2018 Volleyball News

  • Porter, Monnin Headline All-HCAC Honors
    November 05, 2018
    RICHMOND, IND. - Sophomore Morgan Porter (Defiance) and freshman Delaney Monnin (Defiance/Tinora) earned top All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors, while senior Marissa Windau was named a member of the All-Sportsmanship team to lead the way for the Defiance College volleyball team announced Tuesday afternoon by the league office.
  • Volleyball Wraps Up Season with a Victory
    October 27, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team wrapped up the 2018 season by hosting a pair of matchups against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Rose-Hulman and Kenyon College. The Yellow Jackets dropped a tight contest to the Fightin' Engineers, 3-2 (25-21, 25-23, 19-25, 19-25, 12-15). DC earned a 3-1 (16-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17) victory in the second match of the day as they took on the Ladies of Kenyon College. 
  • Yellow Jackets Drop Five Set Thriller at Anderson
    October 24, 2018
    ANDERSON, IND. - The Defiance College volleyball team dropped a five set thriller at Anderson on Wednesday evening in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action falling 22-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, 11-15.
  • Yellow Jackets Swarm Spartans
    October 17, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets swarmed the Spartans in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening in straight sets (27-25, 26-24, 27-25).
  • Volleyball Plays Host to Transylvania in HCAC Action
    October 13, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team welcomed Transylvania to the Karl H. Weaner Center for Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon where the Pioneers toppled the Yellow Jackets in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-18).
  • Volleyball Drops Tight Contest With Bluffton
    October 10, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team dropped a tight three set match to unbeaten Bluffton University (25-19, 25-23, 25-23) in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening at the Karl H. Weaner Center. 
  • Porter Earns Back-To-Back HCAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    October 09, 2018
    RICHMOND, IND. - Sophomore Morgan Porter reigns as Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week announced Monday afternoon.
  • Yellow Jackets Fall in Five Set Thriller
    October 06, 2018
    CINCINNATI, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team headed to Mt. St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets battled to five sets against the Lions, but ultimately fell 3-2 (15-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-12, 11-15). 
  • The Yellow Jackets Stifle Earlham
    October 03, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team came out red hot on Dick Ooten Day defeating Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Earlham, 3-1 (25-11, 18-25, 25-17, 25-15) on Wednesday evening at the Karl H. Weaner Center. 
  • Porter Named the HCAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 01, 2018
    RICHMOND, IND. - Defiance College sophomore Morgan Porter (Defiance) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for her performance this past week. 
  • The Purple and Gold Drop Home Contest with Hanover
    September 30, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Purple and Gold dropped it's home contest with Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Hanover College in straight sets (25-21, 25-22, 25-20) at the Karl H. Weaner Center Sunday afternoon.
  • Yellow Jackets Stumble in Non-Conference Action at Adrian
    September 29, 2018
    ADRIAN, MICH. - The Defiance College volleyball team fell in straight sets on Saturday afternoon as they traveled to Adrian College for a non-conference clash with the Bulldogs.
  • Volleyball Edged by Grizzlies in HCAC Play
    September 25, 2018
    FRANKLIN, IND. - The Defiance College volleyball hit the road for their first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match of the season on Tuesday evening. The Yellow Jackets battled in a nail-biter with the Grizzlies but fell just short, 3-2 (15-25, 25-20, 25-13, 23-25, 9-15). 
  • Volleyball Competes at the North Park Invitational
    September 22, 2018
    CHICAGO, ILL. - The Defiance College volleyball team fell on the final day of the North Park Invitational dropping matches to host North Park 3-2 and Benedictine 3-2 on Saturday afternoon at the North Park Gym.
  • Volleyball Splits on Opening Day of the North Park Invitational
    September 21, 2018
    CHICAGO, ILL. - The Defiance College volleyball team started off the weekend with a bang defeating Greenville in the North Park Invitational opening round 3-1, before falling to St. Mary's in straight sets on Friday afternoon at the North Park Gym.
  • Late Rally Falls Short in Home Opener with Heidelberg
    September 11, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College volleyball teams late rally fell short as the Purple and Gold fell in their home opener with Heidelberg, 3-1 (21-25, 16-25, 25-23, 22-25) on Tuesday evening at the Karl H. Weaner Center.
  • Volleyball Picks Up Road Win Against Capital
    September 08, 2018
    CLEVELAND, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team split on the final day of the Case Western Reserve Invitational defeating Capital 3-1 (25-12, 21-25, 25-22, 25-14) and falling to Case Western in straight sets (16-25, 19-25, 17-25)  on Saturday afternoon.
  • Volleyball Falls To Hiram at the CWRU Invitational
    September 07, 2018
    CLEVELAND, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team fell in straight sets to Hiram College on Friday evening in the opening round of the Case Western Reserve Invitational.
  • Volleyball Stifled at Albion
    September 05, 2018
    ALBION, MICH. - The Yellow Jacket volleyball team fell in straight sets on Wednesday evening as they traveled to Albion, Mich. to take on the Britons. The Purple and Gold were led on the day by sophomore Morgan Porter (Defiance) with a team-high 18 digs. Freshman Jamie DeTro (Angola, Ind./Prairie Heights) added 12 assists for DC.
  • Yellow Jackets Swept by Nationally Ranked Opponents
    September 01, 2018
    ADA, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team was swept on day two of the ONU Invitational as they fell to nationally ranked Ohio Northern, 3-0 and Carnegie Mellon, 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.
  • Defiance Comes Up Short on Day One of the ONU Invitational
    August 31, 2018
    ADA, OHIO - The Defiance College volleyball team looked to rally in its night cap against Bluffton on Friday evening but came up short as they fell to Case Western 3-1 and dropped an exciting contest with Bluffton by a score of 3-1 at the Ohio Northern Invitational. 
  • Defiance Volleyball Picked to Finish Fifth in Preseason Poll
    August 10, 2018
    GREENWOOD, IND. - The Defiance College volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches' poll.