Amber Welfle smashed 18 kills Tuesday night, reaching 1,000 for her career in the process.
For Heidelberg, that's where the good news ended.
Defiance got 19 kills from Alexis Pierce, 14 kills from Christa Seidenstricker and 12 each from Chelsea Ludeman and Kelsey Tietje, and beat Heidelberg in five games, 25-19, 15-25, 25-14, 26-28, 15-13 at Seiberling Gymnasium.
The Student Princes slipped to 2-5 overall. The Yellow Jackets improved to 8-2.
While Welfle led the Student Princes in kills, Sarah Parker put up solid numbers in her home debut. The Mohawk graduate had 10 kills and six digs. Calvert grad Alexa Frank had 28 assists and seven digs, while Jamie Kluding added 12 kills and six digs. Jubilee Haase had a team-best 16 digs for HU.
TU second at Lake Superior State Invite
BRIMLEY - It was a solid start for Tiffin University's golf season, as it finished runner up at the Lake Superior State Invitational.
Tiffin was edged by Wayne State, 595-597, for first. Tyler Maranville finished fourth overall, leading the Dragons with a two-day score of 148. John Tidenberg was a stroke off Maranville's pace, while Luke Schlichter shot a 151.
Alex Talbot (152) and Alex Talbot (154) also competed for the Dragons.