Athletics Press Releases

W&J Track & Field Teams Compete At ECAC Championships
Fri, May 18 - 5:16 PM TROY, N.Y. -- Washington & Jefferson College had 12 student-athletes in competition Thursday and Friday at the 2012 ECAC Division III Track & Field Championships hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  The men's squad placed...
Corcoran Wins Javelin At Swarthmore; Jumps Into Nation’s Top 10
Tue, May 15 - 6:46 AM WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  Washington & Jefferson College senior C.J. Corcoran (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton) won the women’s javelin event at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet on Monday and put herself into position to earn a second-...
W&J Track & Field Competes At Allegheny Friday
Sat, May 12 - 10:49 AM MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College was one of 60 teams competing at the 2012 Allegheny College Gator Invitational on Friday.  The meet was unscored.  The Presidents were led by third-place finishes from senior C.J....
12 W&J Athletes Set To Compete At ECAC Championships
Wed, May 2 - 10:30 AM Greg French WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  Twelve Washington & Jefferson College track & field athletes have qualified to compete at the Division III ECAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Troy, N.Y. (May 17-18). Senior Taylor Hockman (...
Men Take Second, Women Third At PAC Track & Field Championships
Sat, April 28 - 7:02 PM BEAVER FALLS, Pa.  --  The Washington & Jefferson College men’s track & field team finished as the runner-up, while the women claimed third place at the 2012 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Track & Field...
W&J Men's Track & Field Captures PAC South Quad
Wed, April 18 - 11:06 PM BETHANY, W.Va. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men's track & field team captured first place, while the women's squad notched second on Wednesday at the 2012 Presidents' Athletic Conference South Quad Meet hosted by Bethany...
Presidents Earn Seventh-Place Team Finishes At Westminster Invitational
Sun, April 15 - 4:48 PM Presidents Earn Seventh-Place Team Finishes At Westminster Invitational NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Senior C.J. Corcoran (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton) and junior Benjamin Kopchick (Clarksburg, Pa./Saltsburg) both won events Saturday to lead...
W&J Track & Field Squads Compete At CMU Quad
Sat, April 7 - 9:36 PM PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College women's track and field team placed third, while the men's squad placed fourth Saturday at Carnegie Mellon's Quad Meet at Gesling Stadium. The host Tartans won the men's meet...
W&J Men’s Track & Field Earns Regional Ranking
Wed, April 4 - 2:06 PM Greg French WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men’s track & field team is ranked ninth in the latest USTFCCA Division III Mideast Region rankings released on Wednesday. Salisbury (Md.) took the top spot in the poll, followed by...
W&J Track & Field Standouts Earn PAC Weekly Awards
Mon, April 2 - 5:11 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior Taylor Hockman (Hedgesville, W.Va./Martinsburg) and freshman Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) were both selected Monday by the Presidents’ Athletic...
W&J Posts Four Winners At Home Invite
Sat, March 31 - 8:17 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College hosted its annual track & field invitational Saturday at Cameron Stadium.  The Presidents placed second in both team competitions.  Carnegie Mellon won the men's team title,...
W&J Opens Outdoor Season In North Carolina
Sat, March 17 - 7:08 PM WINSTON SALEM, N.C. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men's and women's track & field teams opened their outdoor seasons this weekend at the storm-shortened Wake Forest Open.  The meet was unscored and consisted of teams...
Taylor Hockman Places 11th At NCAA Indoors
Fri, March 9 - 9:25 PM GRINNELL, Iowa -- Washington & Jefferson College senior Taylor Hockman (Martinsburg, W.Va./Hedgesville) placed 11th of 13 long jump competitors on Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at...
Taylor Hockman Qualifies For NCAA Indoor Championships
Mon, March 5 - 11:56 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior Taylor Hockman (Martinsburg, W. Va./Hedgesville) has qualified to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Long Jump National Championship at Grinnell College (Iowa) on Friday, March 9....
Taylor Hockman Takes Second In Long Jump At ECAC Indoors To Lead W&J
Sat, March 3 - 7:04 PM NEW YORK, N.Y. – Senior Taylor Hockman (Martinsburg, W.Va./Hedgesville) took second place out of 31 competitors in the long jump to lead Washington & Jefferson College this weekend at the 2012 ECAC Division III Indoor Track & Field...
Presidents’ Track & Field Looking To Repeat Success In 2012
Wed, February 29 - 3:04 PM C.J. Corcoran/Taylor Hockman WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  As the indoor season winds down, the Washington & Jefferson College track & field teams are eager to open the 2012 outdoor season. First-year Head Coach Shawn Marek inherits a women’s team coming off its...
Five W&J Track & Field Athletes Qualify For ECAC Indoor Championships
Mon, February 27 - 3:29 PM WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  Five track & field athletes from Washington & Jefferson College have qualified to compete in the ECAC Division III Indoor Championships on March 3-4.  The event will be held at the New York Armory in New...
Mangold Earns Two Victories For W&J Track & Field At Fred Wilt Memorial
Mon, February 27 - 12:26 PM Cheyenne Mangold ANDERSON, Ind.  --  Sophomore Cheyenne Mangold (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) claimed victories in the women’s 200- (26.95) and 400-meter (59.63) races to highlight the Washington & Jefferson College track & field...
Presidents Claim Two Top-Five Team Finishes In Columbus
Sat, February 18 - 10:44 PM COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Washington & Jefferson College women’s indoor track & field team captured second place, while the Presidents’ men took fourth Saturday at the 13-team Capital Classic.  Otterbein claimed the women...
Galligan and Hockman Win Indoor Events At Mount Union
Sat, February 4 - 11:11 PM ALLIANCE, Ohio – Washington & Jefferson College senior Taylor Hockman (Martinsburg, W.V./Hedgesville) and freshman Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) both won events Saturday at the University of Mount Union’s...
W&J Track & Field Wins Seven Events At B-W Indoors
Sat, January 21 - 4:13 PM BEREA, Ohio  --  Washington & Jefferson College won seven events Friday evening at the Baldwin-Wallace Mid-January Indoor Track & Field Invitational.  Both President squads placed third out of eight teams. Baldwin-Wallace...
W&J Track & Field Trio Wins Titles At Marietta
Sat, January 14 - 10:49 PM MARIETTA, Ohio – Senior Taylor Hockman’s (Martinsburg, W.Va./Hedgesville) long jump title, sophomore Cheyenne Mangold’s (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) 400-meter crown and freshman Kristen Galligan’s (Frederick...
Presidents’ Indoor Track & Field Opens Season In Morgantown
Mon, December 5 - 12:18 PM MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  --  Washington & Jefferson College senior Taylor Hockman (Martinsburg, W.Va./Hedgesville) won the long jump title to highlight the Presidents at the indoor track & field season-opening WVU Holiday Classic hosted...
Scott Ryan's ECAC Title Highlights W&J at Moravian
Thu, July 14 - 3:21 PM BETHLEHEM, Pa.  -- Sophomore Scott Ryan (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville East) won the 10,000 meters title to highlight Washington & Jefferson College at the two-day ECAC Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships which wrapped...
W&J Track & Field Continues Spring Season at Allegheny
Thu, July 14 - 3:19 PM MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Three Washington & Jefferson College athletes won individual titles on Friday at the Allegheny College Gator Invitational.  The meet was unscored. The women's senior duo of Katelynd McElhany (Canonsburg, Pa./Canon-...