FORT WAYNE - Sophomore Kyra Tucker drained three 3-pointers on the way to 29 points to lead the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to an 86-62 win over host Indiana Tech Wednesday night in Fort Wayne. The Trailblazers (2-1) also got 17 points from freshman Laurhen Pickett, while sophomores Chelsea Bentley and Brooke Dossett chipped in with 11 each to pace VU’s balanced...
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PERRYSBURG, Ohio – The draw has been conducted and the Vincennes University Volleyball Team now knows its opponent on the first day of the NJCAA District E Tournament. The sixth-seeded Trailblazers will face No. 3 seed Columbus State at 1 p.m. Friday in one of two opening matches of the double-elimination event, which will be hosted by Owens Community College at its Student Health...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team fell to 0-2 on the season Saturday when the Trailblazers lost 78-66 to Motlow College in the last game of the Kiwanis Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. According to VU Basketball historians, this is the first time in 55 years that the Trailblazers have dropped the first two contests of a season. The Trailblazers were paced by...
LANSING, Mich. – The Vincennes University Cross Country Teams passed a character test with flying colors Saturday afternoon when the Trailblazer men finished second and the VU women posted a third place finish in their races at the NJCAA Region 12 Championships in Lansing MI. Heading into the region championship meets, VU Coach Chris Gafner was confident that both Trailblazer...
The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team quickly fell behind at the outset, battled back to lead and then surrendered to the effects of a rough patch early in the second half Friday night in dropping its season-opening game to Rock Valley in the second contest of the 2015 Kiwanis Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (0-1) fell 78-66 behind freshman guard Jeremiah...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
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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 a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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