Trinity Women’s Basketball Takes Out Centenary

Trinity Women’s Basketball Takes Out Centenary

San Antonio- The 14th-ranked Trinity women's basketball team continued its undefeated season with an 81-58 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Centenary (LA) College on Saturday.


Game Summary

The Tigers started off with a 7-0 run and increased the lead to 18-5 with 2:24 left in the first period. Trinity finished off the opening stanza with a 23-7 lead, shooting 50% along the way.

Trinity led 33-13 in the second quarter at 5:23, and went on to take a 37-22 halftime advantage in spite of a run by the Ladies.

Midway through the third quarter, the Tigers led by 24 points (56-32), and Centenary came no closer than 19 points. The scoreboard read 68-45 in favor of the Tigers after three quarters, as Trinity shot over 57% in the period.

The fourth quarter was more of the same with the Tigers charging ahead to lead by as much as 27 points in the final period. 


Notables

Trinity's fifth-year Head Coach Cameron Hill recorded his 100th career victory at the helm of the Tigers team. He was honored after the game with a commemorative game ball and brief ceremony recognizing this milestone.

The Tigers upped their season record to 13-0, and now stand at 2-0 in SCAC competition. Centenary dropped to 3-10 and 0-3 SCAC. The two teams will play again February 11 at Shreveport, Louisiana.

Four Trinity players scored in double figures, paced by Monica Holguin's 15 points performance. Holguin shot 6-11 from the field.

Rachel Chavez came off the bench and scored a career-high 12 points on 6-8 shooting. Chavez also tied the team's season high in steals with five in her column.

Abby Holland and Micah Weaver each contributed 10 points to the Tigers' winning cause. Holland led the team with seven rebounds. 

Trinity's 81 points tied for the team's second-highest season total. Twelve of the 14 Trinity players on the floor scored in tonight's game.

The 21 steals posted by the Tigers were a season high for the home team. Trinity led Centenary 28-12 in points off turnovers, and the deep Tigers bench outdistanced the Ladies' subs 42-17.

 

Up Next

The Tigers head to Georgetown, Texas, Friday to take on Southwestern University in an SCAC game at 5:30 p.m. The matchup will mark the first of four conference games on the road.