Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Senior soccer player from South Korea thankful for coming to Waynesburg

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket While some athletes come from the surrounding counties or even nearby states such as Ohio and West Virginia, others come from much further away, such as Hawaii. In the case of one young man, the place he calls home is even further than that. He comes to Waynesburg … Continue reading

Men’s soccer falls to Geneva, ending season in heartbreak

Jackets eliminated from playoffs in last regular season game for the third straight year.

In the pouring rain, it came down to the final game of the regular season for the Waynesburg University men’s soccer team. If the Jackets won, they would have still been alive for the Presidents Athletic Conference postseason. If they lost, those hopes would dissipate. The Jackets [5-9-3, 2-3-3] lost in heartbreaking fashion, 2-1 in … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Zack Morgan stays on pitch as a coach

Recalls two years as Jackets player, before entering fourth year as coach

By: S. Josiah Parker For the Yellow Jacket Although he has been involved with the sport of soccer since age six. “I guess you could say I was a late bloomer,” Zach Morgan, Waynesburg University men’s and women’s assistant soccer said.  Morgan has made up for his “late bloom” and is now in his fourth year … Continue reading

Waynesburg fall sports remain hopeful for return in spring

Mindset adapted for fall coaches with seasons shifted to spring

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Due to COVID-19, fall sports at Waynesburg University were pushed back to the spring with the hopes of being able to play. Having an extra-long winter break is anything but the norm for these athletes who’re typically heading into break with an off-season mindset, having already completed their … Continue reading

WU Soccer and Baseball update

How each teams are conducting workouts and training

No Waynesburg University fall sports are being played in 2020. That hasn’t stopped the men’s and women’s soccer teams from having training sessions.  The Waynesburg baseball team doesn’t normally play until the spring. However, they are still proceeding with fall workouts like they would every year. The baseball team only got to play in Florida … Continue reading

NFL Quarterback talks to Waynesburg Athletes

Soccer and Football teams listen and learn underdog QB's life experience

During these crazy times, it allows us to think of creative things to do. The Waynesburg University soccer teams and football team did just that one week before classes started. They were able to talk to an NFL quarterback. That quarterback was Kirk Cousins, who plays for the Minnesota Vikings. They were able to get … Continue reading

Men’s soccer has a chance to rewrite the script

Jackets still alive for playoff berth on season's last day

Well, here we go again. For the third year in a row, the Waynesburg University men’s soccer team will enter the last game of the regular season with a chance to qualify for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference playoffs. The first two games ended in heartbreak, and Wednesday’s game against Geneva gives Waynesburg a chance for … Continue reading

Men’s soccer wins second straight, beats Thiel

Jackets have one game left Wednesday night against Geneva

The men’s soccer team earned a much needed win for the team’s seven seniors Saturday on Senior Night. The Jackets [5-8-3] defeated the Thiel Tomcats, 5-1 at John F Wiley Stadium for their second straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference win. Waynesburg got off to a great start offensively, keeping the ball on Thiel’s side of the … Continue reading

Mills’ heroics give Jackets first conference win

Waynesburg beats St. Vincent, 1-0, in OT

It looked all too familiar.  Four times, the Waynesburg University men’s soccer team had gone to overtime this season, and none of those games ended in a positive result.  Wednesday’s game against St. Vincent was scoreless after 90 minutes, so OT was necessary once again.  This time, however, Waynesburg closed the deal. Ryan Mills headed … Continue reading