Our Promise

The Washington College Athletics family will provide each of our student-athletes a first-class athletic experience, invaluable life lessons, and a lifetime of personal engagement.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Are athletic scholarships available?
A: No, Washington College is an NCAA Division III institution and athletic grants are prohibited. Washington College does award a variety of need-based and merit-based scholarships, grants, and aid.

Q. What varsity intercollegiate sports does WC offer?
A: Our varsity teams for men include baseball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, swimming, and tennis.  Our varsity teams for women include basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.  Our varsity sailing team and varsity trap and skeet team are co-ed. 

Q. In what conference does WC participate?
A: WC competes in the Centennial Conference for all sports except rowing and sailing. The conference includes Johns Hopkins, McDaniel, Swarthmore, Haverford, Ursinus, Muhlenberg, Gettysburg, Bryn Mawr, Dickinson, and Franklin & Marshall. Formed in 1993, the Centennial Conference, is comprised of national liberal arts colleges and universities in the region that share similar academic aspirations and a commitment to the importance of the total educational experience of students engaged in sports. All eleven member institutions are more than one hundred years old and are Division III members of the NCAA. In sailing, Washington is a member of the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA), which is a conference within the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). The Washington College rowing teams are members of the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC). The Washington College trap and skeet team competes for conference and national championships within the ACUI Clay Targets program. 

Q. How many students participate in the College's athletic & recreational programs?
A: Approximately 30% of the student body participates in a varsity sport and approximately 30% participate in a club sport or recreational program.

Q. How do I contact a varsity coach to get more information?
A: Please consult our staff directory for phone numbers and e-mail addresses.  

Quick Facts

General Information
Shoremen, Shorewomen
Maroon, Black
Centennial, MAISA, MARC
Chestertown, MD
National Championships
Men's Lacrosse, 1954
Men's Tennis, 1994
Men's Tennis, 1997
Men's Lacrosse, 1998
Primary Facilities
Basketball, Volleyball
Cain Athletic Center
M. Lacrosse, M. Soccer,
W. Lacrosse & W. Soccer,
Field Hockey
Kibler Field at
Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium
Athey Park
Casey Swim Center
WC Softball Field
Schottland Tennis Center,
Johnson Fitness Center
Rowing, Sailing
Hodson Boathouse - Chester River
Indoor Field House
Johnson Fitness Center
Weight Room
Johnson Fitness Center
Important Phone/Fax Numbers
Washington College
Athletics Fax
Athletics Communications Office
Johnson LFC Front Desk
Casey Swim Center
Truslow Boat House
Postal Address
Postal Address
Athletics Office
Washington College
300 Washington Ave.
Chestertown, MD 21620

Discrimination Policy

Washington College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity or gender expression, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or with respect to admission and employment.

Commitment to Diversity, Tolerance, and Inclusiveness

Washington College accords students the opportunity to learn about life, to challenge their own values and the ideas and values of others, and in so doing, to become responsible members of the College community. The College believes that the diversity of its community is its greatest strength and that difference of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, and religious belief are to be respected by all members of the community. While the College imposes no specific moral standard upon its students, each student is expected to uphold standards of civility and tolerance, and engage in constructive and reasoned discourse to express differences of opinion.