Washington & Jefferson began its hockey program as a member of the Western Pennsylvania College Hockey Association (WPCHA). The Presidents have since become a member of the Eastern Collegiate Hockey League (ECHL) in 2001, American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Independent member in 2005, and in 2006 joined the College Hockey Mid-America (CHMA) of the ACHA.
Washington & Jefferson has been one of the most consistent hockey clubs in the ACHA in recent years. W&J has a winning tradition starting in 2000-2001with the WPCHA Championship. In 2006-2007, the Presidents won the College Hockey Mid-America Regular Season Title and won the 2007-2008 CHMA Playoff Tournament Championship at the Ice Zone in Youngstown, Ohio. Since joining the CHMA, the team has qualified for four consecutive CHMA playoff berths spanning from 2006-2010. The Presidents have also appeared in 3 ACHA Division I National Tournaments (2004,2005,2007).
The Presidents play a 30-plus game season have established one of the most competitive schedules at the ACHA DI level and play against the likes of Penn State, Ohio University, Rhode Island, Liberty, Oakland, Duquesne, West Virginia, Robert Morris University, Robert Morris College, Adrian College, & Delaware to name a few.
For more information, please visit W&J's Ice Hockey Team Page.
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