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

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 Men’s soccer stifles Saint Vincent

Goalie Michael Francus gets first collegiate shut out

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket On Wednesday, Oct. 20, The Waynesburg University Men’s soccer team traveled to Latrobe, Pa. for a head-to-head matchup against the Saint Vincent Bearcats.  The Yellow Jackets captured a win with a score of 2-0 over the Bearcats. The victory brings Waynebsurg’s record to 2-12 overall this season. After … Continue reading

Yellow Jacket Soccer teams shutout in Pittsburgh by Chatham (From 10-6-21)

Waynesburg Men's and Women's teams winless in PAC conference play

Caleb Yauger For The Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg men’s and women’s soccer teams are still looking for their first conference win of the season.  Wednesday night ended as a 1-0 loss for the women’s team (4-6) and a 2-0 defeat for the men’s team (1-9). Both squads are now 0-3 in conference play. “Unfortunate is … Continue reading

Jackets Men’s and Women’s soccer fall to Steubenville (From 9-29-21)

Both teams drop first games in PAC conference play

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Both Waynesburg University men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Steubenville, Ohio to compete in their first PAC conference games of the year. Both teams fell short to the Barons during the process.  This loss brings Waynesburg’s women’s record to 4-4 overall and 0-1 in the conference.  After … Continue reading

Waynesburg Soccer opens 2020-2021 season with loss in Grove City

Men's and Women's teams shutout by Wolverines

Both the Waynesburg women’s and men’s soccer teams opened their seasons at Grove City to battle the Wolverines. Grove City came out on top for both games. In the women’s game, Grove City won 3-0,and on the men’s side, Grove City won 2-0.  Women’s head coach Laura Heethuis gave credit to how Grove City plays. … 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

The Yellow Jacket Print Newspaper is back for a Special Fall 2021 Edition.

Pick up your copy around campus Friday, December 3! Copies will also be available at select locations around the community. Happy holidays and happy reading!