1,000 Points, even more memories

Lasting impact made on coaches, teammates and program by Lady Jackets senior

Waynesburg University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Sam Jones was on a mission to recruit a standout basketball player at a 2017 PIAA Girls’ Playoff game. The game featured Bishop Canevin High School and West Shamokin High School, a game in which Jones was scouting a Crusader from Bishop Canevin. The Crusaders won the game by … Continue reading

Why Choose WU Athlete Spotlight Series

Junior Women's Basketball player making impact after three years off court

Junior forward and newcomer Abigail Green became a pleasant surprise for Waynesburg sports in the 2021 basketball season. In her first-ever collegiate basketball game, Green achieved a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against the defending PAC champion Grove City Wolverines. That was Green’s first time returning to an organized basketball team in three … Continue reading

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

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

Waynesburg Basketball preview against Thiel

Lady Jackets at home for senior day, Men's team travels to Greenville

The Waynesburg University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both matched up against Thiel this Saturday. The men’s basketball team is on the road against the 2-4 Tomcats in Greenville, PA at 1 p.m.. Waynesburg has been able to come away with wins in three of its last four games, improving its record to 3-4. … Continue reading

Fourth quarter comeback falls short against Bethany

Lady Jacket’s three game winning streak against the Bison comes to an end

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team was trailing 47-32 at the start of the fourth quarter. The Lady Jackets used a 13-1 run to cut the deficit to three points with a jump shot made by freshman Marley Wolf with 2:22 remaining in the fourth quarter. Bethany however, would pull away with a 6-0 run to … Continue reading

Lady Jackets Fall to Rival Washington & Jefferson

Fuller and Orlosky score 14 despite the loss

It was another rendition of the “I-79 Rivalry” at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse, as the Waynesburg women’s basketball team hosted the Washington & Jefferson Presidents on Feb. 27.  The Presidents came into the game 5-0 and tied with Grove City for first place in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. On the other side of things, the … Continue reading

Lady Jackets return to play hosting Chatham

Season resumed Thursday after 12 days off

By: Marco Parry For the Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg University women’s basketball team resumed it’s season against Chatham on Thursday, Feb. 25.  The Lady Jackets last game was on Feb. 13. Rust could have played a role for them in the game. The Yellow Jackets shot a solid 75% from the free throw line, but … Continue reading

Lady Jackets drop to 0-4 at Saint Vincent

Pair of Freshman each put up over 20 points

Although the Waynesburg University women’s basketball team fell on the road against the Saint Vincent College Bearcats on Saturday, Feb. 13, there were big performances by two freshmen. Freshman guards Avery Robinson and Marley Wolf both scored over 20 points in the 82-64 loss in Latrobe, Pa.  Jackets head coach Sam Jones was proud of … Continue reading