February 12, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball program will host two camps this summer in the month of July. The two camps are the Little Jacket Volleyball Camp and the High School Volleyball Camp.
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!
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.
November 30, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its fall honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team, with Defiance placing 29 student-athletes on the list. The 29 award winners is nine more than the 2011 season and the most DC has ever placed on the list.
November 07, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The HCAC handed out its end-of-season honors on Wednesday and the Defiance College volleyball program earned a number of accolades. Head coach Brie Brenner was named the HCAC Coach of the Year, while Alexis Pierce, Alicia Kalik, and Chelsea Ludeman received All-HCAC honors.
November 05, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Alexis Pierce added another honor to her long list of accolades for the 2012 Yellow Jacket volleyball season, as the junior was placed on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team. This award marks the third all-tournament team Pierce has been named to this season.
November 03, 2012
CINCINNATI, Ohio – The 2012 season came to a close on Saturday for the DC volleyball squad, as the Yellow Jackets fell in straight sets to the top-seeded Mount St. Joseph Lions in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals.
November 01, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – After ending the regular season with a dominating straight-set victory over HCAC rival Bluffton University followed by a thrilling four-set win over Hanover in the HCAC Tournament Quarterfinals, the Yellow Jacket volleyball team is surging into the semifinal round against Mount St. Joseph.
October 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket volleyball team hosted its first home HCAC Tournament match on Tuesday evening, as Defiance played Hanover in the quarterfinals. The Purple and Gold produced a determined and driven effort to pull out a four-set victory by scores of 25-23, 14-25, 25-22 and 29-27.
October 29, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team is gearing up to host its first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament match in school history on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. against Hanover College. The winner of the match will play at Mount St. Joseph on Saturday in the semifinal round.
October 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC is proud to announce that the Yellow Jackets’ first round HCAC volleyball matchup against Hanover will be available to view as a free live webcast on the Yellow Jacket Sports Network on Tuesday evening. The match will be played in the Weaner Center and the contest begins at 7 p.m.
October 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – On a day when Defiance athletics hosted arch-nemesis Bluffton in women’s soccer, men’s soccer and volleyball in pivotal HCAC matchups, the Jacket volleyball team completed the sweep for DC with an emphatic 3-0 victory over the Beavers to clinch the four-seed in the HCAC tournament.
October 22, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Junior outside hitter Chelsea Ludeman earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for her stellar play in DC’s last four matches. This marks the first time Ludeman has received this award in her illustrious career.
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 – The DC volleyball team entered Sunday tied for third place in the HCAC standings with Rose-Hulman. The two squads faced off on Sunday afternoon in a pivotal match. Unfortunately, the Jackets were defeated by the Fightin’ Engineers in four sets by scores of 17-25, 25-22, 25-13, 25-12.
October 20, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket volleyball team finished up the non-conference portion of its schedule on Saturday afternoon with matches against Case Western Reserve and Muskingum. Defiance earned a split on the day, as the Jackets lost in five sets to Case and defeated Muskingum in straight-sets.
October 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC volleyball team qualified for the HCAC postseason tournament for the second consecutive season on Wednesday evening with a straight-set victory over Anderson University. The win gives the Jackets a conference record of 5-2 and an overall record of 15-10.
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.
October 14, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC volleyball team desperately needed a victory after a four-set loss on Saturday night against Transylvania. Junior Chelsea Ludeman stepped up and produced a big-time performance that powered the Jackets to a thrilling five-set win over Hanover College to stay above .500 in conference play.
October 13, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC volleyball team was defeated in four-sets on Saturday evening by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference first place Transylvania Pioneers. The Jackets claimed the first set 25-22 before dropping the next three by scores of 25-20, 25-19 and 25-18.
October 11, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team plays its first true home match of the season on Saturday evening, as the Jackets host Transylvania University in a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown at 7:00 p.m.
October 06, 2012
CINCINNATI – The Yellow Jacket volleyball team suffered its first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference loss of the season at the hands of the Lions from Mount St. Joseph, who remain undefeated in conference play. Defiance was defeated in four sets by scores of 25-23, 24-26, 25-19, and 25-17.
