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November 24, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with men's basketball player Bernard Edwards.
November 18, 2014
DEFIANCE, OHIO  --  Senior forward Bernard Edwards (Detroit, Mich./Warren Cousino) netted the go-ahead bucket with three seconds to go as the Defiance College men's basketball team upset No. 18 nationally-ranked Wheaton (Ill.) College, 67-65, in a non-conference game at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
November 17, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ind. – After the first weekend of play in NCAA Basketball, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has named Bernard Edwards the Player of the Week.
November 15, 2014
DEFIANCE, OHIO  --  The Defiance College men's basketball team won convincingly against Alma (Mich.) College, 85-58, in a non-conference game and season opener at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
November 13, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with men's basketball player Kent Tietje.
November 07, 2014
DEFIANCE, OHIO  --  The Defiance College men’s basketball program will begin a new era in 2014-15 as Tom Heil takes over as head coach and will be in his first season at the helm.
October 30, 2014
GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College men's basketball team has been selected to finish third in the 2014-15 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.
August 04, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Jodie Holava, head softball coach at Defiance College, has been named assistant athletic director at the college. Holava, who will retain her coaching position, is the all-time wins leader in the history of the softball program.
July 29, 2014

DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletic program has a new leader. DC president Mark Gordon has announced the appointment of Rudy Yovich to the position of athletic director. He succeeds Jenni Morrison who left in July for a position at California University of Pennsylvania.

June 23, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - A new era of Defiance College Men's Basketball is set to get underway on June 23, as Defiance College President Mark Gordon has announced the hiring of Thomas Heil as the next head coach.
May 05, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ind. – With the conclusion of spring sports, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has released the 2013-14 All-Sports Standings.  The DC men finished in fifth and the women came in at seventh.
April 04, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ind. – This year’s observance of NCAA Division III Week is set for April 7-13 across the country. The event is a celebration by member institutions of the division’s unique philosophy that equally values academics, athletics and student-athletes’ involvement in a full and rich campus life.
March 26, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its Academic All-Conference Honorees list today for the winter semester and Defiance College was well represented with 13 student-athletes making the list.
March 26, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's basketball team has announced its dates for the Boys Basketball Camp and Boys Basketball Mini Camp set to be held this summer.
March 19, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College’s Ryan Hicks has added another accolade to his legacy for the Purple and Gold after being named to the 2014 D3Hoops.com All-Region team.
March 04, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ind. - Four Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men's Basketball players have been recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches and have been named to one of four All-HCAC honors.
March 03, 2014
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Defiance College Men's Basketball senior Ryan Hicks was named to the 2014 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team after his performance in the semi-final round.
March 01, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with members of the men and women's basketball teams.
February 28, 2014
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men's Basketball team suffered a setback in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Semifinals Friday night, falling to Hanover College 61-54.
February 28, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The No. 2 seeded Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men's Basketball team will open up the semifinal round of the 2014 HCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament with a 6 p.m. tip off against No. 3 seeded Hanover Friday night at the Hulbert Arena in Terre Haute, Ind.
February 22, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Ryan Hicks led the Yellow Jackets on his senior day and pushed Defiance past Franklin 73-71 to secure a share of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship.
February 21, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Yellow Jackets will wrap up the 2013-14 regular season schedule Saturday afternoon with a home game against Franklin College at 4:00 p.m. inside the Weaner Center.
February 19, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets secured the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the HCAC Tournament next week with a 73-46 win over Manchester Wednesday night.
February 19, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Yellow Jackets will wrap up the mid-week schedule for the 2013-14 regular season Wednesday night with a home game against Manchester University at 7:30 p.m. inside the Weaner Center.
February 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets picked up their first win at Transylvania and earned their first sweep of the Pioneers in six seasons with a 76-58 victory Saturday afternoon.
February 14, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Yellow Jackets close out the away schedule of the regular season on Saturday when Defiance takes on Transylvania in a battle of two of the top three winningest programs in the HCAC in Lexington, Ky.
February 12, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets defeated Earlham College Wednesday night 56-41 to give head coach Kyle Brumett his 100th career victory at the helm of the Purple and Gold.
February 12, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will host Earlham Wednesday night, looking for three-straight victories overall and four-straight victories inside the Weaner Center, while also looking to sustain a top-two spot in the HCAC Standings.
February 08, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio Travis Schomaeker notched personal bests of 30 points, six triples and eight assists to help the Yellow Jacket men's basketball team overcome an early first-half deficit and defeat the Mount St. Joseph Lions 76-65.

February 07, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - After three-straight games on the road, the Defiance College Yellow Jackets return home to the Weaner Center on Saturday with a matchup against Mount St. Joseph, the first of two straight in The Hive for the Purple and Gold.
February 07, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with men's basketball player Ryan Hicks.
February 06, 2014
ANDERSON, Ind. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets pulled away late to defeat Anderson University 68-57 Thursday night to close a three-game stretch on the road.
February 05, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Due to weather and travel conditions, along with the closing of campus, the Defiance College Athletic Department has announced that tonight's basketball games scheduled between Defiance and Anderson at both campus sites have been postponed and rescheduled for Thursday.
February 04, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance Yellow Jackets will look to get back into the win column Wednesday night when they travel to Anderson for the final game of a three-game stretch away from the Weaner Center. The Yellow Jackets and Ravens will tip off at 7:30 p.m. in the O.C. Lewis Gymnasium in Anderson, Ind.
February 01, 2014
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Ryan Hicks surpassed the 1000-career point milestone Saturday afternoon as the Defiance College Yellow Jackets fell to Rose-Hulman 58-54 in a battle of first-place teams in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
January 31, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance Yellow Jackets and Rose-Hulman will meet Saturday afternoon with the sole possession of first place waiting for the victor in the key conference battle at Hulbert Arena. The two schools will tip-off at 3:00 p.m.
January 29, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets rode a hot start to a 62-53 victory over Bluffton Wednesday night, marking the first time that either team has swept the regular season series since Defiance did it in 2007-08.
January 28, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets and Bluffton University Beavers will clash for the 192nd installment of the rivalry on the hardwood Wednesday night in an 8 p.m. tip-off at the Sommer Center.
January 28, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Kyle Brumett, Jessica Morris, and the rest of the Defiance College Basketball teams will partner up with Bluffton University when the two schools tip-off on Wednesday night as part of a partnership to show support and raise awareness for Pancreatic cancer and "4 Pete's Sake".
January 27, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball junior varsity game scheduled against Indiana Tech on Monday night has been cancelled.
January 25, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets topped Hanover College 59-51 in an overtime thriller Saturday afternoon in the Weaner Center.
January 24, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - After picking up a pair of wins on a two-game road trip that saw the Yellow Jackets move back into a tie at the top of the HCAC Standings, the Yellow Jackets return home Saturday to face Hanover. The game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. tip-off inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 22, 2014
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets closed out the first half of the conference season Wednesday night with a 71-55 victory on the road over Earlham College.
January 21, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team looks to pick up its third straight win when the Yellow Jackets travel to Richmond, Ind. to take on Earlham College Wednesday night.
January 21, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball junior varsity game scheduled against Bluffton University on Thursday, January 23, has been cancelled and replaced with a game against Ohio Northern in Ada, Ohio.
January 18, 2014
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Mason Roth hit a jumper as time expired to push the Defiance College Yellow Jackets past Franklin College Saturday afternoon 54-52 in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference thriller.
January 18, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with Defiance basketball freshman Noah Reed.
January 17, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - After three straight home games for Defiance, the Yellow Jackets will head away from home to take on Franklin College Saturday afternoon in an HCAC showdown.
January 15, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets defeated arch rival Bluffton University Wednesday night in front of a packed house, knocking off the Beavers 55-42 with an all-around effort.
January 14, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will host arch rival Bluffton University in a double header Wednesday night with the men looking to top the Beavers for the third straight time in ‘The Hive’. The Yellow Jackets are slated to tip-off against Bluffton at 8 p.m. inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 14, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - On Wednesday night, the Defiance College men's and women's basketball teams will host arch-rival Bluffton University in a doubleheader inside the Hive. All fans are encouraged to wear Purple and Gold to the game.
January 11, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Men’s Basketball team fell to Rose-Hulman Saturday afternoon 58-57 in a heart-breaking loss in the final seconds.
January 10, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team will host Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a battle of first-place teams in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets will tip-off against Rose-Hulman at 3 p.m. inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 08, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team picked up a 69-59 victory over Anderson University Wednesday night to snap the Yellow Jackets' (9-3, 4-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) two-game losing skid and keep DC undefeated at home in conference play.
January 07, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Despite the recent snowstorm and weather conditions across the Northwest Ohio area, the Defiance College men’s basketball team is set to begin a three-game Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference homestand tonight with a 7:30 p.m. tip against Anderson University.
January 05, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College Men's Basketball coach Kyle Brumett will make an appearance on the bi-weekly radio show Hoopsville this evening. Brumett will join host Dave McHugh at 8:45 p.m. to close out the show, which airs from 7-9 p.m. EST on Sundays and Thursdays.
January 04, 2014
HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College Men’s Basketball team fell short in a comeback effort Saturday afternoon, falling to Hanover 67-63 at Collier Arena.
January 03, 2014
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its conference winning streak to begin the 2013-14 season when they travel to Hanover. The Yellow Jackets (8-2, 3-0 HCAC) will tip off against the Panthers (6-4, 2-1 HCAC) at 3 p.m. in the second half of a double header.
December 31, 2013

DEFIANCE, Ohio - On this final day of the 2013 year, we take a look back at the year in Defiance Athletics.

