Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore running back showing growth on and off the field at Waynesburg

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Sometimes, plans change. This is exactly what happened to sophomore running back Justin Flack. “I originally committed to Mt. Union. It was a tough decision, I was really back and forth between Mt. Union and Waynesburg,” Flack said. “I went to Mt. Union for about a week, but … Continue reading

Chace-ing Glory: Chace Johnston’s path to coaching

Graduate assistants road to Washington high school sidelines

The Washington High School football team is 2-1 heading into their matchup with Bethlehem-Center Friday night. Chace Johnston, Waynesburg University graduate student and assistant football coach at Washington High School, will be coaching his fourth game with the Prexies as they attempt to make a run to the WPIAL 2A playoffs. Johnston’s journey to the … Continue reading

Two Waynesburg student-athletes among the 123 Division III football players pursuing additional degrees this season

“Student-athletes have excellent time management skills because they have to,” said Jennifer Roy, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for Waynesburg. Student-athletes have a lot on their plate and must balance a plethora of factors. Whether it is studying, practicing, or lifting, it can become a heavy load.  Imagine adding … Continue reading

Football falls flat at Allegheny

From September 24th, 2022 MEADVILLE, Pa. (Sept. 24) – On Saturday the Waynesburg University football team traveled to Meadville to take on the newest member of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, Allegheny College.    The Jackets found out the hard way that the Gators had come to play in a 31-15 defeat.  “One of [our] biggest things … Continue reading

Football Provides Scare to No. 18 Carnegie Mellon, falls in final minute 27-20

By Ethan Spozarski WAYNESBURG (Oct. 8) – The Waynesburg Yellow Jackets lost in a close matchup Saturday against the No. 18 Carnegie Mellon Tartans 27-20. Both Waynesburg (2-3, 1-2 Presidents’ Athletic Conference) and Carnegie Mellon (6-0, 4-0 PAC) punted on their opening drives. However, the Tartans would respond to score 13 unanswered points.   Then senior … Continue reading

Football Drops to 1-1, Defeated by Case Western 45-31

By Ethan Spozarski From September 10, 2022 Last Saturday the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets football team lost to the Case Western University Spartans 45-31.  Despite the loss, Waynesburg (1-1) continued to show signs of life throughout the game. Good things were happening when everyone was doing their job,” sophomore wide receiver Dakota Romantino said. “Everyone … Continue reading