Athletics Press Releases

W&J Swimming Breezes Past Bethany
Thu, January 10 - 12:11 AM BETHANY, W.Va. -- The Washington & Jefferson College swimming & diving teams returned to action for the first time in 2013 Wednesday night and swept Bethany College by scores of 61-48 (men) and 94-79 (women).  The W&J men (4-1, 1-1...
W&J Duo Selected As PAC Swimming & Diving Award Winners
Mon, December 3 - 4:29 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior John Szott (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) and sophomore Jessica Sweitzer (Laurel, Md./Seton Keough) swept the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Swimmer/Diver of the Week awards on...
W&J Women's Swimming/Diving Defends Grove City Winter Invitational Title
Sat, December 1 - 10:30 PM GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College women's swimming & diving team successfully defended its title at the Grove City Winter Invitatational by topping the six-team field on the final day of competition Saturday. The...
Sophomores Help W&J Women Stake Early Lead At GCC Winter Invitational
Sat, December 1 - 12:51 AM GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Sophomores Jessica Sweitzer (Laurel, Md./Seton Keough) and Jennifer Suder (Cranberry Twp., Pa./Seneca Valley) both earned titles and helped the Washington & Jefferson College women sit atop the standings Friday night following...
W&J Swimming & Diving Sweeps Weekend Events
Sat, November 17 - 7:54 PM YORK, Pa. – Sophomore Jessica Sweitzer (Laurel, Md./Seton Keough) and freshman Armando Paolino (Middlebury, Conn./Pomperaug Regional) both were part of three victories on Saturday as the W&J swimmers swept a non-conference meet from York (...
Presidents Suffer First Losses Of 2012-13 Season
Wed, November 14 - 10:06 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The Westminster College swimming & diving teams swept a Presidents’ Athletic Conference dual meet from Washington & Jefferson College on Wednesday evening at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.  The Lady Titans...
W&J Swimming & Diving Sweeps West Virginia Wesleyan
Sat, November 10 - 5:10 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Senior Jami Andrews (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) and sophomores Charlotte Lima (Brooklyn, N.Y./Choate Rosemary Hall) and Jessica Sweitzer (Laurel, Md./Seton Keough) all claimed four victories for the Washington & Jefferson...
O’Toole Earns PAC Swimmer Of The Week Honor
Mon, November 5 - 4:28 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior Patrick O’Toole (Butler, Pa./Fox Chapel) was selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday after leading the Presidents’ to a...
W&J Swimming Eases Past Frostburg State In Season Opener
Sat, November 3 - 4:18 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College swimming and diving teams both opened the 2012-13 season with victories Saturday at the Henry Memorial Center as the men downed Frostburg State 110-82, while the women were victorious by...
2012-13 W&J Swimming & Diving Preview
Mon, October 22 - 4:05 PM The 2012-13 season marks a quarter of a century that Head Coach Mike Orstein will lead the swimming & diving programs at Washington & Jefferson College.  Both programs are hungry to return to the top of the conference championship...
W&J Swimming & Diving Earns Scholar All-America Team Awards
Wed, July 11 - 2:58 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  The College Swimming Coaches Association of America released its NCAA Division III Scholar All-America Teams for the Spring 2012 semester on Wednesday and both Washington & Jefferson College squads were selected. ...
W&J Announces 14th Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Thu, April 19 - 4:14 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. –  Washington & Jefferson College Director of Athletics Bill Dukett has announced the five new members who will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.  The 2012 class, which will be the 14th...
W&J Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Status
Thu, February 23 - 3:26 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  The Washington & Jefferson College swimming & diving teams were both honored Thursday as Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Teams. To earn CSCAA Scholar All-America team honors,...
Washington & Jefferson College Takes Third At PAC Swimming/Diving Championships
Sat, February 18 - 11:58 PM GROVE CITY, Pa. – Washington and Jefferson College seniors Bethany Haver (Akron. Ohio/Harvey S. Firestone) and Justin Weifenbach (Corapolis, Pa./Montour) completed a Presidents’ sweep of the diving events to highlight W&J on Saturday...
Presidents In Third Place After Day Two Of PAC Swimming/Diving Championships
Fri, February 17 - 11:10 PM GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Washington and Jefferson College men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams both sit in third place following Friday night’s action at the 2012 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Swimming &...
W&J Women 2nd; Men 3rd After First Day of PAC Swimming/Diving Championships
Thu, February 16 - 11:57 PM GROVE CITY, Pa. – Senior Bethany Haver’s (Akron, Ohio/Harvey S. Firestone) sixth career conference diving title highlighted Washington & Jefferson College Thursday in the first day of action at the 2012 Presidents’ Athletic...
PAC Swimming & Diving Championship Begins Wednesday
Tue, February 14 - 2:27 PM Washington, Pa. --  The Presidents’ Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championship opens Wednesday at the James E. Longnecker Pool.  The championship is hosted by Grove City College and will run through Saturday. The events...
W&J Ends Dual-Meet Portion Of Season With Split In Wheeling
Sat, February 4 - 10:31 PM WHEELING, W.Va. – The Washington and Jefferson College women’s swimming & diving team concluded its 2011-12 dual-meet schedule with an 11-1 record as the Presidents split with Wheeling Jesuit Saturday in West Virginia.  The W...
Presidents Sweep Hiram To Land Orstein His 400th Win At W&J
Sat, January 28 - 8:02 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  The Washington & Jefferson College swimming and diving teams closed their 2011-12 home schedules with a dual-meet sweep of Hiram College on Senior Day Saturday at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.  The W&J men (4-5...
W&J Swimmers Sweep PAC Weekly Awards
Mon, January 23 - 4:54 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  Washington & Jefferson College seniors Michael Boutwell (Winchester, Va./John Handley) and Brittany Vogel (Butler, Pa./Butler) were awarded the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimmer...
Pool Records Fall For W&J During Split With PS-Behrend
Sat, January 21 - 5:56 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  The Washington & Jefferson College women’s swimming and diving team set a pair of pool records Saturday during its 149-100 victory over Penn State-Behrend at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.  The PSB men earned...
Grove City Women Snap W&J’s 23-Meet Win Streak
Sat, January 14 - 9:58 PM GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Washington and Jefferson College women’s swimming & diving team saw its streak of 23 consecutive dual meet wins come to an end on Saturday following a 151-137 loss to Grove City on Saturday afternoon. ...
W&J Diving Duo Qualifies For National Championships In Double-Dual Sweep
Wed, January 11 - 10:10 PM Washington, Pa. --  Washington & Jefferson College seniors Bethany Haver (Akron, Ohio/Harvey S. Firestone) and Abbey Woodward (Beaver, Pa./Beaver) both qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships Wednesday night during the Presidents...
W&J Swimming Duo Earns PAC Weekly Awards
Mon, January 9 - 5:58 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson College seniors Jonathan Weeks (Donora, Pa./Ringgold) and Brittany Vogel (Butler, Pa./Butler) were selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Swimmers of the Week on Monday. Vogel earns...
W&J Swimming/Diving Collects Sweep Of Saint Vincent
Sat, January 7 - 5:07 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  Senior Brittany Vogel (Butler, Pa./Butler) and freshman Michael Magdic (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) led Washington & Jefferson College to a Presidents’ Athletic Conference swimming and diving sweep of Saint...