December 30, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team fell 75-62 to Ohio Wesleyan Monday night in the Purple and Gold Financial Tournament championship game inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 29, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Mason Roth made a pair of free throws with .7 seconds remaining to push Defiance past Albion 50-48 in the Purple and Gold Tournament semifinals on Sunday night. With the win, DC advances to play Ohio Wesleyan in the finals Monday night at 7 p.m.
December 28, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Men’s Basketball team will look to get back to its hot start to the 2013-14 season as they host Albion, Marietta and Ohio Wesleyan on Dec. 29 and 30 for the 39th-Annual Purple and Gold Tournament inside the Karl H. Weaner Center.
December 27, 2013
ROCHESTER, Mich. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets suffered their first loss of the season Friday night at the hands of Division I Oakland University, falling to the Golden Grizzlies 87-66 at the O’rena.
December 14, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Even though it was cold outside and the snow was falling, Defiance continued its hot start to the season with a dominating 78-50 win over Transylvania University. With the win, DC tied the best start in 40 years.
December 13, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team took time away from a busy finals week and preparation for a tough conference game this weekend to work with the local Backpack Buddies Program on Thursday.
December 13, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team will play its first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest at home this season on Saturday against Transylvania. The Yellow Jackets are scheduled to tip off against the Pioneers at 3:00 p.m. inside the Karl H. Weaner Center.
December 12, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with Defiance College junior Travis Schomaeker.
December 07, 2013
CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Yellow Jackets Men's Basketball team remained undefeated this season as senior Ryan Hicks scored 39 points to lead Defiance (6-0, 2-0 HCAC) past Mount St. Joseph Saturday afternoon 72-64.
December 06, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team will travel to Cincinnati Saturday for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest against the College of Mount St. Joseph. The Yellow Jackets are scheduled to tip off against the Lions at 3:00 p.m. inside Harrington Center.
December 04, 2013
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets marked the best start in 40 years Wednesday night with a 67-48 victory over Manchester University to open up conference play as Bernard Edwards scored 31 points and seven three pointers in a career night.
December 04, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team will travel to North Manchester, Ind. Wednesday night to open up the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference schedule against Manchester University.
November 26, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College matched its best start to a season in the Kyle Brumett era Tuesday night with a 70-66 victory over Ohio Northern in front of a near-capacity crowd inside the Karl H. Weaner Center.
November 25, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The undefeated Defiance College Yellow Jackets Men's Basketball team is looking to continue its best start since 2009-10 against Ohio Northern University on Tuesday in the 2013-14 home opener. Tip Off is set for 7:30 p.m inside the Karl H. Weaner Center.
November 20, 2013
ALMA, Mich. - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets put together a second half comeback to defeat Alma College 70-68 Wednesday night at Art Smith Arena. The Yellow Jackets (3-0) overcame an 11-point deficit in the second half to down the Scots (0-3) in their home opener.
November 19, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jackets are looking to continue a strong start to the season on Wednesday when they take to the road to face the Alma College Scots. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. in the Hogan Center.
November 18, 2013
GREENWOOD, Ind. - Defiance College senior forward Ryan Hicks (Port Clinton, Ohio/H.S.) led the Yellow Jackets to the Washington & Lee Season Tip-Off Tournament title over the weekend and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
November 16, 2013
LEXINGTON, Va. - Defiance College picked up an early season tournament championship with an 83-79 victory over Ferrum College Saturday afternoon to win the Washington and Lee Season Tip-Off Tournament.
November 15, 2013
LEXINGTON, Va. - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team opened up its 2013-14 campaign in a big way Friday night, defeating Southern Virginia University 87-47 to advance to the championship game of the Washington and Lee Season Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.
November 15, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Purple and Gold men’s basketball team took in the sights Friday, November 15, as it visited Virginia Military Institute prior to tonight’s contest against Southern Virginia in the Washington and Lee Tip-Off Tournament.
November 14, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance Men’s Basketball team will begin the 2013-14 campaign Friday evening in the Washington and Lee Tip-Off. The Yellow Jackets will play Southern Virginia at 8 p.m. in the first of two games in two days.
November 08, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with Defiance College Men's Basketball head coach Kyle Brumett. The Yellow Jackets are wrapping up the preseason and set to get into game action next week at the Washington and Lee Invitational in Lexington, Va.
October 30, 2013
GREENWOOD, Ind. - The Defiance College Men's Basketball team was selected third by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches in the 2013-14 preseason poll that was announced Wednesday afternoon. Four Yellow Jackets were also named to the HCAC Preseason Players to Watch list for DC.
October 16, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Alumni Varsity D inducted four new members into the AVD Hall of Fame this past weekend. Brett Wingate, Jim Harris, Sheila Retcher McGill and Sarah Harmon joined the elite list of 159 other Hall of Fame members Saturday night.
October 10, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC men's basketball team has shored up the 2013-14 season slate, after it announced the times for the Washington and Lee Tip-Off Tournament and that it will be taking on Division I Oakland University in an exhibition game for the second-straight year.
August 29, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College men's basketball coach Kyle Brumett has announced that a pair of former Yellow Jackets, Nate Conley and Nick Sales, have landed assistant coaching positions.
August 28, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance Basketball head coach Kyle Brumett has announced the addition of Kevin Sullivan to the men's basketball coaching staff for the 2013-14 season.
March 26, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC senior guard Logan Wolfrum has been named an Honorable Mention All-American by DIII News. This is the first time the Ayersville High product has received this honor in his four years at Defiance College.
March 18, 2013
KANSAS CITY – Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum has been named to the 2013 National Association of Basketball Coaches Division III Second-Team All-Midwest Team on Monday morning. This is the first time in the senior’s storied career that Wolfrum has garnished this recognition.
March 13, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – The accolades and awards keep on coming for Defiance College senior Logan Wolfrum. D3hoops.com pegged the guard as a Second-Team All-Midwest Region performer on Wednesday morning.
March 12, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program will host a trio of camps throughout the summer months of June and July. The camps will be geared towards boys ranging from age four through those entering their freshman year of high school in the fall.
February 27, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" talks with seniors from the basketball and track programs, while taking a look at the upcoming home opener for men's lacrosse in the latest show. All "ITH" episodes can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 26, 2013
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its 2013 Men’s Basketball All-HCAC Team on Tuesday. Logan Wolfrum was honored for the fourth time in as many years, while Ryan Hicks netted his first All-HCAC nod and Travis Schomaeker was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
February 25, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – For the third time in his record-setting collegiate career at Defiance College, senior Logan Wolfrum has earned a spot on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team.
February 22, 2013
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum reached 1,800 points for his career and led DC in scoring for the 52nd time with his 37th output of 20-or-more points, but 23 points from DC’s all-time leading scorer at the D-III level was not enough to get the Jackets past No. 23 Rose-Hulman in an 81-59 loss at the HCAC Semis.
February 21, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – After handling the fifth-seeded Franklin Grizzlies on Tuesday night in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Quarterfinals by an 85-66 margin, the fourth-seeded DC men are poised to pursue their 27th conference crown this weekend in the HCAC Final Four.
February 21, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" takes a look at the men's and women's basketball squads as they prepare for the HCAC Tournaments and highlights the track and field programs in the latest show.
February 19, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Ryan Hicks netted a career-high 27 points and Defiance put 48 points on the board in the final 20 minutes of Tuesday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinal clash with Franklin, as the Jackets topped the Grizzlies by an 85-66 count.
February 18, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program secured the No. 4 seed in the 2013 HCAC Tournament with an 11-7 record in league play and will begin the quest for its 27th conference crown when it hosts the No. 5 Franklin Grizzlies on Tuesday night at 7:30 pm inside the Hive.
February 16, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum scored 23 of his game-high 27 points in the second half of his final regular season contest, as Defiance took a 72-63 win at Franklin on Saturday to secure the opportunity to host an HCAC Tournament Quarterfinal clash with the Grizzlies on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 pm inside the Hive.
February 13, 2013
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Defiance College struggled in its first-ever visit to Bluffton’s new Sommer Center, trailing the entire game on Wednesday and ending with a 75-55 setback to the Beavers in the 190th meeting between the two programs.
February 13, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" takes a look at the men's and women's basketball squads and the track and field programs in the latest show. All "ITH" episodes can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 09, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program honored Logan Wolfrum and Marcus Dunlap as part of its Senior Day ceremony and then pushed No. 19 Rose-Hulman to the brink, before coming up one-point shy of the upset in the 63-62 defeat on Saturday afternoon.
February 08, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will take its home court for the final time during the regular season when it hosts Rose-Hulman in the Hive at 3:00 pm on Saturday.
February 07, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – Another honor has rolled in for Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum, after the senior guard set the new all-time scoring mark for the Yellow Jackets at the NCAA Division III level on February 2. This time D3hoops.com has selected Wolfrum as one of five players to make their National Team of the Week.
February 06, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College never trailed against Earlham on Wednesday night, turning in a dominant defensive showing in a 64-39 triumph. The victory pushes the Jackets’ regular season winning streak during the month of February to 10-straight games.
February 06, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The DC men's basketball team will look to extend its winning streak in regular season contests during the month of February to 10-straight games when it hosts Earlham in the Hive at 7:30 pm on Wednesday. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
February 04, 2013
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum became the program’s all-time leading scorer at the NCAA Division III level and has been tabbed as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, after leading the Jackets to road wins over Manchester and Mount St. Joseph.
February 02, 2013
CINCINNATI – Logan Wolfrum became the all-time leading scorer for the Defiance College men’s basketball program during the school’s NCAA Division III era and ended with 18 points in DC’s 77-63 win at Mount St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon.
January 30, 2013
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum went for 40 points to move into third place on Defiance College’s all-time scoring list and scored the game-winner with no time left on the clock to push the Yellow Jackets to a 78-77 win at Manchester on Wednesday.
