May 16, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC unveiled its 2012 All-Conference Team for baseball, with Defiance placing four on the list. Darin Waterman led the way by being named Second-Team All-HCAC as a pitcher and first baseman, while Brad Kremer, Bryn Lehman and Alex Schomaeker received Honorable Mention status.
May 07, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Aaron Helland helped the Defiance College baseball team pick up a sweep of Mount St. Joseph on the final weekend of the season and has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Hitter of the Week.
May 05, 2012
CINCINNATI – Defiance College wrapped up its 2012 baseball season on a positive note, handling Mount St. Joseph by a 5-4 margin to complete a series sweep of the Lions. DC won four of its last five games, including its last four in league play, and ended the season with a 7-6 record over the final 13 contests.
May 04, 2012
CINCINNATI – Defiance College earned its first doubleheader sweep of the season against a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe by scoring 23 runs in a pair of victories at Mount St. Joseph on Friday evening.
May 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College took its home field for the final time of the 2012 campaign, hosting Heidelberg University on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game. The Berg never trailed and held off a ninth-inning rally by the Jackets in the 8-5 contest.
April 29, 2012
HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance outlasted Hanover in Sunday’s series finale, using a five-run outburst in the top of the 12th inning to secure a 12-7 victory in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest.
April 28, 2012
HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College baseball team suffered two more defeats by two runs or fewer, pushing the number of times that has happened this season to 13 with 4-3 and 10-8 setbacks at Hanover on Saturday. The Panthers improved to 18-3 on their home field with the victories.
April 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The weekend baseball series between Defiance and Hanover has been moved back one day due to weather concerns. The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown will now begin with a 1:00 pm doubleheader on Saturday and conclude with a single game at noon on Sunday.
April 25, 2012
ADA, Ohio – Defiance waited out a 105 minute rain delay, before jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning of Wednesday’s non-conference tilt at Ohio Northern. The hot start would not be enough for the win however, as the Polar Bears battled back for a 6-4 lead before the game was called in the sixth inning.
April 24, 2012
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – DC opened Tuesday’s game at Manchester with five-straight hits and eventually built a 7-0 lead, en route to holding off the Spartans in a dramatic, 10-9, victory. The win gave DC two in a row over potential HCAC Tournament squads and moved the Jackets to 3-2 in their last five league contests.
April 22, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC’s Jake Taylor allowed just one earned run in eight efficient innings and Andy Habecker delivered a pair of run-scoring singles on Sunday, as the Yellow Jackets handled Anderson by a 4-2 margin in the series finale at Craig A. Rutter Field.
April 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance managed only two runs over 16 innings of Saturday’s doubleheader against Anderson and suffered 2-0 and 8-2 losses against the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference-leading Ravens on Senior Day at Rutter Field.
April 19, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has announced that the weekend set with Anderson has been pushed back one day. The Jackets will now host AU for a doubleheader on Saturday, beginning at 1:00 pm, and close the series with a single game on Sunday at 12:00 pm.
April 17, 2012
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Darin Waterman laced a run-scoring single in the top of the ninth inning to give Defiance a 5-4 lead at Bluffton on Tuesday and the Jackets held on for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory on the diamond over the Beavers.
April 14, 2012
RICHMOND, Ind. - Saturday's doubleheader between Defiance and Earlham has been rained out. The series will not be finished due to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rules. The games might be rescheduled as non-conference contests at a later date.
April 13, 2012
RICHMOND, Ind. – Defiance opened a weekend set at Earlham by jumping one of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s top-rated pitching staffs for eight runs in the first two innings but could not hold on, as the Quakers stormed back for the 12-9 win on Friday.
April 09, 2012
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Defiance College could not dent the scoreboard until the bottom of the eighth inning and suffered a 9-3 loss to Manchester College at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Monday evening.
April 09, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Darin Waterman shut down the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s highest scoring offense and helped Defiance score a 2-1 win at Franklin to earn the HCAC’s Pitcher-of-the-Week honor.
