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Sports Information Office


The Defiance College Office of Sports Information is located on the south side of the Karl H. Weaner Center adjacent to the McMaster Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on game day as time requires. The office can be reached by calling 419-783-2566.


Weekly Media Services

The Sports Information Office produces weekly releases featuring notes, statistics and other pertinent information on Yellow Jackets teams. Each week’s release will be located on the right side of the web page of the designated sports. The PDF formatted document is posted every Tuesday by noon.


Press Credentials

Requests for credentials for working press, photographers, television and radio should be made to Ashley Birchmeier, Sports Information Director. Credentials should be requested at least seven days in advance of the game. No credentials will be mailed. If there is a special circumstance, please contact the Sports Information Office.


Radio and Television

Radio stations planning to originate a broadcast(s) at a Defiance Athletics event should contact the Sports Information Office at least one week prior to the planned broadcast. Courtesy lines are provided for the official station of the opposing school.


Player Interviews

Media members must adhere to the following guidelines regarding Defiance College player interviews: (1) All player interviews must be coordinated through the Sports Information Office; (2) Players are available for interviews, either at the Sports Information Office or via telephone prior to practice (generally 1:30-4:00 p.m.) and following the completion of practice; (3) Please give at least 24 hours notice; (4) No interviews will be allowed prior to kickoff on gameday.


Sports Information Form

Online Student-Athlete Bio Form