Wednesday night The VU Lady Trailblazer basketball team was able to build off their big weekend victory over Moberly Area with a stout, 77-52 win over District opponent Olney Central. They were fueled by a pair of 20 point performances from Sophomores Jeanier Olukemi & Laurhen Pickett. The Lady Blazers got off to a hot start to the game. Sophomore Kayla Mallett scored an easy...
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Godfrey, IL – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened up district play with a 94-74 road win at Lewis & Clark Community College Saturday evening to move to an impressive 14-and-1 on the season. The Trailblazers jumped out to an early lead against Lewis Clark by sharing the ball, evenly distributing shots, and some big shots from three-point range from a pair of...
The VU lady trailblazers returned to their winning ways Saturday night by picking up a 26 point, 72-46 win over a Moberly Area Greyhound team who came into the VU P.E. Complex with a 15-and-1 record. The lady blazers got off to a slow start as Moberly Area was able to score on their possession, and would hold VU to 1 point for nearly half of the first quarter. However, VU would start...
In what was an epic, back-and-forth game at the V.U. P.E. Complex that featured 10 ties, 13 lead changes, 30 plus point performances from players on both sides, and boiling down to the final minutes to decide the victor, Vincennes University dropped an 83-87 game to the Surge of Cincinnati State Wednesday night. The Lady Blazers got off to a slow start as they trailed Cincinnati...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team moved to 13-and-1 with an 86-49 win over Elizabethtown Community College following a long break in play for the holidays. The win was highlighted by tantalizing defense by the Trailblazers, who forced 28 turnovers in the game, and caused Elizabethtown into 4 shot clock violations. The game started off right for VU from the very first...
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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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