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On Feb. 14, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced the addition of St. Thomas University in Houston to the conference, so long as the institution successfully integrates into National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division III athletics. St. Thomas will become the tenth member of SCAC provided that the school is successful in the upcoming years of exploratory and provisional membership. The move, which follows last year’s announcement that Johnson and Wales University (JWU) in...

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The men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Trinity Open on Feb. 24 to kick off their outdoor season. The Tigers dominated the competition, gathering six individual victories on the women’s side and five victories on the men’s side, while competing against over seven Division III Texas schools, as well as unattached athletes. The men’s 3000-meter steeplechase was swept by the Tigers, with senior Jacob Hammond, first-year David Buss and senior Daniel Henkes securing first, second and...

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The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and TigerThon executives have partnered this year to host a series of fundraisers for the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. The SAAC is a NCAA-mandated committee comprised of student athletes in order to provide insight into the student athlete experience. Trinity’s SAAC is also involved in the greater San Antonio community through service and outreach programs. On the weekend of Feb. 2–3, members of SAAC and the TigerThon board...

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For the second time in her Trinity career, Shelby DeVore, a senior on the women’s golf team, was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Character & Community Women’s Athlete of the Week. Each week, the SCAC gives this award to one male and one female student-athlete in the conference who excels not only in their sport, but in their community as well. DeVore first won this honor in the spring of 2016. “It’s an honor. The...

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The Tiger swimming and diving teams made quite a splash last semester and are currently gearing up for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championships, which will be held in Dallas on Feb. 14–17. Both the men and the women will be defending their titles after taking home the SCAC championship last season. The teams started off their season strong with a meet against University of Puget Sound, where the women won 123–88 and the men...

Three Tiger athletes boarded a plane to Indianapolis on Jan. 17 to attend the National Collegiate Athletic Association Conference, an event aimed at reviewing legislative proposals and allowing students to network with those in their prospective career fields. Senior Davis King, junior Ivy Claflin and sophomore Maggi Linker represented Trinity at the event, which hosted representatives from Division III schools across the country. The NCAA Division III Strategic Initiative Grant gave the Tigers the opportunity to participate in...

With the start of a new semester comes the start of the spring season. Whether it be track & field, softball, baseball or tennis, many Tigers are gearing up for their first competitions of the semester. Check out a preview of each of our spring sports teams below.   Track & Field Tiger track & field kicked off their season on Jan. 12 with the Leonard Hilton Invitational. The Tigers were led by seniors Britney...

If you walk into any professional or minor league sporting event, chances are you’ll hear loud, upbeat music blaring over the speakers. You’ll hear music during timeouts, in between innings, during the halftime performance and as players step up to the plate. You might even see Russell Westbrook dancing, if you happen to be at an OKC game. Why is that? It’s because music in sport is important. As an athlete, I can say that...