January 26, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College saw a 10-point halftime lead evaporate in a 66-59 loss to Transylvania on Saturday, as the Pioneers snapped DC’s 10-game home winning streak against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foes that dated back over a full calendar year.
January 26, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its home conference winning streak to 11-straight games when it hosts Transylvania in the Hive at 3:00 pm on Saturday. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
January 24, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletics program and basketball squads will host a Pink Day on Saturday, January 26, when the Jackets host Transylvania at 1:00 and 3:00 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 23, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Ryan Hicks opened the scoring on Wednesday with his first collegiate three-pointer and Defiance never looked back, as it won its 10th-straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest on the home planks with an 85-61 victory against Anderson.
January 23, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its home conference winning streak to 10-straight games when it hosts Anderson in the Hive at 7:30 pm on Wednesday. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided
January 19, 2013
HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance College’s senior point guard, Logan Wolfrum, became the seventh player in program history to reach 1,600 points for a career and climbed into a tie for fifth place on DC’s all-time scoring list with 22 points in an 84-74 loss at Hanover on Saturday.
January 16, 2013
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team scored its first road win of the year in conference action on Wednesday, topping Earlham by a 92-66 margin. The 26-point spread gave the Jackets their most lopsided road win of the Kyle Brumett era.
January 15, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College is pleased to announce a new promotion at ShopDefianceGear.com, with auto decals and magnets now on sale at a 10-percent discount. The sale is for a limited time, so act fast to take advantage of the lower prices!
January 12, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College recorded its ninth straight home win against a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent and never trailed in a 77-61 victory over Mount St. Joseph inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Saturday.
January 11, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its home conference winning streak to nine-straight games when it hosts Mount St. Joseph in the Hive at 3:00 pm on Saturday. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
January 09, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College knocked down a season-high 11 makes from behind the three-point line and led by double figures over the final 18:28 of the contest in a 72-54 victory against Manchester on Wednesday night.
January 08, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its home conference winning streak to eight-straight games when it hosts Manchester in the Hive at 7:30 pm. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
January 05, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team had no answer for the top post tandem in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday, as Transylvania’s duo of Ethan Spurlin and Brandon Rash combined for 54 points and 24 rebounds in a 75-68 victory over the Yellow Jackets.
January 02, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance held Bluffton without a point for a stretch of over nine minutes in the second half to pull away for a 62-46 win over the Beavers on Wednesday night inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The win moves DC to 126-63 all-time against Bluffton.
January 02, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to extend its home conference winning streak to seven-straight games when it hosts Bluffton in the Hive at 8:00 pm. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
December 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – One night after cruising to a 28-point win in the opening round of the 2012 Purple and Gold Tournament, Defiance hooked up with No. 12 Adrian for a thrilling championship game that featured 12 ties and 14 lead changes, before the visiting Bulldogs took the 70-69 win in overtime.
December 29, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team had little trouble advancing into the Purple and Gold Tournament Championship game with an 85-57 thrashing of Finlandia inside the Karl  H. Weaner Community Center on Saturday evening.
December 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC men’s basketball team will look to extend a 16-game home winning streak in non-conference games when it hosts Finlandia, Adrian and Mount Union on December 29 and 30 for the 38th-Annual Purple and Gold Tournament inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 15, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College overcame a sluggish start on Saturday inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center, using a 19-0 rally to erase a 14-point deficit against Franklin and pulling out a 64-60 victory. The win was DC’s sixth-straight home triumph against the Grizzlies.
December 14, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to move to 6-0 at home against the Franklin Grizzlies during the Kyle Brumett era when it hosts FC on Saturday at 4:00 pm. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
December 13, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College extended its home winning streak in non-conference contests to 16-straight victories and moved to 13-0 all-time against Kalamazoo with a 72-64 win on Thursday. The Jackets moved to 42-11 on the home planks under Kyle Brumett and a perfect 3-0 this season.
December 13, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host Kalamazoo in a non-conference clash on Thursday at 7:30 pm. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
December 10, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind.  – DC’s Logan Wolfrum recorded his fourth collegiate double-double and helped the Yellow Jackets post a 75-58 home victory against Hanover on his way to being named the HCAC Player-of-the-Week for the eighth time in his career.
December 09, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletics department has announced exciting Holiday Sales for its online team and photo stores. The sales will run through the end of December, so do not miss the chance to get great prices for all of your holiday shopping.
December 08, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Travis Schomaeker opened the scoring on Saturday with a three-point shot and the Defiance College men’s basketball team never trailed in a convincing, 75-58, victory against Hanover inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 07, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will be shooting for its first conference victory when it welcomes Hanover to the Hive for a 3:00 pm tip. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
December 05, 2012
ANDERSON, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum scored 28 of his game-high 32 points in the second half and added seven rebounds and six assists in the final stanza but it was not enough, as Defiance suffered its fifth-straight regular season road loss at Anderson via an 85-81 defeat.
December 01, 2012
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Defiance College senior guard, Logan Wolfrum, became the 16th player in program history and the first since Anthony Pettaway in 2009 to eclipse the 1,400-point marker but Wolfrum’s 16-point showing was not enough in a 63-52 loss at Rose-Hulman.
November 28, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team extended its home winning streak in non-conference action to 15-straight and improved to 5-0 in home openers under head coach Kyle Brumett with a 76-60 victory against Alma on Wednesday night inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
November 28, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will play its first home game of the 2012-2013 season when it welcomes Alma to the Hive for an 8:00 pm tip. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
November 20, 2012
ADA, Ohio – Defiance overcame a 17-point second-half deficit and outscored Ohio Northern by a 27-5 clip over the final 9:42 of action to steal a 69-64 road victory over the Polar Bears on Tuesday night.
November 17, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – Logan Wolfrum’s sixth 30-point outburst of his career was not enough on Saturday, as the Defiance College men lost a back-and-forth affair to Frostburg State at the horn to close the 42nd-Annual Marietta Shrine Tournament in heart-breaking fashion and with a disappointing 0-2 clip.
November 16, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – The 2012-2013 campaign got off to a bumpy start for the Defiance College men’s basketball squad, as the Yellow Jackets fell behind early against No. 22 Ohio Wesleyan at the Marietta Tournament and suffered a 69-55 setback.
November 15, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – As the Defiance College men’s basketball team sets to embark on the 109th year and the 104th season of its rich existence, the goals remain the same for another talented Yellow Jacket roster during the 2012-2013 campaign.
November 06, 2012
ROCHESTER, Mich. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team hit over 50 percent of its shots from the floor on Tuesday night at NCAA Division I Oakland University and was only outrebounded by a 38-36 margin in a 90-77 exhibition defeat to the Golden Grizzlies.
November 05, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will be in action on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00 pm when it heads north to take on NCAA Division I Oakland University in a preseason exhibition contest. Fans can follow the action at the links provided.
October 24, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC released its 2012-2013 Preseason Men’s Basketball Poll on Wednesday, with DC being picked to finish fourth. The Jackets also placed Logan Wolfrum and Mason Roth on the HCAC Players-to-Watch List.
October 22, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The 2012-2013 winter sports poster can now be enjoyed on a computer in the form of a desktop wallpaper. The poster showcases eight Yellow Jacket student-athletes from the winter seasons and includes the full schedule for those teams.
October 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletics department, in partnership with Advanced-Online, officially launched ShopDefianceGear.com on Friday, October 19. The new online store will serve as a fundraiser for DC, while providing a wide range of products for Yellow Jacket fans.
October 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Fans of Defiance College basketball can now reserve season tickets in the special seat-back section of the brand new bleachers that were recently installed inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
October 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and the Yellow Jacket Sports Network have announced that 28 DC basketball contests from the 2012-2013 men’s and women’s seasons will be webcast live. The full schedule includes 24 home games, four road dates and the potential to be expanded into the postseason.
October 15, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – After a multi-step process that spanned nearly two months, the extensive upgrades to Defiance College’s Karl H. Weaner Community Center have been completed to give a brand new look to the home of the Yellow Jacket volleyball and basketball programs.
September 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The improvements inside the Karl H. Weaner Center are becoming more visible by the day, with significant progress being made on the installation of the new bleachers. Follow DC on Twitter (DC_Athletics) and Facebook (Defiance-Athletics) for all of the latest pictures and updates!
September 18, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and head coach Kyle Brumett announced on Wednesday that the Yellow Jackets will head to Rochester, Michigan to play NCAA Division I Oakland University in a preseason scrimmage on November 6 at 7:00 pm.
September 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio –The Defiance College Athletic Media Relations Department, in partnership with Digipixart, has announced a nearly 30-percent cut in prices at DC's online photo store. Images can still be purchased in nearly every size and on a wide range of specialty products.
August 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has finished the resurfacing of the Karl H. Weaner Center floor. For all the latest photos and updates of the continuous renovation and all things Yellow Jacket athletics follow us on Twitter at @DC_Athletics and on Facebook at Defiance Athletics.
April 11, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program will host a trio of camps throughout the summer months of June and July. The camps will be geared towards boys ranging from age four through those entering their freshman year in the fall.
April 05, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has announced that current Oakland University head men’s basketball coach, Greg Kampe, will be the guest speaker at its 39th-Annual Student-Athlete Honors Banquet on Sunday, April 22.
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.
February 28, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC released its 2012 Men’s Basketball All-HCAC squad on Tuesday. DC was represented by Logan Wolfrum and Anthony Brown on the list, with Wolfrum earning First-Team and Brown taking Honorable Mention honors.
February 24, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Defiance College knocked down its first three field goal attempts and jumped Rose-Hulman for an 8-0 lead to open Friday’s HCAC Quarterfinal clash but the Engineers withstood the early Jacket surge and held off a late DC rally to end the season for Defiance with a 76-67 defeat.
