Athletics Press Releases

ECAC Selects W&J’s Cunningham For Softball All-Star Team
Fri, May 31 - 3:52 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. –  Washington & Jefferson College junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) was selected to the 2013 ECAC Division III Softball South All-Star First Team on Friday.  Cunningham, who earned...
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...
Kelsey Cunningham Named Second Team All-Central Region
Fri, May 10 - 7:08 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) was selected to the NFCA Division III Softball Second Team All-Central Region on Friday.  Cunningham, First Team All-...
Cunningham and Zur Named First Team All-PAC Softball
Wed, May 8 - 1:22 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior second baseman Stephanie Zur (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) and junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) highlighted five Presidents named to the All-Presidents...
W&J Softball Season Ends After 3-0 Loss To Geneva
Fri, May 3 - 3:33 PM NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Samantha Johnson fired a four-hit shutout to lead second-seeded Geneva to a 3-0 victory over third-seeded Washington & Jefferson in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference Softball Tournament elimination game on Friday...
Presidents Stay Alive In PAC Softball Tournament With Late Rally
Thu, May 2 - 10:05 PM NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Third-seeded Washington & Jefferson scored three times in the sixth inning and held off top-seeded Westminster 5-4 Thursday to advance to the second day of 2013 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Softball Tournament....
Geneva Defeats W&J 6-3 In PAC Softball Tournament; Cunningham Sets Single-Season Hit Record
Thu, May 2 - 3:08 PM NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Defending conference champion Geneva scored four times in the first inning and never looked back during a 6-3 win over Washington & Jefferson Thursday in the opening round of the 2013 Presidents’ Athletic Conference...
Muskingum Sweeps W&J In Final Regular-Season Twinbill
Tue, April 30 - 9:59 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Muskingum wrapped up its 2013 softball season with a non-conference sweep of Washington & Jefferson on Tuesday at Brooks Park.  The Muskies (28-12) won game one 2-0 and then earned the sweep with a 5-3 triumph in the...
Krista McCartney Named PAC Pitcher Of The Week
Tue, April 30 - 10:21 AM WASHINGTON, Pa. –  Freshman Krista McCartney (Salem, Ohio/United Local) earned the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week Award after earning victories during all four of the Washington & Jefferson College softball...
W&J Softball Clinches PAC Tournament Spot With Sweep Of Waynesburg
Sat, April 27 - 10:34 PM WAYNESBURG, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson clinched its first Presidents' Athletic Conference Softball Tournament appearance since 2009 on Saturday after sweeping a road doubleheader from Waynesburg.  The Presidents (23-12, 13-5) earned...
Watson And Cunningham Homers Power W&J Softball Sweep
Thu, April 25 - 6:53 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Freshman Emily Watson (Harmony, Pa./Seneca Valley) blasted a walkoff solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Washington & Jefferson to a key 5-4 Presidents' Athletic Conference softball victory over...
Sadie Marak Selected PAC Softball Hitter of the Week; Adds ECAC Honor Tuesday
Mon, April 22 - 3:38 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- After batting .588 last week, Washington & Jefferson College sophomore third baseman Sadie Marak (Butler, Pa./Butler) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Softball Hitter of the Week.  On Tuesday...
Presidents Split With Golden Tornadoes In Beaver Falls
Sat, April 20 - 7:53 PM BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) scored five runs and collected four hits, including a pair of home runs, to highlight Washington & Jefferson's PAC softball split at Geneva on...
W&J Softball Splits With Grove City After Late Wolverine Rally
Thu, April 18 - 7:33 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson and Grove City split a pair of one-run Presidents’ Athletic Conference softball games on Thursday at Brooks Park.  The Presidents (19-11, 8-4 PAC) came from behind to win game one 2-1, but the...
Presidents Ride Offense Past Chatham
Wed, April 17 - 7:17 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson College scored 18 runs, collected 25 hits and cruised to a PAC softball sweep of Chatham Wednesday at Brooks Park.  W&J rolled to a 10-2 triumph in game one and blanked the Cougars 8-0 in...
W&J Softball Splits With FSU In Maryland
Sun, April 14 - 6:59 PM FROSTBURG, Md. -- Washington & Jefferson was limited to one base hit in a 2-0 loss to Frostburg State in Sunday's non-conference softball opener, but bounced back to defeat the host Bobcats 7-4 in the second contest.  The...
Presidents Earn Softball Sweep Of Saint Vincent
Sat, April 13 - 5:53 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. – Washington & Jefferson collected 15 hits and claimed a 12-4 victory over Saint Vincent in the opener of a Presidents’ Athletic Conference softball doubleheader at Brooks Park Saturday.  The Presidents then...
Presidents Sweep Saints With 25-Hit Attack
Sat, April 6 - 5:35 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson banged out 25 hits, including five by junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township), during its PAC softball doubleheader sweep of Thomas More on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Park....
Presidents Drop Two Softball Games In New Wilmington
Thu, April 4 - 10:39 PM NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster was down to its last out, but rallied for a 3-2 victory in game one and then used that momentum to earn a PAC softball sweep of Washington & Jefferson after an 8-3 win in the nightcap Thursday. The Titans (7-9...
Presidents and Bison Split First PAC Softball Twinbill
Sat, March 30 - 5:30 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Senior second baseman Stephanie Zur’s (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning helped Washington & Jefferson split a Presidents’ Athletic Conference softball...
Rotto, Wilson Power W&J Softball Sweep At Brooks Park
Thu, March 28 - 8:09 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. Junior pitcher Madison Rotto (Sarver, Pa./Freeport) struck out a career-high 14 batters in game one to highlight Washington & Jefferson’s softball sweep of Pitt-Greensburg on Thursday at Brooks Park. The Presidents (10-6)...
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...
Kelsey Cunningham Named PAC Softball Hitter Of Week
Mon, March 25 - 4:13 PM WASHINGTON, Pa. –  Washington & Jefferson College junior shortstop Kelsey Cunningham (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) is this week’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference Softball Hitter of the Week.  Cunningham helped the...
W&J Softball Wraps Up Florida Swing With Seven Wins
Thu, March 21 - 9:39 PM CLERMONT, Fla. -- The Washington & Jefferson College softball team split its games on Thursday during its final day at the NTC Games.  The Presidents posted a 7-3 record in Florida after defeating Dubuque 5-4, but falling to Babson 7-3....
Vitello Becomes Softball Wins Leader; W&J Sweeps New Jersey Schools
Wed, March 20 - 10:20 PM CLERMONT, Fla. -- Washington & Jefferson delivered two victories over schools from the state of New Jersey for Head Coach Nicole Vitello to help her become the softball program's all-time coaching wins leader on Wednesday at the NTC...