Trinity Women’s Basketball Rises in National Rankings

Trinity Women’s Basketball Rises in National Rankings

San Antonio - The Trinity women's basketball team is now ranked #21 in the nation by two Division III polls.

The Tigers rose in both of the top-25 polls issued by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and D3hoops.com. Trinity moved up two slots in the WBCA Poll, and one position in the D3hoops.com Poll.

Led by eighth-year Head Coach Cameron Hill, the Tigers are on a six-game winning streak. Trinity stands at 9-2 overall and is 4-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC).

The team is ranked fourth in assist turnover ratio (1.28), fifth in assists per game (19.0), eighth in steals per game (16.8), 10th in steals (185), and 14th in total assists (209) in the NCAA Division III. 

The Tigers average 76.1 points per game and are ranked 29th nationally in scoring offfense. Allowing 58.6 points per matchup, Trinity holds a #26 scoring margin ranking of 17.5 points per game. The Tigers have connected on 44.9% of their shots and are ranked 16th in field goal percentage.

Jordan Rudd is ranked third in assist turnover ratio (3.21), while Julia Ackerman is 11th (2.63). Rudd also stands 17th in assists per game (5.5), 22nd in assists (61), and 28th in steals (37). 

Abby Holland leads the team with 17.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. 

Trinity continues its SCAC schedule this weekend with road games. The Tigers start with a matchup Friday with the University of Dallas (TX) in Irving, Texas. The following day Trinity takes on Austin (TX) College in Sherman, Texas. Trinity and Austin College lead the SCAC standings, and the Kangaroos are ranked 18th in the D3hoops.com Poll.