Trinity Swarms Schreiner in SCAC Basketball Action

Trinity Swarms Schreiner in SCAC Basketball Action

San Antonio - The Trinity women's basketball team poured in a season-high in points and defeated Schreiner (TX) University 98-47 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup on Tuesday night.


Trinity jumped out to a decisive 16-0 lead in the first three minutes of the game and never faltered. By the end of the opening stanza the Tigers held a 35-14 advantage, shooting nearly 57% in the process.

The Tigers went on a 17-4 run in the second quarter and led by as much as 34 points, 52-18, with 3:40 remaining in the first half. After hitting 53% of their shots in the quarter, Trinity rolled out to a 57-26 halftime lead.

It was more of the same in the third quarter as Trinity led by 40 points (72-32) with 4:15 on the clock and closed out the period with a commanding 78-38 lead.

The Tigers would permit the Mountaineers to score only nine points in the fourth, while putting up 20 on the scoreboard. A 14-6 stretch would give Trinity a 94-44 lead, and the Tigers closed out the game with a 51-point margin.



The Tigers now stand at 16-4 on the season and are 9-2 in SCAC play, while the Mountaineers dropped to 3-16 and 3-7. The two teams will play for the second time this season on February 12 in Kerrville, Texas.

Abby Holland led the game with a 20-point performance, hitting 9-11 of her shots to go with five rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

Emily Daniel added 17 points to the winning cause, shooting 7-11 overall from the field and 3-5 beyond the arc.

Anna Gilliatt scored nine points on 4-6 shooting and Julia Ackerman chipped in eight points and six assists.

Sam Henry scored eight points and grabbed six boards, while Hailey Coleman had six rebounds and six points in her column.

Jordan Rudd posted a career-high eight assists and scored seven points, and Kelly Simmons was tops on the team with seven rebounds.

Trinity shot a season-high 51.3% from the field and limited Schreiner to 33.3% shooting. The Tigers outrebounded their opponent 45-32.

The Tigers led the Mountaineers 40-15 in bench points and 37-11 in points off turnovers.



The Tigers continue their SCAC campaign Friday by hosting Austin (TX) College at 5:30 p.m.