Athletics Press Releases

Nine W&J Football Players Named To Hampshire Honor Society
Thu, May 3 - 2:22 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  Nine Washington & Jefferson College football players were announced as members of the 2012 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday. The honor society is comprised of college football players...
Klinec’s Clutch Hit Lifts W&J To Key Regional Sweep
Wed, May 2 - 8:46 PM Aaron Klinec WASHINGTON, Pa. – Senior shortstop Aaron Klinec (North Olmsted, Ohio/St. Ignatius) provided a clutch two-run, walkoff single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the 18th-ranked Washington & Jefferson College baseball team to a 5-4...
W&J Softball Swept In Season Finale
Wed, May 2 - 7:51 PM MUSKINGUM, Ohio -- Washington & Jefferson College's 2012 softball season came to a close on Wednesday in Ohio when Muskingum swept a non-conference doubleheader from the Presidents with 11-5 and 11-2 (five innings) victories.  Muskingum...
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 (...
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 (...
W&J Ends Regular Season With Rout Of Otterbein
Tue, May 1 - 8:43 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College junior midfielder Brittany Fradkin (Owings Mills, Md./St. Paul's School) scored five goals and became the Presidents' single-season goal record holder during the Presidents' 16-2...
Nine-Run Inning Lifts W&J To Victory At Frostburg State
Tue, May 1 - 8:24 PM Kyle McLain FROSTBURG, Md. -- No. 18 Washington & Jefferson College sent 13 batters to the plate during a nine-run sixth inning and rallied from an early five-run deficit to defeat Frostburg State 14-8 in non-conference baseball action on Tuesday evening. W...
W&J Baseball Moves Up In National Rankings
Tue, May 1 - 11:41 AM Mike Vizzini WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Washington & Jefferson College baseball team moved up one spot to No. 18 in the latest D3baseball.com rankings and two slots to No. 19 in the ABCA/Collegiate Baseball poll. W&J (27-6, 18-3) is coming off a 2-1...
W&J’s Katelyn Vannoy Named To National Division III SAAC
Tue, May 1 - 10:31 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson College sophomore women’s golfer Katelyn Vannoy (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) has been appointed as a member of the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The Division III SAAC...
W&J Splits Twinbill With Grove City
Mon, April 30 - 7:07 PM Aaron Klinec GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City ended the Washington & Jefferson College baseball team’s 10-game conference win streak by a score of 11-9 in game one, but the Presidents responded with an 8-6 win in the second game to earn the split on...
Chad Moore Resigns As W&J Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach
Mon, April 30 - 11:04 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson College Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Chad Moore announced his resignation on Monday after nine seasons with the Presidents’ program. Moore, the second head men’s lacrosse coach in...
W&J and Waynesburg Split Final PAC Twinbill
Sun, April 29 - 5:54 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Freshman first baseman Paige Deley (Coraopolis, Pa./Montour) homered and knocked in four runs during Washington & Jefferson’s 9-7 game one PAC softball victory, but Waynesburg earned the split with an 8-0 shutout (...
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...
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 Women’s Lacrosse Celebrates Senior Day With 13-3 Win
Sat, April 28 - 6:13 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Six different Presidents scored goals as the Washington & Jefferson College women’s lacrosse team earned a 13-3 triumph over Thiel College on Senior Day Saturday at Alexandre Stadium. The W&J five-woman senior...
W&J Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Drew In Season Finale
Sat, April 28 - 5:53 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. --  Sean McGowan scored four goals and won 16 faceoffs to help Drew knock off Washington & Jefferson 17-8 in Landmark Conference men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Alexandre Stadium.  The Presidents...
Offense Erupts As W&J Downs Grove City
Fri, April 27 - 7:24 PM D.J. Michalski WASHINGTON, Pa. – Presidents’ batters belted out 14 hits as the Washington & Jefferson College baseball team cruised to a 10-1 PAC victory over Grove City at Ross Memorial Park on Friday evening. With the win, W&J set single-...
W&J Baseball Ranked Second In Mideast Region
Fri, April 27 - 11:48 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Washington & Jefferson College baseball team is ranked second in the first NCAA Division III Mideast Region poll released on Thursday. The Presidents (25-5, 16-2) lead the Presidents’ Athletic Conference by four...
Presidents Place Third In NCAA Tournament Tune-up
Thu, April 26 - 4:40 PM PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men’s golf team placed third of five teams Thursday at the Carnegie Mellon University Spring Invitational at Longue Vue Country Club.  The Presidents shot a four-man score of 317...
W&J and Thiel Split PAC Softball Doubleheader
Wed, April 25 - 8:57 PM GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson took the first game by a 6-1 margin, but Thiel fought back to earn a 6-4 victory in the nightcap on Wednesday during a PAC softball doubleheader in Greenville.  The Presidents (14-20, 8-8 PAC)...
Presidents Rally Late To Defeat Thiel
Wed, April 25 - 6:59 PM Ronny Peirish GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Sophomore catcher Ronny Peirish (Wexford, Pa./Pine-Richland) capped a 4-for-5 day at the plate with a go-ahead, RBI single in the ninth inning as the 19th-ranked Washington & Jefferson College baseball team rallied from four...
Dave Trushel Adds ECAC Weekly Pitching Honor
Wed, April 25 - 11:25 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. – A day after being selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, Washington & Jefferson College senior right-hander Dave Trushel (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) was selected as the ECAC Division...
Presidents Stretch Win Streak To Five
Tue, April 24 - 9:46 PM LATROBE, Pa. -- Senior midfielder Brittney Oake (Belle Mead, N.J./Montgomery Prep) and junior midfielder Brittany Fradkin (Owings Mills, Md./St. Paul's School) both fired in four goals to lead the Washington & Jefferson women's lacrosse...
Geneva Earns Key PAC Softball Sweep At W&J
Tue, April 24 - 7:25 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Geneva clubbed three-run homers in both games and swept a key Presidents’ Athletic Conference softball doubleheader from Washington & Jefferson on Tuesday at Brooks Park.  The Golden Tornadoes defeated W&J...
Muskingum Halts Presidents’ Win Streak
Tue, April 24 - 7:16 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – J.P. Finnicum’s sixth-inning grand slam helped lift Muskingum to a 6-3 victory over 19th-ranked Washington & Jefferson College in non-conference baseball action from Ross Memorial Park on Tuesday. The loss ended W...