Carterville, IL-The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers improved to 14-0 after an 82-73 victory over District 16 rival John A. Logan. Coming out of half-time down by 3, VU found themselves in a rare spot, as they had previously only trailed twice after the first-half. The Trailblazers relied on their starters to help take control of the game, scoring 63 of the team’s 82 points. ...
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Carterville, IL-The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers defeated District P opponent John A. Logan 79-76, led by Maggett, Roth, and Easley. Anytime John A. Logan and Vincennes meet up on a basketball court, men’s or women’s, one thing can always be counted on; the game will come down to the very end. Tonight’s game lived up to the hype. Even after the Lady Trailblazers jumped out...
Vincennes, IN-The Vincennes University Volleyball team continues to add to an already impressive 2018 recruiting class with the addition of Vincennes Lincoln’s Grace Doane. Grace is the daughter of Kyle and Kathy Doane. Doane is a 5’10” middle blocker and opposite hitter, who had 306 kills and a team leading 81 blocks in 2017. Grace was the recipient of many honors including; Big 8...
Vincennes, IN-The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers improved to 13-0 after a hard-fought 85-63 win over District 16 rival Olney Central. The first-half was a very exciting hard-fought battle as usual from any Region 16 match-up. Sophomore Rodney Culver, Jr. was the Trailblazers leading scorer at the break with 8 points, fellow sophomore Isaiah Tisdale along with freshman Ty...
Vincennes, IN-The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers improved to 9-4 on the season after an 89-56 victory over the Lady Knights of Olney Central. The Lady Trailblazers got off to a hot start, going on a 7-0 to begin the game, leading to a 49-23 halftime advantage. The 2 nd quarter is where Vincennes really seemed to find their groove, outscoring the Lady Knights by 20 in the...
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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