2010-11 Defiance Women's Basketball News

  • Women's D-III News Names Erica King to All-Freshman Team
    March 25, 2011
    BEAVERTON, Ore. – DC’s Erica King was recognized as one of the top young NCAA Div. III women’s basketball players in the country with her recent selection to the D-III News All-Freshman Team. The Pettisville, Ohio native was one of 11 players in the nation to receive the distinction.
  • Defiance Adds Seven to Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team
    March 23, 2011
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its winter honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team on Wednesday, with Defiance placing seven student-athletes on the list. The seven award winners give DC five more than its 2009 winter total.
  • Defiance Places Four on HCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
    March 08, 2011
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2011 All-Sportsmanship Team on Tuesday for the winter seasons. The award is part of the league-wide initiative to promote good sportsmanship.
  • Bateman, Stucke, and King Honored with All-HCAC Nods
    March 02, 2011
    GREENWOOD, Ind. - All three members of the Lady Jackets’ starting backcourt were recognized as all-conference performers on Wednesday, when the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its list of 2010-11 All-HCAC selections.
  • Jackets Go One and Done with First-Round Loss to Spartans
    February 25, 2011
    HANOVER, Ind. – Manchester avenged its first-round loss to Defiance in last season’s conference tournament by coming from 17 points behind to top the Jackets, 74-62, in the HCAC Tournament Quarterfinals on Friday evening. Defiance ends the season with a 12-14 overall record.
  • Jackets End Regular Season with 83-81 Win vs. Franklin
    February 19, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On an afternoon that Defiance celebrated the accomplishments of its seniors, a freshman guard stole the show, posting a game-high 22 points to lead DC to a thrilling 83-81 victory over Franklin. The win puts Defiance at 12-13 overall and 10-8 in the conference to conclude the regular-season slate.
  • Defiance Beats Bluffton to Clinch HCAC Tournament Berth
    February 16, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Lady Jackets clinched their second-straight appearance in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with a 73-63 win over Bluffton on Wednesday night. DC (11-13; 9-8) closed the first half on a 12-2 run, and carried the momentum through halftime to secure the victory.
  • Lady Jackets Fall, 99-92, in Overtime Against Mount St. Joseph
    February 12, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Forty minutes of regulation play was not enough to determine a winner on Saturday, in a game that featured 17 ties and 26 lead changes between Defiance and Mount St. Joseph. Mount outscored Defiance, 15-8, in the overtime period, handing DC the 99-92 loss.
  • Schmersal Takes Three-Point Title in 81-56 Win at Earlham
    February 09, 2011
    RICHMOND, Ind. – The Lady Jackets weathered a hot start by Earlham on Wednesday evening before walking away with an 81-56 victory and an 8-7 mark in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Earlham remains winless on the season with the loss.
  • Schmersal Makes History in Jackets' Loss to Transylvania
    February 05, 2011
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Courtney Schmersal would have preferred to do it in a winning effort, but nonetheless, the senior sharpshooter tied DC’s all-time record for three-point field goals made in a career, hitting three against the Pioneers to bump her career total up to 142. Defiance fell, 104-64, in the game.
  • Lady Jackets' Offense Stays Hot in 85-76 Win at Manchester
    February 03, 2011
    N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Manchester’s defense had held its opponents to 60.9 points per game and hadn’t allowed any opponent this season to score more than 77 points entering Thursday’s matchup with the Lady Jackets. Defiance bucked that trend, dropping 85 on the Spartans in an 85-76 road victory.
  • First-Place Panthers Get the Best of DC in High-Scoring Affair
    January 29, 2011
    HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance posted the most points scored against Hanover’s defense this season, but fell short, 102-91, against the HCAC’s top-ranked team. The Lady Jackets (8-11; 6-6 HCAC) remain in fifth place in the conference with six games left in the regular season.
  • Stucke's Jumper with Five Ticks Left Lifts DC to 69-67 Victory
    January 26, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Lady Jackets trailed by three with 20 seconds left on the clock, but managed to score five unanswered points in the last 19 seconds to beat Anderson, 69-67, and claim their third-consecutive home victory. Defiance improves to 6-5 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with the win.
  • HCAC's Leading Defense Can't Stop the Jackets in 79-72 Victory
    January 22, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance claimed sole possession of fifth place in the conference with a 79-72 win over Rose-Hulman on Saturday. The HCAC’s leading defense could not contain the Yellow Jackets, as they poured in 79 points, marking the highest point total scored against the Engineers this season.
  • Second-Half Struggles Doom Jackets in Showdown at Bluffton
    January 19, 2011
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – Defiance took a nine-point lead into halftime against Bluffton on Wednesday night, but surrendered 52-second half points as the Beavers rallied to claim a 90-83 win in front of their home crowd. Defiance and Bluffton are now locked in a tie for sixth place with 4-5 records in the HCAC.
