COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – The Vincennes University Volleyball Team will head to Council Bluffs, IA, this weekend for the NJCAA District J Tournament to vie for a spot in the Nov. 17-19 NJCAA Div. I National Championships in Casper, WY. The Trailblazers (28-7) will be grouped with representatives of NJCAA regions 4 and 11 in the district tournament hosted by Iowa Western at Kanesville...
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NEW ORLEANS – For the first time since Vincennes University Cross Country returned to the NJCAA Div. I level in the early 2000s, both the VU Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams will enter the NJCAA National Championships ranked in the national Top-10. In the latest polls – released today by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) – the...
On a night that included honoring Vincennes University Coach Todd Franklin’s 500th career victory earned during last year’s NJCAA District 16 Tournament, the VU Men’s Basketball Team overwhelmed Indiana Elite Prep with a 123-55 victory in the Trailblazers’ 2016-17 season opener. Indiana Elite Prep jumped out to an early lead, scoring the game’s points, but after taking the lead on a...
LANSING, Mich. - The Vincennes University Men’s Cross Country Team turned in an historic upset victory Saturday in winning the NJCAA Region 12 Championships and ending Lansing Community College’s streak of 19 consecutive Region 12 team titles. EVAN FRANKLIN Both the VU men and the Trailblazer women - who finished second in their race - earned trips to the NJCAA...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team overcame some early serving difficulties to claim the opening set then and maintained command throughout much of the final two sets Tuesday night to post a straight-sets victory over visiting Rend Lake at the VU P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (21-3) grabbed the win by scores of 25-20, 25-15, 25-11. VU was paced by sophomore Lindsay...
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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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