2019 Baseball Headlines

  • Baseball Spends Senior Sunday Pitted in HCAC Action
    April 21, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Nine Defiance College baseball seniors were recognized for their contributions to the program on Sunday afternoon. The senior sunday was highlighted by a pair of contests with the visiting Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers, in which the Yellow Jackets fell 6-2 and 10-1. 
  • Baseball Schedule Alert
    April 19, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Baseball game scheduled with Rose-Hulman for Saturday, April 20 has been pushed to Sunday, April 21.
  • Wednesday Woes See Baseball Topped by OWU
    April 17, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball took Rutter Field once again on Wednesday afternoon for a nonconference contest with Ohio Wesleyan. Struggles on both sides of the plate saw the Yellow Jackets fall to OWU 6-1. 
  • Quartet of Homers Thrusts Baseball Past Manchester
    April 16, 2019
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Big hitting from the Defiance College baseball team saw the Yellow Jackets take two pivotal HCAC contests on Tuesday afternoon. DC defeated Manchester 14-7 and 7-3 in the doubleheader action. 
  • Late Game Pushes not Enough as Baseball Drops HCAC Double
    April 13, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - A sunny Saturday in Indiana saw Defiance baseball take on HCAC foe Earlham College in doubleheader fashion. The Quakers swept DC on their home turf, winning game one 9-6 and game two 7-4.  
  • Baseball Prevails Through the Cold in Nonconference Action
    April 10, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team took Rutter Field once again on Wednesday afternoon as they hosted nonconference opponent Calvin College. The Yellow Jackets spread the wealth, as five hits from five different players led DC to a 3-1 victory. 
  • Konwinski, Reese Homer to Lead Yellow Jackets in HCAC Doubleheader
    April 08, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Despite a rally-filled game two, the Defiance baseball team was unable to take a game from the Anderson University Ravens on Monday evening. A beautiful day at Craig A. Rutter Field saw the visitors climb to a 14-4 first game win, before holding off the DC offense in game two, taking the 9-8 victory. 
  • Baseball Sweeps Transy in Home Opening Weekend
    April 06, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - For the first time in the 2019 season, Defiance baseball took the field at Craig A. Rutter Field. To the pleasure of a large contingent of Defiance faithful, the Yellow Jackets swept Transylvania University 6-2 and 10-6. 
  • Late Game Rallies Lead to Baseball Split with Bluffton
    April 02, 2019
    BLUFFTON, OHIO - A pair of 7-6 games saw the Defiance College baseball team split the day with rival Bluffton on Tuesday afternoon. They Yellow Jackets held off a late game rally in game one, before falling just short in game two. 
  • Baseball Game with Anderson Postponed
    March 31, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Sunday, March 31 with HCAC foe Anderson has been moved to Sunday, April 7. 
  • Baseball Topped at Heidelberg
    March 27, 2019
    TIFFIN, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team made the short trip to Heidelberg University on Wednesday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets were topped by the Student Princes, 17-2. 
  • Nies Earns HCAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 25, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - Sophomore baseball player Cohen Nies (Logansport, Ind. / Lewis-Cass) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Nies claims his second HCAC award of the 2019 season after also taking home Pitcher of the Week honors on March 11. 
  • Baseball Sees High Scoring Saturday Split
    March 23, 2019
    KENOSHA, WISC. - The Defiance College baseball team returned to action Saturday afternoon as they made the trip north to take on Carthage College in double header action. A pair of high scoring contests saw Defiance split the two game series with a 13-10 win followed by 14-1 defeat. 
  • Baseball Tops Ohio Northern in Prime Time
    March 21, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team, behind the complete game shutout of sophomore Cohen Nies, toppled the Ohio Northern Polar Bears on Thursday evening at Defiance High School, 4-0.
  • Baseball Game at Albion Postponed
    March 20, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for today at Albion has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather.
  • Strong Pitching Pushes Yellow Jackets to Extra Inning Victory
    March 17, 2019
    BEREA, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team continued their busy schedule on Sunday as they took on Alma College in a game hosted by Baldwin Wallace. It took 11 innings to split the sides, with DC prevailing 2-1. 
  • Saturday Split for Yellow Jackets Baseball
    March 16, 2019
    BEREA, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team began a busy weekend of nonconference action on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets took on Oberlin and Baldwin Wallace in a pair of games hosted by BW. DC defeated the Yeoman 5-2 before falling to the Yellow Jackets 5-3. 
  • Nies Named HCAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 11, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. -  Defiance College baseball player Cohen Nies (Logansport, Ind./Lewis-Cass) earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week honors, announced Monday afternoon. The sophomore lands the achievement after his strong performance during the first week of the 2019 season. 
  • Baseball Concludes Southern Trip with Alvernia
    March 08, 2019
    FORT MYERS, FLA. - The Defiance College baseball team concluded spring break action on Friday afternoon with a pair of games against Alvernia University. The Golden Eagles defeated Defiance by 4-1 and 14-2 scorelines. 
  • Baseball Remains Unbeaten After Win and Tie
    March 07, 2019
    Fort Myers, Fla. - The Defiance College baseball team continued their spring break action on Thursday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets defeated Rivier and tied with Augustana in exciting fashion to end the day. 
  • Baseball Stays Perfect in the Sunshine State
    March 05, 2019
    FORT MYERS, FLA. - The Defiance College baseball team continued their string of wins on Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets took on Ohio foe Hiram College, defeating the Terriers 6-4 in the first game and following up with an 8-4 victory. 
  • High Scoring Leads Baseball to 2-0 start
    March 04, 2019
    FORT MYERS, FLA. - The Defiance College baseball team started the season in a strong manner on Monday. The Yellow Jackets took on Elms College in a double header to open up 2019 spring break action, winning both contests against the Blazers. 
  • Baseball Turns to Experienced Roster for 2019 Season
    February 25, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team will look to plenty of returning talent for the 2019 season. Head Coach Derek Woodley enters his 12th season at the helm of the Yellow Jacket baseball program. DC will look to find their way back into Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament action after missing out on post-season play the past few years. 2018 saw the Yellow Jackets finish 14-20 overall with a 7-11 mark in HCAC play. 
  • Baseball to Begin Season in Florida
    January 07, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball program announced the 2019 season schedule Monday afternoon. DC is set to begin the season with a trip to Fort Myers, Fla. where they will participate in the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic. 
  • Defiance Baseball Announces Camp Schedule
    November 16, 2018
    DEIFANCE, OHIO - Head Coach Derek Woodley and the Defiance College baseball program have announced the dates for their clinics for the winter months.