2017 Football News

  • Nine Yellow Jackets Named All-HCAC
    November 14, 2017
    GREENWOOD, IND. - Nine members of the Defiance College football team have earned All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors for their efforts this season.
  • Nealy Named HCAC Player of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Defiance College junior Jalin Nealy (Pontiac, Mich./West Bloomfield) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for his performance in the Yellow Jackets' 33-26 loss to the Bluffton University Beavers on Saturday.
  • Offensive Woes Sink Yellow Jackets on Senior Day
    November 11, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets dropped a heartbreaker Saturday afternoon at Coressel Stadium on senior day to rival Bluffton, 33-26.
  • Defiance Falls to MSJ
    November 04, 2017
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – The Defiance College football team dropped a tough Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest, 56-10, on Saturday afternoon at Mount St. Joseph University.
  • Three Yellow Jackets Earn HCAC Player of the Week Honors
    October 30, 2017
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Beau Barkley, Jarren Casto, and Madi Bowman have all earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors in their respective sports for their performances last week for the Purple and Gold.
  • Yellow Jackets Late Rally Against Hanover Falls Short
    October 28, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College football team dropped a heart breaker Saturday afternoon in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Justin F. Coressel Stadium, falling to Hanover 37-29.
  • Defiance Cruises to 45-0 Victory Over Anderson
    October 14, 2017
    ANDERSON, IND. – The Defiance College football team got back to the win column with a 45-0 victory over Anderson (Ind.) University on Saturday.
  • Yellow Jackets Drop Heartbreaker to Manchester
    October 07, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- A 22-yard field goal in the closing seconds cost the Defiance College football team their second straight victory, as they fell to the Manchester University Spartans, 23-21, in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Homecoming at Justin F. Corressel Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Harvey and Patridge Named HCAC Players of the Week
    October 02, 2017
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Defiance College football player Kendrick Harvey has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, while volleyball player Jaidyn Patridge was named HCAC Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Yellow Jackets Grab First Victory of Season
    September 30, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College football team got first year head coach, Aaron Mershman, his first career victory as they knocked off the Earlham (Ind.) College Quakers, 34-14, on a beautiful fall Saturday at Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • Rose-Hulman surges past DC in HCAC Action
    September 23, 2017
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Rose-Hulman surges past the Defiance College football team in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Cook Stadium, 37-14.
  • Yellow Jackets Stunned in HCAC Opener at Franklin
    September 16, 2017
    FRANKLIN, IND. – The Defiance College football team (0-3 overall, 0-1 HCAC) dropped a 43-12 decision at Franklin (Ind.) College in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener at Faught Stadium.
  • Football Slips in Non-Conference Action at Hope College
    September 09, 2017
    HOLLAND, MICH. – The Defiance College football team slipped in non-conference action at Hope College on Saturday afternoon at the Ray and Sue Smith Stadium, falling to the Flying Dutchmen 38-0.
  • Second Half Woes Sink Defiance College in Season Opener
    September 02, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Mershman era begin with a tough non-conference battle as the Defiance College Yellow Jackets fell to the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets, 42-2, in its season opener at the Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • DC Tuning Up for Regular Season with an Intrasquad Scrimmage
    August 19, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College football team nd opened up the gates to Justin F. Coressel Stadium to give the fans their first look at the 2017 Defiance College football team on Saturday afternoon.
  • Holava Named Interim Athletic Director
    August 15, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Defiance College is pleased to announce the promotion of associate athletic director and head softball coach, Jodie Holava, as the interim athletic director for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yellow Jackets Pegged to Finish Sixth in HCAC
    August 09, 2017
    GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College football team, backed by first year head coach Aaron Mershman, was selected to finish sixth in the preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches’ poll that was released on Thursday.
  • Aaron Mershman to Take Over as Head Football Coach
    July 05, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Current Defiance College Assistant Football Coach Aaron Mershman has been promoted to Head Football Coach and will take over for Casey Goff who recently resigned to take a position with The College of New Jersey.