The Trinity Christian College women's soccer team from 2005 will be inducted into the school's hall of fame in October. Photo courtesy of Trinity Christian College Athletics

The Trinity Christian College women's soccer team from 2005 will be inducted into the school's hall of fame in October. Photo courtesy of Trinity Christian College Athletics

Area Sports Roundup | Trinity soccer champs to be inducted into HOF

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By Jeff Vorva
Staff Writer

The first team in Trinity Christian College history to win a national championship will be honored in October.

The Trinity Christian College Athletics Department announced the 2005 women’s soccer team as the newest member to its Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on Oct. 21 as a part of the school’s Fall Fest Weekend.

“We are excited to continue the tradition of inducting another class to the Athletics Hall of Fame,” said Trinity Athletics Director Wendy Reid. “This class is the first team to be added to our Hall of Fame and we are glad to be able to highlight their accomplishments and lasting impact on the soccer program and on Trinity.”

The 25-member team, led by current Trolls coach Josh Lenarz, won the National Christian College Athletic Association national title and finished 21-5-3, marking the first 20-win season for the program that began in 1996.

The members of the 2005 team are Nicole Billin, Kristina Boertje,  Natalie Buikema, Janet Bruinsma, Amanda Danner, Alyssa DeGroot, Jessica Eenigenburg, Sarah Faasse, Carolyn Fox, Karley Glass, Mindi Harkema, Kelly Heim, Kayleigh Kamphuis, Jill Machiela, Beth Nybeck, Kerry Shea, Brittany Storkel, Keri Streekstra, Joy Trethewey, Kim Van Drunen, Abbie Van Dyke, Katie Visser, Tina Visser, Rachel Warlick and Becky Wych.

Greg Erminger was the assistant coach and Dana Cox was the team’s manager.

 

Golf assignments
The fall postseason is almost here. First up is golf.

Boys golf regionals begin Sept. 27 and the girls regionals are scheduled to start the next day.

In boys golf, Marist and Shepard are at the Class 3A Homewood-Flossmoor Regional, while Sandburg and Stagg are at the Lincoln-Way Central Regional.

Lyons is at the Rolling Meadows Regional; Morton, Reavis, Richards and Argo are at the Payton Regional; and Riverside-Brookfield is at the Glenbrook North Regional.

In Class 2A, St. Rita is hosting a regional that also features St. Laurence, Brother Rice and Evergreen Park. De La Salle is hosting its own regional.

In Class 1A, Chicago Christian heads to the Grant Park Regional.

In girls golf, Shepard hosts a Class 2A regional that also features Reavis, St. Laurence, Marist, Mother McAuley, Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn ad Richards.

Lyons and Riverside-Brookfield are at the Glenbard East Regional and Morton heads to the St. Ignatius Regional. Sandburg and Stagg head to Hinsdale South.

In Class 1A, Nazareth and Chicago Christian are at the Providence Regional, while De La Salle is at the Trinity Regional.

 

Tennis assignments
In girls tennis, sectionals take place Oct. 13-14.

Sandburg is hosting a Class 2A sectional that will also include area schools Reavis, Marist, Mother McAuley, Oak Lawn, Richards, Shepard and Stagg.

Hinsdale Central hosts a sectional that includes Morton, Lyons, Riverside-Brookfield and Argo.

In Class 1A, De La Salle and Solorio are at the Chicago University Sectional. Chicago Christian is at the Marian Catholic Sectional, while St. Laurence and Nazareth are at Hinsdale South.

The state finals are scheduled for Oct. 19-21 at various schools in the suburbs.

 

Washout
Rain on Sept. 17 wiped out the title matches of the Bodyarmor boys soccer series.

The championship matches will take place Sept. 24 at Lyons Soccer Complex, 1301 W. Cossitt Ave. in LaGrange.

Four area teams are still alive for a title and at least one will be crowned a champion. Back of the Yards takes on St. Rita at 2:45 p.m, while Lyons faces Taft and Shepard will battle Niles North at 4:15 p.m.

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