2012 Baseball News

  • Waterman Leads Four Yellow Jackets on All-HCAC Team
    May 16, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference recently unveiled its 2012 All-Conference Team for baseball, with Defiance placing four student-athletes on the list.
  • DC Baseball Completes Sweep of MSJ to End Season
    May 05, 2012
    CINCINNATI – Defiance College wrapped up its 2012 baseball season on a positive note, handling Mount St. Joseph by a 5-4 margin to complete a series sweep of the Lions.
  • Jackets Pound Mount St. Joseph in Doubleheader Sweep
    May 04, 2012
    CINCINNATI – Defiance College earned its first doubleheader sweep of the season against a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe by scoring 23 runs in a pair of victories at Mount St. Joseph on Friday evening.
  • Donese Drives Home Three in Loss to Heidelberg
    May 01, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College took its home field for the final time of the 2012 campaign, hosting Heidelberg University on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game. The Berg never trailed and held off a ninth-inning rally by the Jackets in the 8-5 contest.
  • DC Baseball Scores 12-Inning Victory at Hanover
    April 29, 2012
    HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance outlasted Hanover in Sunday’s series finale, using a five-run outburst in the top of the 12th inning to secure a 12-7 victory in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest.
  • Panthers Escape with Two Wins Against Defiance
    April 28, 2012
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College baseball team suffered two more defeats by two runs or fewer, pushing the number of times that has happened this season to 13 with 4-3 and 10-8 setbacks at Hanover on Saturday.
  • Jackets Fade After Fast Start in Rain-Shortened Contest
    April 25, 2012
    ADA, Ohio – Defiance waited out a 105 minute rain delay, before jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning of Wednesday’s non-conference tilt at Ohio Northern.
  • Defiance Holds Off Spartans in Thrilling Triumph
    April 24, 2012
    N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Defiance College opened Tuesday’s game at Manchester with five-straight hits and eventually built a 7-0 lead, en route to holding off the Spartans in a dramatic, 10-9, victory.
  • Taylor and Habecker Push DC Past Anderson in Series Finale
    April 22, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC’s Jake Taylor allowed just one earned run in eight efficient innings and Andy Habecker delivered a pair of run-scoring singles on Sunday, as the Yellow Jackets handled Anderson by a 4-2 margin in the series finale at Craig A. Rutter Field.
  • Jacket Bats Struggle in Senior Day Defeats to Ravens
    April 21, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance managed only two runs over 16 innings of Saturday’s doubleheader against Anderson and suffered 2-0 and 8-2 losses against the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference-leading Ravens on Senior Day at Rutter Field.
  • Waterman Delivers Game-Winning Hit at Bluffton
    April 17, 2012
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – Darin Waterman laced a run-scoring single in the top of the ninth inning to give Defiance a 5-4 lead at Bluffton on Tuesday and the Jackets held on for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory on the diamond over the Beavers.
  • Jackets Cough Up Eight-Run Lead in Loss at Earlham
    April 13, 2012
    RICHMOND, Ind. – Defiance opened a weekend set at Earlham by jumping one of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s top-rated pitching staffs for eight runs in the first two innings but could not hold on, as the Quakers stormed back for the 12-9 win on Friday.
  • HCAC Names DC’s Waterman as Pitcher of the Week
    April 09, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Darin Waterman shut down the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s highest scoring offense and helped Defiance score a 2-1 win at Franklin to earn the HCAC’s Pitcher-of-the-Week honor.
  • Spartans Top Defiance in HCAC Showdown at Parkview Field
    April 09, 2012
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Defiance College could not dent the scoreboard until the bottom of the eighth inning and suffered a 9-3 loss to Manchester College at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Monday evening.
  • Grizzlies Take Weekend Set Over DC with Saturday Victory
    April 07, 2012
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – Franklin scored five runs in the third inning to take a 6-2 lead and held off Defiance for the 7-5 victory and a series win against the Yellow Jackets over the weekend at FC’s McDowell Field. The loss was DC’s ninth of the year by two runs or fewer.
  • DC Baseball Scores HCAC Win at Franklin
    April 06, 2012
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – Defiance picked up its first conference victory of the season on Friday, scoring an extra-inning win over Franklin with a 2-1 victory in eight innings. The Jackets then fell, 10-2, in the second contest to split the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader.
