February 19, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s soccer program has posted the date for its College Prep Camp and has settled on April 6, 2013. Head coach Alex Van der Sluijs and the DC soccer staff and players will be instructing the camps.
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 19, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Senior Defender Katie Heitkamp and junior forward Karly Smith have been placed on the 2012 NCAA Women's Division III All-Ohio Team by the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association. Heitkamp was named as part of the Second-Team All-Ohio and Smith was placed on Third-Team All-Ohio.
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 06, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance women’s soccer team finished the season with its best record since joining the HCAC and also its first winning season since 2004. Katie Heitkamp, Karly Smith, Bibiana Parra and Lindsay Bubnick were named to the All-HCAC team for their efforts in the extremely successful season.
October 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletics department announced on Tuesday that it would install a synthetic field turf surface at Justin F. Coressel Stadium. The project is set to begin immediately and will be the latest in a string of upgrades to the athletics facilities at DC.
October 27, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – It was a dominant performance by the visiting Hanover Panthers, as they came to play on a day that had playoff implications on the line. With both teams fighting for a spot in the conference tournament, the Panthers bested the DC women’s soccer team 3-0 on Saturday, October 27.
October 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – In a tight matchup of arch rivals, the DC women’s soccer team came away with an important 1-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win over the Bluffton Beavers on Wednesday, October 24. Sophomore Lindsay Bubnick nailed a beautiful shot off the back post for the game-winner.
October 23, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Friday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s soccer match at home against Bluffton has been postponed. A the game has been moved to tomorrow Wednesday, October 24 with a start time of 2 p.m. The men's soccer match versus Bluffton will subsequently be moved to 4 p.m.
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 20, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A clutch 88th minute goal by junior Karly Smith tied the huge HCAC game at one and sent the match into extra minutes. But the Transylvania Pioneers would not be deterred and scored a game-winning goal in the 100th minute to defeat the DC women’s soccer team 2-1.
October 16, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance women’s soccer team dominated its match with the visiting Anderson Ravens on Tuesday, October 16. The key 5-0 victory improved DC’s record to 8-4-4 and 3-1-2 in the HCAC, as the team makes a push for the conference tournament. The Ravens drop to 0-15 (0-6 HCAC).
October 13, 2012
FRANKLIN, Ind. – After 110 minutes of play, both teams could not muster up a score, as the DC women’s soccer team tied the Franklin Grizzlies 0-0 on Saturday, October 13 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action.
October 09, 2012
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Defiance women’s soccer team suffered a tough first loss in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Tuesday, October 9, as the Lady Jackets fell to the Manchester Spartans by a score of 1-0 in double overtime.
October 08, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – To add on to the stellar season the DC women’s soccer team is having, freshman goalie Claire Turner is getting some appreciation from the conference, as she has been honored as the HCAC women’s soccer player of the week.
October 06, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore Alicia Ledford scored a pair of goals for her first on the season, and the Defiance women’s soccer team cruised to a 2-0 victory over the Rose-Hulman Fightin’ Engineers on Saturday, October 6. DC improves to 7-3-3 on the year, while Rose drops to 6-5-2.
October 02, 2012
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance women’s soccer team hung on for a 1-1 tie against the Earlham Quakers on Tuesday, October 2 thanks to a strong performance from goalie Claire Turner in HCAC play. The Jackets record holds steady at 6-3-3 (1-0-1 HCAC) with the Quakers going to 5-4-1 (1-0-1 HCAC).
September 29, 2012
CINCINNATI, Ohio – As the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play opened up today, the DC women’s soccer team found a way to win, as it has all season long. Junior Karly Smith was the hero for the team, as she scored with less than three minutes left in the game to give the Jackets the 1-0 victory.
September 24, 2012
PONTIAC, Mich. – The Defiance women’s soccer team had a nice change of scenery from this weekend’s storm-delayed match, as it traveled up to Michigan and defeated the Rochester Warriors 1-0 on their indoor field. DC gets back on the winning track and improves to 5-3-2 with the victory.
September 22, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – On an stormy day in Defiance, the DC women’s soccer team fell 3-0 to the Wilmington Quakers in a match that was delayed nearly two hours due to lightning. The loss halts the Jackets three game winning streak as they drop to 4-3-2.
September 19, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – In a match that was even for 80 solid minutes, the DC women’s soccer team blew open the game with a trio of goals from the 83rd to 86th minute to defeat Heidelberg. The victory gives the squad its first three game winning streak since 2007 and Coach Van der Sluijs’s first in his career with DC.
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 17, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC women’s soccer team moved over .500 for the first time since the beginning of the 2009-10 season, with a 3-1 victory over the Oberlin Yeowomen. The Jackets were led by sophomore midfielder Lindsay Bubnick who scored twice and notched an assist.
September 15, 2012
NEW CONCORD, Ohio – One day removed from a total drought of offense at Capital where the DC women’s soccer team couldn’t produce a single shot at goal, it responded with a 20 shot outburst on Muskingum that led to an impressive 4-2 road victory on Saturday, September 15.
September 14, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The DC Lady Jackets soccer team fell 2-0 at the hands of the Capital Crusaders on Friday, September 14. Defiance’s record moves to 1-2-2, while Capital advances to 4-3 on the season.
September 09, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – There was nothing but zeros on the scoreboard for the DC women’s soccer match against Westminister as both teams were unable to muster in a goal over 110 minutes of play. The tie brings the Jackets record to 1-1-2 with Westminister going to 2-2-1.
September 08, 2012
MARIETTA, Ohio – Sophomore Melina Alexander was the hero today for Defiance as she scored her first career goal for the game-winning score in the Yellow Jackets come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Bethany College Bison of West Virginia.
September 02, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Lady Jacket soccer team gave it’s all in the match with the College of Brockport Golden Eagles, but the talented New York squad wore DC down and scored three goals in the second half to head home with a victory.
August 31, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC Lady Jackets soccer team never gave up and Erica Islas drilled a goal with 15 seconds remaining to tie the match at one apiece with Greenville. The game went through both OT's with no scores to end in a 1-to-1 tie. The draw brings both DC and Greenville to a 0-0-1 record to open the season.
August 30, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Lady Jackets soccer season kicks off this weekend at DC, where the Jackets will host the College of Brockport and Greenville College in the annual DC Purple and Gold Classic. The classic runs from Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2, with each team slated for two matches.
August 07, 2012
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The 2012 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason poll for women’s soccer was announced and the Lady Jackets were notched in ninth place on the list. For the squad, two were chosen for the HCAC Watch List in senior midfielder Katie Heitkamp and junior midfielder Bibiana Parra.