February 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – After ending the regular season with six-straight victories to secure a spot in the HCAC Tournament for the 10th time in the past 11 years, the DC men’s basketball team will look to ride that wave to its 27th conference championship and second in three seasons.
February 20, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Anthony Brown was tabbed as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week after leading the Jackets to a pair of must-win victories and a spot in the HCAC Tournament.
February 20, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" talks with men's basketball head coach Kyle Brumett about the Jackets' Senior Day win against Franklin and discusses the upcoming HCAC Tournament in the latest episode. All "ITH" shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 18, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC’s honored its five-man senior class prior to the start of Saturday’s must-win game against Franklin and then completed its late-season charge into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with a sixth-straight win, topping the Grizzlies by a 70-68 margin.
February 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host Franklin on Saturday at 4:00 pm. The Jackets will honor their five-man senior class prior to the start of the contest. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
February 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC will host the annual “Take A Kid to the Game” program during Saturday’s basketball doubleheader against Franklin. The women will start at 2:00 pm with the men following at 4:00 pm. Both programs will recognize their seniors prior to the start of their respective game.
February 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - DC's "Inside the Hive" talks with Kyle Brumett about the Jackets' thrilling home win against Bluffton and discusses the must-win regular season finale against Franklin in the latest episode. All "ITH" shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 15, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Brown logged his 11th career 20-point game, ending with a game-high 22 points to lead Defiance to a 55-53 win over Bluffton inside a packed Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Wednesday evening.
February 15, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will host Bluffton University on Wednesday night for a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference clash beginning at 8:00 pm. The game will follow the women’s game at 6:00 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 14, 2012
Kyle, Kevin and Kent Tietje are brothers on the Defiance College men's basketball team. The trio recently sat down for an interview on the first-ever episode of "DC Talk" to discuss their favorite moments at Defiance, their plans after graduation, the family farm, Valentine's Day and much more.
February 13, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Monday's junior varsity men's basketball contest between Defiance and Findlay that was slated to be played inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The schedule change brings a close to the 2011-2012 junior varsity schedule.
February 11, 2012
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Defiance led throughout and extended its longest winning streak of the season to four-straight games with a 62-59 win at Rose-Hulman. The victory moved the Jackets into a three-way tie for the sixth and final spot in the HCAC Tournament with two games left in the regular season.
February 10, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" talks with head men's basketball assistant coach Pat Sullivan about the Jackets' wins over MSJ and Earlham in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 08, 2012
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team edged Earlham by a 57-52 margin on Wednesday night on the road. The win gave the Jackets their first three-game winning streak of the season and moved DC within a single win of sixth place in the HCAC standings with three contests remaining.
February 06, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC selected Logan Wolfrum as the men’s basketball player of the week on Monday. Wolfrum hit a pair of game-winning shots for the Jackets to earn the seventh HCAC Player-of-the-Week honor of his career.
February 04, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Logan Wolfrum scored the final 10 points for Defiance and hit the game-winning shot to lift the Jackets to a 66-64 win against MSJ. The shot was Wolfrum’s fifth game-winner of the season and his third in DC’s last three victories.
February 03, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host the College of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday at 4:00 pm. The Jackets have won six of their last seven against MSJ. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
February 03, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" talks with head men's basketball coach Kyle Brumett about the Jackets' thrilling, 57-56, win over Manchester in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
February 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit on Wednesday night to secure a critical, 57-56, win over Manchester inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host Manchester College on Wednesday at 7:30 pm. The Jackets have won four of their last seven against MC. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
February 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" recaps the past week of action for the DC men's basketball team on the hardwood in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
January 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - DC has announced that the men's basketball junior varsity game with Findlay on Monday will now be played at Findlay. The Jackets JV squad will now host Findlay on February 13. For the complete men's basketball junior varsity schedule, go to www.defianceathletics.com/mbasketball/jvschedule.
January 28, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 23-ranked and Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference leading Transylvania Pioneers put on a defensive clinic on Saturday, holding Defiance to a season-low point total and defeating the Yellow Jackets by a 75-62 margin.
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.
January 25, 2012
ANDERSON, Ind. – Defiance College placed four players in double figures but was no match for the interior strength of Anderson on Wednesday evening, falling by an 82-72 margin to the Ravens.
January 21, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance opened the second half on a 21-11 run to claim a 44-41 lead but an ensuing 11-0 stretch for Hanover during the next 6:07 of action put the Panthers back in front and helped to spoil a 27-point outburst from Mason Roth in the 67-62 Yellow Jacket loss.
January 20, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host Hanover College on Saturday at 3:00 pm. The Jackets have won five of their last seven. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
January 18, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College overcame a five-point deficit in the final two minutes and escaped with a 66-65 win against Earlham on Wednesday night, as Logan Wolfrum’s last-second triple found the net and gave the Jackets their fifth win in their last seven showings.
January 18, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will try for its third conference victory on Wednesday, when it hosts Earlham (0-15, 0-8 HCAC) at 7:30 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The Jackets have won four of their last six games.
January 14, 2012
CINCINNATI – Defiance College scored 14-straight points during a 23-5 run to open the second half and secured a key road victory on Saturday at Mount St. Joseph. The Jackets connected on 16-of-21 shots in the final 20 minutes, en route to the 75-64 victory.
January 11, 2012
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum connected on nine-of-10 shooting in the second half and finished with a game-high 29 points but it was not enough to keep up with Manchester on Wednesday, as the Jackets fell, 81-67, to the Spartans
January 07, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance led from the opening tip against No. 25 Transylvania, dominating the glass and using a balanced attack to notch a 74-64 victory. The Jackets improved to 2-0 under head coach Kyle Brumett against nationally ranked opponents inside the Hive.
January 06, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The DC men's basketball team will try for its first conference victory on Saturday, when it hosts No. 25 Transylvania (11-1, 5-0 HCAC) at 3:00 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The Jackets are 2-3 under head coach Kyle Brumett against top-25 foes, including a 1-0 mark at home.
January 04, 2012
BLUFFTON, Ohio – The Yellow Jackets appeared poised to secure their first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season, but were outscored by a 31-18 margin over the game’s final 12:52 in a 73-67 loss at Bluffton on Wednesday evening.
December 31, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College led throughout the majority of the night but needed a furious rally in the closing moments to hold off an explosive Lakeland College squad to secure the Purple and Gold Financial Tournament championship with a thrilling, 88-87, victory.
December 30, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and Bluffton University have agreed to alter the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball meetings into a pair of doubleheaders. The first meeting will be held at Bluffton on January 4, with the teams squaring off at Defiance on February 15.
December 29, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Brown became the second Yellow Jacket in two games to join Defiance College’s 1,000-point club, netting 15 points to help Defiance to an 81-77 win over Knox in Thursday’s opening round of the Purple and Gold Financial Tournament.
December 23, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC men’s basketball program will look to extend a 10-game home winning streak against non-conference foes when it hosts Knox, Lakeland and Trine for the 37th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Tournament on December 29 and 30, inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 21, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Three years after completing his standout career on the hardwood at Defiance College, All-American Anthony Pettaway is showcasing his talents for the SC Rist Wedel franchise in Germany’s ProB League.
December 17, 2011
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum netted a game-high 23 points and scored his 1,000th career point on a free throw at the 11:07 mark of the second half but could not lift the Yellow Jackets past a hot-shooting Franklin squad in Saturday’s 83-68 road defeat.
December 16, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Fans of the Defiance College men's basketball program can now show their DC pride by saving a 2011-2012 team wallpaper to their computer. The wallpaper features DC's five-man senior class, along with a full schedule of all 25 regular season contets.
December 14, 2011
ADRIAN, Mich. – Defiance headed to Adrian on Wednesday night for a non-conference clash and battled the Bulldogs to 14 ties and 12 lead changes, before suffering the 70-64 loss.
December 10, 2011
HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance College fell to 0-3 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for the first time since opening league play with six-straight setbacks during the 2004-2005 season with an 82-72 loss at Hanover on Saturday.
December 07, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" recaps the past week of action for the Yellow Jackets on the hardwood in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
December 05, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The 2011-2012 winter poster can now be enjoyed as a wallpaper. The poster showcases Yellow Jackets from the winter seasons and includes the full schedule for those teams. The wallpaper is available in two sizes, so find the best fit and enjoy your new desktop background.
December 03, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Logan Wolfrum poured in over 30 points for the fifth time in his career, ending with a season-high 31 on 10-of-18 shooting but it would not be enough to get the Jackets past Rose-Hulman on Saturday, as the visiting Engineers rolled past DC by an 87-70 margin.
December 02, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - DC will look to even its record at 3-3 when it hosts Rose-Hulman at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Fans that present a 2011-2012 DC winter sports schedule card will be admitted at no cost. The game will also be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
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 30, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – A blistering start and 12-point halftime lead were squandered on Wednesday night by the Defiance College men’s basketball team, as the Jackets saw Anderson use a last-second shot to complete a second-half comeback in the 70-69 setback.
November 30, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The DC men's basketball team will host Anderson on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm for the HCAC opener. The Jackets have won five-straight home conference openers. The game will be webcast live by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
November 30, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The junior varsity men's basketball game between Defiance and Anderson that was scheduled to tip at 5:00 pm on Wednesday has been postponed. No make-up date has been determined. The men's varsity game with Anderson will remain a 7:30 pm start.
November 30, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" recaps the past week of action for the Yellow Jackets on the hardwood in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
November 22, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC saw Ohio Northern scramble back from a 42-33 halftime deficit to claim a late lead, but the Jackets got a go-ahead layup from Logan Wolfrum and a game-saving block from Anthony Barnum in the closing moments to secure a thrilling, 83-80, win on Tuesday.
