2012-13 Defiance Women's Basketball News

  • 17 DC Student-Athletes Honored on HCAC Academic Team
    March 20, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its winter honorees for the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC Team, with Defiance placing 17 student-athletes on the list. The 17 award-winning athletes rank DC second in the conference.
  • Comden, King Earn All-HCAC Honors for Second-Straight Year
    February 27, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball program landed three players on the 2013 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball All-HCAC Teams. Kim Comden and Erica King received the nod for First Team All-HCAC recognition for the second consecutive season and Megan Zachrich received Honorable Mention All-HCAC honors.
  • Defiance's Season Ends in First Round of HCAC Tournament
    February 22, 2013
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Lexington, Ky. to face Manchester University in the first round of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday evening. The Jackets were unable to overcome its shooting woes in the first half, as DC was eliminated by a final of 48-32.
  • DC Falls to Franklin in Regular-Season Finale
    February 16, 2013
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket women basketball program wrapped up its regular season on Saturday afternoon with a tough road test at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s second place team, Franklin College. The Purple and Gold fought the Grizzlies to the final horn, but came up just short of obtaining the road upset, as DC lost by a final score of 61-56.
  • DC's Shooting Woes Lead to Jackets' Defeat at Bluffton
    February 13, 2013
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Bluffton University on Wednesday evening to take on the Beavers in a late-season Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest. The Yellow Jackets recorded their worst shooting performance of the year and lost by a score of 62-47.
  • Second Half Surge Delivers DC Victory in Home Finale
    February 09, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – After a poor first half, the Yellow Jackets dug in on the defensive end of the floor and came away with a 57-50 win over Rose-Hulman in Defiance’s home regular season finale on Saturday afternoon. The Jackets managed to outscore the Engineers 37-19 in the second stanza.
  • King Powers DC to Fourth-Straight HCAC Tournament Berth
    February 06, 2013
    RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball program clinched its fourth-consecutive spot in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Wednesday evening in a 58-47 win at Earlham.
  • Comden Named HCAC Player of the Week For Second Time
    February 04, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – DC’s Kim Comden was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season due to her stellar play against Manchester and Mount St. Joseph.
  • DC's Second Half Comeback Completes Season Sweep of MSJ
    February 02, 2013
    CINCINNATI – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball team earned a hard-fought win over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Mount St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon. The Purple and Gold outscored the Lions 39-29 in the second half to capture a 74-72 win.
  • Comden Garners Academic All-District Seven Team Accolades
    February 01, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance senior Kim Comden received special recognition on Thursday evening for her strong performance on the basketball court and in the classroom this season, as the center was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Seven Team.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Spartans at Home in HCAC Clash
    January 30, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team suffered its second-straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference home loss on Wednesday evening against Manchester, who won by a final of 61-48.
  • Pioneers Outlast Defiance in Double-Overtime Thriller
    January 26, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance and Transylvania met for the second time this season on Saturday afternoon, as the Pioneers and Yellow Jackets battled in a double-overtime instant classic. Transy managed to escape the Hive with a well-earned 84-81 victory.
  • Defiance Escapes Anderson With a Win in Offensive Struggle
    January 23, 2013
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball squad completed the season sweep of Anderson on Wednesday evening in a 46-44 defensive battle. The victory gives the Purple and Gold seven-straight wins against the Ravens in the head-to-head matchup.
  • Second Half Dooms Jackets on the Road Against Hanover
    January 19, 2013
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball team traveled to Hanover to take on the Panthers in a pivotal rematch of one of the best games in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference this season. DC won the first meeting on December 8 in an 85-80 overtime thriller. The Jackets were unable to complete the season sweep on Saturday, as Hanover pulled out an 88-76 win over DC.
  • Defiance Second Half Surge Carries Jackets Past Quakers
    January 16, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The DC women’s basketball team extended its home winning streak to seven games on Wednesday evening with a 66-57 win over Earlham College. The Jackets used a 41-point second half to record the come-from-behind victory, as the Purple and Gold outscored the Quakers by 16 in the final frame.
  • Comden's Career Day Carries Yellow Jackets Past Mount
    January 12, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball team continued its dominating play inside the Hive on Saturday against Mount St. Joseph, as the Purple and Gold used a strong second-half performance to coast to a 70-55 victory. Former All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference performer, Kim Comden recorded a new career-high in scoring with 25 points.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Manchester in HCAC Road Matchup
    January 09, 2013
    N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball program traveled to Manchester University on Wednesday evening for a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown. The Spartans did just enough to narrowly escape with a 64-62 victory over DC to even the teams’ conference records at 5-2 and into a second place tie in the standings.