  • NCAA Division I Bowling Green Too Much for DC
    April 04, 2012
    BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Defiance College took a break from its conference slate on Wednesday afternoon to take on NCAA Division I foe Bowling Green.
  • Bluffton Uses Six-Run Sixth to Get Past Jackets
    April 03, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Bluffton sent a pair of three-run home runs over the right field fence at Craig A. Rutter Field on Tuesday afternoon and used a six-run sixth inning rally to secure a 10-2 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Defiance.
  • DC’s Kremer Lands on D3baseball.com Team of the Week
    April 03, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Two days after hitting for the cycle to earn Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter-of-the-Week honors, DC’s Brad Kremer has been named to the D3baseball.com National Team of the Week, after batting .571 with five extra-base hits in four outings.
  • HCAC Names Kremer as Hitter of the Week
    April 02, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College’s Brad Kremer hit for the cycle and posted a 1.731 OPS over four games to fuel the Yellow Jacket attack, and has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Hitter of the Week.
  • DC's Kremer Hits for Cycle in Loss to Transylvania
    April 01, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Brad Kremer hit for the cycle in reverse order over his final four trips to the plate on Sunday and ended the afternoon with three runs scored, two RBI and a home run, but the Yellow Jackets could not slow Transylvania in a 15-6 loss at Rutter Field.
  • DC Baseball Drops Pair to Pioneers
    March 31, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College managed just two hits in a 4-0 setback to Transylvania in Saturday’s opener and then suffered a 4-3 defeat in the second contest at Rutter Field.
  • Jackets Hold Off Albion for Non-Conference Victory
    March 27, 2012
    ALBION, Mich. – The Defiance College baseball team got another solid pitching performance and backed it up with a two-run first inning and a three-run sixth to score a 5-4 victory at Albion on Tuesday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets never trailed in the contest and moved to 7-6 on the year in non-conference action.
  • Rose-Hulman Spoils Gem from Leskow to Edge Past Jackets
    March 25, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Stephen Leskow took a perfect game into the fifth inning and combined with Brett Belew and Alex Schomaeker to hold Rose-Hulman without an earned run, but the Engineers scraped across three unearned tallies and completed the series sweep with a 3-1 win on Sunday afternoon at Rutter Field.
  • Engineers Take Pair of Pitcher's Duels Over Defiance
    March 24, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Darin Waterman and Jake Taylor each tossed a complete game, holding Rose-Hulman to six earned runs and nine hits over 16 innings of work but the Yellow Jackets could not pull out a victory.
  • Jackets Take Home Opener with 7-2 Win Over Lourdes
    March 21, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College evened its season record at 6-6 with a 7-2 victory over Lourdes College on Wednesday in the 2012 home opener for the Yellow Jackets. DC never trailed in the contest and used a two-run home run from Jonathan Murphy in the eighth to seal the victory.
  • DC Closes Gene Cusic Classic with Rout of Principia
    March 16, 2012
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Defiance College baseball team scored 16 runs in its final contest in Fort Myers, Florida to earn a 16-4 victory over Principia. The win gave the Jackets a split of Friday’s doubleheader and moved DC to 4-3 during its stay at the Gene Cusic Classic.
  • Yellow Jackets Rally but Fall Short to Lakeland
    March 15, 2012
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance College scored in each of the final three innings on Thursday to nearly overcome an early 8-3 deficit against Lakeland. The comeback fell one run short however, as the Muskies held on for the 8-7 victory over DC.
  • Jackets Slug Past UM-Morris for Doubleheader Sweep
    March 13, 2012
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance crossed the plate 19 times in two games on Tuesday and took a pair of victories against Minnesota-Morris at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. The two wins moved the Jackets to 3-1 during their spring trip, with three games left to play.
  • DC Baseball Opens Florida Trip with Split
    March 12, 2012
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Defiance College allowed two runs in the final frame of Monday’s opener against New England and fell by a 7-5 margin, before putting seven runs on the board in the first frame of the nightcap and holding on for the 11-7 victory in Fort Myers, Florida.
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