Jared Wiker

Waynesburg men’s basketball falls to Oberlin in season opener

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team began their 2021-2022 season at home in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse hosting the Oberlin College Yeomen. Waynesburg students came out to show their support with a blackout theme for the student section.  The first half of play was filled with heavy defense and both teams missing many open shots. … Continue reading

Waynesburg Women’s Basketball 2021-2022 season preview

Former Lady Jacket player Andrea Orlosky returns as assistant coach

By: Tyler Zeman  For The Yellow Jacket For more coverage of the women’s basketball team, check out Tyler’s season preview on the WUDP YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlk9Es0u61c The Waynesburg women’s basketball team will tip-off their winter season tonight at 7p.m. as they travel to Hiram to take on the Terriers.  Head Coach Sam Jones had a … Continue reading

Waynesburg Volleyball falls to Westminster in final match of 2021 season

Coach Emily Taylor and senior Alyson Johnson reflect on the season

By: Austin Bechtold For The Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg University volleyball team showed flashes of what could be yet to come from a young program on the rise, but also remembered those that paved the way the past four seasons Thursday night hosting Westminster.  Waynesburg (9-19, 3-15) fell to Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) regular-season champion … Continue reading

Waynesburg Men’s Soccer beats Thiel during senior night marathon

Samuel Hawkins scores both goals in double overtime win

The Waynesburg University Men’s Soccer team hosted the Thiel Tomcats for a Presidents’ Athletic Conference senior night matchup on Saturday Oct. 23.  The game began with offensive chances for both teams including a save by Waynesburg freshman goalkeeper Michael Francus using his hand to deflect the ball off the top of the goal frame and … Continue reading

Waynesburg volleyball falls to Saint Vincent in four sets

Alyson Johnson continues her strong season with 31 digs

By: Austin Bechtold For The Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg University volleyball team battled but came up short on the road at Saint Vincent Thursday night.  The Yellow Jackets lost in four sets (16-25, 18-25, 25-22, 10-25), dropping their seventh-straight match and falling to 7-17 overall and 3-13 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.  Saint Vincent (8-13, … Continue reading

Waynesburg women soccer rallies late, but drops home opener to Mount Union

Battles to within 1 goal despite large difference in shot total

The Waynesburg University women’s soccer team opened the 2021 season by hosting the University of Mount Union at John F. Wiley Stadium on Saturday. The team was originally scheduled to open its season against Lancaster Bible College on Wednesday at home, but the game was postponed.  Mount Union scored quickly in the eighth minute of … Continue reading

Women’s Lacrosse begins 2020-2021 season with loss at Washington & Jefferson

Lacrosse plays first game in over a year after cancelled 2020 season

The Waynesburg University Women’s Lacrosse team finally returned for the first time in over a year on March 13. The long break came after the 2020 season was cancelled after just two games, and saw the team win its first game in three years, snapping a 45-game losing streak.  The Yellow Jackets opened the 2020-2021 … Continue reading

Lady Jackets close out regular season with win vs Franciscan

Carried two-game win streak into PAC tournament

The 2020-2021 regular season ended on a high note for the Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team on Tuesday March 9th. The Lady Jackets defeated  Franciscan University 75-53 at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. Waynesburg improved to  2-7  on the season after leading the entire game while Franciscan fell to 1-8.   Yellow Jackets coach Sam Jones was … Continue reading

Lady Jackets pick up first win as Orlosky reaches 1,000 points

Senior guard has 18 to lead all scorers in game

The Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team’s long awaited first win of the season came at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse this past Saturday. The Lady Jackets defeated the Thiel Tomcats (1-6) 64-47 on Senior Day to improve to 1-7 with just one game remaining on the season.  The win was made even sweeter when Senior guard … Continue reading

Jackets close contest with Cougars

Waynesburg comes up just short Wednesday night

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team looked like it was on their way to a third straight win over Chatham University on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets were up by 18 points at half time, but they ultimately fell to the Cougars in the biggest comeback of Chatham’s history. Waynesburg started off slow in the early … Continue reading

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