2018 Baseball Headlines

  • Five Yellow Jackets Earn All-HCAC Baseball Honors
    May 15, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team finished the season with five athletes on the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference team that was released on Tuesday morning.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Nationally Ranked Franklin on Senior Day
    May 06, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team dropped a pair of contests to 14th-ranked Franklin (Ind.) College, 14-8 and 18-6, on Senior Day at Craig A. Rutter Field on Sunday.
  • Baseball Senior Day Contest with Franklin Pushed to Sunday
    May 03, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball Senior Day contests against Franklin (Ind.) College that was scheduled for Friday, May 4 has been postponed and rescheduled for Sunday, May 6 due to weather concerns. The games are scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. and Senior Day activities will still be held prior to first pitch.
  • Offense Shines in Sweep of Mount St. Joseph
    May 01, 2018
    MIDLAND, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team used an offensive explosion to sweep Mount St. Joseph University, 17-6 and 11-9, in their final road matchups of the season on Tuesday.
  • Gilliland Earns HCAC Hitter of the Week
    April 30, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Junior Michael Gilliland (Napoleon) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for his performance during Defiance's 4-2 week last week.
  • Baseball Drops Final Non-Conference Tilt of Season
    April 29, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team fell, 16-5, in a non-conference matchup with Heidelberg University on Sunday at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Konwinski Pitches Complete Game to Lead Baseball in Split with Hanover
    April 28, 2018
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Junior Troy Konwinski (Allen Park, Mich.) led Defiance on Saturday afternoon at Craig A. Rutter Field as baseball split with Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Hanover, winning game one 5-1 and falling in game two 4-3.
  • Baseball Sweeps Manchester in Walk-Off Fashion
    April 26, 2018
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College baseball team swept Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Manchester in walk-off fashion on Thursday afternoon at Craig A. Rutter Field. Defiance won game one 6-5 and captured the night cap 6-0.
  • Yellow Jackets Win Non-League Tilt
    April 25, 2018
    GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. -- The Defiance College baseball team traveled to Grand Rapids, Mich. and brought an 11-8 victory over Calvin College on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Baseball with Manchester Moved to Thursday
    April 24, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 24 with Manchester University has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Thursday, April 26. First pitch is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Baseball Splits with Rose-Hulman
    April 21, 2018
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team returned to HCAC play after an extended hiatus and split a pair of contests with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, losing the opener 8-0, but returning to win the nightcap, 2-1.
  • Weather Forces More Baseball Schedule Changes
    April 18, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College home baseball doubleheader against Manchester University that were originally scheduled for Tuesday, Apr. 17 have been pushed back to Thursday, Apr. 19 due to wet field conditions.
  • Late Rally Falls Short in HCAC Action with Earlham
    April 13, 2018
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket baseball teams late rally fell short as they dropped a twinbill with Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Earlham on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Craig A. Rutter Field. The Quakers claimed game one 8-7 and took game two by a score of 11-7.
  • Baseball Doubleheader with Earlham Moved to Friday
    April 11, 2018
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College baseball doubleheader with Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Earlham scheduled for Saturday, April 14 has been moved to Friday, April 13 due to the threat of inclement weather. 
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Battling Bishops
    April 11, 2018
    DELAWARE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team fell to Ohio Wesleyan University, 20-0, in nonconference action on Wednesday at Littick Field.
  • Transylvania Stops Defiance in Doubleheader
    April 08, 2018
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- The Defiance College baseball team fell, 10-5 and 3-2, in a doubleheader at Transylvania (Ky.) University on Sunday.
  • Baseball Doubleheader with Transylvania Moved to Sunday
    April 06, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Saturday, April 7 with Transylvania University has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Sunday, April 8. First pitch is set for noon.
  • Yellow Jackets Split Rivalry Matchup with Bluffton
    April 05, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team dropped the opener, 7-0, but rebounded to win the nightcap, 11-0, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Bluffton University at Craig A. Rutter Field on Thursday.
  • Baseball with Bluffton Moved to Thursday
    April 03, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 3 with Bluffton University has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Thursday, April 5. 
  • Baseball Drops HCAC Games at Anderson
    March 31, 2018
    ANDERSON, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team dropped their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference openers to Anderson (Ind.) University, 21-4 and 14-8, on Saturday at Gand Park in Westfield, Ind.
  • Baseball Game at St. Francis (Ind.) Postponed
    March 29, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Thursday, March 29 has been postponed due to inclement weather. The two teams are still looking for a makeup date. 
  • Ohio Northern Knocks Off Yellow Jackets
    March 28, 2018
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  • Weather Forces Baseball Schedule Changes
    March 27, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball game at the University of Toledo that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Mar. 27 has been postponed with no makeup date announced at this time.
  • Baseball Games at Carthage Cancelled
    March 22, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball games scheduled for Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at Carthage College have been cancelled due to cold temperatures and poor weather conditions. 
  • Baseball Game with Wright State-Lake Postponed
    March 20, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball matchup against Wright State University-Lake Campus, scheduled for Tuesday, March 20 has been postponed due to cold temperatures. A makeup date will be announced at a later date.
  • Baseball Steals Doubleheader from Albion
    March 18, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Defiance completed the sweep of Albion on a breezy Sunday afternoon at Booster Field on the campus of Defiance High School. The Purple and Gold (9-4 overall) claimed game one 6-3 and won game two by a score of 11-7.
  • Defiance Drops Matchup at Taylor
    March 15, 2018
    TAYLOR, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team fell to Taylor (Ind.) University, 11-1, in a rescheduled road matchup on Thursday in their first game after returning from their trip to Fort Myer, Fla.
  • Baseball Doubleheader with Albion Moved to Sunday
    March 14, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday, March 17 with Albion has been moved to Sunday, March 18 at Defiance High School. 
  • Baseball Doubleheader at Taylor Postponed
    March 12, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed due to cold temperatures. No makeup date has been announced at this time.
  • Defiance Loses Two on Final Day in Florida
    March 09, 2018
    FORT MYERS, FLA. -- The Defiance College baseball team wrapped up play at the Gene Cusic Classic with two losses to nationally-recognized Alvernia (Pa.) College on Friday.
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