2015-16 Women's Basketball News

  • DC Has 16 Named to Winter Academic All-HCAC List
    March 23, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College fall athletic teams had 16 student-athletes named to the Tom Bohlsen All-Academic Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list for the winter sport season.
  • Tietje, Ervin, and Smay Earn HCAC Postseason Honors
    March 02, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. – Three members of the Defiance College women’s basketball team have been named to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Teams for their individual efforts this season.
  • Tietje Named CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-American
    March 01, 2016
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Defiance College women's basketball Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) has been named third-team CoSIDA Academic All-American.
  • Women's Hoops Ends Season at Franklin (Ind.)
    February 23, 2016
    FRANKLIN, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Franklin, Ind. to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Franklin (Ind.) College in the first round of the HCAC Tournament and ended their season falling to the Grizzlies, 51-42.
  • Defiance Ends Regular-Season Play with Loss
    February 22, 2016
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team ends regular-season play with a loss to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology by a final score of 61-48.
  • Yellow Jackets Win On the Road
    February 17, 2016
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Freshman Sam Ervin (Bloomdale/Elmwood) and junior Kelsey Tietje combine for 51 points in Defiance College's women’s basketball win against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Manchester (Ind.) University, 66-51.
  • Women's Hoops Outlasted by Transylvania
    February 13, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College women's basketball team played a close game against Transylvania (Ky.) University for the majority of the contest, but a 24-6 third quarter in favor of the Pioneers resulted in a 75-67 loss for the Yellow Jackets in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game and regular-season home finale at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Defiance's Kelsey tietje Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    February 11, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Defiance College women's basketball junior forward Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) continues to add to her list of accomplishments this season. Tietje's recognitions have been numerous for her play on the court, but now she extends her success into the classroom by being selected first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District VII.
  • Jackets Defeated by the Beavers
    February 10, 2016
    BLUFFTON, OHIO – A late rally wasn’t enough as the Defiance College women’s basketball team lost to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Bluffton Univeristy, 74-60.
  • Late Rally Hands the Yellow Jackets a Loss to the Grizzlies
    February 06, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – A late 16-0 run from Franklin (Ind.) College proved to be the game-changer in the Defiance College women’s basketball loss to the Grizzlies, 47-45, in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Tietje Scores Career-Tying High in Win Against Earlham (Ind.)
    February 03, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Junior Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) scored a career-tying high 37 points in a Defiance College women’s basketball win against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Earlham (Ind.) College, 81-70, at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Kelsey Tietje Selected to D3Hoops.com Team of the Week
    February 02, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- A day after being named the conference "Player of the Week," Defiance College junior women's basketball player Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) has been selected to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
  • Tietje Adds Another Player of the Week Honor
    February 02, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Defiance College junior women's basketball player Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) continues to add to her list of weekly honors by being selected the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division III Women's National Player of the Week.
  • Tietje Named HCAC Player of the Week
    February 01, 2016
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Defiance College junior women's basketball player, Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry), has been named this week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Women's Basketball Wins Second Straight Game
    January 30, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Hanover (Ind.) College and defeated the Panthers to win their second straight game, 76-68.
  • Yellow Jackets Sting the Ravens
    January 27, 2016
    ANDERSON, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Anderson, Ind. to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Anderson (Ind.) University and defeated the Ravens, 78-64.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to the Lions
    January 23, 2016
    CINCINNATI, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to compete against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Mount St. Joseph University and fell to the Lions by a score of 76-59.
  • Tietje Scores 24 in Loss to Bluffton
    January 20, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Bluffton University and lost a hard fought battle, 76-70.
  • Women's Hoops Defeated by Rose-Hulman (Ind.)
    January 16, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team hosted Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play and fell to the Fightin’ Engineers by a final score of 75-53.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to the Quakers
    January 13, 2016
    RICHMOND, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Richmond, Ind. to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Earlham (Ind.) College and fell to the Quakers, 69-56.
  • Defiance Women's Basketball Defeated by Transylvania
    January 09, 2016
    LEXINGTON, KY. -- The Defiance College women's basketball team was defeated by Transylvania (Ky.) University, 84-63, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Lexington, Ky.
  • Yellow Jackets Outlast the Ravens
    January 06, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Anderson (Ind.) University and defeated the Ravens 64-59.
  • Ervin Scores Season-High 18 Points in Loss to Mount St. Joseph
    January 02, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team hosted Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Mount St. Joseph University and fell to the Lions, 85-74.
  • Defiance Finishes Jon Davison Classic by Defeating Augustana (Ill.)
    December 30, 2015
    DUBUQUE, IOWA – The Defiance College women’s basketball team finished the two-day Jon Davison Classic on a high-note, defeating Augustana (Ill.) College, 63-56, in the consolation game.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall in Overtime in Iowa
    December 29, 2015
    DUBUQUE, IOWA – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to compete in the Jon Davison Classic and lost a tough battle in overtime against host school, University of Dubuque, 70-68.
  • Tietje Joins 1,000-Point Club in Loss to Mount Union
    December 18, 2015
    ALLIANCE, OHIO -- Junior Kelsey Tietje (Deshler/Patrick Henry) joined a special list with her 18 points tonight against the University of Mount Union, becoming the 20th player in Defiance College women's basketball history to score 1,000 career points.
  • Inside the Hive -- Samantha Ervin
    December 14, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Inside the Hive's Kayleigh Vicknair sits down with freshman Samantha Ervin of the Defiance women's basketball team.
  • Conine Scores 17 Points in Heartbreaking Fashion Loss to Hanover (Ind.)
    December 12, 2015
    HANOVER, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Hanover, Ind. to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Hanover (Ind.) College and lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds, 82-81.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to the Grizzlies
    December 05, 2015
    FRANKLIN, IND. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team fell to Franklin (Ind.) College in their first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference road game, 70-34.
  • Yellow Jackets Win First Game of the Season
    December 02, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women’s basketball team had three players score in double digits in their win against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Manchester (Ind.) University, 68-47.
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