2019 Baseball Headlines

  • Defiance has 46 Student-Athletes Selected Chi Alpha Sigma
    June 18, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Defiance College Athletic Department announced its group of student-athletes to the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society released Tuesday afternoon.
  • Coach Woodley Joins ABCA for Calls from the Clubhouse Podcast
    May 29, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Defiance College baseball head coach Derek Woodley sat down with the American Baseball Coaches Association to discuss his growth inside coaching and his passion to make an impact. The ABCA's Calls from the Clubhouse podcast, released Tuesday, gives listeners a look into Coach Woodley's story coming off a highly successful season.
  • Bucklew, Konwinski Headline All-HCAC Selections
    May 13, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - Junior Ben Bucklew (Archbold) and senior Troy Konwinski (Allen Park, Mich.) headline Defiance College Baseball's 2019 All-HCAC selections. The duo was named First Team All-HCAC while senior Grant Vickery (Bellevue) finds his name on the Second Team All-HCAC list. 
  • Nies, Reese Earn All-Tournament Team Honors
    May 12, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Sophomores Cohen Nies (Logansport, Ind.) and Michael Reese (Constantine, Mich.) landed on the All-Tournament Team after their performances at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships hosted by Rose-Hulman. 
  • Baseball Concludes Stellar Season with HCAC Tournament Run
    May 11, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. - After a deep run into the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, the Defiance College baseball team's stellar season came to a close on Saturday afternoon.
  • DC Forces Extras to Advance to Day Three of the HCAC Tournament
    May 10, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. - The Defiance College baseball team defeated Anderson in extra innings of an elimination game on day two of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament hosted by Rose-Hulman. 
  • Reese, Vickery Homer as Baseball Soars to Opening Round Victory
    May 09, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. - The Defiance College baseball team made their emphatic return to the HCAC Tournament on Thursday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets scored a season-high 16 runs in the opening round victory over Transylvania before mother nature pushed the nightcap to Friday. 
  • Bucklew Tabbed as HCAC Hitter of the Week
    May 06, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - Junior Ben Bucklew (Archbold) capped an impressive week by being named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week on Monday afternoon. The award is Bucklew's first recognition of the year. 
  • Baseball Sweeps Their Way Into HCAC Postseason
    May 05, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - For the first time since 2013, Defiance College baseball is headed to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. A pair of identical 7-1 victories over Mount St. Joseph on Sunday solidified the Yellow Jackets place in the post season action. 
  • Pivotal Road Sweep Pushes Baseball Closer to HCAC Postseason
    May 03, 2019
    FRANKLIN, IND. - A long day at the ball diamond on Franklin College's campus proved worth while for the Defiance baseball team on Friday. The Yellow Jackets swept the defending HCAC champions with 11-10 and 5-4 victories. 
  • Baseball Doubleheader with Mount St. Joseph Moved to Sunday
    May 01, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball game with Mount St. Joseph scheduled for Wednesday, May 1 has been postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Southern Split for Baseball Keeps Postseason Push Alive
    April 27, 2019
    HANOVER, IND. - Through a rainy day in southern Indiana the Defiance College baseball team battled to a double header split with the Hanover Panthers on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Konwinski Sets RBI Record as Offense Prevails in Final Nonconference Battle
    April 23, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Troy Konwinski (Allen Park, Mich. / Allen Park) added his name to another list in the Defiance baseball record book on Tuesday afternoon. The senior emphatically increased his career RBI tally to 104, setting the new record for the program, as the Yellow Jackets downed Capital 13-7. 
  • Baseball Spends Senior Sunday Pitted in HCAC Action
    April 21, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Nine Defiance College baseball seniors were recognized for their contributions to the program on Sunday afternoon. The senior sunday was highlighted by a pair of contests with the visiting Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers, in which the Yellow Jackets fell 6-2 and 10-1. 
  • Baseball Schedule Alert
    April 19, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Baseball game scheduled with Rose-Hulman for Saturday, April 20 has been pushed to Sunday, April 21.
