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W&J baseball team earns coach Jeff Mountain 400th career win in landslide victory

Updated: July 13, 2017 | Tagged: ,

On April 5, 2017, the W&J baseball team defeated Westminster by a 23-3 score in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference game. What was special about the day, aside from the surplus of runs scored, was that the offensive output placed an exclamation point in the 400th career victory for 15-year head coach Jeff Mountain. Against the…

W&J baseball makes history in 2017

Updated: July 12, 2017 | Tagged: ,

The W&J baseball team knocked down scores of records in 2017 en route to a runner-up finish at the program’s first trip to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. As a team, the Presidents set a new program record with a Division III-best 42 wins this season (42-13 overall record), surpassing the previous mark of…

Women's lacrosse team nets first NCAA Tournament appearance

Updated: July 11, 2017 | Tagged: ,

The Presidents celebrate the first NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship goal in program history, scored by Rae LaRochelle ’20 (17). The Washington & Jefferson College women’s lacrosse team won its second straight Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Championship May 6, 2017, earning its first trip to the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship. The team…

Nicholas Willison '17 earns prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Updated: July 10, 2017 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College men’s water polo and swimming & diving student-athlete Nicholas Willison ’17 has been awarded a prestigious $7,500 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Willison is the 16th NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient at W&J, the first since Josh Etzel ’14 (wrestling) and Eddie Nogay ’14 (baseball) were recognized in 2014, and the eighth since 2007….

Ross Family Recreation Center enhances athletics, wellness facilities

Updated: July 1, 2017 | Tagged:

The James David Ross Family Recreation Center was dedicated April 28, 2017, with ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrating the donor-named areas, tours of the facility, and a dinner in the new building, showcasing the expanse of space available. The upgrade to W&J’s wellness facilities was made possible by the generosity of David A. Ross ’78 and other…

Campus Connection

Updated: June 30, 2017 | Tagged: ,

Angel Wells ’96 (left) and Dr. Stacy Lane ’97 at Central Outreach Wellness Clinic. The two have been friends since their time as pre-med students at W&J and now work together. Rigorous pre-med curriculum leads two alumnae to healthcare success Since she was a child, her father had told Stacy Lane ’97 that she would be…

Second largest turnout in 50th reunion history for Class of 1967

Updated: May 25, 2017 | Tagged: ,

To celebrate 50 proud years as W&J alumni, 45 Presidents from the Class of 1967 came back to campus for a four-day reunion, May 17-20, 2017. With the second-largest turnout in 50th Reunion history, the weekend provided former classmates with the opportunity to renew old friendships, tour the campus to witness the changes that have…

Lift as you climb: Kenyon Bonner '94 has innovative approach to student affairs

Updated: April 1, 2017 | Tagged: ,

Kenyon Bonner ’94 sits in his corner office in the University of Pittsburgh’s William Pitt Union surrounded by books, family photos, and a genuine aura of optimism and positivity. He has an easy-going manner that is both welcoming and discreet; a special ingredient for diffusing conflict, while conveying a sense of comfort. His remarkable ability…

450 gifts in 24 hours? No problem!

Updated: March 1, 2017 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College celebrated one of its newest traditions on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20, 2017 as members of the W&J community contributed to the College’s third annual Day of Giving – a campus-wide initiative to raise gifts for the W&J Fund in a 24-hour period. The day, dubbed #RedBlackGiveBack, focused its efforts on reaching…