Last weekend, junior Stephen Culberson of the Trinity men’s swimming team won the 100-yard freestyle event at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 44.18. He also had the best time in the preliminaries earlier that morning, with a time off 44.29 seconds. Culberson is the first Trinity swimmer to win a national championship. The men’s team tied Calvin College for 21st place overall, and the women’s team placed 24th overall. “Well,...

Multiple Trinity swimmers and divers qualified for the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, which started this past Wednesday and will continue until Saturday and are being held at IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. On Wednesday, junior Stephen Culberson placed fifth in the 50-meter freestyle finals with a time of 20.37. Sophomore Jon Hoffman placed 63rd in the 200-meter IM finals. “The meet is going well; almost none of us have swam at this...

Last Saturday, the Trinity men’s and women’s track team traveled to Corpus Christi, Tex, for the Country Inn and Suites Islanders Open held at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Dugan Stadium. The Tigers were the only NCAA Division III school to compete in the competition. “I thought the Corpus Christi meet went really well, especially considering the conditions down there and that we were the only non-scholarship school competing as well. Taking all that into consideration,...

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The Trinity women’s basketball team fell to Texas Lutheran University 54-52 in early March at the SCAC Championships conference final. Junior Lauren Splawn was named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference winter All-Sportsmanship Team. Sophomore Anecia Richardson was named to the D3hoops.com All-South Region Second Team, her second straight year making the All-Region Team. Last season, Richardson was voted South Region Rookie of the Year. Trinity had a four-point lead going into the last minute...

The Trinity men’s tennis team took third in the ITA DIII National Indoor Championship held in Ohio last weekend, beating No. 7 Case Western Reserve. Case Western Reserve fell 3-6 to No. 6 Johns Hopkins University in the semis. Top-seeded Washington-St. Louis took the indoor title with a 6-3 victory over Johns Hopkins. Senior Greg Haugen was selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for his performance. The Tigers...

The Trinity Women’s basketball team finished their regular season campaign with a 77-69 win over Southwestern last Friday in Georgetown. The Tigers ended a three-game losing streak with the win and are now 18-7 overall and 10-4 in conference games; they will be the No. 2 seed heading into the SCAC Championship, hosted by Trinity Feb. 28-March 2. Sophomore forward Anecia Richardson was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week...

The Trinity men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams won their third consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship last weekend in Rockwall, Texas. The competition extended from the 12th-15th. The men’s swim team scored 819 points in the competition, outscoring second-place Southwestern University 603.5 points by a large margin, and the women’s team scored 904 points, compared to second-place Colorado College’s 693 points. Both the men’s and women’s teams captured Swimmer of the Meet and...

The Tiger baseball team won two out of the three game series against Millsaps College last weekend in Jackson, Miss., improving their record to 5-1. The Tigers started the weekend with a double-header on Saturday, winning the first game 11-2 and losing the second game 5-3. On Sunday, the Tigers took the game into extra innings and finally closed out the game in the 11th inning by scoring three runs. Senior catcher Chris Bianchi earned...