2014-15 Women's Basketball News

  • 12 Winter Student-Athletes Named Academic All-HCAC
    March 25, 2015
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College winter athletic teams had 12 student-athletes named to the Tom Bohlsen All-Academic Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list.
  • Three Yellow Jackets Honored by HCAC
    March 04, 2015
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball program was well represented on the All-HCAC Teams as the Yellow Jackets placed three players on the all-conference teams.
  • Yellow Jackets End Season with Tough Loss
    February 22, 2015
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – Defiance College ended its season with a loss at Franklin (Ind.) College by a score of 61-54 in Franklin, Ind. With the loss to Franklin (14-10, 12-6 HCAC), the Yellow Jackets (9-16, 8-10 HCAC) were officially put out of contention for a berth into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
  • Inside the Hive - Kelsey Tietje
    February 19, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Inside the Hive's Rebecca Kain talks with women's basketball player Kelsey Tietje.
  • The Yellow Jackets Drop Their Final Home Game of the Season
    February 18, 2015
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College just couldn’t find the shots it needed down the stretch as they fell to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Manchester (Ind.) University, 66-57.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall Just Short to #15 Transy
    February 14, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets gave the Transylvania (Ky.) University Pioneers all they wanted in the 16th Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup of the year, but fell just short by a score of 70-62.
  • DC Falls to Earlham (Ind.)
    February 11, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Yellow Jackets dropped a tough game at home in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play to Earlham (Ind.) College, 67-55.
  • Roth, Tietje, and Spinks Named HCAC Players of the Week
    February 09, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Three Defiance College winter athletes were named this week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week. Senior guard Mason Roth (McComb) was the men's basketball player of the week, sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) was the women's player of the week and freshman Darius Spinks (Washington, Pa./Washington) was the men's track & field runner of the week.
  • Tietje Scores Career-High in Win at MSJ
    February 07, 2015
    CINCINNATI, OHIO -- Sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) scored over half of the team's total points for the game with a career-high 37 points, including 19 points from the free-throw line, in addition to grabbing 17 rebounds as the Defiance College women's basketball team claimed a 65-61 win against Mount St. Joseph University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play in Cincinnati.
  • Yellow Jackets Outlast the Ravens on the Road
    February 04, 2015
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets come from behind in the second half for the second time this season against Anderson (Ind.) University and pick up the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win.
  • DC Wins Thriller at Home
    January 31, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Freshman guard Whitney Schalk (Bellevue) hit the game-winner with just eight seconds remaining as Defiance College won a huge game over Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Yellow Jackets Can't Overcome Tough Second Half
    January 28, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Tough shooting in the second half proved to be too much for Defiance College to overcome as they drop to rival Bluffton University, 79-54.
  • Women's Basketball Defeated by Hanover (Ind.)
    January 24, 2015
    HANOVER, IND. -- Sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) recorded her 14th double-double of the season, but it would not be enough as the Defiance College women’s basketball team dropped a 102-70 decision against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Hanover (Ind.) College at Collier Arena in Hanover, Ind.
  • DC Rides Huge Second Half to Victory
    January 21, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Defiance College scored 52 points in the second half on way to capturing an 83-64 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Earlham (Ind.) College.
  • Kelsey Tietje Named HCAC Player of the Week
    January 20, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Defiance College women's basketball player and sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) has been named this week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.
  • DC Wins a Thriller at Home
    January 17, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – After dropping two straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference games on the road, Defiance College came home to pick up a huge win over HCAC foe Franklin (Ind.) College topping the Grizzlies, 55-52.
  • Women's Basketball Falls Short of Rival Bluffton
    January 14, 2015
    BLUFFTON, OHIO -- The Defiance College women's basketball team was defeated by rival Bluffton University, 86-78, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Sommer Center in Bluffton.
  • Yellow Jackets Lose Heartbreaker
    January 10, 2015
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets dropped a tightly contested game to Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology on the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • DC Puts Up Huge Second Half For HCAC Win
    January 07, 2015
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College scores 43 points in the second half, outscoring Anderson by 17 in the second 20 minutes and taking a 61-52 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to .500 in HCAC Play
    January 03, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The first game in 2015 was a tough one for the Yellow Jackets, as they fell to the Panthers, 95-57, in Heartland College Athletic Conference action at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Women's Basketball Defeated by Trine (Ind.)
    December 28, 2014
    ANGOLA, IND. -- The Defiance College women's basketball team lost a 74-49 decision against Trine (Ind.) University in a non-conference game at Hershey Hall in Angola, Ind.
  • Inside the Hive - Megan Zachrich
    December 19, 2014
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Inside the Hive's Alicia Kalik talks with women's basketball player Megan Zachrich.
  • Slow Start Haunts Yellow Jackets
    December 17, 2014
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Defiance College couldn’t find the offense early, as Mount Union took the non-conference matchup 80-58.
  • Zachrich Scores Career-High in Loss Against Transylvania (Ky.)
    December 13, 2014
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Senior guard/forward Megan Zachrich (Napoleon) scored a career-high 26 points and went 11-of-12 at the free-throw line, but the Defiance College women's basketball team came out on the losing end of a 78-65 decision against No. 17 nationally-ranked Transylvania (Ky.) University in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Lexington, Ky.
  • HCAC Names Tietje and Schomaeker Players of the Week
    December 08, 2014
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Kelsey Tietje and Travis Schomaeker have been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for their performances against Manchester and Mount St. Joseph’s this past week.
  • Tietje and Zachrich Score 18 to Lead DC Past Mount St. Joseph
    December 06, 2014
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Senior guard/forward Megan Zachrich (Napoleon) and sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patick Henry) both scored 18 points as the Defiance College women's basketball team defeated Mount St. Joseph University, 74-59, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Yellow Jackets Win OT Thriller
    December 03, 2014
    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Defiance College rode some hot shooting in the first half to an exciting 68-61 victory over Manchester University in overtime. The win was a big one for the Yellow Jackets, as they open up Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a victory.
  • Second Half Scoring Drought Leads to Loss Against ONU
    November 25, 2014
    ADA, OHIO -- The Defiance College women's basketball team could not overcome a lengthy second-half scoring drought against Ohio Northern University which led to a 71-48 loss to the Polar Bears in non-conference action in Ada.
  • DC Falls on Second Day of the Hope College Tournament
    November 22, 2014
    HOLLAND, Mich. – Defiance College split games in the Hope College Tournament, dropping to the host school 77-43 on the second day.
  • Women's Basketball Beats Otterbein For First Win of Season
    November 21, 2014
    HOLLAND, MICH. -- Sophomore forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) scored game-highs of 22 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Defiance College women's basketball team to its first victory of the season, 72-62, against Otterbein University as part of the Hope (Mich.) College Tournament in Holland, Mich.
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