2012 Softball News

  • Defiance Pushes Number of Academic All-HCAC Nods to 52
    May 15, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its spring honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team, with Defiance placing 18 student-athletes on the list for the third-highest tally within the league.
  • Five Defiance Softball Members Placed on All-HCAC Teams
    May 09, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket softball program had five of its players recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for their strong performances during the 2012 season.
  • Jackets Win Season Finale on Sawmiller Walk-Off
    April 29, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College softball program capped Senior Day with a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh of Sunday’s second game against Rose-Hulman.
  • Big Red Sweeps Defiance in Non-Conference Matchup
    April 23, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC softball team managed to score three runs in each of its two games in Monday’s doubleheader against Denison University.
  • Bulldogs Outplay Defiance in Two-Game Sweep
    April 21, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket softball team hosted Adrian University in a non-conference matchup on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs’ pitching stifled the Defiance bats for much of the afternoon and won by scores of 7-0 and 4-2.
  • Spartans Silence Yellow Jackets Bats in Doubleheader
    April 17, 2012
    MANCHESTER, Ind. –The DC softball team traveled to Manchester College for a pivotal Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown.
  • Yellow Jackets Sweep Mount in Pivotal HCAC Doubleheader
    April 15, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College softball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Mount St. Joseph in a vital doubleheader for both squads.
  • Yellow Jackets Come Up Short Versus Bluffton
    April 10, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC softball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Bluffton University for a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Miller’s Stellar Weekend Performance Earns HCAC Honors
    April 09, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Junior Katie Miller has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week after posting superb numbers over four games against Hanover and Franklin.
  • Miller Delivers Late-Game Heroics in Softball Split
    April 07, 2012
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Defiance College softball team finished off its weekend Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road trip with a doubleheader at Franklin College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Yellow Jackets Sweep Panthers in Road HCAC Doubleheader
    April 06, 2012
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College softball team picked up two much needed wins on Friday afternoon, as the Jackets traveled to Hanover College to play the Panthers in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader.
  • Olivet Silences Yellow Jacket Bats to Sweep Doubleheader
    April 04, 2012
    OLIVET, Mich. – The DC softball team dropped a pair of games on Wednesday afternoon against Olivet College. The Yellow Jackets travelled to Olivet and dropped the first game by a score of 8-0 and game two by a score of 3-0.
  • Miller’s Monster Game Not Enough for Jackets at Anderson
    March 31, 2012
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Defiance College softball team traveled to Anderson University for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown on Saturday afternoon.
  • Gasco Leads Thunder Past Yellow Jackets at Trine
    March 28, 2012
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket softball team headed to Trine University on Wednesday afternoon for a doubleheader. The Thunder imposed their will, as the Yellow Jackets lost both games of the two-game set by scores of 10-0 and 16-2.
  • Belles Pitching Overpowers DC Hitters in Doubleheader
    March 26, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College softball team hosted Saint Mary’s College on a chilly Monday afternoon for a doubleheader. The Belles’ pitchers held the Yellow Jacket hitters at bay all afternoon as Saint Mary’s swept DC by scores of 4-0 and 6-2.
  • DC Softball Reaches 500-Win Milestone in Win Over Transylvania
    March 25, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket softball program reached an impressive mark of 500 wins on Sunday afternoon against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Transylvania.
  • Defensive Miscues Plague Yellow Jackets at Heidelberg
    March 21, 2012
    TIFFIN, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket softball team traveled to Heidelberg University on Wednesday afternoon for a double header in Tiffin, Ohio. DC was unable to pick up a victory in either game, losing game one 7-1 and game two by a score of 6-2.
  • Sawmiller Powers DC to Victory over Albion
    March 18, 2012
    ALBION, Mich. – With the Yellow Jacket offense struggling as of late, sophomore Jordan Sawmiller provided the spark that DC desperately needed to lift the team to a 4-2 victory over Albion College in game two of the doubleheader.
  • Yellow Jackets Come Up Just Short in Final Day of Rebel Games
    March 15, 2012
    ORLANDO – The Yellow Jackets’ softball team ended its stay in Florida with two tough losses at the Rebel Games. Defiance lost to Springfield in game one by a score of 2-0 and came up just short in the second game, losing 1-0 to Montclair State.
  • Dicke Dominates in Win Over Framingham State
    March 14, 2012
    ORLANDO – The Defiance College softball team split a pair of games in Orlando, Fla. during the Rebel Games over spring break. The Jackets dropped a close game one to McDaniel by a score of 6-5 but responded well by defeating Framingham St. 5-2.
  • Offense Sputters For DC in Day Two of Rebel Games
    March 12, 2012
    ORLANDO – The Defiance College softball team played two games on Monday morning down in Orlando, Fl. for the Rebel Games over spring break. The bats struggled to get going as the Yellow Jackets lost both games on the day.
  • Sloppy Defense Plagues Yellow Jackets in Loss
    March 11, 2012
    ORLANDO – The Lady Yellow Jackets lost their first game of the Rebel Games down in Florida to Washington College on Sunday morning. The game’s final score ended up 6-1.
  • Yellow Jacket Softball Selected Fourth in HCAC Preview
    February 21, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College softball team was picked fourth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll for softball.
  • Yellow Jacket Softball Receives Academic Honor
    October 10, 2011
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Defiance College softball team was honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for its excellence in the classroom for the 2010-11 academic year.