April 07, 2012
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Franklin scored five runs in the third inning to take a 6-2 lead and held off Defiance for the 7-5 victory and a series win against the Yellow Jackets over the weekend at FC’s McDowell Field. The loss was DC’s ninth of the year by two runs or fewer.
April 07, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has announced that the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference clash on Monday, April 9, between the Jackets and Manchester College at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana will be webcast live for fans of DC baseball.
April 06, 2012
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Defiance picked up its first conference victory of the season on Friday, scoring an extra-inning win over Franklin with a 2-1 victory in eight innings. The Jackets then fell, 10-2, in the second contest to split the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader.
April 03, 2012
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Defiance College took a break from its conference slate on Wednesday afternoon to take on NCAA Division I foe Bowling Green. The Jackets battled the Falcons to a 1-1 tie into the fifth, before ultimately falling short in the 10-2 defeat.
April 03, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Two days after hitting for the cycle to earn Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter-of-the-Week honors, DC’s Brad Kremer has been named to the D3baseball.com National Team of the Week, after batting .571 with five extra-base hits in four outings.
April 03, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Bluffton sent a pair of three-run home runs over the right field fence at Craig A. Rutter Field on Tuesday afternoon and used a six-run sixth inning rally to secure a 10-2 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Defiance.
April 02, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Brad Kremer hit for the cycle and posted a 1.731 OPS over four games to fuel the Yellow Jacket attack, and has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Hitter of the Week.
April 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Brad Kremer hit for the cycle in reverse order over his final four trips to the plate on Sunday and ended the afternoon with three runs scored, two RBI and a home run, but the Yellow Jackets could not slow Transylvania in a 15-6 loss at Rutter Field.
March 31, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College managed just two hits in a 4-0 setback to Transylvania in Saturday’s opener and then suffered a 4-3 defeat in the second contest at Rutter Field.
March 27, 2012
ALBION, Mich. – The Defiance College baseball team got another solid pitching performance and backed it up with a two-run first inning and a three-run sixth to score a 5-4 victory at Albion on Tuesday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets never trailed in the contest and moved to 7-6 on the year in non-conference action.
March 27, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College will be joining up with the NCAA to celebrate Division III Week from April 9-15. DC will use the week to recognize the many academic achievements, athletic accomplishments and committed involvement in leadership, community and campus activities of its student-athletes.
March 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - A time lapse video of the complete construction of DC's brand new George M. Smart Athletic Center is now available. The building of The George can now be viewed in a 75-second video clip containing photos from an online web cam that tracked the progress throughout the duration of the project.
March 25, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Stephen Leskow took a perfect game into the fifth inning and combined with Brett Belew and Alex Schomaeker to hold Rose-Hulman without an earned run, but the Engineers scraped across three unearned tallies and completed the series sweep with a 3-1 win at Rutter Field.
March 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Darin Waterman and Jake Taylor each tossed a complete game, holding Rose-Hulman to six earned runs and nine hits over 16 innings of work but the Yellow Jackets could not pull out a victory. Defiance fell 3-1 in the opener, before suffering a 4-2 defeat in the nightcap.
March 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The start time for Saturday's baseball doubleheader between Defiance and Rose-Hulman at Craig A. Rutter Field has been pushed back one hour. The games are now set to begin at 1:00 pm. Stay tuned for all future updates.
March 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College evened its season record at 6-6 with a 7-2 victory over Lourdes College on Wednesday in the 2012 home opener for the Yellow Jackets. DC never trailed in the contest and used a two-run home run from Jonathan Murphy in the eighth to seal the victory.
March 16, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Defiance College baseball team scored 16 runs in its final contest in Fort Myers, Florida to earn a 16-4 victory over Principia. The win gave the Jackets a split of Friday’s doubleheader and moved DC to 4-3 during its stay at the Gene Cusic Classic.
March 15, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance College scored in each of the final three innings on Thursday to nearly overcome an early 8-3 deficit against Lakeland. The comeback fell one run short however, as the Muskies held on for the 8-7 victory over DC.
