April 29, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball program netted multiple honors at the 2010 Defiance College Purple and Gold Club’s 37th-Annual Spring Sports Banquet. Ashton Judis and Danyel Lipps, the squad’s only two seniors, were recognized for six awards collectively.
March 30, 2010
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC volleyball program announced its summer camp schedule that includes sessions for youth and high school girls, a tournament and individual or group instructions through private lessons.
December 02, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its fall honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team. Defiance College saw 15 student-athletes make the list, raising its total by two from one year ago.
November 19, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – For the first time ever, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced an All-Sportsmanship Team for the fall of 2009. The award was developed as part of a conference-wide sportsmanship initiative.
November 13, 2009
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference recently unveiled its 2009 award winners and all-conference team. Defiance placed three student-athletes on the All-HCAC team, with Danyel Lipps, Marlea Rolander and Sara Porter earning the honor.
November 09, 2009
BLUFFTON, Ohio – Sara Porter averaged 13.5 kills, 9.5 digs, 3.0 assists and 1.5 total blocks per match during Defiance College’s run to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals and has been selected to the seven-athlete HCAC All-Tournament Team.
November 07, 2009
BLUFFTON, Ohio – A strong 2009 season for the Defiance College volleyball team came to an end on Saturday night in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Semifinals. The fourth-seeded Jackets fell 25-15, 25-17, 23-25, 25-13 to the top-seeded Bluffton squad.
November 07, 2009
BLUFFTON, Ohio - DC held off the fifth-seeded Rose-Hulman Engineers in the opening round of HCAC on Saturday afternoon by a 25-20, 25-23, 20-25, 22-25, 15-11 score. The Jackets will now face top-seeded Bluffton at 7:00 pm with a trip to Sunday's championship match on the line.
November 06, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC volleyball team posted a 21-10 record during the 2009 regular season for its first 20-win campaign since 2005. The Yellow Jackets will now look to carry that success over into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, when it travels to Bluffton on Saturday.
November 03, 2009
BLUFFTON, Ohio – The 2009 regular season came to a close on Tuesday night, along with an eight-match winning streak for the Jackets via a 3-0 loss at Bluffton. The setback sealed DC as the fourth seed in the upcoming Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
November 01, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Ashton Judis and Danyel Lipps played in front of a home crown for the final time of their collegiate careers on Sunday and helped Defiance post a 25-18, 25-17, 25-13 win against Franklin. The victory moved DC to 4-3 in league play and clinched a spot in the upcoming HCAC Tournament.
October 24, 2009
GAMBIER, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team scored wins over Allegheny and Kenyon on Saturday to push its current win streak to seven-straight contests and to record the fourth 20-win season in the seven-year tenure of head coach David Kwan.
October 22, 2009
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Defiance College blistered the Manchester defense on Thursday evening, en route to sweeping the Spartans for the team’s fifth-straight win. The Jackets posted a team hitting percentage of .418 and evened their record in HCAC play.
October 17, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College had little trouble racking up its fourth-straight win and its 17th victory of the 2009 campaign on Saturday, as it rolled past Marygrove in straight sets on Saturday during DC’s ‘Dig Pink’ rally.
October 15, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team will take part in the fight against breast cancer when it hosts Marygrove on Saturday at 12:00 pm. DC is one of hundreds of volleyball programs around the country raising funds for breast cancer research during the 2009 season.
October 14, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance continued its push towards the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with a brisk 25-18, 27-25, 25-20 win over Anderson on Wednesday night. The Jackets dominated play at the net and hit .250 as a team to go with eight total blocks in the victory.
October 13, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College volleyball program has announced that its tri-match scheduled for Saturday, October 17 will now be a single match against Marygrove beginning at noon. The Jackets had originally been slated to play Marygrove at 10:00 am and then Wilmington in a 2:00 pm match.
October 10, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Defiance College volleyball team picked up its first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season on Saturday, with a 3-0 win at Transylvania. The Jackets also topped Cincinnati Clermont in straight sets in a non-conference contest.
October 09, 2009
DANVILLE, Ky. – Defiance played its third-straight five-set match on Friday, this time suffering a 3-2 loss in a non-conference clash at Centre. The loss drops the Jackets to 13-9 overall for the 2009 season.
October 04, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College split a pair of matches at home for the second time in as many days on Sunday afternoon. The Jackets dropped a five-set loss to Hanover but rebounded to outlast Kalamazoo in five.
October 03, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Danyel Lipps recorded five kills in a three-set defeat against Mount St. Joseph to become Defiance’s all-time career leader in kills. Lipps and DC would bounce back in their second match of the afternoon to top Kenyon in four sets.
September 26, 2009
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The 2009 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference schedule got off to a frustrating start for the Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon, as the DC volleyball team fell in five sets at Rose-Hulman.
September 25, 2009
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Defiance College took on Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival, Franklin College, in a non-conference clash on Friday night and came away with a comfortable three-set victory.
September 21, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance College is pleased to announce that fans can now keep up with the Jackets on Twitter. The DC Athletics Twitter page will be updated with the latest headlines and scores and followers can sign up to get the Twitter updates sent instantly via mobile texting, instant messages or email.
September 21, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has selected Defiance College’s Danyel Lipps as its Player of the Week for volleyball, after the senior outside hitter led the Jackets to a 4-2 record and a second-place showing at the Marietta Tournament.
September 19, 2009
MARIETTA, Ohio – Defiance moved to 3-0 at the Marietta Tournament with a sweep of Ohio Valley but fell one win shy of claiming the tournament championship after suffering a straight-set defeat to the host Marietta squad.
September 18, 2009
MARIETTA, Ohio – Defiance College positioned itself for a shot at its second tournament championship of the year with a pair of wins on Friday at the Marietta Tournament. DC will enter Saturday as one of two remaining unbeaten teams in the round-robin event.
September 16, 2009
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College volleyball team won for the fifth time in its last six matches by sweeping Earlham on Wednesday night. The Jackets posted a season-high .387 hitting percentage en route to the 3-0 victory.
September 15, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College saw its four-match win streak snapped on Tuesday night, via a four-set loss to No. 29 Heidelberg. The Yellow Jackets started slow, before rallying to win the third set to extend the match.
September 12, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College won its volleyball invitational for the second-straight year and the third time since 2005 by notching a pair of 3-0 victories over Concordia and Marygrove on Saturday.
September 11, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The 2009 Defiance College Invitational started with a bang for the Yellow Jackets on Friday, as DC rallied for a four-set win over Siena Heights, before edging Huntington in a thrilling five-set affair.
September 10, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – For the tenth year in a row the Defiance College volleyball team will host the DC Invitational. The Yellow Jackets will be joined by Concordia, Huntington, Marygrove and Siena Heights in the round-robin tournament on Friday and Saturday.
September 08, 2009
ADA, Ohio – Defiance went on the road Tuesday night to face its toughest challenge so far during the 2009 season in the form of the fourth-rated Ohio Northern Polar Bears. The Jackets fell in three sets to ONU after pushing the Bears in each of the final two sets.
September 05, 2009
ALLIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College closed out its season-opening performance at the 2009 Mount Union Tournament on Saturday by splitting a pair of matches against Case Western and Westminster.
September 05, 2009
ALLIANCE, Ohio – The 2009 season got underway for the Defiance College volleyball team on Friday with a pair of matches at the Mount Union Tournament. DC pulled out a five-set win against Oberlin to start the day, before dropping a straight-set loss to Alma.
August 06, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The 2009 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Poll was recently released by the league office. The Yellow Jackets placed five student-athletes on the HCAC Preseason Watch List and were picked to finish third in the nine-team league.