November 22, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball program will host Ohio Northern at 7:30 pm on Tuesday night for the 2011-2012 home opener. The Yellow Jackets have won three-straight home openers. The game will be aired by the Yellow Jacket Sports Network at the link provided.
November 19, 2011
WOOSTER, Ohio – Defiance saw a late lead evaporate against Ohio Wesleyan, before charging back in the closing seconds to force an overtime session. The Bishops would rally with five-straight points late in overtime however, to hand the Jackets an 82-78 loss for their second setback in as many nights.
November 19, 2011
WOOSTER, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team returned to Wooster’s Timken Gymnasium for the first time since squaring off against No. 8 UW-Whitewater in the opening round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, this time suffering a 91-67 loss to eighth-ranked Wooster on Friday night.
November 16, 2011
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Defiance College outscored the Hornets of Kalamazoo by a 49-32 margin in the second half and cruised to a season-opening, 91-69, victory on the road to open the 2011-2012 season on Tuesday evening.
November 15, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College has announced that it will continue its webcast coverage of the men's and women's basketball programs during the 2011-2012 campaign. The schedule will include at least 28 contests, with potential for multiple postseason games to be added.
November 13, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - One year after finishing in unfamiliar territory in the HCAC standings and failing to qualify for the HCAC Tournament, which it won the previous season, the DC men’s basketball program will enter this season poised to erase the haunting memories of seven losses by five points or fewer and fully armed to make the climb back to the top of the league standings.
November 11, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" previews the 2011-2012 men's basketball season in the latest episode. All ITH shows can be viewed by visiting DC's official YouTube channel.
November 07, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s and women’s basketball teams will participate in a Jacket Madness event inside of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Wednesday from 9:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The event is open to the public and all fans are encouraged to wear purple and gold.
October 28, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Fans of the Defiance College men’s basketball program will be able to catch a sneak peek at the 2011-2012 team on Saturday, as the Yellow Jackets will host a Purple and Gold scrimmage starting at 10:00 am inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The scrimmage is open to the public and admission will be free.
October 26, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC released its 2011-2012 HCAC Preseason Men’s Basketball Poll on Wednesday, with Defiance being picked to finish fifth in the league. DC placed a pair of student-athletes on the HCAC Players-to-Watch List, with Anthony Brown and Logan Wolfrum being selected.
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 27, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - With the 2011-2012 seasons ready to get started, fans of the DC are encouraged to follow the Jackets on the official DC Athletics Facebook and Twitter fan pages. The pages will be updated with the latest news and scores from DefianceAthletics.com, so become a fan today!
August 10, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - With the outer shell of the 84,000-square foot Defiance College Athletics Center nearing completion, work has started to increase under the installed roof and on the floor of the future field house. Keep up with the exciting progress right here at the official home of the Yellow Jackets.
July 27, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC athletics department has announced that Pat Sullivan will remain on staff in a full-time capacity with the men’s basketball and men’s golf programs, as well as with additional responsibilities of assisting the director of retention in his new role as an academic support coordinator.
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.
July 14, 2011
KANSAS CITY – The National Association of Basketball Coaches recently announced the NABC Honors Court, recognizing over 400 student-athletes who excelled academically during the 2010-2011 season. Defiance saw Anthony Brown, Kyle Tietje and Kevin Tietje named to the list.
June 06, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team recently spent one week in Jamaica as part of a service project with Christian Service International. The experience resulted in fresh perspectives and lasting memories for those fortunate enough to have participated.
May 11, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball coaching staff will join the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer by participating in the 2011 Coaches versus Cancer of Northwest Ohio Golf Classic on August 8.
April 20, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program will host a trio of camps throughout the summer months of June and July. The camps will be geared towards boys ranging from age four through those entering their freshman year in the fall.
April 04, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College's "Inside the Hive" recaps the 2010-2011 men's basketball season in the most recent episode. All ITH videos can be viewed by going to DC's official YouTube channel.
March 23, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its winter honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team on Wednesday, with Defiance placing seven student-athletes on the list. The seven award winners give DC five more than its 2009 winter total.
March 22, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS – Logan Wolfrum made history during his sophomore campaign on the hardwood with Defiance College and was recently selected by D3hoops.com as a Third-Team All-Midwest Region performer.
March 08, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2011 All-Sportsmanship Team on Tuesday for the winter seasons. The award is part of the league-wide initiative to promote good sportsmanship.
March 01, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC released its 2011 Men’s Basketball All-HCAC squad on Tuesday. Defiance College was represented by sophomore Logan Wolfrum and junior Anthony Brown on the 21-man list, with Wolfrum being named First-Team and Brown taking Honorable Mention status.
February 19, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team ended its 2010-2011 campaign on a high note, scoring an 88-85 victory against Franklin on Saturday behind 31 points and a near triple-double by Logan Wolfrum inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 18, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will close the 2010-2011 regular season on Saturday, when it hosts Franklin College at 4:00 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. DC needs a win and a Bluffton loss at Earlham to qualify for the HCAC Tournament.
February 16, 2011
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Defiance scored a thrilling, 66-62, overtime victory at Bluffton on Wednesday night to keep its postseason hopes alive and Logan Wolfrum became the first player in DC’s NCAA Division III era to collect 500 points, 100 assists and 100 rebounds in a single season.
February 12, 2011
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Defiance led by two with 2:51 left to play, but went scoreless down the stretch, missing its last four shots of the game before Mount St. Joe hit a last-second free throw to steal a 56-55 win. DC (6-10 HCAC) is tied for seventh in the conference with two must-win games remaining.
February 09, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College got back in the win column with a 78-50 victory against Earlham on Wednesday night. The win snapped a six-game losing streak and pushed the Jackets back to within a single game of a spot in the HCAC Tournament field with three games to play.
February 09, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will host Earlham College on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The Yellow Jackets are looking to snap a six-game losing streak and keep their HCAC Tournament hopes alive.
February 07, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College athletics department is pleased to unveil the offical YouTube channel of Yellow Jacket athletics. The page will host athletic highlights, as well as episodes from the new "Inside the Hive" series.
February 05, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Less that 48 hours after Kyle Tietje matched a career high with 20 points on Thursday night, Kevin Tietje set a new career of his own with 21 points and notched his fourth double-double of the season with 11 rebounds and one block in a 72-67 setback at Transylvania.
February 03, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Kyle Tietje matched a career high with 20 points on Wednesday, but Defiance turned in its worst shooting performance of the season and suffered a 72-64 loss to Manchester inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 03, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's basketball team will look to snap a four-game skid when it hosts Manchester College on Thursday night at 7:30 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 01, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's and women's basketball games with Manchester on Wednesday have been postponed due to heavy snow in the area. The games have been rescheduled for Thursday at 7:30 pm with the men still slated to host Manchester and the women set to play in North Manchester, Ind.
January 29, 2011
HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team lost for the fourth-straight time on Saturday, dropping an 80-68 contest at Hanover. The loss knocked DC two full games back of a potential bid into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with only six games to play.
January 26, 2011
ANDERSON, Ind. – Defiance College fell, 85-56, at Anderson on Wednesday night for its third setback in as many outings. The loss dropped the Jackets into a tie for seventh place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings with just seven games remaining in the regular season.
January 22, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Rose-Hulman completed its first-ever season sweep over Defiance on Saturday, as the Yellow Jackets could not get on track against the league’s top-rated defensive unit, falling 70-65 to the Engineers inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 20, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS – For the second time this season, Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum has been named to the D3hoops.com National Team of the Week. The honor comes on the heels of Wolfrum also being named the HCAC Player of the Week for the fourth time this season.
January 19, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team suffered through its lowest scoring output of the season and scored only 25 points over the final 25:22 of action in a 57-55 defeat to Bluffton on Wednesday night inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
January 18, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The men’s basketball teams from Defiance College and Bluffton University will hook up for the 185th time in their storied rivalry on the planks when DC welcomes the Beavers to the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
January 18, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Along with hosting Bluffton for a key rivalry showdown on the hardwood Wednesday night, Defiance will also be playing a role to help win a larger battle. DC will be participating in the Suits and Sneakers program in an effort to raise funds and awareness in the ongoing fight against cancer.
January 17, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – For the second-straight week and the fourth time during the 2010-2011 season, Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum has been selected as the HCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Wolfrum led the Jackets to a pair of road victories, extending DC’s win streak to four-straight games.
January 15, 2011
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Defiance overcame an eight-point deficit with under three minutes left in regulation to force overtime at Franklin on Saturday, before Logan Wolfrum’s layup with 1.6 seconds left in the extra session sealed the 94-92 victory for the Yellow Jackets.
January 12, 2011
RICHMOND, Ind. – Defiance College picked up its first road victory of the year with a 68-57 triumph at Earlham on Wednesday. The Jackets controlled their first-ever conference meeting with the Quakers, maintaining a double-digit lead over the final 23:25 of action.
January 10, 2011
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has selected Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum as its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season. The sophomore point guard helped the Jackets to conference victories over Transylvania and Mount St. Joseph.
January 08, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Brown poured in 26 points to help Defiance College score a 92-72 victory over Mount St. Joseph on Saturday. The 92 points matched a season-high for the Jackets, who reached the 90-point barrier for the fifth time in 13 contests this season.
January 05, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College never trailed on Wednesday night on its way to a crucial, 78-68, victory against Transylvania. The win moved the Jackets to 6-1 inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center and improved the team to 24-3 in its last 27 home contests.
January 02, 2011
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum finished with his second-straight scoring performance of at least 25 points but it was not enough to help Defiance keep pace at Manchester on Sunday. The Jackets suffered their third-straight conference setback with the 88-73 road defeat.
