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Are you ready for some football? W&J, Waynesburg are

March 25, 2021
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If it’s March, then it must be football season, right? And if it’s March 26, then W&J must be playing Waynesburg in its annual rivalry game, right? Well, the timing might be a little off but these two proud programs are getting together tonight at John F. Wiley Stadium to open the…

Jeff Mountain collects win No. 500 as W&J completes four-game sweep of Bethany

March 14, 2021
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The Washington & Jefferson College baseball team completed a four-game sweep of Bethany College with a pair of wins Sunday afternoon at Ross Memorial Park. The sweep helped veteran head coach Jeff Mountain reach 500 wins for his coaching career.

W&J’s Angelica Sabatini on how athletic trainers are essential to athletes’ health

March 13, 2021
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While it may have taken a global COVID-19 pandemic to do so, the time has come to appreciate athletic trainers for what they are – health care providers and a vital part of any athletic organization.

Freshman Taylor Weyrich named PAC rookie of the week

February 19, 2021
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Taylor Weyrich of McMurray was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week.

Three area women on W&J basketball roster

February 8, 2021
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Three local women succeed on W&J’s women’s basketball team.

Daniel Florentino ’21 named W&J wrestling co-captain

February 1, 2021
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Daniel Florentino of McMurray has been named co-captain of the Washington & Jefferson College wrestling team. Florentino will serve as captain this season along with Alex Donahue and Manny Dovshek.

John Unice ’65 overcame hurdles on and off court

January 10, 2021
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John Unice, an enthusiastic, “get-after” it type of basketball player at Uniontown High School and Washington & Jefferson College and then later successful coach at Washington and McKeesport high schools and W&J, had amyloidosis – a rare and serious protein disorder with a bleak survival rate.

Brian Blackwell ’05 named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year

December 9, 2020
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He never saw it coming. He never even knew he was a viable candidate. So, when Seneca Valley swimming coach Brian Blackwell was informed in October that he was named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year? “I had to be sure the person wasn’t kidding around with me,” Blackwell said. “I never expected to…

Carli Hopkin ’20 winner of 2020 IWLCA Community Awareness Award

December 9, 2020
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The individual Community Awareness Award recognizes those student-athletes who have contributed significantly to their community in a given academic year. These students have given their time and energy to support and develop athlete-community relations and have distinguished themselves from their peers.

W&J Connection (On-Campus) – November

November 5, 2020
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Join us on-campus for a meet-and-greet opportunity with our W&J faculty, staff, and athletics coaches. Full event agenda coming soon. Register below!