division III Scholar All-America team for the fall 2019 semester. To qualify, a team must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester. The Tiger women registered a GPA of 3.42, while the men posted a team mark of 3.12. Read More →
Order of the Tiger Alumni Spotlight Logo
Portia on the football field

From Student-Athlete to Conference Commissioner: Portia Hoeg Charges Ahead

Portia Lowe Hoeg '01 is in a position of great responsibility, serving as executive director of the Centennial Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

The 11-team athletic conference competes in the NCAA Division III, where student-athletes excel in their chosen sports and in the classroom. Some of the member institutions include Johns Hopkins (MD) University, Swarthmore (PA) College, and Bryn Mawr (PA) College.

Hoeg began her duties as head of the conference in April 2019 and became just the second full-time executive director in the 27-year history of the league. She also joins a group of 18 female conference commissioners in the NCAA Division III. Hoeg also became the first African-American woman to assume the position in Division III, and is one of just two African-American women, and five total African-Americans, who hold the commissioner's title in all of the Divisions. Read More →
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Trinity Cross Country Teams Receive Academic Honors from USTFCCCA

The 2019 squads were designated as USTFCCCA NCAA Division III All-Academic Teams. For a team to be eligible, it must have scored at an NCAA Regional meet and have a minimum GPA of 3.10. The Tiger women registered a GPA of 3.29, while the men posted a mark of 3.27. Read More →
SCAC logo

Sixty-seven Trinity Students Qualify for SCAC Academic Honor Roll

To be eligible, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the semester and be a regular member of a varsity athletic team in a conference-sponsored sport. Women's soccer led the way with 23 student-athletes, followed by men's soccer with 18. Trinity volleyball had 12 qualifiers, while women's cross country had eight, and the men's team posted six student-athletes on the roll. Read More →
Students and faculty posing in front of Stonehenge

Trinity Students Gain First-Hand Experience of Sports History and Culture

Jacob Tingle '95, director of the Office of Experiential Learning, said the trip, combined with classwork and lectures, helped the students learn of the origins of many American sports. Read More →
Quentin king soccer ball and Gina running the bases

February Strength & Conditioning Student-Athlete of the Month

Juniors Quentin Van Der Lee and Gina Monaco have been named February's Strength & Conditioning Student-Athlete of the Month. Read More →
Photo of Spencer

Getting to Know Assistant Women's Soccer Coach Spencer Valdespino

Coach Valdespino just completed her second season as the Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, and this season she helped lead the team to the NCAA Round of 16 for the first time in her tenure. Read More →
Softball player hitting pitch

Trinity Athletics February Recap

Trinity Athletics is in full crossover mode as 12 of the 18 intercollegiate sports are in-season this time of year. While the winter sports are looking towards SCAC Tournaments and NCAA Championships, the spring sports teams are just getting started. Read More →

Upcoming Broadcast Schedule

All games are home unless otherwise noted.

Women's Tennis

Hardin-Simmons — Feb. 28 @ 2 p.m.
Texas Lutheran — Feb. 28 @ 5 p.m.
Sterling College — Mar. 17 @ 4 p.m.
Wis.-Eau Claire — Mar. 24 @ 4 p.m.
Wellesley — Mar. 24 @ 5 p.m.
Idaho St. — Mar. 25 @ 5 p.m.

Men's Tennis

Hardin-Simmons — Feb. 28 @ 3 p.m.
Texas Lutheran — Feb. 28 @ 6 p.m.
Mary Washington — Mar. 21 @ Noon
Kalamazoo — Mar. 23 @ 4 p.m.
St. Mary's (TX) — Apr. 5 @ TBA
Laredo CC — Apr. 5 @ 3 p.m.


Babson — Feb. 28 @ 7 p.m.
Babson — Feb. 29 @ 2 p.m.
Babson — Mar. 1 @ Noon
New Jersey City — Mar. 9 @ 7 p.m.
New Jersey City — Mar. 10 @ 2 p.m.
DeSales — Mar. 11 @ 7 p.m.
Our Lady of the Lake — Mar. 17 @ 7 p.m.
Texas Lutheran — Mar. 20 @ 7 p.m.
Texas Lutheran (DH) — Mar. 21 @ 1 p.m.
Chicago — Mar. 23 @ 6 p.m.
Dallas (DH) — Apr. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Dallas — Apr. 5 @ 1 p.m.


Southwestern (TX) — Feb. 29 @ 6 p.m.
Southwestern (TX) (DH) — Mar. 1 @ Noon

Post Season Tournament

Men's Basketball

SCAC Tournament — Feb. 28 @ Noon. Kerrville, TX

Women's Basketball

SCAC Tournament — Feb. 29 @ 5 p.m. Kerrville, TX

Track & Field

NCAA D-III Indoor Championships — Mar. 12-13. Winston-Salem, NC

Swimming & Diving

NCAA Championships — Mar. 18-20. Greensboro, NC
NCAA Championships — Mar. 21. Josh Davis Natatorium; San Antonio, TX

Swimming & Diving Meets

View the full Swimming & Diving schedule
NCAA Regional Diving (D) — Feb. 28-29. Hixon Natatorium

Golf Tournaments

View the full Men's and Women's Golf schedule
SCAC Conference Preview (W & M) — Mar. 2-3. Vaaler Creek Golf Club; Blanco, TX
Schreiner Spring Shootout (M) — Mar. 9-10. The Club at Comanche Trace; Kerrville, TX

Track & Field Meets

View the full Track & Field schedule
Trinity Invitational — Mar. 6.

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