When the latest NJCAA Div. I Volleyball Rankings were released today, the Vincennes University Volleyball Team was sitting among programs that received votes for the poll. Head Coach Gary Sien, Assistant Coach Mike Misner and the Trailblazers had hoped to find the Trailblazers in the Top 20 but being in the "Received Votes" slot shows movement toward a nationally-ranked position early in...
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INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Volleyball Team registered its sixth straight win and improved to 12-1 on the season with a straight-sets victory Monday night at Rend Lake in Ina, IL. The Trailblazers bested the host Warriors (4-7) by scores of 25-13, 25-10, 25-21. VU was led statistically by eight kills each by sophomore Kaeli James and...
VU Track & Field/Cross Country Coach Chris Gafner was one of Knox County's torchbearers Sunday as part of Indiana's 200th Anniversary celebration (photo courtesy of Duane Chattin).
Vincennes University sophomore Blake Claycomb was the medalist and the Trailblazers were runners-up in their own invitational this weekend at Country Oaks Golf Course in Montgomery. John A. Logan claimed team honors, edging VU by four strokes. Claycomb posted rounds of 71 and 70 for a total of 141 to earn the top spot. The individual runner-up was Nolan White of Brescia with a score...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team on Saturday capped off a three-day run of matches that revealed the team has a strong will, a determination to turn potential into sustained success and a sense of belonging just 12 matches into its first season as a NJCAA Div. I program. VU gutted out a five-set win over Mineral Area Saturday afternoon that wrapped up the Trailblazers’ annual...
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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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