2019-20 Defiance Women's Basketball News

  • Day named Honorable Mention All-HCAC in women's basketball
    March 05, 2020
    CARMEL, Ind. – Defiance College's Taylor Day (West Mansfield, Ohio / North Union), a sophomore guard, was named Honorable Mention All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for the 2019-20 women's basketball season. Day was the lone representative from Defiance on the All-HCAC teams after a vote of the conference's head coaches.
  • Women’s basketball season ends with conference loss at Franklin
    February 22, 2020
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – On the road in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College women’s basketball squad had its 2019-20 season come to an end with an 84-50 loss to the Franklin College Grizzlies at the Spurlock Center.
  • Women's basketball falls short at Bluffton despite strong second half
    February 19, 2020
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – With four teams, including Defiance and Bluffton, locked at 6-10 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings, the Yellow Jackets traveled south to take on the Beavers in a pivotal league clash. After falling in an early hole, DC fell short as Bluffton prevailed 75-67.
  • Women's basketball concludes home schedule with defeat
    February 15, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – With senior day festivities preceding the action, a busy afternoon in the Karl H. Weaner Center began with the Defiance College women’s basketball team taking on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. An afternoon of offensive struggles saw the Fightin’ Engineers prevail 46-40. 
  • Women's basketball splits season series with Earlham after road defeat
    February 12, 2020
    RICHMOND, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team made the southern trip to Earlham College on Wednesday afternoon for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup. An ever-changing battle of momentum saw DC fall to the Quakers 64-58.
  • Yellow Jackets fall short at MSJ
    February 08, 2020
    CINCINNATI, Ohio- The Defiance College women's basketball team traveled to Mount St. Joseph University for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets fell short as the Lions held onto a 62-60 conference game victory.
  • Women's basketball tallies midweek victory
    February 05, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team returned to action on a wintery Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets welcomed Manchester University to the Karl H. Weaner Center for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference bout, which saw DC take home a 64-51 win.
  • Women's basketball defeated by No. 7 Transylvania
    February 01, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Saturday afternoon saw the Defiance College women’s basketball team take on nationally-ranked Transylvania University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action. The Pioneers, ranked seventh in the nation, were able to defeat DC 79-50 in the conference affair.
  • Women’s basketball drops HCAC game at Anderson
    January 29, 2020
    ANDERSON, Ind.- The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Anderson University for Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Ravens by a final score of 55-41.
  • Women's Basketball stifled at Hanover
    January 25, 2020
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College women's basketball team dropped an away contest at Hanover College, where the Yellow Jackets fell 86-49 to the Panthers on Saturday afternoon.
  • Strong second half propels women's basketball to HCAC victory
    January 22, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Behind a huge second-half performance, the Defiance College women’s basketball team pulled out another Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory on Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets topped Earlham in the Karl H. Weaner Center, 69-63.
  • Yellow Jackets win in triple overtime
    January 18, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio- The Defiance College women’s basketball team played host to Mount St. Joseph University on Saturday afternoon for a Heartland Colligate Athletic Conference matchup. The Yellow Jackets defeated the Lions in triple overtime 84-82.
  • Offensive struggles see Women's Basketball fall at Manchester
    January 15, 2020
    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Defiance College women’s basketball team made the short journey to Manchester University for Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Spartans by a final score of 54-40.
  • Women's Basketball falls at Transylvania
    January 11, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coming off a big win over rival Bluffton on Wednesday evening, the Defiance College women’s basketball team made the southern trip to Transylvania for Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday. The strong Pioneer side topped the Yellow Jackets 75-46 in the contest.
  • Yellow Jackets come up victorious against the Beavers
    January 08, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio- Yellow Jacket fans saw an exciting 55-50 victory from the Defiance College women's basketball team over HCAC rival Bluffton University in the Karl H. Weaner Center on Wednesday night. 
  • Women's basketball drops home contest to Franklin
    January 04, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio- The Defiance College women's basketball team played host to Franklin College on Saturday afternoon for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Before the contest, both sides sat 2-1 in the HCAC standings, and the Grizzlies prevailed beating the Yellow Jackets 77-64.
