2011-12 Defiance Women's Basketball News

  • DC Set to Move Forward with Cox as Women's Basketball Coach
    April 20, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College announced on Friday that it had hired Jessica Cox as the 12th head coach in the history of the Yellow Jacket women’s basketball program. Cox will begin her post with the Purple and Gold on May 14.
  • DC Places 14 on HCAC's Winter Academic Team
    March 26, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its winter honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team, with Defiance putting 14 student-athletes on the list. The 14 award winners gave the Yellow Jackets the third-highest total in the league.
  • Yellow Jackets Collect Awards from HCAC
    February 29, 2012
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has recognized three Yellow Jackets for their play during the 2011-2012 season. Erica King and Kim Comden were named All-HCAC while Brooke Zachrich was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Jackets Fall to Transylvania in HCAC Tournament
    February 24, 2012
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell in the quarterfinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament to Transylvania, 57-42, on Friday. Sophomore Erica King led the Jackets with 11 points.
  • Harshman Scores 17 Points in Loss to No. 19 Franklin
    February 18, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Franklin College, 61-52, on Saturday. Sophomore Hannah Harshman led the Jackets with 17 points.
  • Jackets Clinch HCAC Tournament Spot with Win Over Bluffton
    February 15, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team secured a spot in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament by beating Bluffton, 77-68. The Yellow Jackets had five players post double digits.
  • Cold Shooting Dooms Yellow Jackets at Rose-Hulman
    February 11, 2012
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell on the road at Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Rose-Hulman, 60-33, on Saturday. Sophomore Erica King led DC with 19 points.
  • King, Harshman Lead Jackets to Victory Over Earlham
    February 08, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team used 19 points from Erica King and 16 points from Hannah Harshman to roll to a 70-57 victory over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Earlham College.
  • Yellow Jackets Down Lions Behind 20 Points from King
    February 04, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore Erica King scored 20 points to lead the Defiance College women’s basketball team to a 71-55 victory over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Mount St. Joseph on Saturday.
  • Manchester Grinds Out Conference Win Against Yellow Jackets
    February 01, 2012
    N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell in a low-scoring, defensive struggle against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Manchester, 41-34. Sophomore Erica King led Defiance with nine points.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall Short Against Transylvania
    January 28, 2012
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game on the road against Transylvania, 69-66. Junior Kim Comden paced Defiance with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
  • King's 18 Points Leads Jackets to Victory Over Anderson
    January 25, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore Erica King poured in 18 points on five-of-nine shooting to help the Defiance College women’s basketball team to a 62-54 victory over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Anderson University. The Jackets improve to 6-5 in the HCAC with the win.
  • Jackets Fall to Hanover in Hard-Fought Conference Game
    January 21, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought contest to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Hanover College, 74-66. Junior Emma Starks provided a boost off of the bench with a team-best 14 points for the Yellow Jackets.
  • Career Night for Zachrich Pushes DC to Overtime Win
    January 18, 2012
    RICHMOND, Ind. – Freshman Megan Zachrich scored a career-best 19 points and added five rebounds to lead the Defiance College women’s basketball team to an 81-73 victory over Earlham. Sophomore Erica King and Hannah Harshman also reached double digits in the win.
  • Comden, King Lead Yellow Jackets Past Mount St. Joseph
    January 14, 2012
    CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team used big games from Kim Comden and Erica King to pick up a road win against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Mount St. Joseph, 69-56. The win keeps Defiance in fourth place in the conference.
  • Spartans Defeat Defiance in Conference Action
    January 11, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Manchester College, 58-47, on Wednesday night. The Yellow Jackets were led by 16 points from Erica King and 13 points by Kim Comden. [Video Highlights]
  • Pioneers Down Lady Yellow Jackets in Conference Action
    January 07, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game to Transylvania, 60-53, on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Hannah Harshman led DC with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.
  • Lady Yellow Jackets Defeat Rival in Conference Play
    January 04, 2012
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team opened up 2012 with a victory over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Bluffton, 63-53. Hannah Harshman, Kim Comden and Megan Zachrich all entered double figures in the win.
  • Lady Yellow Jackets Fall in Final Game Before Break
    December 21, 2011
    ALMA, Mich. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped a non-conference road game to Alma College, 65-48, in the final contest before winter break. Sophomore Erica King paced Defiance with 13 points.
  • Balanced Attack Earns Road Win for Lady Jackets
    December 19, 2011
    ANDERSON, Ind. – Five Lady Yellow Jackets scored at least seven points as Defiance went on the road to beat Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Anderson, 55-50. Freshman Megan Zachrich led Defiance, now 2-2 in the HCAC, with 11 points.
  • Britons Too Much for Lady Jackets in Non-Conference Action
    December 17, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell to Albion College in non-conference action, 78-58, on Saturday. Leading the way for the Lady Jackets was sophomore Erica King with 14 points.
  • Second Half Surge Propels Lady Jackets Over Kalamazoo
    December 14, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Lady Yellow Jackets used 47-second-half points to overturn an eight-point half time deficit and beat Kalamazoo, 70-65. Sophomore guard Erica King provided a season-best 23 points in the victory.
  • Comden Scores Career-High 21 Points in Loss to Hanover
    December 10, 2011
    HANOVER, Ind. – Junior center Kim Comden scored a career-best 21 points, but it was not enough for the Lady Yellow Jackets as Defiance fell to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Hanover, 71-49.
  • Harshman Powers Lady Jackets to Victory Over Engineers
    December 03, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore forward Hannah Harshman picked up her second 20-plus point game of the season to lead the Defiance College women’s basketball team to a 66-54 victory over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Rose-Hulman. DC moves to 1-1 in the league with the victory.
  • No. 22 Franklin Too Much For Lady Jackets in HCAC Opener
    November 30, 2011
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener to nationally-ranked Franklin College, 74-60, on Wednesday. Junior Kim Comden led the Jackets with 18 points and eight rebounds.
  • Lady Jackets Fall Against No. 19 Hope College
    November 22, 2011
    HOLLAND, Mich. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped against nationally ranked Hope College, 68-43, on Tuesday night. Junior center Kim Comden led the Jackets with 12 points and seven rebounds.
  • Harshman Named to All-Tournament Team as Jackets Win
    November 19, 2011
    WASHINGTON, Pa. – Sophomore forward Hannah Harshman powered the Defiance College women’s basketball team past The University of Pitt-Greensburg, 75-51, in the consolation game of the Washington and Jefferson College Tournament.
  • Lady Jackets Fall to Otterbein at W&J Tournament
    November 18, 2011
    WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell to Otterbein University, 58-49, during the opening day of the Washington and Jefferson Tournament. The Jackets were led by junior Kim Comden’s 10 points.
  • Lady Jackets Second Half Comeback Falls Short
    November 15, 2011
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped their opening game of the season against the Olivet College Comets, 58-52, in the Karl H. Weaner Center. Sophomore Erica King led all scorers with 18 points.
  • Women's Basketball Picked Fifth in the HCAC Preseason Poll
    October 25, 2011
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team was picked fifth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason poll released on Tuesday, October 25. The Lady Jackets received 50 points in the poll and had three players named to the HCAC Players-to-Watch List.
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