2016 Volleyball News

  • Defiance Has 48 Student-Athletes Selected Chi Alpha Sigma
    July 13, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Athletic Department announced its group of student-athletes to the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society.
  • Defiance Has 22 Student-Athletes Named Academic All-HCAC
    December 20, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College fall athletic teams had 22 student-athletes named to the Tom Bohlsen All-Academic Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list for the fall semester.
  • Four Jackets Earn HCAC Postseason Honors
    November 09, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Four members of the Defiance College volleyball team were recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for their individual performances this past season.
  • HCAC Tourney Loss Ends Jackets' Season
    November 02, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team ended their season with a four-set loss to Manchester (Ind.) University, 3-1, in a quarterfinal match of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Jackets Fall Short of Upset Bid Against Hanover
    October 30, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team put a scare into the Hanover (ind.) College, but the Panthers were able to maintain their perfect HCAC mark and win the Heartland Conference title outright with a five-set victory, 3-2. (26-24, 21-25, 25-22, 22-25, 4-15).
  • DC Splits Matches At Franklin
    October 29, 2016
    FRANKLIN, IND. -- The Defiance College volleyball team lost a five-set heartbreaker to the Franklin (Ind.) College Grizzles in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match, but rebounded with a sweep of Kenyon College in Franklin, Ind.
  • Jackets Clinch HCAC Tourney Birth With Win
    October 26, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team ensured their spot in next week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball tournament with a straight-set victory against Earlham (Ind.) College at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Defiance Grabs Key Senior Day HCAC Victory
    October 22, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team earned a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory, knocking out the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Fightin' Engineers in four sets, 3-1, on senior day at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Yellow Jackets Get Key HCAC Win At Anderson
    October 19, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team improved to 3-2 in HCAC play in the fight for a berth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament with a four-set victory against the Anderson (Ind.) University Ravens in Anderson, Ind.
  • Defiance Falls to Adrian
    October 14, 2016
    ADRIAN, MICH.- The Defiance College volleyball team traveled to Adrian, Mich. for a non-conference matchup against Adrian (Mich.) College, but fell in four sets to the Bulldogs, 3-1.
  • Yellow Jackets Rally to Knock Off Spartans
    October 12, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- After trailing two sets to one, the Defiance College Yellow Jackets rallied to win the final two sets and knock off the Manchester (Ind.) University Spartans, 3-2, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference battle in North Manchester, Ind.
  • Transylvania Outlasts the Yellow Jackets
    October 07, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team battled to the end, but eventually fell to the Transylvania (Ky.) University Pioneers, 27-25, 25-27, 25-23 and 27-25 in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Beavers Sweep Yellow Jackets
    October 05, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Yellow Jackets were beaten in straight sets by the Bluffton University Beavers, falling 25-17, 30-28, 25-18 in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • DC Leaves MSJ With Two Wins
    October 01, 2016
    CINCINNATI, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team opened the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference season with a four-set victory against Mount St. Joseph University, 3-1, and followed that up with a straight-set win, 3-0, against non-conference foe Otterbein University in Cincinnati.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Polar Bears
    September 27, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team dropped a road match at Ohio Northern University in three sets (25-17, 25-16, 25-19) in a non-conference match in Ada, Ohio.
  • Defiance Beats Westminster, Falls to Case
    September 17, 2016
    DELAWARE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team swept Westminster (Pa.) College, 3-0, in their first match on the fianl day of the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational, while falling in the nightcap to Case Western Reserve University in a five-set battle, 3-2.
  • Defiance Volleyball Loses to Ohio Wesleyan
    September 16, 2016
    DELAWARE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team lost to Ohio Welseyan University, 3-1, to begin the OWU Bishop Invitational in Delaware, Ohio.
  • DC Falls to Heidelberg in Four Sets
    September 13, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team fell to the Heidelberg University Student Princes in four sets, 3-1, in their home opener at the Karl H. Weaner Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
  • Yellow Jackets Split Final Matches at Marcia French Invite
    September 10, 2016
    UNIVERSITY CIRCLE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Volleyball team split a pair of matches on the final day of the Marcia French Memorial Tournament at Case Western Reserve University in University Circle, Ohio. The Yellow Jackets opened with a four-set loss to Case Western, while they finished with a three-set win against Denison University.
  • DC Opens Marcia French Invitational With Pair of Losses
    September 09, 2016
    BEREA, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team began the first day of the Marcia French Memorial Tournament on the campus of Baldwin Wallace University with a pair of losses against host school BW and the University of Mount Union in Berea, Ohio. The Yellow Jackets fell in both games by the final scores of 3-0.
  • Volleyball Splits Final Matches of ONU Invitational
    September 03, 2016
    ADA, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team split a pair of matches on Saturday to wrap up the Ohio Northern Invitational in Ada, Ohio. The Yellow Jackets opened the day with a four-set victory over Trine (Ind.), 3-1, while they fell in the final match of the day to Thomas More (Ky.) in four sets, 3-1.
  • Jackets Fall to Ohio Wesleyan At ONU Invitational
    September 02, 2016
    ADA, OHIO -- The 2016 season got off to a rough start for the Defiance College volleyball team as the Yellow Jackets dropped a straight-set decision to Ohio Wesleyan University, 3-0, on the first day of the Ohio Northern University Invitational in Ada, Ohio.
  • 2016 Volleyball Preview
    August 25, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Yellow Jackets return the majority of their roster from their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal team of 2015.
  • Volleyball Picked Fifth in Preseason Poll
    August 12, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.