Athletics Press Releases

Track & Field Competes at Youngstown State
Sat, January 25 - 6:17 PM YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Washington & Jefferson College men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams competed in the Youngstown State Invitational Friday evening. The meet featured over 20 competing teams.  In a field of...
Dale Boring Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach At W&J
Mon, January 20 - 5:07 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Director of Athletics Bill Dukett has announced the hiring of Dale Boring as the new head coach of the cross country and track & field programs at Washington & Jefferson College. Boring comes to W&J with over a...
W&J Athletics -- Top 10 Moments Of 2013
Thu, December 19 - 2:24 PM The W&J sports information office has produced a list of what we believe are the top 10 moments for Presidents' athletics during the 2013 calendar year.  Relive one of the most entertaining years in W&J sports history...great...
Presidents Open Indoor Track & Field Season At YSU
Sat, December 7 - 12:05 AM YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Washington & Jefferson College opened its 2013-14 indoor track & field season Friday at the Youngstown State Invitational at the Watson and Tressel Training Site.  The meet was primarily comprised of Division I and...
PAC Champion Baseball Team Helps W&J Set School Record For Spring Academic Honor Roll
Tue, June 25 - 1:43 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- A school-record 57 Washington & Jefferson College student-athletes were recently named to the 2013 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for the Spring 2013 semester.  Coupled with the 41 honorees from...
Mangold Produces Two Top-Five Finishes During Historic Day At NCAA Championships
Sat, May 25 - 9:35 PM LA CROSSE, Wisc. -- Washington & Jefferson College junior Cheyenne Mangold (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) recorded top-five finishes in the 400-meter dash and the 400-meter hurdles to cap one of the most historic athletic single days...
Mangold Qualifies For Saturday Night’s 400-Meter Finals At NCAA Track & Field Championships
Fri, May 24 - 9:18 PM LA CROSSE, Wisc. -- Washington & Jefferson College junior Cheyenne Mangold (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) posted the eighth-fastest time during the 400 meters Friday night at the 2013 NCAA Track & Field Championships hosted by...
Galligan Earns NCAA All-America Award; Mangold Qualifies Third In 400 Hurdles
Thu, May 23 - 10:35 PM LA CROSSE, Wisc. -- Washington & Jefferson College sophomore Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) placed fifth in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships Thursday night to earn the second...
Women’s Track & Field Honored With PAC Sportsmanship Award
Wed, May 22 - 3:38 PM WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  The Presidents’ Athletic Conference recently announced its 2013 Spring Team Sportsmanship Award winners and Head Coach Shawn Marek’s women’s track & field squad was honored.  W&J women...
Four Presidents Earn Spots In NCAA Division III Track & Field Championship Field
Sun, May 19 - 3:50 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The NCAA announced the qualifiers for the 2013 Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship Sunday and Washington & Jefferson College will be sending a school-record four competitors for the three-day event which begins...
W&J Adds Another Trophy To PAC Men’s All-Sports Streak
Thu, May 16 - 4:11 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson College claimed its ninth-straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference Men’s All-Sports Trophy during the 2012-13 academic year after the final standings were released by the conference...
W&J Takes Third At PAC Championships; Mangold Honored With Two Awards
Sat, April 27 - 6:11 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster claimed the men's team championship, while Waynesburg earned the women's title on Saturday at the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference Track & Field Championships hosted by Washington & Jefferson...
W&J Women’s Track & Field Enters National Rankings
Wed, April 24 - 2:50 PM WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  The Washington & Jefferson College women’s track & field team is ranked 23rd in the latest United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Division III rankings released on Wednesday. W...
Presidents Turn In Strong Performances In PAC Championship Tune-Up
Wed, April 17 - 9:13 PM BETHANY, W.Va.  --  The Washington & Jefferson College women’s track & field team claimed second place, while the men’s squad notched third place Wednesday at the 2013 Presidents’ Athletic Conference South Quad...
School Records Fall For Long Distance Runners At Bucknell
Mon, April 15 - 1:53 PM LEWISBURG, Pa.  --  Washington & Jefferson College senior Scott Ryan (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville East) and sophomore Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) both set 10,000-meter school records on Sunday at the...
Jones, Straub Win Titles At Westminster Invitational
Sat, April 13 - 10:36 PM NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Senior Jared Jones (Glenshaw, Pa./Shaler) and junior Harley Straub (Richfield, Pa./Juniata) both won events Saturday at the Westminster Track & Field Invitational at Burry Stadium.  The Presidents earned fifth place...
PAC Honors Harley Straub As Women’s Field Athlete Of Week
Tue, April 9 - 1:06 PM WASHINGTON, Pa.  --  Washington & Jefferson College junior Harley Straub (Richfield, Pa./East Juniata) was selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week Award after winning the shot put...
W&J Competes At Carnegie Mellon Quad
Sat, April 6 - 6:33 PM PITTSBURGH, Pa.  --  Washington & Jefferson College sophomore Chris Casagrande (Suterville, Pa./Yough) and senior Benjamin Kopchick (Clarksburg, Pa./Saltsburg) won events for the men's squad, while juniors Mara Spina (Stockdale, Pa...
Cheyenne Mangold Named PAC Track Athlete Of The Week
Mon, April 1 - 3:48 PM Washington, Pa.  --  Washington & Jefferson College junior Cheyenne Mangold (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) earned the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week Award after running to three...
Presidents Host Annual Track & Field Invitational At Cameron Stadium
Sat, March 30 - 10:46 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Junior Cheyenne Mangold's (Boerne, Texas/Texas Military Institute) three first-place finishes highlighted the Presidents on Saturday at Washington & Jefferson College's annual track & field invitational at Cameron...
W&J Dept. of Athletics Announces Title IX Girls Field Day
Tue, March 26 - 11:44 AM Washington & Jefferson College Title IX Field Day Information WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College department of athletics has announced that it will celebrate NCAA Division III Week (April 8-14) by hosting a field day for...
Galligan Starts Outdoor Season Strong By Smashing School Record
Sat, March 16 - 9:25 PM WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- After narrowly missing out on All-America honors during the indoor season, Washington & Jefferson sophomore Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) began the outdoor track & field season in record-...
Kristen Galligan Places Ninth At NCAA Indoor 5,000 Meters
Sat, March 9 - 10:27 PM NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Washington & Jefferson College sophomore Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) narrowly missed out on earning the second All-America honor of her standout career after placing ninth in the 5,000-meter...
2013 W&J Track & Field Season Preview
Tue, March 5 - 4:44 PM Washington, Pa.  --  The Washington & Jefferson College track & field teams begin their second season under the guidance of Head Coach Shawn Marek during the 2013 spring semester. Marek helped the Presidents’ men to a second-...
Kristen Galligan Earns NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship Invite
Mon, March 4 - 12:51 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College sophomore Kristen Galligan (Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson) has qualified to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division III Indoor 5,000-meter track race at North Central College’s Al B....