Athletics is the front porch of a college – where we gather to socialize and develop camaraderie that is associated with the college experience.
Washington College is deeply committed to the development of our student athletes academically, athletically, and socially. We pursue excellence in everything we do.
Athletics contributes to our College through its achievements in the classroom and in competition. It increases Washington College’s national and regional visibility, promotes school pride, enhances campus life, and engages alumni, parents, and friends.
The financial support we receive through athletics fundraising enhances our ability to create a first-class environment for our student athletes and gives our coaches the resources necessary to elevate our programs to unprecedented levels of success.
To learn more about supporting WC’s student athletes, contact Drew Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-810-5735.
Going up against six other teams in head-to-head racing, Washington dominated during three full round robins for a total of 63 races. The performance qualified Washington, along with second-place Cornell, for one of the final two spots at the Prosser Trophy, the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s Team Race Championships, to be hosted April 6-7 by Hobart and William Smith.
Full coverage at washingtoncollegesports.com
The Washington College women’s lacrosse team joined with its visiting opponent - Elizabethtown College - today to pay tribute to the Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse team. The Seton Hill team was involved in a tragic bus accident Saturday which claimed the lives of their head coach Kristie Quigley, her unborn baby, and the bus driver, Anthony Guaetta.
The Shorewomen wore crimson and yellow ribbons in their shoes, wrote “SHU” on their bodies, and made signs of support for the Seton Hill team. Prior to this afternoon’s game, both teams joined hands around the draw circle during a moment of silence. Elizabethtown is also planning to honor Seton Hill prior to its next home game on Thursday.
Photos from the women’s basketball game against Dickinson on January 8th. The Shorewomen won, 61-45, as part of a Faculty & Staff Appreciation Double-Header. Several members of the faculty and staff came out to enter the spirit contest, show their support, and win prizes at halftime.
Photos from the men’s basketball game against Dickinson on January 8th. The game was part of a Faculty & Staff Appreciation Double-Header. Several members of the faculty and staff came out to enter the spirit contest, show their support, and win prizes at halftime.
Throughout the week leading up to the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Shoremen Basketball, Washington College Athletics took a walk down memory lane on their Facebook page. Saturday, December 8 marked 100 years since the basketball team played its first game on December 7, 1912.
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Will my gift to Athletics count as my Washington Fund gift?
No. As always, we ask all donors to consider matching their gift with a similar, separate gift to The Washington Fund.
Annual unrestricted gifts to The Washington Fund are critical to the ongoing financial health of the College. They support the academic programs, student life, financial aid, career services, research, senior thesis – everything that allows students to thrive.
By giving to The Washington Fund, you elevate the Washington College experience for all students.
Why should I give to Athletics?
Gifts to Athletics provide additional funding to WC’s teams beyond a team’s budget.
Team budgets often do not support important expenses like pre-season trips, video scouting equipment, or post-season banquets. Those are paid for through donations and each team’s own fundraising efforts. (Almost all WC athletes take part in fundraising, from clinics for local students to fruit sales).