Sara Flynn
9 Sara Flynn
  • Height:
    5-11
  • Year:
    SR
  • Hometown:
    Seattle, Wash.
  • High School:
    Roosevelt
  • Position:
    RS
  • Major:
    Environmental Policy
  • m
    35
  • k/s
    2.68
  • h %
    .361
  • a/s
    0.03
  • b/s
    0.84
  • sa/s
    0.00
  • d/s
    0.59

Bio

Career Highs

Match

  • Points: 18.5 (10/9/21 at Tufts)
  • Kills: 16 (10/9/21 at Tufts)
  • Hitting %: .667 (10/1/21 v. Austin College)
  • Digs: 5 (10/18/19, Austin College)
  • Blocks: 7 (10/8/21 at Babson)

Season

  • Total Points: 346.5 (2021)
  • Points/Set: 2.7 (2021)
  • Total Kills: 288 (2021)
  • Kills/Set: 2.23 (2021)
  • Hitting %: .327 (2021), 25th all-time at Trinity
  • Digs: 66 (2021)
  • Total Blocks: 109 (2021)
  • Blocks/Set: .84 (2021)

Collegiate Honors

American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

  • All-America honorable mention (Fall 2021)
  • All-Region (Fall 2021)

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC)

  • All-SCAC (2nd Team: Spring 2021, Fall 2021)
  • Offensive Player of the Week (Week 5, 2021)
  • Defensive Player of the Week (Week 6, 2021)
  • All-Sportsmanship (2021)
  • Academic Honor Roll (2019, Spring 2021)

Trinity University

  • Trinity Fall Classic All-Tournament Team (2019)
  • Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Month (April 2019)

Miscellaneous

  • East*West Classic All-Tournament (2022)

Why Trinity?

  • "The amazing academics and athletics"

Intended Major/Minor/Career Path

  • Environmental Policy/Business/ -

Personal:

  • Daughter of Pat and Evy Flynn
  • Has one sibling: Michael
  • Interests include hiking, snowboarding, surfing, and drawing
  • Favorite spot on campus is the CSI building

Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 10 vs. Puget Sound W, 3-0
Nov 11 vs. Chicago W, 3-0
Nov 12 at #1 Claremont-M-S W, 3-2
Nov 16 vs. #18 MIT W, 3-0
Nov 17 vs. New York U. W, 3-1
Nov 19 vs. Juniata L, 3-0
  Overall Conf
Matches 35 16
Sets 120 52
Kills 322 148
Kills per set 2.68 2.85
Errors 86 40
Total Attacks 654 293
Hitting Percentage .361 .369
Assists 4 2
Assists per set 0.03 0.04
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Receptions 9 2
Reception Errors 2 0
Digs 71 34
Digs per set 0.59 0.65
Block Solo 7 5
Block Assist 94 41
Block Total 101 46
Blocks per set 0.84 0.88
Block Errors 4 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 376.0 173.5
Points per set 3.1 3.3
Matches started 16 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se r re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 Edgewood W, 3-0 - 3 2 1 9 .111 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 2 #6 Berry W, 3-0 - 3 12 3 21 .429 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 14.0
Sep 3 #24 Transylvania W, 3-0 - 3 7 2 16 .313 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Sep 3 #1 UW-Eau Claire W, 3-0 - 3 10 0 17 .588 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 9 vs. #7 Johns Hopkins W, 3-2 - 5 9 6 26 .115 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 9 at #14 Emory L, 3-1 - 4 6 0 16 .375 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Sep 10 vs. #1 Claremont-M-S L, 3-1 - 4 12 1 23 .478 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 16 #2 Juniata W, 3-1 - 4 8 1 15 .467 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Sep 17 La Verne W, 3-0 - 3 5 3 13 .154 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 17 Scranton W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 8 .375 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 24 vs. Austin W, 3-0 - 3 8 5 22 .136 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Sep 24 at Centenary W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 13 .308 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Sep 25 vs. Dallas W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 10 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 1 vs. #24 Colorado Col. W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 17 .176 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 7 0 7 0 9.5
Oct 1 at Schreiner W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 15 .200 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 7 vs. Southwestern W, 3-1 - 4 13 5 30 .267 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 7 vs. St. Thomas W, 3-0 - 3 11 0 13 .846 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 8 vs. Texas Lutheran W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 18 .278 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 10.5
Oct 14 UC Santa Cruz L, 3-1 1 4 11 2 19 .474 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 7 0 15.0
Oct 15 Susquehanna W, 3-0 - 3 12 2 20 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 15.0
Oct 21 Austin W, 3-0 - 2 4 0 6 .667 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 21 Dallas W, 3-1 - 3 9 1 15 .533 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Oct 22 Centenary W, 3-0 - 2 8 1 12 .583 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 23 Colorado Col. W, 3-1 - 4 8 0 13 .615 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Oct 26 Schreiner W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 15 .667 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 29 vs. St. Thomas W, 3-1 1 4 13 5 31 .258 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 29 vs. Southwestern W, 3-2 1 5 22 5 38 .447 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 24.0
Oct 30 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-1 1 4 9 4 25 .200 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 10.5
Nov 4 vs. Texas Lutheran L, 3-2 - 5 15 4 30 .367 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 7 1 7 0 18.5
Nov 10 vs. Puget Sound W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 16 .500 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Nov 11 vs. Chicago W, 3-0 1 3 14 1 22 .591 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Nov 12 at #1 Claremont-M-S W, 3-2 1 5 15 5 29 .345 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Nov 16 vs. #18 MIT W, 3-0 1 3 9 4 20 .250 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 17 vs. New York U. W, 3-1 1 4 8 7 22 .045 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Nov 19 vs. Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 19 .211 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 19 vs. NCAA Championship Match   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 19 30 36 1.20 21 110 .136 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 12 0.40 0 9 9 0.30 40.5 1.4
2019-20 35 83 104 1.25 50 276 .196 7 0.08 0 0.00 1 0 43 0.52 5 32 37 0.45 125.0 1.5
2020-21 16 44 93 2.11 33 196 .306 3 0.07 0 0.00 8 0 26 0.59 3 22 25 0.57 107.0 2.4
2021-22 37 129 288 2.23 88 611 .327 8 0.06 0 0.00 11 1 66 0.51 8 101 109 0.84 346.5 2.7
2022-23 35 120 322 2.68 86 654 .361 4 0.03 0 0.00 9 2 71 0.59 7 94 101 0.84 376.0 3.1
Total 142 406 843 2.08 278 1847 .306 22 0.05 0 0.00 29 3 218 0.54 23 258 281 0.69 995.0 2.5
    m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Event Total 35 120 322 2.68 86 654 .361 4 0.03 0 0.00 9 2 71 0.59 7 94 101 0.84 376.0 3.1
Conference 16 52 148 2.85 40 293 .369 2 0.04 0 0.00 2 0 34 0.65 5 41 46 0.88 173.5 3.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 14 43 109 2.53 16 199 .467 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 1 21 0.49 2 37 39 0.91 129.5 3.0
Away 5 19 43 2.26 15 98 .286 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 1 9 0.47 0 12 12 0.63 49.0 2.6
Neutral 16 58 170 2.93 55 357 .322 4 0.07 0 0.00 3 0 41 0.71 5 45 50 0.86 197.5 3.4
Result Wins 30 100 270 2.70 75 547 .356 4 0.04 0 0.00 7 1 56 0.56 6 78 84 0.84 315.0 3.1
Losses 5 20 52 2.60 11 107 .383 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 1 15 0.75 1 16 17 0.85 61.0 3.0
Month September 13 44 94 2.14 26 209 .325 2 0.05 0 0.00 6 2 21 0.48 1 21 22 0.50 105.5 2.4
October 15 50 151 3.02 35 287 .404 1 0.02 0 0.00 2 0 30 0.60 6 48 54 1.08 181.0 3.6
November 7 26 77 2.96 25 158 .329 1 0.04 0 0.00 1 0 20 0.77 0 25 25 0.96 89.5 3.4

News Mentions

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No. 6 Volleyball Sweeps No. 18 MIT for Program’s Fourth NCAA III Semifinal

Strong performances from Tiger rookies, Jenna Rodriguez and Reagan Whatley, led to overcoming a slow start en route to another sweep.

