2019-20 Defiance Softball News

  • Honoring 2020 Spring Sports Seniors: Softball
    May 12, 2020
    This week, in conjunction with the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Defiance College and its athletic department are honoring seniors who were part of spring sports in 2020. Softball is the second sport featured and the seniors on this year’s team included Brooke Gostomsky (Covington, Ohio/Covington), Mariah Huff (Galloway, Ohio/Mogadore), Jada Lopez (Leipsic, Ohio/Leipsic), Jessica Mello (Vermilion, Ohio/Vermilion), Arianna Richards (Covington, Ohio/Covington) and Sydney Zeuch (Mason, Ohio/Mount Notre Dame).
  • Promising 2020 softball season cut short
    March 30, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Prior to the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 softball season, the Defiance College softball team finished their annual Spring Break trip to Florida with a 4-6 record. With the coronavirus shortening the spring sports season, Defiance completes the campaign at 5-9 overall.
  • Softball wraps up the week in Florida against tough competition
    March 13, 2020
    CLERMONT, Fla.- The Defiance College softball team wrapped up the week in Florida, playing tough competition. The Yellow Jackets fell 3-2 in a thrilling nine-inning game against Carthage College and a 12-2 loss to Case Western Reserve University in the nightcap.
  • Softball earns a split after two close games in Florida
    March 12, 2020
    CLERMONT, Fla.- The Defiance College softball team earned a split after two close games on Thursday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets dropped the opening game 1-0 against Nebraska Wesleyan University, to then bounced back to win 2-0 against Carnegie Mellon University in game two. 
  • Team effort in the nightcap earns softball a split
    March 10, 2020
    LEESBURG, Fla. - It was a full team effort for the Yellow Jackets as they rallied in the nightcap with Olivet College, erasing a four-run deficit en route to 16-5 victory to earn the split on Wednesday afternoon at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex. 
  • Softball drops two close games in Florida
    March 09, 2020
    CLERMONT, Fla. - The Defiance College softball team dropped two close games today, as they fell 3-2 to Wittenberg University in game one and 4-3 against Marietta College in game two. 
  • Softball sweeps day one in the sunshine state
    March 08, 2020
    LEESBURG, Fla. - The Defiance College softball team opened up The Spring Games with a pair of wins, defeating Penn State Brandywine 4-1 and Simmons University 4-2. 
  • Gostomsky named HCAC Hitter of the Week
    February 24, 2020
    CARMEL, Ind. - Senior Brooke Gostomsky (Covington, Ohio/ Covington) capped an impressive opening weekend by being named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for the first time this season. 
  • Offensive outburst propels softball to high-scoring split
    February 23, 2020
    Memphis, TN- The Defiance College softball team pulled off a high-scoring split to end the Rhodes College Invite. In game one, the Yellow Jackets fell 9-7 against the Griffins, and in the nightcap, Defiance came out victorious with a 15-5 win over Rhodes. 
  • Softball falls in tough season-opening battle
    February 22, 2020
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Defiance College softball team opened the 2020 season with two losses on Saturday afternoon at the Rhodes College Invite. The Yellow Jackets lost an exciting opening game in an extra-inning battle against Fontbonne University, before falling to Rhodes College 9-0 in five innings.  
  • Softball looks to an experienced roster for 2020 season
    February 21, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jacket softball team will look to build on last season's HCAC post season push as they return a wealth of talent in 2020. The Purple and Gold return the majority of their starting nine from last season's squad that finished 21-18 overall, 9-7 in HCAC action and look to an exciting class of newcomers to add into the mix this season. 
  • Softball picked fifth in 2020 HCAC preseason poll
    February 05, 2020
    CARMEL, Ind. -- The Defiance College softball team has been projected to finish in the fifth position in the upcoming 2020 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball season by coaches around the conference.
  • Defiance College Softball names Makayla McAvoy as assistant coach
    January 09, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College softball team recently added another DC alum to the coaching staff. Makayla McAvoy accepted the position as the assistant coach at the beginning of the year, under the reign of Head Coach Megan Warren. 
  • Defiance College Softball Announces Winter Camp Schedule
    January 06, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College softball team will host two camps in the winter of 2020. The Winter Clinic Series will take place Feb. 9th, while the Winter Prospect Camp will be held Mar. 1st.
  • Warren Named NFCA Mary Nutter Scholarship Recipient
    October 14, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced on Friday, October 11th, that Defiance College Head Coach Megan Warren earned the Mary Nutter Scholarship.
  • Defiance Softball Announces 2019 Camp Schedule
    August 23, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Defiance College softball has announced multiple opportunities for area youth players and teams to gain valuable insight from the DC coaching staff on all aspects of the game.