2015 Baseball News

  • DC Has 31 Athletes Named to Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society
    June 17, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Athletic Department announced its inaugural group of student-athletes to the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society.
  • Yellow Jackets Have Seven Named to All-HCAC Teams
    May 13, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Seven members of the Defiance College baseball team were recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for their efforts this spring.
  • Baseball Loses a Pair Against Anderson (Ind.) in Season Finale
    May 02, 2015
    ANDERSON, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team lost both games of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Anderson (Ind.) University, 20-2 and 13-2 in seven innings, in the final games of the 2015 season.
  • DC Baseball Opens Three-Game Series with Loss
    May 01, 2015
    ANDERSON, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team began its final three-game series of the season with a 7-2 loss against Anderson (Ind.) University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action in Anderson, Ind.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Manchester (Ind.) in Home Finale
    April 28, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team totaled 11 hits, but fell short on the scoreboard as the Yellow Jackets lost to Manchester (Ind.) University, 10-5, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Craig A. Rutter Field in the home finale.
  • Baseball Loses a Pair Against Earlham (Ind.)
    April 26, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team lost both games against Earlham (Ind.) College, 7-4 and 7-1, in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • DC Beats Earlham (Ind.) in Game One; Game Two Suspended
    April 25, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team hung on to beat Earlham (Ind.) College in the first game of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader, 2-1, at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Jackets Defeated by Manchester (Ind.)
    April 22, 2015
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. -- In their second matchup in as many days, the Defiance College baseball team fell to Manchester (Ind.) University, 9-3, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in North Manchester, Ind.
  • Baseball Comes Up Short in Offensive Shootout
    April 21, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- In a game that saw 26 runs scored, the Defiance College baseball team fell short of Manchester (Ind.) University, 14-12, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Defiance Shuts Out Hanover (Ind.) to End Series
    April 19, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Senior Aaron Grasing (Carmel, Calif./Carmel) pitched a compete game shutout as the Defiance College baseball team blanked Hanover (Ind.) College, 4-0, to claim the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference series at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • DC Baseball Opens Hanover (Ind.) Series With Split
    April 18, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team took one of two games in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Hanover (Ind.) College at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Jackets Defeated By No. 8 Heidelberg
    April 15, 2015
    TIFFIN, OHIO -- Both teams combined for 34 hits, but the slugfest went in favor of the opponent as the Defiance College baseball team lost to No. 8 nationally-ranked Heidelberg University, 16-5, in a non-conference single game in Tiffin.
  • Baseball Edges Rival Bluffton
    April 14, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Sophomore Quinten Harrington (Sandusky/Perkins) recorded a pair of hits in addition to scoring two runs and a RBI as the Defiance College baseball team beat Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Bluffton University, 6-4, in a single nine-inning game at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • DC Falls to Transylvania in Series Finale
    April 12, 2015
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- The Defiance College baseball team lost to Transylvania (Ky.) University, 6-1, in the final game of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference series in Lexington, Ky., but after yesterday's sweep, the Yellow Jackets would still come away with a 2-1 overall series victory.
  • Yellow Jacket Baseball Sweeps Transylvania (Ky.)
    April 11, 2015
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- The Defiance College baseball team scored eight of its combined 11 runs on the day from the seventh inning on as the Yellow Jackets posted a pair of victories against Transylvania (Ky.) University, 6-5 and 5-1, to open the three-game weekend series.
  • DC Wraps-Up Franklin (Ind.) Series with Split
    April 04, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team defeated Franklin (Ind.) College, 11-10, in walk-off fashion in game one, but fell to the Grizzlies, 13-5, in the second game of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader to conclude the three-game series at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Baseball Falls Short of Franklin (Ind.)
    April 03, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team fell short of Franklin (Ind.) College, 4-2, in a close game to begin the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference series at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Inside The Hive - Matt Staels
    March 31, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Inside the Hive's Rebecca Kain talks with men's baseball player Matt Staels.
  • Defiance Baseball Gets Split Against Mount St. Joseph
    March 29, 2015
    TOLEDO, OHIO -- Junior Gary Levengood (Beverly Hills, Fla./Lecanto) hit a grand slam in the second game of a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Mount St. Joseph University as the Yellow Jackets split the twinbill, falling to the Lions, 6-3 in game one, but dominating the nightcap, 16-1, in seven innings in Toledo.
  • Jackets Get Past Mount St. Joseph on Walk-Off
    March 28, 2015
    TOLEDO, OHIO -- After giving up the lead in the top of the ninth inning, senior Chris Donese (Kettering/Fairmont) delivered the game-winning hit that was set up by a junior Ryan Kohlhofer (Walbridge/Lake) triple giving the Defiance College baseball team a 9-8 walk-off victory against Mount St. Joseph University at Mercy Field in Toledo.
  • Baseball Edged by Rival Bluffton
    March 25, 2015
    BLUFFTON, OHIO -- Senior Chris Donese (Kettering/Fairmont) batted three-of-five at the plate, including a pair of runs scored and two RBI, but the Defiance College baseball team came up short of rival Bluffton University, 8-7, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Bluffton.
  • Yellow Jackets Outlasted by Bluffton
    March 25, 2015
    BLUFFTON, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team fell short of rival Bluffton University, 5-3, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Memorial Field in Bluffton.
  • Defiance Baseball Takes Split From Rose-Hulman
    March 21, 2015
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Sophomore pitcher Matt Clark (Sandusky/Perkins) pitched seven shutout innings in game one as the Defiance College baseball team took one of two games against Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology to conclude the three-game series and open Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play in Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Yellow Jacket Baseball Drops HCAC Opener to Rose-Hulman
    March 20, 2015
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Defiance College baseball team dropped a 4-0 decision against Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Instittute of Technology in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener in Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Defiance Loses to Ohio Northern in Home Opener
    March 18, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College baseball team suffered a 15-6 defeat at the hands of Ohio Northern University in a non-conference single nine-inning game at Craig A. Rutter Field in the home opener.
  • Jackets Suffer Pair of Losses on Final Day in Florida
    March 13, 2015
    FT. MYERS, FLA. -- The Defiance College baseball team ended its annual spring trip south with a pair of losses against Salve Regina (R.I.) University, 4-2, and to North Park (Ill.) University, 10-3, in Ft. Myers, Fla.
  • Baseball Holds Off Mitchell (Conn.) to Remain Unbeaten
    March 12, 2015
    FT. MYERS, FLA. -- Junior Ryan Kohlhofer (Walbridge/Lake) went five-of-six at the plate with two runs scored and two RBI to help keep the Defiance College baseball team undefeated with a 12-10 win against fellow unbeaten Mitchell (Conn.) College in a single nine-inning game in Ft. Myers, Fla.
  • Baseball Takes Two From Rivier (N.H.)
    March 10, 2015
    FT. MYERS, FLA. -- The Defiance College baseball team improved to 4-0 with its second doubleheader sweep in as many days with wins of 5-0 and 12-6 against Rivier (N.H.) University as part of the Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
  • DC Sweeps Eastern Nazarene in Season Opener
    March 09, 2015
    FT. MYERS, FLA. -- The Defiance College baseball team began the 2015 season with a pair of victories against Eastern Nazarene University, 11-4 and 14-8, on its first day of competition of the Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
  • 2015 Baseball Preview
    February 23, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Baseball team will rely on veteran experience to bounce back from a disappointing 2014 and hopefully regain the success they had in 2013 when they qualified for the HCAC Tournament.
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