December 30, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance took everything a tenacious Albion College squad could muster in Thursday’s championship game of the 36th-Annual Purple and Gold Tournament, before pulling out the 79-74 victory for DC’s 20th championship in the history of the event.
December 29, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets shook off rust from a two-week layoff to move past OSU-Lima, 82-74, on Wednesday night and advance into the championship game of the 36th-Annual Purple and Gold Tournament on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm.
December 23, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will host OSU-Lima, Albion and MacMurray for the 36th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Tournament on December 29 and 30 inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 15, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College saw three players score at least 13 points on the way to a 67-51 win over Adrian on Wednesday evening. The victory marked DC’s seventh-straight triumph over a non-conference opponent inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 11, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College used a 14-4 charge to erase a 10-point deficit in the closing moments of Saturday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown with Hanover but a Panther hoop with five seconds remaining spoiled the comeback and sent DC to the 80-78 defeat.
December 09, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College will be hosting a pair of special promotions on Saturday, when it welcomes Hanover College for a twin-billing on the hardwood. The Jackets and Panthers will square off in a women’s game at 1:00 pm, before the men tip at 3:00 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 04, 2010
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Defiance College fell to Rose-Hulman for just the second time in nine Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference meetings between the two programs, as the Jackets failed to get on track against the league’s top-rated defense in the 74-66 defeat.
December 01, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Brown stroked 10-of-14 shots from the field and poured in a career high 32 points to lead Defiance to a 72-67 triumph over the No. 17 Anderson Ravens on Wednesday night in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for both squads.
November 29, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has selected Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum as the league’s Player of the Week for the second time in as many weeks to start the 2010-2011 campaign.
November 24, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS - Just days after being heralded as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Player of the Week, Defiance College's Logan Wolfrum was selected as one of five players from around the nation to earn a spot on the D3hoops.com National Team of the Week.
November 23, 2010
ADA, Ohio – Logan Wolfrum netted a career-high 42 points on Tuesday night at Ohio Northern, but it was not enough to lift the Yellow Jackets past ONU, as Defiance fell by a 93-90 margin in the double-overtime thriller.
November 22, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum was named to the Lee Pfund Classic All-Tournament Team and has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Jackets to a 2-1 record to open the 2010-2011 season.
November 20, 2010
WHEATON, Ill. – The Yellow Jackets eclipsed the 90-point barrier for the third time in as many games to open the 2010-2011 campaign, en route to scoring a convincing, 92-77, victory over Covenant in the consolation game of the Lee Pfund Classic hosted by Wheaton College.
November 19, 2010
WHEATON, Ill. – Defiance and the Wisconsin-Whitewater hooked up for a classic on the hardwood for the second time in the last three games for the Jackets, dating back to the opening round of the NCAA D-III National Tournament in March. DC pushed the Warhawks to the brink once again, before falling 95-91.
November 15, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team got the 2010-2011 season underway on Monday evening with a 90-76 victory over Kalamazoo inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The win pushed DC’s regular season win streak over non-conference foes to 11-straight contests.
November 15, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - With the 2010-2011 basketball season ready to get started, fans of DC hoops are encouraged to follow the Jackets on the official DC Athletics Facebook and Twitter sites. The pages will be updated with the latest news and scores, so become a fan today to avoid missing any of the action!
November 10, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Fresh off of guiding his program to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship for its second league title in the past three years and its first NCAA National Tournament bid since 2001, third-year head coach Kyle Brumett will look to steer a younger and revamped but equally gifted roster back to those same heights.
November 10, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men's and women's basketball teams hosted the first-ever Jacket Madness on Thursday, November 4 to open the 2010-2011 hoops season. Jim Funderburg and Jim Bellamy of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network took footage of the event and hosted multiple interviews throughout the night. Now fans can catch a recap of the madness.
November 09, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has announced that it will continue its webcast coverage of the men’s and women’s basketball programs during the upcoming 2010-2011 campaigns. The schedule will include at least 28 contests, spanning every home date and a trio of road contests.
November 05, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – On the verge of opening its 2010-2011 season, the Defiance College basketball team took time to participate in the 20th-Annual Make a Difference Day on October 23 by spending two days in Columbus, Ohio, helping with the Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament.
November 03, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s and women’s basketball teams will participate in a Jacket Madness event on Thursday evening from 9:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The event is open to the public and will be held inside DC’s Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
October 27, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference unveiled the results of its 2010 HCAC Preseason Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday, with Defiance College being picked to finish sixth in what figures to be a very competitive season in the conference.
October 08, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The start of an exciting new era for DC was ushered in on Friday as 18 shovels officially broke ground on a highly anticipated field house. The ceremony highlighted a busy 2010 Homecoming weekend and signaled the start of the Defiance College Athletic Center project.
September 21, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team recently continued its on-going mission of impacting the surrounding community, by participating in the 13th-Annual Walk with Sunshine in Maumee, Ohio.
August 12, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC athletics department is pleased to announce that its record books are now available online. Fans simply need to click on the ‘Record Book’ link in the left column of the website and then select which sport’s records to access.
June 28, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC athletic department is pleased to announce that fans can now keep up with the Yellow Jackets on Facebook. The fan page will be updated with the latest news from DefianceAthletics.com. Go to Facebook.com and search for Defiance Athletics to become a fan today!
June 10, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and head coach Kyle Brumett have announced the hiring of former Yellow Jacket, Nate Conley, as a graduate assistant coach for the men’s basketball program. Conley recently graduated from DC, after completing a four-year career on the planks with the Purple and Gold.
April 15, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program will host a trio of camps during the months of June and July. The camps will be geared for boys ranging from age four through those entering their freshman year in the fall.
April 08, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Head Coach Kyle Brumett recently sat down with the voices of the Yellow Jackets Sports Network, Jim Funderburg and Jim Bellamy, to review the 2009-2010 campaign for the DC men’s basketball team. The Jackets posted a 23-6 record, won the Heartland Conference Tournament and participated in the NCAA National Tournament.
April 01, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Yet another postseason honor was recently awarded to Defiance College’s Nick Sales, as DIII News selected the forward as an Honorable Mention All-American in their latest publication.
March 24, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced its winter honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team. Defiance College placed two student-athletes on the list to raise its 2009-2010 total to 17 entering the spring seasons.
March 22, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College’s Nick Sales was recently honored with a pair of All-Midwest Region accolades, as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year garnered the nods from D3hoops.com and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
March 16, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College Men's Basketball HCAC Championship Nike t-shirts are now on sale in the athletic department. The cost for the shirt is $16 and the fundraiser will go to support the DC men's basketball program. Please contact Michelle Trubey at 419-783-2342 to purchase yours. Orders will be taken up until March 19th at noon.
March 10, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2010 All-Sportsmanship Team for the winter seasons. The award is part of the league-wide initiative to promote good sportsmanship.
March 05, 2010
WOOSTER, Ohio – Defiance College saw a six-point lead slip away in the final two minutes of Friday’s NCAA National Tournament game with No. 8 UW-Whitewater on the campus of Wooster. The Warhawks ended the game on a 10-0 spurt to hand DC a crushing, 75-71 defeat.
March 04, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – One week after topping Anderson, 70-65, to win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, the Defiance College men’s basketball team is eyeing its fourth trip into the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball National Tournament.
March 03, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2010 All-HCAC honors on Tuesday, with DC’s Nick Sales earning Player-of-the-Year honors and Mike Floyd, Anthony Brown and Logan Wolfrum also being named as All-HCAC selections.
March 01, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Just two days after winning the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship and punching its ticket to the NCAA Division III National Tournament, Defiance learned of its opening round draw on Monday morning.
February 28, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – March Madness will officially begin for the DC men’s basketball team on Monday morning, as the field for the 2010 NCAA Division III National Tournament will be announced at 10:00 am. DC students, faculty and staff are invited to Schomburg Auditorium to watch the webcast with the team.
February 27, 2010
ANDERSON, Ind. – Defiance College won the 26th conference championship in program history with a 70-65 win at Anderson on Saturday night and claimed the HCAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
February 26, 2010
ANDERSON, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team defeated the second-seeded Hanover Panthers, 72-59, on Friday night in the HCAC Semifinals to earn the right to play for the HCAC Tournament Championship for the third time in the last four seasons.
February 25, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Just two days after topping the sixth-seeded Franklin Grizzlies by a 92-78 count to run its season-high win streak to six, the Defiance College men’s basketball team is hoping to ride that hot streak into the final weekend of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Tournament.
February 25, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College’s Nick Sales has been named as one of five student-athletes from around the nation to earn a spot on the www.D3hoops.com Week 12 Team of the Week. Sales joins Logan Wolfrum as the second Yellow Jacket to receive the honor this season.
February 24, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College men’s basketball team ran past a gutsy performance from the sixth-seeded Franklin Grizzlies on Tuesday night, advancing to the HCAC Semifinals for the fourth-straight year with a 92-78 victory inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
February 22, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will look to advance to its fourth Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Semifinal in the last four years when it hosts Franklin on Tuesday at 8:00 pm. All fans are encouraged to wear white as a show of support for the Yellow Jackets.
February 20, 2010
FRANKLIN, Ind. – For just the second time since making the transition to the NCAA Division III ranks in 1991-1992 and the 15th time in school history, the Defiance College men’s basketball program reached the 20-win plateau in a single-season by scoring a 73-60 win at Franklin on Saturday.
February 17, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Nick Sales turned in a vintage effort in Wednesday’s Senior Night victory over rival Bluffton University, as the senior forward logged his 25th collegiate double-double to lead Defiance to the 70-60 win, while improving the Yellow Jackets to 123-61 all-time against the Beavers on the planks.
February 16, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – On the eve of hosting a ‘Black Out’ against Bluffton on Wednesday night, Defiance College netted eight points in the latest national poll released by www.D3hoops.com. It marked the sixth time this season that DC has earned votes in the national poll.