October 03, 2012
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The DC volleyball team continued its dominant play on Wednesday evening, as the Jackets traveled to North Manchester, Ind. for a HCAC matchup against the Spartans. The Jackets picked up their fourth consecutive straight-set victory winning by scores of 25-18, 25-22, 25-22.
September 29, 2012
FRANKLIN, Ind. – The DC volleyball team is off to its best start in HCAC play in three seasons. Defiance handled Franklin with ease, winning in straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-13 and 25-18. DC followed a win in the opener with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-18 win in the second match against IU-Kokomo.
September 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team opened up Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Wednesday evening against Earlham College. The Purple and Gold silenced the Quaker attack and won in straight sets by scores of 25-8, 25-13 and 25-18.
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 22, 2012
CHICAGO – The DC volleyball team wrapped up the second and final day of the Gargoyle Classic. The day did not go as planned for the Purple and Gold, as the Jackets lost matches against No. 18 Mount Union and Carroll. Saturday marks the first time all season DC has lost two matches in one day.
September 21, 2012
CHICAGO – The Yellow Jacket volleyball squad set a team record for most aces in a match on Friday during their first match of the Gargoyle Classic. Defiance totaled an astounding 20 aces in a straight-set victory over Chatham University.
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.
September 15, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team ended up splitting a pair of matches on days one and two at Marietta over the weekend. In the final day, the Jackets won their first matchup over Ohio Wesleyan in straight sets before losing to a powerful Trine side in four sets.
September 14, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team squared off against a familiar face on Friday evening, as the Jackets played Adrian College, which is led by previous DC head coach David Kwan. The Purple and Gold disposed of the Bulldogs in straight sets by scores of 25-17, 25-17 and 25-18.
September 11, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jackets’ volleyball team faced its biggest challenge of the season Tuesday evening when it hosted 21st ranked Heidelberg. DC played a competitive match, but was unable to pull the upset, as Heidelberg won in three sets.
September 09, 2012
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – First year head coach Brie Brenner has instilled a new attitude into the Defiance College volleyball team to begin the 2012 season. The Jackets finished off the Rose-Hulman Invitational by winning both matches on the final day and ending the tourney with a 3-1 record.
September 08, 2012
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket volleyball team traveled to Terre Haute this weekend for the Rose-Hulman Invitational. Defiance recorded both a win and a loss during the first day of action on Saturday against Webster and DePauw.
September 05, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket’s match against Heidelberg on Tuesday, September 11 has been changed from an away match to a home event. The Jackets will host Heidelberg at 7:00 p.m. The match will be played at Defiance High School due to the ongoing renovation in the Karl H. Weaner Center.
September 04, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The reigning HCAC Freshman of the Year earned another award to start her sophomore campaign. Setter Alicia Kalik was named the HCAC Offensive Player of the Week for volleyball after a stellar performance at the Green Hornet Invitational over the weekend.
September 01, 2012
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Yellow Jacket volleyball team had a thrilling final day of action in the Green Hornet Invitational, as the team split a pair of five-set matches against Kalamazoo and Olivet on Saturday.
August 31, 2012
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Defiance College volleyball team got off to its best start since 2005 on Friday evening, winning its opening matches against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponents Anderson and Franklin by scores of 3-1 and 3-0 respectively.
August 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College volleyball team has many new faces this season, both on the court and on the sideline. The 2012 season marks the first for Brie Brenner, a Defiance native, as the head coach of the Yellow Jackets.
August 17, 2012
August 06, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College has announced that the first three home contests of the 2012 volleyball schedule have been moved to the campus of Defiance High School due to on-going facilities upgrades inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
August 06, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The HCAC has released its preseason coaches’ poll and DC is placed sixth out of the ten squads. The Purple and Gold received 48 points from the conference coaches. Hanover received the top spot with 88 points followed by Transylvania (86) and Bluffton (76).