November 16, 2022

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Flynn, Ellis Named AVCA First-Team All-America as Trinity Volleyball Preps in Pittsburgh

The Tigers enter the national round of eight off a thrilling redemptive victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in last weekend’s regional final...

November 15, 2022

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No. 6 Volleyball Stuns No. 1 Claremont, Marks Program’s First NCAA III Quarterfinal Three-Peat

For the first time in Trinity history, the Tigers will appear in their third-straight NCAA III Quarterfinal next weekend in Pittsburgh after...

November 13, 2022

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No. 6 Volleyball Breezes Past Chicago, 3-0, to Advance to NCAA III Regional Final

The Tigers rolled past the Maroons through strong all-round day from SCAC Player of the Year Sara Flynn.

November 11, 2022

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Four Tigers Earn AVCA All-Region Honors for No. 6 Volleyball

Two members of Trinity volleyball received their first career AVCA all-region distinction Thursday, along with a pair of all-America honorees in...

November 10, 2022

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No. 6 Volleyball Axes Puget Sound, 3-0, to Open NCAA III Regional at Claremont

A machine-like day on the attack hoisted the Tigers past the Northwest Conference-champion Loggers in a sweep of first-round action in the 2022...

November 10, 2022

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No. 3 Volleyball Stunned by Texas Lutheran in SCAC Semifinal in Colorado

The regular season SCAC Champions fell in just the third five-set match of the season for the Tigers, but the second in their last three matches

November 4, 2022

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No. 3 Volleyball Opens SCAC Tournament in Semifinal Friday Night in Colorado Springs

In back-to-back seasons, Trinity Volleyball clinched SCAC Championship top-seed status with undefeated regular season; the Tigers swept SCAC...

November 2, 2022

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No. 4 Volleyball Repeats Undefeated SCAC Regular Season, Defeats TLU, 3-1

The Tigers finished the 2022 regular season with their 40th consecutive victory in SCAC regular-season contests as they defeated the weekend&rsquo...

October 30, 2022

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No. 4 Volleyball to Conclude Regular Season; Flynn Earns SCAC Weekly Honor

The Tigers need just one more victory to clinch the top seed in the 2022 SCAC Championship tournament, will battle St. Thomas, Southwestern and...

October 27, 2022

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Amarino Collects 2,000th Assist in No.4 Volleyball’s SCAC Sweep of Schreiner

The Tigers’ senior setter crossed the 2,000-assist threshold in Wednesday night’s regular-season home finale; No. 4 Trinity remains...

October 26, 2022

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No. 4 Volleyball Sweeps Centenary in Home SCAC Crossover Action

The Tigers moved to 11-0 in conference action this season, their 35th-straight in regular season matches since the spring 2021 season

October 22, 2022

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No. 4 Volleyball Sweeps Friday SCAC Double-Up, Improves to 10-0 in League Play

Nearly the entire Trinity roster saw action in Friday’s contests for a well-balanced stat sheet by day’s end

October 21, 2022

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No. 4 Volleyball to Host SCAC Crossover; First NCAA III Regional Rankings Released

Ten conference matches will be played in San Antonio Friday through Sunday in the second-to-last weekend of the 2022 regular season; Trinity...

October 19, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball Course-Corrects with Sweep of Susquehanna

The second-ranked Tigers emptied the bench Saturday afternoon in their final non-conference match of the 2022 regular-season campaign. Rookie...

October 15, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball’s Senior Day Spoiled by UC Santa Cruz

Despite the sixth-best match in program history at the net, fueled by a career-high nine blocks by Maddie Fate, the Tigers fell in four sets to a...

