INA, Ill. - The No. 9 Vincennes University men’s basketball team fought through a tough game against Southwestern Illinois on Wednesday night to win 79-63 and advance to the NJCAA Division I Central District Tournament championship. This brings VU to 28-4 and nets Coach Todd Franklin his 300th win as head coach of Vincennes University. Wednesday night’s game got off to an...
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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University baseball team fell 12-1 to the No. 1 in NJCAA Division I, Wabash Valley College on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders VU’s lone run came in the top of fourth inning when sophomore 1B Ryan Robison (New Albany, Ind.) hit a one-out double off the right field-center field wall. He moved up to third base on a wild pitch. Freshman DH...
VINCENNES, lnd. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team finalized a perfect 14-0 home record in the quarterfinals of the Midwest District Tournament against Shawnee, winning in confident fashion 107-45 on Tuesday at the P.E. Complex. VU (27-4) started off the game hot, doubling Shawnees score in the first quarter 26-13, and didn’t ease up in the second quarter leaving it...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s road game against Wabash Valley scheduled for March 3 has been postponed. The game has been rescheduled for March 4 at 3 p.m. EST in Mount Carmel, Ill. Wabash Valley is currently No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I Rankings. Follow Trailblazer athletics on Twitter @VinUniAthletics and Facebook ...
INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University men’s basketball team walked through the quarterfinal of NJCAA D1 Men's Basketball Central District Championship against Lake Land College 83-63 on Monday at Rend Lake College. This brings No. 9 VU to 27-4 on the season. The Blazers allowed Lake Land the lead early on 2-0, but that was the only lead they held during the game. The game went in to...
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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