  • King Sets All-Time Three Record in DC's First HCAC Defeat
    January 05, 2013
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior Erica King broke Defiance College’s all-time record for three pointers made in a career on Saturday afternoon against Transylvania. The guard made three treys to move her total to 144, passing the previous record holder Courtney Schmersal. Unfortunately for the Jackets, DC fell to the Pioneers by a score of 65-53, the team’s first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference loss of the season.
  • DC Cruises to First 5-0 Start in HCAC Since 2001-2002 Season
    January 02, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team made a defensive statement on Tuesday evening, as the Yellow Jackets thrashed rival Bluffton University in a 54-32 win. With Transylvania falling to Franklin on the evening, DC now sits alone atop the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings as the only remaining unbeaten team.
  • DC Defeats Albion in Final Day of Wittenberg Tournament
    December 29, 2012
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio –After a tough loss in the opening day of the Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic to the host, Wittenberg, the Lady Yellow Jackets’ basketball team bounced back with a hard-fought 45-42 win over Albion on Saturday.
  • Slow Start Dooms Yellow Jackets Against Wittenberg
    December 28, 2012
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – The Yellow Jackets’ women’s basketball team’s six-game winning streak came to an end on Friday afternoon on the opening day of the Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic. Defiance’s 15-point first half derailed the Jackets’ hopes of extending the streak to seven games, as the Purple and Gold lost to the tournament host, Wittenberg, by a score of 62-44.
  • Jackets Cruise to Sixth Straight Victory in Win Over Kalamazoo
    December 18, 2012
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team extended its current win streak to six games on Tuesday evening with a comfortable 62-40 win over the Hornets of Kalamazoo College.
  • Comden, Defiance Down Franklin to Stay Perfect in HCAC Play
    December 15, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball team is off to its best start in conference since the 2001-2002 season, as the Purple and Gold improved to 4-0 on Saturday in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 59-51 win over the defending conference champions Franklin College.
  • DC Edges Hanover in OT Thriller to Stay Unbeaten in HCAC
    December 08, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team won a big early season Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference test against the conference’s preseason No. 1 ranked Hanover Panthers by a score of 85-80 in overtime. The win gives DC its first 3-0 start in the HCAC since 2001-2002.
  • DC Stays Unbeated in the HCAC and Moves Win Streak to Three
    December 05, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball squad came into the evening looking to win its third game in a row for the first time since the 2009-2010 season. Defiance hosted Anderson in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup, with the Jackets claiming a 56-42 victory to remain unbeaten in the HCAC at 2-0.
  • Comden Named Women's Basketball HCAC Player of the Week
    December 03, 2012
    GREENVILLE, Ind. – Defiance’s Kim Comden received recognition from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Monday for her stellar play over the last week. The senior led the team in points, rebounds and blocks on the way to a 2-0 week for the Jackets with an 80-69 win over Alma and a 56-50 victory at Rose-Hulman in the conference opener.
  • Comden Carries Jackets to Win in HCAC Opener Over Engineers
    December 01, 2012
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team won its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener on Saturday on the road against Rose-Hulman. Senior Kim Comden’s career-high 22 points propelled the Jackets to a 56-50 win over the Engineers.
  • King's Career Night Nets First DC Win For Morris
    November 28, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – First-year head coach Jessica Morris and junior Erica King led Defiance to an 80-69 win on Wednesday evening over Alma College, the first of Morris’s DC and collegiate coaching career. King tied the all-time Defiance College record in three-pointers made in a single game with seven and finished with a career-high 28 points.
  • Jackets' Upset Hops Fall Just Short to No. 12 Flying Dutch
    November 20, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Yellow Jacket women’s basketball team hosted No. 12 Hope College in its home opener on Tuesday evening. The Purple and Gold used a strong second half to put the Flying Dutch on the ropes, but the upset bid fell short, as DC lost by a score of 52-46.
  • Lady Jackets Struggle in Final Day of Centre Tournament
    November 17, 2012
    DANVILLE, Ky. – After a tough 55-51 loss on Friday to the 14th ranked team in the nation in Thomas More to open the season, Defiance was back in action on Saturday afternoon for the final day of the Centre Tournament. The Jackets were overwhelmed by No. 27 Centre from the start and lost by a score of 78-42.
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