Washington and Jefferson Presidents

Overall record: 9-2 - Conference: 5-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/3 at Tri-State W, 42-0
9/10 vs. Hanover W, 56-20
9/17 vs. Allegheny W, 45-21
9/24 at Emory and Henry W, 50-0
10/1 vs. Thiel * • L, 38-35
10/8 at Westminster (Pa.) * • W, 45-20
10/15 at Grove City * • W, 37-14
10/22 vs. Bethany * • W, 63-0
10/29 at Waynesburg * • W, 35-24
11/5 at Thomas More * • W, 32-14
11/19 at Bridgewater L, 30-21
Overall record: 9-2 - Conference: 5-1
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/1 vs. Thiel * • L, 38-35
10/8 at Westminster (Pa.) * • W, 45-20
10/15 at Grove City * • W, 37-14
10/22 vs. Bethany * • W, 63-0
10/29 at Waynesburg * • W, 35-24
11/5 at Thomas More * • W, 32-14
Thiel 6-0 11-1
Washington and Jefferson 5-1 9-2
Thomas More 4-2 5-5
Waynesburg 2-4 4-6
Westminster (Pa.) 2-4 4-6
Grove City 2-4 3-7
Bethany 0-6 1-9

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 PAC)
2015 (8-2, 6-2 PAC)
2014 (10-2, 7-1 PAC)
2013 (8-3, 7-1 PAC)
2012 (8-3, 7-1 PAC)
2011 (6-4, 5-3 PAC)
2010 (9-2, 6-1 PAC)
2009 (9-2, 5-1 PAC)
2008 (11-2, 5-1 PAC)
2007 (10-1, 6-0 PAC)
2006 (10-2, 6-0 PAC)
2005 (9-2, 5-1 PAC)
2004 (12-1, 5-0 PAC)
2003 (9-2, 4-1 PAC)
2002 (9-3, 5-0 PAC)
2001 (11-1, 4-0 PAC)
2000 (9-2, 4-0 PAC)
1999 (9-3, 4-0 PAC)

Team Quick Facts

Washington and Jefferson


Coach: Mike Sirianni (Mount Union '94)
Conference: PAC
Enrollment: 1477
Location: Washington, PA
Colors: Red, Black
Stadium: Cameron Stadium (3500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 9, 2016
Snap judgments: Are we having fun yet?
Saturday was thrilling. Week 6 had several exciting finishes that will be remembered for a long...
September 10, 2016
No. 25 Presidents light up scoreboard in 65-13 win over Grove City
Pete Coughlin threw for 7 TDs and W&J scored 58 first-half points to roll.
December 2, 2015
W&J's Doyle earns Academic All-America honors
Senior offensive lineman Ryan Doyle has been named the 47th Academic All-American in W&J history...
November 14, 2015
W&J sends out seniors with 45-23 win over Waynesburg
The W&J football team closed out the 2015 campaign and sent its seniors out in style with a...
November 9, 2015
Coughlin secures PAC Offensive Player of the Week honors
W&J junior QB Pete Coughlin collected PAC Offensive Player of the Week honors after the Thiel...
November 7, 2015
51 first half points allow W&J to cruise past Thiel, 65-28
W&J posted the fourth-highest offensive yardage total in the country this season in a 65-28 win...
October 22, 2015
No. 17/15 W&J Football Game Notes at Case Western Reserve
W&J looks to keep its PAC title hopes alive on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at Case Western...
October 22, 2015
PAC tabs Ruffing as Offensive Player of the Week
W&J running back Ryan Ruffing was named the PAC Offensive Player of the Week.
October 17, 2015
First half surge powers No. 18/16 Presidents past Bison, 66-42
W&J erupted for 52 first-half points in a 66-42 win over Bethany at Cameron Stadium.
October 15, 2015
No. 18/16 W&J Football Game Notes vs Bethany
W&J's longest standing rivalry will see its 92nd installment when the Presidents welcome Bethany...
October 10, 2015
No. 20/19 W&J rolls to 55-7 Homecoming win against Grove City
The No. 20/19 W&J football team rolled to a 55-7 victory over Grove City on Homecoming 2015 at...
October 9, 2015
No. 20/19 W&J Football Game Notes vs Grove City
Homecoming 2015 will feature No. 20/19 W&J welcome Grove City to Cameron Stadium for a 2 p.m....
October 1, 2015
No. 13/13 W&J Football Game Notes vs No. 14/12 Thomas More
W&J travels to Thomas More to continue PAC play on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.
