VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of JJ Ramey (London, Ken.) as a transfer from the University of Pikeville. Ramey took to twitter to announce his decision Thursday afternoon saying “After long considerations and talks with my family, I’m super excited to say I will be committing to the top JUCO program in the country in...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University women’s basketball forward Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American. Through the past season, fans of Vincennes University basketball have grown used to Fess Hawkins putting up monster numbers each game, and many grew expectant of a double-double almost...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University men’s basketball forward Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American. Kevin Osawe was a part of the 18-19 Blazers basketball team that won the NJCAA Division I National Championship, and played a large role in the Trailblazers receiving an at-large bid...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of DJ Brewton (Cincinatti, Ohio) to join the Blazers for the 20-21 season. The 6’3 guard spent the past year playing for NCAA Div. I school Alcorn State University where he registered five double digit scoring games and went on an impressive run late in the season. Prior to playing for Alcorn...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of three players set to join the team for the 20-21 season. 6’4 SG Brandon Muntu (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) made his commitment to Vincennes University known this past week. Muntu is a strong three-point shooting lefty that played this past season for Dohn Prep in Cincinnati, Ohio where he...
The Vincennes University Athletic Department hosts Play4Kay and raises donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund annually. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at North Carolina State. He had the pleasure of meeting her while he was an assistant coach at Western Carolina University. This left a lasting impression on him and made this cause important to him and the Trailblazers.
At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.
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Trailblazer Scholarship fund - The VU foundation awarded $970,242.80 scholarship dollars of the VU Foundation and University funds for the 2017-18 school year to incoming and returning VU students. These included awards to students from 8 states across the country and 3 international awards.
The VU Foundation currently manages over 525 scholarship and department funds, with 247 news funds created in just the last 9 years.
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