2018-19 Defiance Wrestling News

  • 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.
  • High School Wrestling Summer Duals
    April 15, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College wrestling team has announced it's summer camp dates for the 2019 season.
  • Head Coach Tony Guerra at the Forefront of Regional and National Recognition in 2019
    March 15, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Tony Guerra, Defiance College head wrestling coach, has been at the forefront of regional and national recognition in 2019. Guerra was inducted into the NCAA Divison II Wrestling Hall of Fame in early March. Prior to the national induction, Guerra also found his name on the University of Findlay's Athletic Hall of Fame ballot in January. 
  • Beltran Earns NWCA Division III Academic Award
    March 15, 2019
    MANHEIM, PA. - Freshman Rosendo Beltran (Toledo/Central Catholic) was named a member of the 2018-19 National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III All-Academic Team announced Thursday afternoon.
  • Beltran Leads Yellow Jackets at NCAA DIII Regional
    February 23, 2019
    CRAWFORDSVILLE, IND. - The Defiance College wrestling program wrapped up the 2018-19 season at the 2019 NCAA DIII Central Regional Tournament on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets headed to Wabash College for the competition, finishing 18 of 19 as a team. Rosendo Beltran (Toledo/Central Catholic) was the high finisher for DC, taking home an 8th place finish in the 125 pound class. 
  • Yellow Jackets Finish Regular Season with Fifth Place Result
    February 09, 2019
    ALMA, MICH. - The Defiance College wrestling team headed to Alma College on Saturday morning to participate in the Mid-States Invitational. Top finishers for the Yellow Jackets were Alex Smith (Castalia / Sandusky St. Mary's) and Cortez Bradley (Garfield / Warrensville Heights) with fourth place results, and Hunter Mcnutt (Oregon / Clay) with an eighth place finish. 
  • Yellow Jackets Conclude Home Season Against Adrian
    February 05, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College wrestling team hosted their final dual of the season on Tuesday evening. The Yellow Jackets took on a talented Adrian College side, falling to the MIAA foe 25-14. 
  • Wrestling Caps Busy Day with Victory
    February 02, 2019
    CLEVELAND, OHIO - The Defiance College wrestling team made a trip east saturday for a pair of duals. The Yellow Jackets first took on hosts Case Western Reserve, falling in a nail-biting contest, 23-20. The Jackets looked for redemption in the second dual of the day, taking on Kent State Tuscarawas. DC prevailed in the contest with a final team score of 38-8. 
  • Wrestling Faces Tough Field at Wheaton
    January 26, 2019
    WHEATON, ILL. - The Defiance College wrestling program headed west this past weekend as they traveled to Wheaton College to take on a talented field at the Pete Wilson Wheaton Invitational. The Yellow Jackets finished 35th of 38 in the highly competitive field. 
  • Yellow Jackets and Gray Wolves Battle to the Wire
    January 23, 2019
    SYLVANIA, OHIO - The Defiance College men's wrestling team returned to action on Wednesday evening, heading to Lourdes University to take on the Gray Wolves. In yet another thrilling dual, the Yellow Jackets came up short by just three points, 25-22. 
  • Defiance Wrestling Returns Home in Dramatic Fashion
    January 17, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College wrestling program returned to the Karl H. Weaner Center for the first time in nearly 30 years on Thursday evening. After the completion of action, the sides found themselves tied at 21-21, with Mount St. Joseph ultimately winning via tiebreaker rules. 
  • Beltran Leads Yellow Jackets at Spartan Mat Classic
    January 12, 2019
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - The Defiance College wrestling team made the short trip to Manchester University on Saturday. The team took on a talented field at the 2019 Spartan Mat Classic. The Yellow Jackets finished 15th out of 22 participating teams. 
  • Wrestling Begins New Year with Dual Victory
    January 06, 2019
    ERIE, PA. - The Defiance College wrestling team headed east on Sunday afternoon as they visited Penn State Behrend for a dual with the hosting Lions. The Yellow Jackets kicked off 2019 with a powerful performance, downing Behrend 35-12. 
  • Wrestling Versus Manchester Highlighted by Four Wins
    December 20, 2018
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - The Defiance College wrestling team made the short trip to Manchester University for a dual with the Spartans on Thursday evening. The Yellow Jackets picked up four wins on the night, ultimately falling 29-18. 
  • Beltran leads Yellow Jackets at the Waynesburg Duals
    December 08, 2018
    WAYNESBURG, PA. - The Defiance College wrestling team competed at the Waynesburg Duals on Saturday afternoon featuring a strong field of nationally ranked teams.
  • Wrestling Participates in the Little States Open
    December 01, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -  The Yellow Jacket wrestling team competed at the Indiana Little States Open on Saturday. Leading the way was Raymier Hickerson (133) with an 8th place finish.
  • Wrestling Competes at the Findlay Open
    November 17, 2018
    FINDLAY, OHIO -The DC Wrestling team took to the road as they competed at the Findlay Open on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wrestling Competes at Trine Invitational
    November 10, 2018
    ANGOLA, IND. - The Yellow Jackets wrestling team competed for the second straight weekend at the Trine Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
  • Defiance Wrestling Opens New Era at Adrian
    November 03, 2018
    ADRIAN, MICH. - The Defiance College Wrestling team opened the new era competing at the Adrian College Invite on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wrestling Set to Compete in 2018-19
    October 31, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO –The revamped Defiance College men’s wrestling team is set to open the 2018-19 season under the direction of head coach Antonio Guerra. Guerra comes to DC after a highly successful stint at Ashland University where he served as the head assistant wrestling coach for three seasons.
  • Wrestling to Begin Season at Adrian
    August 07, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College wrestling team is set to begin the 2018-19 season with a trip to Adrian College on Nov. 3.