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Tigers defeat Schreiner in final weekend of women’s soccer season

Tigers defeat Schreiner in final weekend of women’s soccer season

Trinity’s women’s soccer team heads into the postseason ranked no. 23.
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 28, 2021

On Friday Oct. 22 the Trinity Women’s Soccer team played their last home game and final conference match of the regular season against Schreiner University. The Tigers emerged on top, beating the Mountaineers...

Opinion: Mental Health vs playing through the pain

Opinion: Mental Health vs playing through the pain

While discussions on mental health change, athletic culture still prioritizes performance over people
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 21, 2021

1996. Atlanta. It’s the Olympic Games, and USA gymnast Kerri Strug is stepping up to her mark for her first vault attempt. A sub-par performance by a teammate meant that it was up to 18-year-old Strug...

Coachs Corner: Cathleen Pruden

Coach’s Corner: Cathleen Pruden

New Head Swimming and Diving Coach makes a splash
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 20, 2021

Cathleen Pruden joins the Trinity University athletic staff as the head coach of the men's and women's swimming & diving teams after five years as an assistant coach at Bowdoin College and Amherst...

Opinion: NCAA washing their hands of NIL will change the landscape of college sports

Opinion: NCAA washing their hands of NIL will change the landscape of college sports

NCAA interim policy allows student-athletes to monetize name, image and likeness
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter September 23, 2021

The crux of the NIL issue is often framed as fairness. The argument for student-athletes receiving compensation for their name, image and likeness (NIL) is that it is only fair that the athletes get paid...

Sophomore Avery Puig runs with a baton in hand. Puig earned the title of SCAC Womens Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Abilene Christian University Invitational.

Track and field teams shine at TLU, UIW meets

Several personal and school records set by Tiger athletes this season
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter April 14, 2021

After having the 2020 season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity’s track and field teams have returned to the track (and field) for the complete 2021 season. With only one meet between now and...

Tigers Dominate The Net: Trinity volleyball sweeps matches against Centenary

Tigers Dominate The Net: Trinity volleyball sweeps matches against Centenary

Big boost for the team after consecutive losses to Colorado College
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

On Saturday, March 13, the second ranked women’s volleyball team returned home to Calgaard Gym to face Centenary College for the Tigers’ first home match since Nov. of 2019. The Tigers played two best-of-five...

Football team intercepted on path to SAA Championship

Football team intercepted on path to SAA Championship

Tigers lose 13-3 to Hendrix Warriors
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter March 10, 2021

On Saturday, the football team lost 13-3 to the Hendrix Warriors in their third game of the shortened 2021 spring season. Both Trinity and Hendrix went into Saturday’s game undefeated and determined...

Making sports HERstory: Becky Hammon, Sarah Thomas among those breaking glass ceiling

Making sports HERstory: Becky Hammon, Sarah Thomas among those breaking glass ceiling

Monumental firsts also highlight work needed to bring true equality to athletics
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter February 28, 2021

In these unprecedented times, we are constantly living through major historical events — this includes the world of sports as well. In the past three months, we have witnessed three monumental firsts...

Tigers dive straight into the SCAC Championships

Tigers dive straight into the SCAC Championships

The championship is the only confirmed in-person meet as of now
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Trinity athletes whose seasons are typically in the fall or winter now face an abbreviated season occurring in the spring. This is the case for Trinity’s swimming and diving teams who traditionally have...

The team cools down after weight training Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

At long last, sports on the verge of returning to Trinity

Alejandra Gerlach November 11, 2020

photo by Kate NuelleAs the end of the year draws to a close and the spring semester moves ever closer, the prospect of sports returning to Trinity is looking more and more real. Both the Southern Athletic...

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway: How to Stay Active in the Cold

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway: How to Stay Active in the Cold

Alejandra Gerlach November 5, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderThe thing about Texas winters is that they get just cold enough to make it uncomfortable to go outside but not cold enough for any stereotypical winter activities. Although winter...

Photos provided by Carmen Johnson

TDC and OREC seek to diversify the Great Outdoors

Alejandra Gerlach October 28, 2020

photo provided by Carmen JohnsonWhat comes to mind when you think about outdoor recreation? Maybe you think about hiking a trail, canoeing down a river, or spending a day in the park. Chances are you don't...

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