2018 will go down as a memorable year in the history of the Washington College women’s soccer program as the Shorewomen achieved their first all-time winning record at 8-6-1. The 2019 edition of Shorewomen Soccer will look to build off of the 2018 campaign as they seek to become a contender for the Centennial Conference Tournament and reach the tournament for the first time under the third year head coach Tom Reilly.
The Washington College volleyball program seeks to reach its first-ever Centennial Conference Tournament and notch its fifth winning season in seven years under seventh-year head coach Jamie Leventry in 2019.
Long-time Washington College athletic department staff members Sue Brown and Gail Schmidt are retiring from the College. Brown has been a Sports Turf Manager at the College for xxxxx and also served as an assistant softball coach early in her tenure, while Schmidt has been the department's Equipment Manager for the past 20 years.
Washington College head women’s lacrosse coach Kate Fowler has announced the hiring of Patrice Coleman as the Shorewomen’s new assistant coach. Coleman comes to Chestertown after serving as an assistant coach for Widener this past season where she helped the Pride reach the MAC Commonwealth Tournament for the first time in six years, achieve their first-ever postseason victory and advance to the semifinal round of the MAC Commonwealth Tournament.
Washington College head volleyball coach Jamie Leventry has announced the hiring of Alexis Jordan '17, a former team captain and four-year student-athlete for the Shorewomen, as the team's new assistant coach.
Five student-athletes from the Washington College women’s lacrosse team have been named to the 2019 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll. In addition, the Washington College women’s lacrosse team is one 303 women’s lacrosse teams from the NCAA and NAIA to be named a 2019 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad.
Assistant to the Athletic Director for Sports Performance & Campus Recreation Jonnie Jenkins ‘07 has announced the hiring of 2019 Washington College graduate Clare Ingersoll as an assistant sports performance coach.
Three Washington College tennis student-athletes have been named 2019 All-Academic Scholar-Athletes by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Rising junior Ella Samer and recently graduated Mariah Thomas of the women's tennis team received the honor, as did rising junior Koby Bonta of the men's tennis team.
Washington College rower Erika Reynolds and coxswain Olivia Robb have been named 2019 College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Division III All-Americans. Reynolds was named to the first team while Robb, now a two-time All-American, was named to the second team. Both were juniors this past academic year. This is the first time in 16 years that the Washington College women’s rowing team has had multiple All-America selections in the same season.
Mark Hill, who helped guide the University of Michigan men’s program to an NCAA Division I National Championship, has been hired as the head men’s and women’s swimming coach at Washington College. Hill previously served as an assistant coach at Washington College early in his coaching career.
Recently graduated Washington College swimmer Julia Portmann has been named to the Google Cloud Division III Academic All-America Women's At-Large Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The Academic All-America Women's At-Large Teams, voted on by CoSIDA members, are comprised of Division III student-athletes with outstanding academic and athletic credentials chosen from 14 eligible "at-large" sports from institutions across the country.
Washington College Head Athletic Trainer Carrie Kerr is stepping down from her position as her husband Tim Kerr ’06 has accepted a teaching position at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania and she and her family will be relocating to the Mercersburg area.
Trey Ritter and Kevin Wilson, who both graduated from Washington College last month, have been named 2019 USILA/Warrior and New Balance Division III Scholar All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
Washington College head baseball coach Cory Beddick has announced that both Lou Sheppard and Brent Treml have been added to the team’s staff as assistant coaches. Sheppard and Treml will join Beddick and assistant coaches Tom Fiala ’14 and Michael Festa ’14 on the coaching staff for the Shoremen for the upcoming season.
Matt Harris is stepping down as head men’s and women’s swimming coach at Washington College to accept a position at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Del. Harris spent seven years on the coaching staff for the Shoremen and Shorewomen, including the last three seasons as head coach.
Ashley Myles has returned to her alma mater, Washington College, as the women's rowing team's full-tiume assistant coach. Myles was a four-year member of the Shorewomen's first varsity eight while a student at Washington College, winning three Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships and rowing at three NCAA Division III Championships.
The first varsity eight executed an impressive race to win its petite final as the Washington College women’s rowing team finished eighth of eight teams overall at the NCAA Division III Championship held at the Indianapolis Rowing Center on Eagle Creek Reservoir yesterday and today.
Washington College Director of Athletics Thad Moore will be inducted into the Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) Hall of Fame this Saturday following the organization's annual state symposium at Towson University. Moore served as the College's Head Athletic Trainer prior to taking over as athletic director in August 2016.
Washington College baseball student-athletes Aaron Barclay and Ryan Zwier have been named to the Mid-Atlantic American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Region Teams. Barclay was named to the first team as a third baseman, while Zwier was named to the second team as a catcher.
The Washington College women's rowing team punched its ticket to its seventh consecutive NCAA Division III Championship when the Shorewomen won their seventh consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championship back on April 27th. The Shorewomen now know their full field of competitors and heat assignments at the event as the NCAA held its selection show for the championship Tuesday night.
Recently graduated Washington College women's lacrosse student-athletes Cecily Docktor and Madison Schutz have been selected to play in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Senior All-Star Game Saturday, June 1st, on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md.
Washington College baseball student-athletes Ryan Zwier and Aaron Barclay have been named All-Mid-Atlantic Region by D3Baseball.com. Zwier became the first Shoreman to ever be named to the web site's All-Region first team, while Barclay became the first to be named to the web site's second team.