September 25, 2015
Lis recognized as William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
W&J's Daniel Lis is a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell trophy from the NFF.
September 19, 2015
Ruffing posts career numbers in No. 14 W&J's 38-14 win at Carnegie Mellon
Ryan Ruffing had a career day with 38 carries and 231 yards in a 38-14 win at Carnegie Mellon.
September 18, 2015
No. 14 W&J Football Game Notes vs Carnegie Mellon
W&J travels to Carnegie Mellon to open PAC play on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m.
September 12, 2015
No. 14 W&J turns lights out on Westminster upset bid, 35-31
Four players made double digit tackles as the Presidents survived Westminster, 35-31.
September 9, 2015
No. 14 W&J Football Game Notes vs Westminster
The 2015 W&J Football home opener is Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.
September 8, 2015
W&J's Lis, Torrance claim inaugural PAC Weekly honors
Ryan Torrance (Defense) and Daniel Lis (Special Teams) claimed PAC Player of the Week honors in Week...
September 5, 2015
Balanced team effort leads No. 15 W&J to 56-10 victory in opener
W&J used a balanced team effort to down Wooster, 56-10.
August 5, 2015
Expectations soar as W&J looks toward 2015 run
Expectations are as high as ever as W&J football looks toward the 2015 season.
August 5, 2015
Presidents land atop PAC preseason poll
The three-time defending PAC champion W&J football team was selected as the overwhelming...
December 8, 2014
Five Presidents net All-South Region honors from D3football
Five members of the Washington & Jefferson football team were recognized as All-South Region by...
November 26, 2014
W&J feels Linfield's pain
On the other side of the bracket and the country is a Presidents team who understands what the...
November 22, 2014
Quick Picks: W&J picks off eight passes in 41-25 win
W&J intercepted a school record eight passes en route to a 41-25 win at Wittenberg in the first...
November 20, 2014
W&J Football Game Notes at Wittenberg (NCAA First Round)
Two of the most storied programs in NCAA Division III history will meet in the first round of the...
November 19, 2014
Smooth sailing for Ruffing
Ryan Ruffing was W&J's backup running back his first two seasons, but as a junior, he's rolled...
November 18, 2014
18 Presidents named All-PAC; Sirianni tabbed Coach of the Year
Highlighted by six first-team selections, 18 W&J players were named All-PAC and Mike Sirianni...
November 16, 2014
PAC Champion W&J draws Wittenberg in NCAA First Round
November 15, 2014
Presidents perfect season hopes end with 31-28 OT loss
W&J's hopes at a perfect 10-0 season were dashed with a 31-28 overtime loss at Waynesburg in the...
November 13, 2014
No. 11/14 W&J Game Notes at Waynesburg
No. 11/14 W&J looks to clinch a perfect 10-0 regular season heading into the playoffs at...
November 11, 2014
W&J's Zubik claims fourth ECAC Rookie honor
For the fourth time W&J WR Jesse Zubik was named ECAC Southwest Rookie of the Week
November 10, 2014
W&J's Zubik named PAC Offensive POW
After a career day (5-190-3), freshman WR Jesse Zubik was named the PAC Offensive Player of the Week...
November 8, 2014
Big plays lead No. 16 W&J to 24th PAC crown and NCAA bid
W&J had nine plays from scrimmage over 20 yards in a 49-18 PAC-title clinching win at Thiel.
November 6, 2014
Four W&J Presidents named Academic All-District; Wanner repeats
Four members of the No. 13/16 W&J Football team were named CoSIDA Academic All-District.
November 5, 2014
No. 13/16 W&J fourth in the South in initial NCAA regional rankings
The No. 13/16 W&J football team is ranked fourth in the South Region in the initial NCAA...
November 5, 2014
No. 13/16 W&J Football Game Notes at Thiel
No. 13/16 can clinch its 24th PAC title and NCAA playoffs appearance at Thiel on Saturday, Nov. 8 at...
November 4, 2014
Turner, Zubik earn ECAC Division III South accolades
A pair of W&J players picked up ECAC DIII South POW honors.
November 4, 2014
Turner picks up PAC honor after 3.5 sack performance
A career-high 3.5 sacks earned W&J junior DE Jon Turner PAC DPOW honors.
November 1, 2014
No. 15/17 W&J one win from NCAA berth
The No. 15/17 W&J football team jumped out to a 37-0 lead at halftime to cruise to a 51-12...
October 29, 2014
No. 15/17 W&J Football Game Notes vs. Geneva
No. 15/17 W&J (7-0, 5-0) football team will close out the home portion of the 2014 regular...
