Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore women's basketball player ready for start of season and working to improve

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Every athlete is looking forward to the day that they can once again play the game they love. The idea of games or sports has been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The same holds true for women’s basketball sophomore point guard, Anika Dansby, who like any other … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore cross country runner looking forward to next season and Air Force future

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket While all of our athletes’ seasons may look different this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic, they are still doing what they can to be involved with their teams and prepare for whatever the season holds, to the best of their ability. Like every athlete, Sophomore cross country … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete spotlight series

Senior Cross Country runner details his love for the sport and Waynesburg experience

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Cross Country runners are very special athletes. They put more stress and strain on their bodies in one season than some of us will in an entire year because of how intense their training and meets are. However, to some people, running just comes naturally to them. This … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlights

Junior Basketball Player transfers twice before landing at Waynesburg

Plans can change. The changes can move us in a different direction, even if that requires traveling far from home. This is the case for Waynesburg men’s basketball player, Carlton Brown. The west coast is home to the junior guard from Riverside, California. Brown played basketball at Riverside Polytechnic High School, the same high school … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Nursing program offered challenges and growth for Quast

Madeline Quast, senior nursing major, has faced her share of challenges in the nursing program at Waynesburg University. “What initially drew me to Waynesburg was the exceptional reputation of the nursing program. Is it tough? Absolutely,” Quast said. “But if it wasn’t, it wouldn’t be one of the best nursing programs around.” Quast regards her … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Shafer overcame school difficulties, graduates with new purpose

Ashlee Shafer went from dropping out of high school to graduating from college and planning for graduate school. Shafer, senior psychology major, said she is grateful for her experience at Waynesburg University. “Thanks for making the last few years of my undergrad life wonderful,” Shafer said.  Shafer described herself as “a non-traditional student.” Due to … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Sefick finds home in secondary, looking to play at the highest level

Waynesburg University senior football player Brennan Sefick’s playing career had some challenges. After he started 5 games as a freshman, Sefick missed his entire sophomore season with an injury. Sefick came back strong, however, and posted two strong campaigns to end his college football career. In 2018 and ‘19, he was named second-team All-PAC, and … Continue reading