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

Women’s Soccer Team Zooms with World Cup Champion

Olympic Gold medalist takes time to inspire Jackets

On Monday, Aug. 24, the Waynesburg University women’s soccer team had quite the guest join them during a team meeting on Zoom. The team was joined by United States soccer star Carli Lloyd. Lloyd, one the most decorated U.S. women’s soccer players of all time is a two-time World Cup champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist … Continue reading

Senior’s heroics keep Waynesburg’s playoff hopes alive

Late goal by Teagan Jenner difference in 1-0 win over Geneva

Waynesburg kept its faint postseason hopes alive for post season with a tight 1-0 over Geneva Tuesday night at John F. Wiley Stadium. The Jackets were in do or die mode against the Golden Tornadoes.  If Waynesburg lost, its season would have been indefinitely over. Fortunately for the Jackets, senior captain, Teagan Jenner, overcame many … Continue reading

Jackets win second straight, beat Thiel on senior night

It was a rainy and dreary night at John F. Wiley Stadium. The rain didn’t stop the Waynesburg women’s soccer team from defeating the Thiel Tomcats 3-0, for its second win in Presidents’ Athletic Conference play. The game was ultimately decided in the first minute when senior forward Christina Golonka scored her third goal of … Continue reading

Late goal all Jackets need for first conference win

Jackets beat St. Vincent, 1-0 in Latrobe.

The Waynesburg University women’s soccer team won its first Presidents’ Athletic Conference game this season Tuesday afternoon, defeating the St. Vincent Bearcats, 1-0. With only two games left in the season, head coach Laura Heethuis hopes that the win serves as a springboard.  “Hopefully it is a boost of morale,” Heethuis said. “We know that … Continue reading