October 25, 2014
No. 16/18 W&J earns 34-24 Homecoming victory over Case Western Reserve
The No. 16/18 Washington & Jefferson football team earned a 34-24 win over Case Western Reserve...
October 22, 2014
No. 16/18 W&J Football Game Notes vs. Case Western Reserve
No. 16/18 W&J hosts CWRU for the first time since 1984.
October 20, 2014
Schram and Davis lauded by PAC
Senior CB Alec Schram and sophomore K Blake Davis earned weekly recognition from the PAC for their...
October 18, 2014
No. 18/20 W&J thrashes Bethany, 34-3
The scored the final 34 points of the game in posting a 34-3 win at Bethany in Presidents' Athletic...
October 16, 2014
PA House recognizes W&J Football program
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The PA House recently approved a resolution honoring W&J football's winning...
October 15, 2014
No. 18/20 W&J Football Game Notes vs. Bethany
No. 18/20 W&J travels to PAC co-leader Bethany at 1 p.m. on Saturday in a match-up the gives the...
October 14, 2014
Ruffing, Zubik earn second ECAC awards for No. 18/20 W&J
Two W&J football players earned their second ECAC honors of the season after the No. 18/20...
October 11, 2014
No. 20/22 W&J rolls past Grove City, 55-14
GROVE CITY, Pa. – The No. 20/22 Washington & Jefferson football team built a 35-0 lead at...
October 8, 2014
No. 20/22 W&J Football Game Notes vs. Grove City
No. 20/22 Washington & Jefferson (4-0, 2-0) travels to winless Grove City (0-4, 0-2) at 7 p.m....
October 7, 2014
Coughlin, Zubik collect ECAC weekly honors for W&J
DANBURY, Conn. -- A pair of Washington & Jefferson football players were honored by the ECAC for...
October 6, 2014
Coughlin passes way to PAC Player of the Week award
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- After setting career highs with 383 yards and six touchdowns in No. 20/22...
October 4, 2014
Presidents storm past Saints, 51-28
The No. 25 Presidents never trailed as they stormed past No. 24/20 Thomas More, 51-28, in a battle...
October 1, 2014
No. 25 W&J Football Game Notes vs. No. 24/20 Thomas More
The No. 25 W&J football team hosts No. 24/20 Thomas More in a Top 25 Presidents' Athletic...
September 25, 2014
Merrill lands spot on D3football Team of the Week
After helping lead Washington & Jefferson to its 700th win in program history, junior safety...
September 25, 2014
Wanner named Semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy
W&J senior John Wanner has been named one of 167 semifinalist for the 2014 William V. Campbell...
September 20, 2014
Washington & Jefferson wins 700th game
W&J becomes the third Division III team to win 700 games.
September 18, 2014
W&J Football Game Notes vs. Carnegie Mellon
The Washington & Jefferson football program goes for its 700th all-time victory on Saturday,...
September 17, 2014
W&J Football looks for win No. 700 this Saturday
The W&J football team will look for its 700th win in program history on Saturday, Sept. 20 when...
September 15, 2014
Five TDs leads to PAC, ECAC honors for Ruffing
For the second-straight week, W&J RB Ryan Ruffing has been named PAC and ECAC Offensive POW...
September 14, 2014
W&J routs Westminster, 56-21, to improve to 2-0
The Presidents racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense in a 56-21 rout of Westminster in...
September 11, 2014
W&J Football Game Notes vs. Westminster
The Washington & Jefferson football team looks to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2009...
September 9, 2014
Ruffing named PAC Offensive Player of the Week
After scoring five touchdowns in the Presidents' season-opening 51-17 win over Wooster, junior...
September 6, 2014
W&J racks up over 300 yards rushing in 51-17 win over Wooster
Running back Ryan Ruffing rushed for 150 yards and five touchdowns and quarterback Pete Coughlin...
November 21, 2013
W&J-Mount Union NCAA First Round Game Notes
Presidents travel 82 miles to Alliance for second NCAA first-round meeting with Purple Raiders in...
November 20, 2013
Sirianni seeing familiar faces
Former Mount Union player and assistant coach Mike Sirianni sees the Purple Raiders fairly often as...
October 23, 2013
W&J-Saint Vincent Game Notes
Presidents travel to Latrobe, Pa., for sixth and final road game of the regular season
October 17, 2013
W&J-Westminster Game Notes
W&J looks to keep momentum alive after last week's win over nationally-ranked Thomas More
October 12, 2013
Top 25 wrap: Dutchmen, W&J post upsets
Lebanon Valley took down a Top 25 team and made a mess at the top of the MAC, while W&J knocked...