February 13, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Mike Floyd hit all six of his shots in the second half and scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the final period to lead DC to the 83-64 win against Mount St. Joseph on Saturday. The victory was DC’s fourth-straight over the Lions, as the Jackets have swept MSJ in each of the past two years.
February 09, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team has won four of its last five games to climb into third place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings and has garnered votes in the www.D3hoops.com national poll for the fifth time during the 2009-2010 campaign.
February 08, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum helped Defiance College clinch a spot in the upcoming Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with a pair of victories and has been selected as the HCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season.
February 06, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College outlasted Transylvania, 71-64, on Saturday inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center to punch its ticket to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with three games left to play in the regular season.
February 03, 2010
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball program defeated Manchester, 70-59, on Wednesday for its third-straight season sweep of the Spartans and its 1,300th all-time win on the hardwood.
January 30, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Three days after defeating the No. 10 team in the nation by 16 points in front of a home crowd, the Defiance College men’s basketball team took its first loss of the year inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center courtesy of a 78-70 defeat to Hanover.
January 27, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Brown led five Yellow Jackets in double figures and fueled a 91-75 upset win over No. 10 Anderson on Wednesday night inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The victory moved DC to a perfect 8-0 at home and snapped AU’s school-record, 14-game win streak.
January 27, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – When Defiance welcomes Hanover on Saturday in a clash for second place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, a greater battle will also be in focus as DC hosts the Suits and Sneakers program in an effort to raise funds and awareness in the ongoing fight against cancer.
January 25, 2010
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Nick Sales netted a pair of 20-point games and recorded his fifth double-double of the season, en route to being named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
January 23, 2010
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Defiance showcased a new-look rotation and Nick Sales paced the squad with a second-straight 20-point outburst to help the Jackets pick up a 61-57 victory at Rose-Hulman on Saturday. The win moved DC into a three-way tie for third in the HCAC standings.
January 20, 2010
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Defiance College dropped to 1-4 on the road this season in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action, while seeing Bluffton snap its 17-game losing streak with a stunning, 91-83, victory over the Jackets inside of Founders Hall on Wednesday evening.
January 19, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team took another step towards gaining a national ranking in the latest www.D3hoops.com poll released on Tuesday. The Jackets garnered seven points in the week-seven poll and have now received votes for three-straight weeks.
January 16, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College poured in at least 90 points for the fourth time this season and improved to 7-0 at home with a lopsided, 99-83, victory over Franklin on Saturday afternoon. The win was DC’s fourth-straight against the Grizzlies in the regular season.
January 12, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Despite suffering a heartbreaking loss on the road the Defiance College men’s basketball team placed in the www.D3hoops.com national poll for the second week in a row and for the third time during the 2009-2010 campaign.
January 09, 2010
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Defiance College used a 20-3 rally midway through the second half to build a 19-point advantage and went on to win, 81-72, at Mount St. Joseph on Saturday. The win was DC’s first road victory in league play in four tries and evened the Jackets at 3-3 in the HCAC.
January 06, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kevin Tietje three with 10 seconds left forced the ninth tie of the game but Transylvania’s Tim Tierney lifted a floater high off the glass and in with less than one second left to deliver a crushing, 58-56, defeat to Defiance.
January 05, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Fresh off of winning consecutive tournament championships and polishing off an undefeated run through its non-conference schedule, the 11-2 Defiance College Yellow Jackets have found themselves receiving votes in the most recent www.D3hoops.com poll for the second time this season.
January 03, 2010
SALEM, Va. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team continued its strong tournament play in 2009-2010, topping Ohio Wesleyan, 64-56, to improve to 6-0 in tournament action and claim the Roanoke Domino’s New Year’s Classic for its third championship of the season.
January 02, 2010
SALEM, Va. – Defiance College nearly let a 21-point lead slip away against Ferrum on Saturday, before securing the 87-85 victory to advance into Sunday’s championship game at the Domino’s New Year’s Classic hosted by Roanoke.
December 30, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College improved to 6-0 at home this season and lit up the scoreboard by eclipsing 80 points for the fifth time in its last six. The hot offensive performance led the Jackets to an 89-75 win against DePauw and their 19th Purple and Gold Tournament Championship in 35 years.
December 29, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College piled up 114 points against OSU-Lima on Tuesday night in the opening round of its 35th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Tournament and improved to 53-16 all-time in the event with a 114-51 victory against the Barons.
December 23, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will host Ohio State University-Lima, Adrian and DePauw for the 35th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Classic on December 29 and 30 inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
December 16, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Nick Sales led a parade of four Yellow Jackets in double figures and posted his third-straight double-double performance to help lead Defiance to a 90-79 victory against Madonna inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Wednesday evening.
December 12, 2009
HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team suffered its second road loss in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action in as many tries, shooting just 31.0 percent from the floor in a 79-73 loss at Hanover on Saturday.
December 09, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Heath Armstrong erupted for 15 points in the final 3:02 of action on Wednesday night to help Defiance close on a 22-12 surge and pull out a thrilling, 95-82, victory over the No. 42 Manchester Spartans in front of a raucous Karl H. Weaner Community Center crowd.
December 05, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College rebounded from its first loss of the year with an 82-61 blowout of Rose-Hulman inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Saturday. The Jackets never trailed, marking the second-straight time that they have led wire-to-wire over Rose Hulman.
December 02, 2009
ANDERSON, Ind. – Nick Sales became the 43rd player in DC history to reach the 1,000-point plateau but it was not enough to get DC past a hot-shooting Anderson team on Wednesday. AU set a school record by shooting 70.4 percent for the game, en route to handing the Jackets an 88-70 setback.
December 02, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team garnered 16 votes on Tuesday in the first regular season D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll. The 16 votes were the highest for a DC team in the past four years and ranked the Yellow Jackets No. 36 in the nation.
November 25, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College’s Logan Wolfrum has been selected as one of five student-athletes from around the nation to earn a spot on the first D3hoops.com Team of the Week of the 2009-2010 season. Wolfrum had previously been honored as the HCAC Player of the Week.
November 24, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College used a 15-2 spurt late in the second half to turn a 60-54 deficit into a 69-62 lead with 2:38 left in the game and held on for a thrilling, 74-71, win to improve to 4-0 for the first time since opening the 1973-1974 campaign with seven-straight victories.
November 23, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – After storming out of the gates to a 3-0 start and the John Dawson Invitational Championship, the Defiance College men’s basketball team will play its first home game of the season on Tuesday. DC will host Ohio Wesleyan at 7:30 pm inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
November 23, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Logan Wolfrum was named the John Dawson Invitational Most Valuable Player and has backed up that honor by being named as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
November 22, 2009
ADRIAN, Mich. – The DC men’s basketball team survived a late surge from the Adrian Bulldogs to pull out an overtime victory and claim the John Dawson Invitational Championship on Sunday afternoon. Nick Sales and Logan Wolfrum were named All-Tournament, with Wolfrum taking MVP honors.
November 21, 2009
ADRIAN, Mich. – Logan Wolfrum turned in his second clutch performance in as many collegiate outings, pouring in 28 points to lead DC to an 80-67 win against Mount Union on Saturday. The Jackets will play for the John Dawson Invitational Championship on Sunday at 4:00 pm against Adrian.
November 15, 2009
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Defiance began the 2009-2010 campaign on Sunday afternoon without its injured senior point guard, Mike Floyd, and put 79 points on the board behind 11 made three-point shots. The long-range attack led the short-handed Jackets to a 79-62 win at Kalamazoo.
November 13, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio - As the Defiance College men’s basketball team gears up for the 2009-2010 season, it will look to repeat its recent history of success, while also hoping to add a few lines to the resume. Over the past three seasons, the Defiance College Yellow Jackets have become one of the premier programs in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and have piled up the accomplishments while doing so.
November 10, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team was recently able to participate in a pair of events that allowed them to impact the communities outside of their own. This fall, the Jackets have participated in the Walk With Sunshine and the Make-A-Difference Day events.
October 28, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The DC men’s basketball team has become a staple near the top of the HCAC standings in recent years and has been picked by the league’s head coaches to contend for the title once again. DC finished second in the HCAC Preseason Poll and placed four on the HCAC Players-to-Watch list.
August 06, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Former Defiance College standout center, Anthony Pettaway, has recently signed a contract to begin his professional career on the hardwood. The three-time All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference player will take his game overseas to compete for the Dachau Spurs of Germany’s Regionalliga South-East League.
July 08, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletic family was saddened by the loss of Gerry Boomer on Monday, July 6. Boomer graduated Cum Laude from DC in 1969 and had been an avid supporter and friend to many in the athletic program over the past 40 years.     
March 26, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball program announced on Thursday that it will host three camps in the summer months of June and July. The clinics will be geared for boys ranging from age 4 all the way up through those entering their sophomore year this fall.
March 23, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The National Association of Basketball Coaches is the latest to recognize Defiance College’s Anthony Pettaway for his outstanding 2008-2009 campaign, after recently naming the senior center to its Second-Team All-Midwest District Team.
March 19, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College’s Anthony Pettaway was recently named as a Third-Team All-Midwest Region selection as announced by D3Hoops.com. The award was the second year in a row that Pettaway has been named all-region by the website.
March 04, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Anthony Pettaway has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Athlete of the Month for February, after leading the Jackets to a third-place finish in the league standings and their third-straight appearance in the HCAC Semifinals.
March 03, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team topped the 17-win plateau for the third-straight season, while also reaching the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals for the third year in a row and has placed four players on the All-HCAC Team.
March 02, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Anthony Pettaway led Defiance College to its third-straight trip into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals and was one of seven players selected to the HCAC All-Tournament Team.
