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Sophomore goalie Blake Lieberman has started against Trinity’s strongest opponents, but in his 17 years of soccer, his toughest adversary was one he had to face off the field. When he was 11 years old, Lieberman noticed a golf ball-sized lump on his back. At first, he wasn’t convinced that anything was awry. He was a pretty active kid, so naturally he figured that the bump was just a bruise from soccer. But the bump...

Trinity students of all years and concentrations gathered together to kick off the 2018 intramural season earlier this week. According to intramural director Kristen Harrison, Trinity is no stranger to intramural sports. “Trinity has a long standing tradition of intramurals starting with the first full-time intramural director Jim Potter in 1967,” Harrison wrote in an email interview. Intramurals (IMs) are a successful component of athletic life at Trinity because competitive and casual athletes alike can...

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SportsIntro to Intramurals

November 16, 2017261 min

Intramural sports, also known as IMs, have a great place in Trinity history. From NCAA athletes to the least athletic among us, Trinity students can enjoy the wide variety of IMs offered. “No skill is required and only a great attitude is needed,” said Kristen Harrison, Recreational Sports director. “Everyone’s out there for fun and competing to win that intramural t-shirt at the end of the semester.” Here’s a quick look at this season’s line...

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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...

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As fall sports seasons start to come to a close, Trinity’s teams are gearing up for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) championships. This year, Trinity University will not be hosting any of the conference championships. Each team will travel to a different school in the SCAC to compete for a title. Check out a recap of each team as they prepare for their tournaments in the upcoming weeks. Cross-Country The Tiger cross-country teams swept...

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Welcome back to Hester’s thoughts. This article is about watching women’s sports and why people do not do that thing. There’s a simple answer: People do not watch women’s sports because they do not want to watch women’s sports. Boom. Article over. For example, our volleyball team is nationally ranked. They are high-key very good. Yet the games don’t really seem to draw much of a crowd unless they offer free shirts, in which case I will...

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I was touring Trinity as a prospective student when a former coach of my father had just passed away. As we sat in Laurie Auditorium, my dad chuckled, then explained he was reading an email chain in which Texas A&M track alumni were sharing memories of their late coach. “Come out of the blocks and let gravity pull you up,” my father read with a laugh. Coaches, like all humans, say things. In fact, a...

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Trinity sports have dominated all fall season. Take a look at a recap of each team’s season so far and how they plan on staying hot for the remainder of the year. Cross-Country Both men’s and women’s cross-country have been competitive this season. In fact, the women’s cross-country team is now ranked No. 10 in the nation for the first time in several years, as well as No. 1 in the South/Southeast region rankings. The...