Parker Laughlin ’21 earned CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors
Grove City College senior Cody Gustafson and recent Washington & Jefferson College graduate Parker Laughlin earned 2020-21 Academic All-America® men’s track and field/cross country recognition Tuesday, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Ben Peticca ’21 named to Academic All-America At-Large Team
Recent Washington & Jefferson College graduate Ben Peticca capped his collegiate career in style Wednesday when he was named a 2020-21 Academic All-America® Division III At-Large honoree, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. CoSIDA annually recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
Franciscan, Thiel, W&J claim ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) recently announced the 2020-21 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award honorees. The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) was represented by the programs at Franciscan University (head coach Rick Carver), Thiel College (head coach Joe Schaly) and Washington & Jefferson College (head coach Jeff Mountain).
W&J Track and Field honored by USTFCCCA
A combined 12 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) men’s and women’s track and field programs were recently honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for outstanding success in the classroom.
Juniors Rosa Messersmith, Star Rosnick, and Clara Sherwood earn IWLCA academic honors
Three Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) programs, along with 11 student-athletes representing four league schools, were recognized by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Tuesday afternoon for their work in the classroom.
Katelynn Tronetti ’11 named 2021 All-Star Teacher by Pittsburgh Pirates Charities
The Pittsburgh Pirates, Pirates Charities, PNC and The Grable Foundation teamed up with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Intermediate Unit One, and Kidsburgh to recognize outstanding teachers in our region and give them the thanks and acknowledgement that they deserve for their contributions to our community.
Alie Seto ’21 receives W&J’s Cooper Award
Washington & Jefferson College graduate Alie Seto was honored with the Cooper Award, given annually to the top senior male and female athletes.
W&J professor Melissa Cook selected to receive Jonathan Flickinger Giving Heart Recognition
Washington & Jefferson College professor Melissa A Cook, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2021 Jonathan Flickinger Giving Heart Recognition.
Eduardo Carrera Morales ’99 receives Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award
Eduardo Carrera Morales, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico (BGCPR) received the Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award, the most important recognition given to a professional from Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), the organization to which BGCPR is affiliated.
W&J Women’s Lacrosse draws Farmingdale State in NCAA Division III Second Round
The Washington & Jefferson College women’s lacrosse team will face Skyline Conference Champion Farmingdale State in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday, May 8.