  • Women’s basketball concludes busy week with home victory
    December 21, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Playing its fourth game in the last eight days, the Defiance College women’s basketball team beat the visiting Kalamazoo College Hornets, 66-60, on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference matchup at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Yellow Jackets stifled in non-conference contest at Adrian
    December 18, 2019
    ADRIAN, Mich.- The Defiance College women’s basketball team traveled to Adrian to take on the Bulldogs in a non-conference game on Wednesday evening. The mid-week matchup saw a strong Adrian side top the Purple and Gold 61-40.
  • Women's Basketball topped by Terriers
    December 16, 2019
    HIRAM, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team tipped off a busy week of nonconference action on Monday night. The Yellow Jackets traveled to Hiram College, where the Terriers prevailed 77-62
  • Women's Basketball's conference win streak stymied by Panthers
    December 14, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team returned to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon as they hosted the Hanover Panthers. The visitors proved strong all-around as the Yellow Jackets fell 75-45.
  • Women's Basketball scores HCAC road win at Rose-Hulman
    December 07, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - A lengthy trip to west-central Indiana proved successful for the Defiance College women's basketball squad on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets, for the first time since 2015, defeated Rose-Hulman 53-43 to to stay undefeated in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action. 
  • Yellow Jackets drop non-conference road game
    December 04, 2019
    DELAWARE, Ohio- The Defiance College women's basketball team traveled to Ohio Wesleyan University on Wednesday night for a non-conference match up. Defiance suffers a hard-fought 69-56 loss to the OWU Fighting Bishops. 
  • Women’s basketball begins HCAC play with last-second victory
    December 03, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Tuesday night in the first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game of the 2019-20 season for both teams, the Defiance College women’s basketball squad got a game-winning shot from Taylor Day (West Mansfield, Ohio/North Union) with less than a second left to defeat the Anderson University (Ind.) Ravens, 56-54, inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Women’s basketball comes up short in 2019-20 home opener
    November 26, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In its 2019-20 home opener on Tuesday, the Defiance College women’s basketball team battled and led for much of the game before suffering a 68-59 loss to the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears in a non-conference matchup at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Women's Basketball drops close affair at Saint Mary's
    November 23, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - With a week since last taking the court for competitve action, the Defiance College women's basketball team made the trip to Saint Mary's College on Saturday afternoon. After a close battle for much of the afternoon, a high-scoring fourth quarter saw the Belles pull away for a 56-53 victory. 
  • Women's Basketball falls at Findlay in exhibition action
    November 16, 2019
    FINDLAY, Ohio – The Defiance College women’s basketball team took a break from regular season play as they headed to the University of Findlay for exhibition action with the Oilers on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets fell to the NCAA Division II foe 87-40.
  • Defiance College 2019-20 Women’s Basketball Preview
    November 13, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College women’s basketball team heads into the upcoming 2019-20 season with nine returning letterwinners from last year who are joined by 11 freshmen. Entering his second campaign as head coach at Defiance, Allan King Jr. is looking for his Yellow Jackets to improve on their records from last season, which were 10-17 overall and 8-10 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Yellow Jackets open 2019-20 season at Olivet
    November 13, 2019
    OLIVET, Mich. - The Defiance College women's basketball team tipped-off the 2019-20 season on road Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets under the direction of second-year Head Coach Allan King, Jr. traveled to take on the Olivet College Comets and fell by a final score of 64-50. 
  • HCAC Announces Women's Basketball Preseason Poll
    October 31, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The 2019-20 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll, released Thursday morning, saw the Defiance College Yellow Jackets picked for a seventh place finish. 
  • Hannah Colbert Signs with Defiance College Women’s Basketball
    October 29, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio-  On Sunday, October 27, 2019, the Defiance College women's basketball team partnered with Team IMPACT to hold a special draft day to formally sign, 14-year-old Hannah Colbert to the team.
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