2013-14 Men's Tennis News

  • 17 Yellow Jackets named to Spring All-HCAC Academic List
    May 19, 2014
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its Academic All-Conference Honorees list today for the spring semester and Defiance College was well represented with 17 student-athletes making the list, third most in the conference.
  • Five Yellow Jackets named to All-HCAC
    May 06, 2014
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – With the conclusion of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tennis season this past weekend, the conference has released its All-HCAC Teams.
  • Yellow Jackets drop round one in HCAC Tournament
    May 03, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Yellow Jackets fell in round one to Franklin 5-1. With the loss at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, DC’s season is effectively over after a strong year.
  • Defiance Tennis closes regular season with 7-2 win over MSJ
    April 26, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Tennis team closed out the 2014 regular season on Saturday with a 7-2 victory over MSJ, securing a top-half finish in the HCAC Standings and a HCAC Tournament berth set for next weekend.
  • Yellow Jackets Tennis falls 5-4 to HCAC-leading Earlham
    April 23, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s tennis team came up short in an upset bid Wednesday afternoon, as the they took on conference leader Earlham, falling by a score of 5-4.
  • DC Men's Tennis falls to Transylvania
    April 19, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Men’s Tennis team fell to Transylvania Saturday afternoon, falling short in a comeback effort, 5-4.
  • Yellow Jackets streak at five after win over Bethel
    April 14, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's tennis team improved its winning streak to five game with a 6-3 win at home versus Bethel College on Monday.
  • Defiance comes from behind for 5-4 win at Hanover
    April 12, 2014
    HANOVER, Ind. - Last year, the Defiance College men's tennis team was defeated by Hanover 0-9 in the final match of the regular season.
  • Yellow Jackets win third straight with 7-2 victory over Ravens
    April 09, 2014
    ANDERSON, Ind. - Defiance College men’s tennis team was able to pull off its third victory in row Wednesday with a 7-2 win against Anderson University in HCAC play.
  • Defiance sweeps Manchester for HCAC win
    April 02, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men’s Tennis team triumphed over Manchester University on Wednesday night to achieve their second shutout of the season, claiming victory with a 9-0 win.
  • Jackets sting Red Wolves in Monday mat
    March 31, 2014
    RICHMOND, Ind. – After being down 4-1 through doubles action and the first two rounds of singles play, the Defiance men’s tennis team stormed back to take the final four singles matches and steal away a big road win over the Indiana University East Red Wolves on Monday, March 31.
  • Men's Tennis falls in tight battle to Rose-Hulman
    March 28, 2014
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men's Tennis team suffered its first defeat in HCAC play this season in a tightly contested battle to Rose-Hulman on Friday night.
  • Scots shut out Jackets in Friday afternoon affair
    March 21, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Alma College Scots had the DC men’s tennis team’s number on Friday, March 21, as the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe was the first squad this season to shut out the Purple and Gold with a 9-0 victory.
  • Bulldogs best Purple and Gold in home matchup
    March 20, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC men’s tennis team fell to a tough Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opponent on Thursday, March 20 when the Adrian Bulldogs came away with a 7-2 road victory over the Jackets.
  • DC falls in last spring break matchup
    March 13, 2014
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – DC concluded its spring break trip with a 6-3 loss to instate rival, Ohio Wesleyan.
  • Jackets jump to 5-2 in 2014 with win over Lakers
    March 12, 2014
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – It took the DC men’s tennis squad till April 5 last season to reach five wins, but the Purple and Gold have found a groove in 2014, as it won its third match at Hilton Head with a 7-2 victory over the Roosevelt Lakers on Wednesday, March 12.
  • Purple and Gold shutout Pioneers in HCAC-OAC matchup
    March 11, 2014
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – After the Marietta Pioneers defeated the Defiance men’s tennis team during the 2013 spring trip at Hilton Head 8-1, the Yellow Jackets returned the favor this year with a dominating 9-0 victory over the OAC foe on Tuesday, March 11.
  • Wittenberg tops DC on day two of Spring Break trip
    March 10, 2014
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Yellow Jacket men’s tennis team had its three-match winning streak halted on Monday, as the Wittenberg Tigers defeated Defiance 7-2 on the second day of play at Hilton Head.
  • Defiance buzzes past Wasps in first match at Hilton Head
    March 09, 2014
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Purple and Gold men’s tennis squad got its spring break trip started on high note, as it stung the Emory & Henry Wasps for a 5-4 victory Sunday afternoon and extended its winning streak to three matches.
  • Yellow Jackets open HCAC play with big win over Franklin
    March 07, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets picked up a statement victory Friday evening and opened up HCAC play with a 6-3 victory over Franklin College.
  • DC’s Demeo records HCAC Player of the Week
    March 03, 2014
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Taking part in his first collegiate competition as a member of the Yellow Jackets men’s tennis team, freshman James Demeo came up with a perfect 4-0 outing in Defiance’s tri-match against Baldwin-Wallace and St. Francis and has been named HCAC Player of the Week.
  • Yellow Jackets open up season with double dual match split
    February 22, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Men’s Tennis team started off its season with a double dual match featuring Baldwin-Wallace and Saint Francis Saturday night.
  • Inside the Hive - Cord Speelman
    February 07, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alicia Kalik talks with men's tennis player coach Cord Speelman.
  • DC men’s tennis chosen to finish seventh in HCAC
    February 04, 2014
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason polls are in for men’s tennis and four Yellow Jackets were named to this season’s Players to Watch list, along with the Purple and Gold taking seventh in the polls with 26 points.
  • Ault named head coach of men's and women's tennis programs
    October 17, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College Athletics Director Jenni Morrison announced the addition of Tyler Ault to the athletic department staff as the head coach for the Yellow Jacket men’s and women’s tennis programs.