February 27, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Defiance failed to hit a shot from the floor over the final four minutes and saw Franklin capitalize with a 12-3 run to finish the game and pull out the 73-67 win over the Jackets in the HCAC Semifinal matchup.
February 26, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Just two days removed from electrifying the Karl H. Weaner Center crowd with a win at the horn to move past Hanover, 69-68, the DC men’s basketball team is hoping to ride that wave of momentum into the final weekend of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
February 24, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Pettaway buried the game-winning shot on the left wing from 20 feet out as time expired, to lift Defiance to a thrilling, 69-68, win over the sixth-seeded Hanover Panthers on Tuesday night.
February 23, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will be looking for its seventh-straight win against Hanover, while taking one step closer to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2001 when it hosts the Panthers on Tuesday at 7:30 pm in an HCAC Quarterfinal contest.
February 23, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Nick Sales closed out his regular season in style, by logging a pair of double-double performances and netting 23.0 points and 14.0 rebounds a night, on his way to being named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference player of the week.
February 21, 2009
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Just three days after having its own chance at the HCAC regular season championship taken away with a loss, Defiance ruined Franklin’s hopes of an outright title by handing the Grizzlies a 92-89 defeat.
February 18, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Josh Eichar’s layup with four seconds remaining gave Bluffton a two-point lead and Mike Floyd’s desperation three-point heave at the horn missed its mark, leaving Defiance with a disappointing, 59-57, loss to the Beavers on Senior Night.
February 17, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – When Defiance hosts Bluffton on Wednesday night it will mark the 182nd meeting on the planks between the two programs. As has been the case so often in the past, Wednesday’s game will have major implications for each squad as they make their final push for postseason positioning.
February 16, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Anthony Pettaway turned in two more 20-point performances to lead Defiance to a pair of crucial Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victories and has been selected as the league’s player of the week.
February 14, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Pettaway continued to recent string of dominance in the paint with a 20-point, nine-rebound, two-block performance on Saturday, as the Yellow Jackets moved to 11-3 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 78-67 win over Rose-Hulman.
February 11, 2009
CINCINNATI, Ohio – An old-fashioned three-point play from Nick Sales with 27 ticks left on the clock completed yet another second-half comeback for the Defiance College men’s basketball team and sent the Jackets to a 68-64 road victory at Mount St. Joseph.
February 07, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance held off a scrappy Anderson squad for 64-59 victory to remain one game back in the HCAC title hunt. The Jackets weathered several late runs by the Ravens to clinch a spot in the upcoming Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
February 04, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Defiance’s hopes of defending the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference crown took a major hit on Wednesday, as a 53-48 defeat at Transylvania dropped the Jackets two full games out of the HCAC lead with only five games to play.
February 02, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be joining up with the NCAA to host the Take a Kid to the Game promotion on Saturday, Feb. 7th. DC will be hosting Anderson in a key conference doubleheader, with the women tipping at 1:00 pm and men set to follow at 3:00 pm.
January 31, 2009
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Anthony Pettaway poured in 15 points to help fuel Defiance’s 82-69 win over Manchester on Saturday and became the 19th player in DC history to eclipse the 1,300-point plateau for a career.
January 24, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance picked up its sixth-straight win over Hanover on Saturday to complete its third-straight season sweep over the Panthers. Jon Miller, who orchestrated the previous two sweeps from the Jackets’ bench, could not stop it from happening a third time, as the Jackets pulled out a 50-47 win.
January 22, 2009
Defiance College Alumni Varsity D will present its annual Coach of the Year and Honorary Letterman awards during events on Jan. 24 and Feb. 7.
January 21, 2009
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Mike Floyd sank two of his game-high 24 points from the charity stripe to lift DC to its first lead of the second half with just 15 seconds remaining, before a steal and score from Nick Sales at the horn sealed the stirring comeback and gave the Jackets a 71-68 win at Bluffton.
January 17, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Saturday presented Defiance with one of its biggest games of the 2008-2009 campaign and the Jackets responded by bouncing Franklin, 80-65, to climb back atop the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference at the season’s midway point.
January 15, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Saturday's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Franklin will start one hour later than the traditional weekend start time. The action will begin at 2:00 pm with the Lady Jackets (2-5 HCAC) taking on FC (4-2 HCAC) and will be followed by DC's men (4-2 HCAC) taking on the Grizzlies (5-1 HCAC) at 4:00 pm.
January 14, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College held Mount St. Joseph to just 26 second-half points and pulled away for the 71-62 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory on Wednesday night. The win moves the Jackets to 4-2 in league play and into a three-way tie for second.
January 10, 2009
ANDERSON, Ind. – In a key conference clash between two of the top teams in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Defiance was its own worst enemy. The Jackets turned the ball over 17 times, which led to 22 points for Anderson in the 75-68 win for the Ravens.
January 07, 2009
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team used one of its best defensive performances of the season and rode the post tandem of Anthony Pettaway and Nick Sales to a 69-58 victory at Rose-Hulman on Wednesday.
January 03, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Pettaway became the 23rd player in DC history to crack the 1,200-point barrier for a career and led the Jackets with 18 points on Saturday but it was not enough to hold off a determined Transylvania squad, as DC suffered an 81-79 defeat to the Pioneers.
December 30, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team upped its all-time record in the Purple and Gold Tournament to 52-16 and notched a victory in the event for the 34th-straight year by handling Geneva, 93-79, on Tuesday evening.
December 29, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The 34th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Tournament got off to a rocky start for Defiance on Monday night, as the Yellow Jackets failed to slow a hot-shooting Rockford squad en route to a 95-89 loss.
December 23, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team will host the 34th-Annual Purple and Gold Financial Tournament on Dec. 29 and 30. DC will welcome Calvin College, Geneva College and Rockford College to round out the competitive four-team field.
December 18, 2008
DELAWARE, Ohio – Defiance closed a key non-conference clash at Ohio Wesleyan on a 15-0 run to earn an 80-65 victory over the Bishops and extend its win streak to five wins in a row.
December 16, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance used a 44-point effort in the second half to blow open its non-conference affair against Kalamazoo on Tuesday night. DC never trailed in the game and outscored the Hornets by 19 points after the break to secure the 81-55 victory.
December 15, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College point guard, Mike Floyd, set a new Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference single-game record with 15 assists in Saturday’s 86-72 win over Manchester and has been named the HCAC Player of the Week.
December 13, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team played on its home court for the first time this season and clicked on all cylinders from the opening tip. The Jackets led by as many as 25 midway through the second half, before settling for an 86-72 win over Manchester on Saturday.
December 06, 2008
HANOVER, Ind. – After opening the 2008-2009 season with five non-conference affairs, the Defiance College men’s basketball team got its first taste of conference play on Saturday and rolled to a 103-78 victory at Hanover.
December 01, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Anthony Pettaway led Defiance to a third-place showing in the Mike Rokicki Community Versus Cancer Challenge and has been named to the All-Tournament Team. Pettaway was one of five players honored from the two-day event.
November 30, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Defiance took the court on Sunday missing three of its top guards but never trailed in an 83-68 victory over Earlham. The victory gave the Yellow Jackets a third-place showing in the 2008 Mike Rokicki Community Versus Cancer Challenge.
November 29, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team battled an unbeaten Ohio Northern squad to the horn, before settling for a 70-67 defeat to the Polar Bears in the second game of the Mike Rokick Community Versus Cancer Challenge hosted by DePauw.
November 25, 2008
TIFFIN, Ohio – The Jackets saw four players reach double figures in the scoring column but got beat on the glass and suffered a 92-78 road defeat on Tuesday night, after allowing Heidelberg to hit over 50 percent of its shots from the field.
November 22, 2008
ALBION, Mich. – Defiance College trailed by one point with under six minutes to play on Saturday, before closing the game on a 13-1 surge to take the 78-67 win over Madonna in the second contest of the Albion College Tip-Off Tournament.
November 21, 2008
ALBION, Mich. – The 2008-2009 season got underway on Friday evening for the men’s basketball team. The Jackets headed north to compete in the Albion College Tip-Off Tournament and fell, 82-65, to the host Albion squad in the opening game.
November 13, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Anthony Pettaway’s list of preseason accolades added another on Thursday, with D3hoops.com naming the six-foot, eight-inch center to its Preseason All-America Team. Pettaway was also recently heralded as a Preseason All-American by D-III News and SmallCollegeHoops.com.
November 10, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team recently received votes in the first edition of the 2008-09 D3Hoops.com poll. The Yellow Jackets did not crack the top 25 but did receive 12 votes in the preseason ranking.
November 04, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team recently spent two days in the Columbus area, joining forces with DC alumni and students to help with the school’s second-annual trip to Columbus for the Make A Difference Day.
November 04, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – For the second time in as many seasons, Defiance College center, Anthony Pettaway, has been heralded as a Preseason All-American by a national media outlet. D-III News and SmallCollegeHoops.com named Pettaway as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year and lauded the senior as an Honorable Mention All-American.
October 30, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Fans of the Yellow Jackets will get their first chance to see the men’s basketball team in action, while also helping support the United Way, when DC hosts its Purple and Gold scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 3:00 pm.
October 29, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team has been tabbed as the preseason favorite to win its second-straight HCAC regular season title, as announced by the HCAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday. Defiance was the only team to pick up more than two first-place votes.
August 28, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Athletic Media Relations Department, in partnership with Streamline Technologies, officially launched a brand new athletic website on Thursday. DefianceAthletics.com will be the new home for DC’s 18 varsity athletic programs and will provide the Yellow Jacket teams with more extensive coverage than ever before.
August 06, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Work has begun on an extensive three-week process to renovate Defiance College’s Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The project will include new scoreboards, new pads and athletic banners and a fresh coat of paint on the walls of the facility.