2017 Volleyball News

  • Two Jackets Earn HCAC Postseason Honors
    November 08, 2017
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Two members of the Defiance College volleyball team were recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for their performance this past season.
  • Yellow Jackets Drop HCAC Quarterfinal at Bluffton
    November 01, 2017
    BLUFFTON, OHIO – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets dropped a straight-set match to the Bluffton University Beavers in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal action on Wednesday night at the Sommer Center at Bluffton University.
  • Defiance Stumbles in Final Regular Season Contest
    October 28, 2017
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. - The Yellow Jackets fell in straight sets in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Rose-Hulman on Saturday afternoon to wrap up the 2017 regular season. 
  • Defiance Earns Hard-Fought Senior Night Win Over Anderson
    October 25, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team sparked used a fourth-set rally to finish off the Anderson (Ind.) University Ravens, 3-1, in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Senior Night at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • DC Volleyball Swept by Transy
    October 21, 2017
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- The Defiance College volleyball team dropped a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup in straight sets to Transylvania (Ky.) University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Defiance Sweeps Manchester in Purple for a Purpose Game
    October 18, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets upped their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference mark to 4-2 on the year with a three-set win over Manchester (Ind.) University on Wednesday night.
  • Volleyball to Host Purple With a Purpose Game
    October 16, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team and the Alpha Phi Omega co-ed service fraternity have joined forces for the annual Purple with a Purpose game. 
  • Volleyball Bested at Hanover
    October 14, 2017
    HANOVER, IND. - The Defiance volleyball team fell at Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Hanover on Saturday afternoon, 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-12).
  • Defiance Drops First HCAC Match Against Bluffton
    October 11, 2017
    BLUFFTON, OHIO – The Defiance College volleyball team dropped a straight-set match to the Bluffton University Beavers on Wednesday night at the Sommer Center in Bluffton. 
  • Defiance Volleyball Spikes Mt. Saint Joseph to Remain Perfect in the HCAC
    October 07, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance volleyball team spiked the Mt. Saint Joseph Lions, 3-1, to remain perfect in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Karl H. Weaner Center. 
  • DC Knocks Off Earlham in Five-Set Thriller
    October 04, 2017
    RICHMOND, IND. -- The Defiance College volleyball team improved to 2-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a five-set victory over the Earlham College Quakers on Wednesday night. 
  • 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.
  • Volleyball Stings Grizzlies in Five Set Thriller
    September 30, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team opened Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play against Franklin College, winning a five set thriller (19-25, 25-20, 25-18, 17-25, 17-15) at the Karl H. Weaner Center Saturday afternoon. 
  • DC Splits Matches on Second Day of HCAC/OAC Crossover
    September 23, 2017
    BEREA, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team was swept by Ohio Northern in the opener of the HCAC/OAC Crossover, but bounced back in game two to knock off Capital in four sets at Baldwin Wallace University.
  • Defiance Sweeps Twinbill at Ohio Christian
    September 16, 2017
    CIRCLEVILLE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team swiped a pair of straight-set victories over the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers on Saturday afternoon.
  • DC Volleyball Falls to Heidelberg
    September 12, 2017
    TIFFIN, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team fell in straight sets to Heidelberg University, 25-12, 25-20, 25-13, in nonconoference action on Tuesday evening.
  • Volleyball Splits on Day Two at Oberlin
    September 09, 2017
    OBERLIN, OHIO - Defiance College split on day two at Oberlin beating Mount Aloysius College in straight sets (25-19, 25-16, 25-17) and falling to host Oberlin (18-25,25-17,17-25, 16-25) on Saturday afternoon at the Phillips Gymnasium on the campus of Oberlin College.
  • Yellow Jackets Late Rally Comes Up Short
    September 08, 2017
    OBERLIN, OHIO - The Yellow Jackets late rally came up short as they fell in five sets (25-27, 25-21, 25-10, 24-26, 10-15) to Marietta on Friday afternoon at Oberlin.
  • Defiance Drops Pair of Matches to Conclude ONU Invitational
    September 02, 2017
    ADA, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball team lost a pair of matches to Case Western Reserve University and to Thomas More (Ky.) College to wrap up action at the Ohio Northern Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
  • Volleyball Drops Season Opener to Carnegie Mellon at ONU Invitational
    September 01, 2017
    ADA, OHIO – The Defiance College volleyball team fell in straight sets to Carnegie Mellon in its season opener Friday afternoon at the ONU Invitational in Ada, Ohio.
  • Volleyball Wraps Up Preseason with Annual Tailgate and Intrasquad
    August 27, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball program welcomed family and friends for their annual preseason tailgate, which was followed by an intrasquad scrimmage at the Karl H. Weaner Center on Sunday.
  • 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.
  • Defiance Volleyball Picked to Finish Fifth in Preseason Poll
    August 11, 2017
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- The Defiance College volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches' poll that came out on Friday afternoon.
  • DC Grad Alicia Kalik Hired as Assistant Coach
    August 10, 2017
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College volleyball program has announced that 2014 Defiance College graduate Alicia Kalik has been hired to a full-time assistant coaching position with the program.