October 14, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball Sweeps TLU, Remains Undefeated in SCAC Play

The Tigers improved to 32-straight in regular-season conference matches to round out the weekend trip to Colorado Springs

October 8, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball Takes Out Southwestern in Four Sets, Sweeps St. Thomas in Colorado

The Tigers dropped its first set in regular season SCAC play this season against the Pirates and then fought off a pesky Celts squad.

October 7, 2022

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Ellis Logs 19 Blocks in SCAC Sweep, #2 Volleyball Shuts Out #24 Colorado College

Emily Ellis reaches double-digit blocks for the first time in her career in the Tigers’ sixth victory over a ranked opponent this season;...

October 1, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball Concludes Weekend SCAC Sweep over Dallas

Three-straight 3-0 victories for the Tigers opens the conference regular season in Shreveport; Trinity hits for a .387 clip as Mackenzie Logan...

September 25, 2022

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Coach Jenkins Earns 1,000th Victory at Trinity, No. 2 Tigers Sweep SCAC Opening Day

Longtime Head Coach Julie Jenkins became the second in NCAA III history to earn 1,000 victories at one institution Saturday as No. 2 Trinity...

September 24, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball to Open SCAC Play; Tigers Sweep Conference Weekly Honors

After knocking off No. 2 Juniata on Friday, Trinity returned to the AVCA's No. 2 spot in NCAA III; Williammee and Ellis sweep SCAC Offensive and...

September 21, 2022

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No. 3 Tigers Best No. 2 Juniata for Triumphant Return to Calgaard

The first day of the 2022 Trinity Fall Classic concluded with a raucus four-set contest between two national powerhouses.

September 16, 2022

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No. 3 Volleyball Prepares for Trinity Fall Classic, Top-Five Showdown Friday

The Tigers will take on its seventh nationally-ranked opponent to open the 2022 Trinity Fall Classic, another top-five matchup against No. 2...

September 14, 2022

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Big Block Total Not Enough for No. 2 Volleyball Against No. 1 Athenas

After light numbers on the block in Friday's double-dip, the second-ranked Tigers returned to form with 17 blocks in the four-set affair with...

September 10, 2022

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No. 2 Volleyball Splits Opening Day of East*West Classic

The Tigers overcame a 2-1 deficit to defeat No. 7 Johns Hopkins in five sets in the morning but could not replicate the rally against the...

September 9, 2022

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No. 5 Trinity Shuts Out Reigning NCAA III Champs for 4-0 Season-Opening Weekend Slate

After knocking out fellow 2021 NCAA III Quarterfinalist No. 6 Berry College on Friday night, the fifth-ranked Tigers one-upped the performance...

September 3, 2022

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No. 5 Volleyball Impresses on 2022 Opening Day, Defeats No. 6 Berry, Edgewood in Shutouts

The evening's battle of 2021 NCAA III Quarterfinalists proved to be a strong measurement of the 2022 Tigers right out of the gate for the new...

September 2, 2022

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Volleyball Selected for 2022 SCAC Championship in Preseason Conference Coaches' Poll

After the program's 14th undefeated SCAC regular season and 20th SCAC Championship in 2021, the Tigers were ranked atop the conference once again...

August 24, 2022

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Volleyball Ranked Fifth in 2022 AVCA Preason Poll; Six Opponents Ranked in Top Ten

With the program's fifth top-five preseason ranking in tow, another daunting schedule awaits Trinity Volleyball for 2022, featuring NCAA III's...

August 19, 2022

Photos

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  • Edgewood vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Berry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Berry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Transylvania vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Transylvania vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Wis.-Eau Claire vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Juniata vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • La Verne vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • La Verne vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • UC Santa Cruz vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Susquehanna vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Susquehanna vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Austin vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Centenary (La.) vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Colorado Col. vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Puget Sound vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Claremont, CA
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  • Puget Sound vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Claremont, CA