March 13, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance crossed the plate 19 times in two games on Tuesday and took a pair of victories against Minnesota-Morris at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. The two wins moved the Jackets to 3-1 during their spring trip, with three games left to play.
March 12, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance College allowed two runs in the final frame of Monday’s opener against New England and fell by a 7-5 margin, before putting seven runs on the board in the first frame of the nightcap and holding on for the 11-7 victory in Fort Myers, Florida.
March 05, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The 2012 spring sports poster can now be enjoyed on a computer in the form of a desktop wallpaper. The poster showcases six Yellow Jacket student-athletes from the spring seasons and includes the full schedule for those teams.
March 04, 2012
DANVILLE, Ky. – The Yellow Jackets managed only one run on six hits in Sunday’s doubleheader at Centre College, falling 1-0 and 7-1 in non-conference action. Defiance was held scoreless through 13 innings, before denting the scoreboard in its final frame of the afternoon.
March 03, 2012
DANVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore Darin Waterman struck out 10 batters over six innings of work and added a pair of base knocks to help Defiance post a 6-1 victory against Calvin on Saturday at Centre College. The Jackets saw Calvin rebound in the second contest, taking a 14-2 victory to split the doubleheader.
March 02, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" takes a look at the upcoming 2012 baseball season for the Yellow Jacket in the latest episode. All "ITH" shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
March 02, 2012
DANVILLE, Ky. – The start to the 2012 baseball season will be pushed back one day for the Defiance College Yellow Jackets, as Friday’s scheduled debut against Calvin at Centre College was postponed due to severe weather in the area.
February 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC celebrated the official opening of the George M. Smart Athletic Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday. The field house, known as The George, will serve as the recreational hub of the DC campus, while offering an indoor training facility for the Jackets’ 22 varsity athletic programs.
January 31, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference recently announced its 2012 preseason baseball poll and watch list. Defiance College had four student-athletes named as HCAC Players to Watch with Nick Bratt, Stephen Leskow, Darin Waterman and Aaron Helland making the list.
January 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Sports Information Department, in partnership with Streamline Technologies, officially launched a redesigned online home for the Yellow Jackets on Thursday, with the aim of further increasing DC’s ability to showcase the student-athletes of its 22 varsity athletic programs.
December 01, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Athletic Media Relations Department, in partnership with Digipixart, officially launched a brand new online photo store on December 7. To celebrate the exciting new opportunity with Yellow Jacket fans, all products will be marked down 20 percent between now and January 1.
November 16, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College baseball program has announced its winter camps schedule, which features 10 separate clinics from December 29 through February 19. Most clinics are scheduled to be conducted inside of DC’s brand new George M. Smart Athletic Center.
October 28, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College baseball program and head coach Derek Woodley have announced that its Fall Prospect Camp scheduled for October 29 has been cancelled. Please contact Derek Woodley at 419-783-2341 for additional information. The Jackets will be releasing their winter camp dates in November.
October 18, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College baseball program and head coach Derek Woodley have announced that the Fall Prospect Camp that was rained out on Sunday, October 16, has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 29. The camp will run from noon until 5:00 pm at Craig A. Rutter Field.
September 16, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College took another step towards realizing a long-awaited dream of an on-campus field house on Friday, as it highlighted the 2011 Homecoming by dedicating the 85,250-square foot facility. As part of the festivities, the building was officially named the George M. Smart Athletic Center.
August 26, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College baseball program and head coach Derek Woodley have announced that DC will host a fall prospect camp from noon until 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 16. The camp will be held on the campus of Defiance College at Craig A. Rutter Field.
July 19, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College has completed the updating of its online athletics record books to include the 2010-2011 statistics and several areas have been expanded as well. Fans can access the information by clicking on the 'Record Book' link in the left column of the website.
June 23, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Fresh off of successful stints in the Arizona Winter League, during which Kasey Kahsen and Keith Wade each batted over .300, the former Defiance College baseball standouts have continued their professional baseball careers in the Pecos League.