September 24, 2013
W&J-Thiel Game Notes
Presidents' first game at Cameron Stadium in 2013 is Homecoming Day
September 11, 2013
W&J-St. John Fisher Game Notes
W&J travels to New York looking to avenge last year's 28-24 loss to the nationally-ranked...
September 5, 2013
W&J-Wooster Game Notes
Presidents travel to Wooster for first meeting between the two schools since 1985
February 5, 2013
W&J Presidents Announce 2013 Football Schedule
Three-straight road games to start the season for the defending Presidents' Athletic Conference...
November 14, 2012
W&J finds triumph amid tragedy
Few things hit a football team harder than the loss of a fellow player. But Washington and Jefferson...
November 14, 2012
W&J-Johns Hopkins NCAA Game Notes
Presidents and Blue Jays meet for the first time in history
November 10, 2012
Presidents play their way in
Washington and Jefferson's emotional season will continue, as the Presidents defeated Waynesburg to...
November 6, 2012
W&J-Waynesburg PAC Backyard Brawl Game Notes
The Presidents' Athletic Conference automatic bid will be on the line at Wiley Stadium Saturday at...
November 1, 2012
W&J-Geneva Game Notes
Presidents travel to Reeves Field looking to remain alive for PAC title
October 16, 2012
W&J-Saint Vincent Game Notes
Homecoming Day 2012 and regular-season home finale for Presidents
October 10, 2012
W&J-Westminster (Pa.) Game Notes
W&J attempts to remain in second place in the PAC standings when hosting the Titans
October 6, 2012
Wrapup: W&J falls, Johnnies struggle
The Presidents struggled barely 48 hours after losing a teammate. Elsewhere, St. John's woes reached...
October 4, 2012
W&J senior's death ruled homicide
Presidents senior running back Tim McNerney died early Thursday morning after being jumped while...
October 3, 2012
W&J-Thomas More Game Notes
Presidents aim to snap a four-game losing streak to the Saints
September 25, 2012
W&J-Bethany Game Notes
Presidents and Bison battle for 89th time in history
September 19, 2012
W&J-Thiel Game Notes
Presidents travel to Thiel in search of their 7th-straight win over Tomcats
September 12, 2012
W&J-Grove City Game Notes
W&J looks to avenge last year's loss at GCC in which the Presidents led 21-0.
September 6, 2012
W&J-St. John Fisher Game Notes
D3football.com's ninth-ranked Cardinals invade historic Cameron Stadium to face W&J
August 27, 2012
W&J-Methodist Game Notes
W&J makes its longest regular-season road trip since 1934 when traveling to Fayetteville to...
August 4, 2012
Thomas More picked to repeat in PAC
Having won four consecutive PAC titles, Thomas More was an easy choice for a fifth by PAC coaches.
December 13, 2011
UAA teams splitting into conferences
The four teams playing football in the UAA are splitting and joining two conferences, which will...
November 3, 2011
W&J-Thiel Game Notes
October 26, 2011
W&J at Grove City Game Notes
October 20, 2011
W&J-Geneva Game Notes
October 5, 2011
W&J-Saint Vincent Game Notes
W&J travels to Latrobe leading the series with Saint Vincent by a 4-0 margin
September 30, 2011
W&J-Westminster Game Notes
September 22, 2011
W&J tackle relishes role as protector, leader
If Presidents left tackle Gary Flavion is a little over-protective of his quarterback, the only guy...
September 20, 2011
W&J-Thomas More Game Notes
W&J hosts eighth-ranked Thomas More hoping to end the Saints three-year PAC championship run
September 14, 2011
W&J-Bethany Game Notes
September 2, 2011
W&J-Juniata Game Notes
November 12, 2010
PAC Backyard Brawl Game Notes -- W&J at Waynesburg
38th edition of the PAC Backyard Brawl
October 6, 2010
W&J-Saint Vincent Game Notes
Presidents Host Bearcats For Homecoming 2010
September 29, 2010
W&J-Westminster Game Notes
Game notes for 32nd all-time meeting between Washington & Jefferson and Westminster
September 17, 2010
W&J-Bethany Game Notes
Washington & Jefferson (0-1, 0-0 PAC) vs. Bethany (1-1, 0-0 PAC) Washington, Pa. -- Cameron...
September 11, 2010
MAC smacks PAC in challenge
Delaware Valley shut out Washington and Jefferson as the MAC went 6-2 on Saturday. The full Week 2...
September 8, 2010
W&J-Delaware Valley Game Notes
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