The early signing period for the NCAA Early Signing Period for college baseball started this week. For Vincennes University Baseball, that means two student athletes, RHP Austin Gossmann and RHP Pete Wissel have made commitments as to where they will play in the 2017-2018 season. Sophomore RHP Austin Gossmann (5’10 175) will play at the University of South...
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Saturday night was a career night for Women’s Basketball Coach Harry Meeks as the win marked his 600 th career victory in 26 seasons at Vincennes University. The Lady Trailblazers trounced Rend Lake by a score of 97-40 at the VU P.E. Complex. Freshman Sheyanne Street kicked off a 7-0 run by the trailblazers to start the game by knocking down a 3 to score the game’s first points....
Ottumwa, IA – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team will surely be moving up in the next issue of the national rankings as they picked up a 78-63 victory over William Penn JV in their second game of the Indian Hills Community College Classic. Vincennes used a big first half from Sophomore Nate Hansen scoring the basketball to propel themselves to an 8 point first half lead,...
Ottumwa, IA – The VU Men’s Basketball team should be close to earning the nickname, “The Cardiac Kids”, after their latest stretch of games. Vincennes has won their last 3 games by an average of 3 points, has gone to overtime in 2-of-3 games, all three have come down to the final seconds to determine a winner, and Vincennes has now won all three games after an 86-85 win on Friday night of...
Kaskaskia, IL – The Men’s Trailblazer basketball team came into Kaskaskia with a perfect 7-and-0 record, and fresh off of a thrilling overtime win at Shawnee over Thanksgiving break. Going in, Kaskaskia had 7-and-1 record on the year, had some decent wins on their resume as well, and as luck would have it, the match-up between the Trailblazers and the Blue Devils would come right down to...
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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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