Author: Julia Weis

Women’s Cross-Country captures 15th place at DIII Nationals

In a fight against hundreds of runners from top-ranked schools during a bone-chilling Midwestern storm, Trinity women’s cross-country prevailed, earning a ranking of No. 15 in the nation among Division III schools. In addition to the team’s success, a few individuals left their mark on the freezing course in Elsah, Illinois. Junior Molly McCullough placed in the top 40 runners and won an All-American title, and sophomore Laura Taylor broke the school record, set by McCullough in 2016, of youngest runner to finish so well at the national competition. Taylor placed 57th out of 279 runners. This was the...

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Trinity athletes sprint to the playoffs

While most Tigers were relaxing or doing homework this weekend, some athletes were busy winning championships and advancing to the NCAA playoffs. Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams won their SCAC conference championship games on Sunday and are excited to continue on to the playoffs. “It’s a huge achievement, not just to win our sixth straight regular season title, but to win our sixth straight SCAC tournament title too. Each of the last five times we’ve had to beat the host institution in either the semis or the final, so battling adversity and coming out the other side...

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Fellow white students: get engaged with diverse issues

As the Trinitonian’s sports editor, I’m not used to writing about my opinion, but I had a really eye-opening experience last week that made me want to speak up. I’d like to start off by saying that this is about my experience only, and I by no means want to speak for anyone else. What I want is for Trinity’s majority white community to start making more of an effort to learn about the diversity on this campus, and actively engage with fellow students. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, I went to David Tuttle’s discussion called “Colin Kaepernick, Race, Sports...

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Athlete spotlight: Mabel Fowler

Mabel Fowler, a first-year involved in three varsity sports at Trinity, is determined to make her mark on this campus. The ambitious athlete came to Trinity planning to run cross-country in the fall and track and field in the spring, while swimming competitively for Trinity’s swim team in the winter. Since winter sports overlap a great deal with fall and spring sports, Fowler will always be involved in multiple sports at once throughout the year. Fowler has enjoyed competing on sports teams throughout her life, so the transition to college seemed natural. “I’ve always swam. I’ve done swimming since...

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Tiger volleyball rises to No. 3 ranking

Tiger volleyball has been destroying their opponents for the last few tournaments, earning them the No. 3 rank in the country. While the Tigers fell to No. 2-ranked Colorado College this past weekend, they crushed other opponents, including Austin College, University of Dallas and Centenary College, making them 16-3 in their season, and 4-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. “They’re doing really well; I’m really proud of them. It’s a fun group, a really athletic and a relatively young group, so that’s exciting,” said Julie Jenkins, volleyball coach. “Every weekend we’re either playing a ranked team outside of...

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