BARDSTOWN, Ky. – When Jordan Hickman elected to continue his collegiate basketball career by transferring to Vincennes University for his sophomore season after spending his freshman campaign at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, IL, he was simply doing what had defined the 6-2 guard throughout his upbringing. He was staying loyal, displaying an impressively strong work ethic...
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Vincennes University Track & Field’s 2016 Outdoor Schedule has been modified from its original form to accommodate a home-and-home agreement between VU and Marian University . The schedule also reflects a change by the National Junior College Athletic Association in the dates for the Div. I Track & Field Outdoor National Championship Meet in Levelland, TX. VU Coach Chris Gafner...
Sophomore Darren Groves came off the bench to post a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds in the first half and then built on both totals throughout the second half Tuesday night in leading the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team to a 110-56 dismantling of visiting Lindsey Wilson. Groves finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead a balanced VU attack that also...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team moved into sole possession of first place in NJCAA District 16 competition Saturday night when freshman Jeremiah Bell scored 35 points to lead the Trailblazers to a 91-81 win over John A. Logan at the VU P.E. Complex. VU improved to 10-3 on the season and 5-0 against District 16’s Region 24 teams. John A. Logan entered the game 12-0 and...
The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team improved to 13-1, but not without some anxious moments, when the Trailblazers topped visiting John A. Logan, 74-70, Saturday. The victory was VU’s 13th straight after falling in its opening game of the season. The Trailblazers (13-1) led by as many as 19 in the fourth quarter and then held on when the previously-unbeaten Volunteers...
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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