French Lick, IN - The Vincennes University Golf team got off to a hot start at Donald Ross Golf Course this weekend as Sophomore Blake Claycomb took the individual win with a total score of 147, Freshman Keegan McCullough finished runner-up with a total score of 149, and the team tied for first, but lost to host Franklin College on the 5 th golfer tie breaker. The golfers were...
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Ina, IL – The Vincennes University Trailblazers punched their ticket to compete in the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, KS by defeating a tough Wabash Valley team 82-70 to win the District 16 Tournament Title, and Freshman Isaiah Tisdale was named the District 16 Tournament MVP. Of all the teams that the #5 Trailblazers had faced this season, rival Wabash Valley had proved...
Ina, IL – In what turned out to be a defensive slugfest on both sides, VU would knockdown key free-throws down the stretch to outlast a hard-pressing Shawnee team, and capture their 30 th win of the season for the 16 th time in program history, 66-55 at Rend Lake College this afternoon to advance to the final game of the District 16 Tournament. The name of the game in the...
Ina, IL – The Lake Land Lakers gave the #5 Vincennes University Trailblazers all they could handle for 40 minutes in the quarter-final round of the District 16 tournament hosted at Rend Lake, but when the final horn sounded, VU pulled-out an 82-81 victory thanks to a trifecta of 20 point games. VU got things churning in the right direction from the opening tip. Sophomore Chris...
The Lady Trailblazers season came to an end with a heart-crushing 72-to-68 defeat to the Blue Angels of Kaskaskia tonight at the VU P.E. Complex despite three players scoring in double-figures. The game got off to a slow start as both teams traded shots back and forth defensively. 1 minute and 40 seconds would tick off the clock before sophomore Milana Matias would grab an errand...
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.
NJCAA spring sport cancellation
The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.
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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