  • Wednesday Woes See Baseball Topped by OWU
    April 17, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball took Rutter Field once again on Wednesday afternoon for a nonconference contest with Ohio Wesleyan. Struggles on both sides of the plate saw the Yellow Jackets fall to OWU 6-1. 
  • Quartet of Homers Thrusts Baseball Past Manchester
    April 16, 2019
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Big hitting from the Defiance College baseball team saw the Yellow Jackets take two pivotal HCAC contests on Tuesday afternoon. DC defeated Manchester 14-7 and 7-3 in the doubleheader action. 
  • Late Game Pushes not Enough as Baseball Drops HCAC Double
    April 13, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - A sunny Saturday in Indiana saw Defiance baseball take on HCAC foe Earlham College in doubleheader fashion. The Quakers swept DC on their home turf, winning game one 9-6 and game two 7-4.  
  • Baseball Prevails Through the Cold in Nonconference Action
    April 10, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team took Rutter Field once again on Wednesday afternoon as they hosted nonconference opponent Calvin College. The Yellow Jackets spread the wealth, as five hits from five different players led DC to a 3-1 victory. 
  • Konwinski, Reese Homer to Lead Yellow Jackets in HCAC Doubleheader
    April 08, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Despite a rally-filled game two, the Defiance baseball team was unable to take a game from the Anderson University Ravens on Monday evening. A beautiful day at Craig A. Rutter Field saw the visitors climb to a 14-4 first game win, before holding off the DC offense in game two, taking the 9-8 victory. 
  • Baseball Sweeps Transy in Home Opening Weekend
    April 06, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - For the first time in the 2019 season, Defiance baseball took the field at Craig A. Rutter Field. To the pleasure of a large contingent of Defiance faithful, the Yellow Jackets swept Transylvania University 6-2 and 10-6. 
  • Late Game Rallies Lead to Baseball Split with Bluffton
    April 02, 2019
    BLUFFTON, OHIO - A pair of 7-6 games saw the Defiance College baseball team split the day with rival Bluffton on Tuesday afternoon. They Yellow Jackets held off a late game rally in game one, before falling just short in game two. 
  • Baseball Game with Anderson Postponed
    March 31, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for Sunday, March 31 with HCAC foe Anderson has been moved to Sunday, April 7. 
  • Baseball Topped at Heidelberg
    March 27, 2019
    TIFFIN, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team made the short trip to Heidelberg University on Wednesday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets were topped by the Student Princes, 17-2. 
  • Nies Earns HCAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 25, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - Sophomore baseball player Cohen Nies (Logansport, Ind. / Lewis-Cass) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Nies claims his second HCAC award of the 2019 season after also taking home Pitcher of the Week honors on March 11. 
  • Baseball Sees High Scoring Saturday Split
    March 23, 2019
    KENOSHA, WISC. - The Defiance College baseball team returned to action Saturday afternoon as they made the trip north to take on Carthage College in double header action. A pair of high scoring contests saw Defiance split the two game series with a 13-10 win followed by 14-1 defeat. 
  • Baseball Tops Ohio Northern in Prime Time
    March 21, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team, behind the complete game shutout of sophomore Cohen Nies, toppled the Ohio Northern Polar Bears on Thursday evening at Defiance High School, 4-0.
  • Baseball Game at Albion Postponed
    March 20, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball game scheduled for today at Albion has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather.
  • Strong Pitching Pushes Yellow Jackets to Extra Inning Victory
    March 17, 2019
    BEREA, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team continued their busy schedule on Sunday as they took on Alma College in a game hosted by Baldwin Wallace. It took 11 innings to split the sides, with DC prevailing 2-1. 
  • Saturday Split for Yellow Jackets Baseball
    March 16, 2019
    BEREA, OHIO - The Defiance College baseball team began a busy weekend of nonconference action on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets took on Oberlin and Baldwin Wallace in a pair of games hosted by BW. DC defeated the Yeoman 5-2 before falling to the Yellow Jackets 5-3. 
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