ROBINSON, IL – The #5 nationally ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers continued their winning ways tonight with a resounding 99-to-61 win over District 16 opponent Lincoln Trail thanks to hot shooting from behind the arc from freshman Isaiah Tisdale, and another strong night from national player of the year caliber candidate Chris Darrington. As head coach Todd Franklin said in...
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ROBINSON,IL- The #22 nationally ranked Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers soared to a 71-to-40 road win at rival Lincoln Trail College tonight thanks to a pair of big performances by Freshman Ladellia Maggett, who racked up another huge game from behind the arc, and Sophomore Laurhen Pickett who nearly notched her 12 th double-double of the season. VU got off to a hot start...
OLNEY, IL – Although the Olney Central Knights came into the game with only 1 district win, they played like a team that could upset several teams in the District 16 Tournament. Vincennes need the 3 rd 30-point night from Chris Darrington this week, and several big baskets down the stretch in order to come out with a 78-72 victory Saturday night. The first two possessions looked...
OLNEY, IL- The #23 ranked Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers came into Olney Central on Satruday afternoon 12-and-1 in District B play. They would score 58 of their 90 points in the second half, and use double-doubles from freshman Ladellia Maggett and sophomore Laurhen Pickett to skate to a 13 th District B win, 90-to-63. The Lady Blazers seemed to be locked in a tight one...
ANGOLA, IN – The Vincennes University Track and Field program posted another phenomenal weekend at the NJCAA Region XII Meet hosted by Trine University, highlighted by 13 athletes posting marks good enough to rank in the top 25 in the NJCAA, and a school record by sophomore Varavara Klyuchnikova in the triple jump. Sophomore Varvara Klyuchnikova continued her historic track and field...
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.
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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