  • Free Throw Shooting Hurts the Jackets in 73-60 Loss at Franklin
    January 15, 2011
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Lady Jackets have not won a game at Franklin College since joining the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference prior to the 2000-01 season, and that trend continued on Saturday afternoon, as DC dropped a 73-60 decision and fell into fifth place with a 4-4 mark in the conference.
  • Jackets Crush the Quakers, 100-83, Improve to 4-3 in the HCAC
    January 12, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jackets reached the century mark for the second time this season, and won their fourth game in five chances as they crushed the Quakers of Earlham College, 100-83, on Wednesday night. Defiance is now 4-3 in the HCAC.
  • Comden Caps Big Second Half with Game-Winning Shot at MSJ
    January 08, 2011
    CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Lady Jackets picked up a crucial conference victory over the Lions of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday to move into a tie for fourth place with a 3-3 record in the HCAC. DC’s win was its third in its last four contests, and its first time this season to win a game by a single-digit margin.
  • Poor Shooting Dooms Jackets in 58-48 Loss Versus Transy
    January 05, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The shots were not falling for the Lady Jackets on Wednesday evening, as a matchup of the HCAC’s top-two scoring offenses turned into a defensive battle. Transylvania topped the Jackets, 58-48, dropping Defiance to 2-3 in the conference.
  • Suffocating Defense Gives Lady Jackets Second Straight Win
    December 30, 2010
    WOOSTER, Ohio – The Lady Jackets recorded what was statistically their best defensive effort in nearly seven years as they held the College of Wooster to just 38 points in a convincing, 53-38, road victory. It marked the program’s best defensive showing since holding Manchester College to 38 points on Jan. 14, 2004.
  • Lady Jackets Pack Holiday Season with Community Service
    December 23, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team continued its strong tradition of community service by participating in the Backpack Buddy Program on Thursday, Dec. 16, in conjunction with the United Church of Christ.
  • Bateman Placed on Pro Rehab - Hubbard Co. All-Tourney Team
    December 22, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – After posting 18.5 points per game over the weekend, and notching a career-high 23 points in the Lady Jackets’ victory over Brescia University on Saturday, Molly Bateman was selected as DC’s sole representative on the Pro Rehab – Hubbard Co. All-Tournament Team.
  • Jackets Bounce NAIA Div. II No. 16 Brescia in Consolation Game
    December 18, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance overcame an early shooting slump to claim an 85-74 victory against one of the top teams in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Brescia University, on Saturday. DC exploded with 56 second-half points to end the Pro Rehab – Hubbard Co. Tournament with a big win.
  • Jackets Fall in Overtime Thriller, 103-100, to Allegheny Gators
    December 17, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance and Allegheny combined for the most points ever scored in a Pro Rehab – Hubbard Co. Tournament game, exchanging 13 leads and 17 ties before the Gators escaped with the 103-100 victory. The loss marks the first opening-round defeat for DC in the history of the tournament.
  • Lady Jackets Fall in High-Scoring Affair, 92-75, Against Hanover
    December 11, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance had four players post double-digit scoring outputs in its matchup with the conference-leading Hanover Panthers on Saturday, but struggled to come up with defensive stops in a 92-75 defeat. Hanover remains undefeated with the win, while the Jackets fall to fifth place with a 2-2 mark in the HCAC.
  • Lady Jackets Let One Slip Against the Spartans
    December 08, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance received its first conference loss of the season on Wednesday, as the visiting Spartans of Manchester erupted with 52 second-half points, and left the Jackets on the losing end of an 85-74 shootout. The loss drops DC into a four-way tie for second place with a 2-1 record in the HCAC.
  • Jackets Win Second Straight in HCAC Bout with Rose-Hulman
    December 04, 2010
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Lady Jackets picked up their second win in as many games with a 67-50 victory at Rose-Hulman on Saturday afternoon. After taking command during the final minutes of the first half, Defiance used defense and ball security to maintain the lead in its most lopsided win of the season.
  • Defiance's Depth is the Difference in First HCAC Victory
    December 01, 2010
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Lady Jackets got a much-needed win in their first conference match of the season on Wednesday night, outscoring the Ravens 48-34 in the second half on the way to a 75-63 victory. Senior guard, Molly Bateman, led the charge with a career-high 17 points, including 12 in the second half.
  • Number-Two Ranked Hope Spoils Lady Jackets' Home Opener
    November 23, 2010
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The number-two ranked Hope College Flying Dutch, and their First-Team All-American center, Carrie Snikkers, handed the Lady Jackets a 76-56 defeat on Tuesday evening to spoil the Jackets’ 2010-11 home-opener. DC falls to 0-4 to start the season with the loss.
  • Comden's Strong Play is Rewarded with All-Tournament Nod
    November 22, 2010
    WILMINGTON, Ohio – One of the biggest concerns for the 2010-11 Lady Jacket basketball team entering the season was finding a replacement for its departed all-conference center, Mandie White. Just three games into the season, those concerns have been alleviated by the stellar play of sophomore center, Kim Comden.
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