The Vincennes University Volleyball Team claimed both of its season opening matches over the weekend at the Malcolm X College Tri-Match in Chicago. The Trailblazers (2-0) defeated both Malcolm X and Elgin in straight sets as VU prevailed over Elgin by scores of 25-22, 25-11, 25-20 before returning to the court later in the day to post a 25-18, 25-17, 25-23 victory over the hosts. The...
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INDIANAPOLIS – Vincennes University Track & Field and Cross Country Coach Chris Gafner is among 41 people honored by the state of Indiana as Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearers as part of the state’s celebration of its 200 th Anniversary Torch Relay. Names of more than 2,000 Hoosiers nominated and chosen as torchbearers were announced Wednesday in Indianapolis...
Vincennes University has named veteran college volleyball coach Gary Sien to head up the Trailblazer program. Sien replaces Stephanie Armstrong, who resigned this spring to take an assistant coaching position at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. Sien brings a wealth of success in NJCAA volleyball, as well as valuable experience at the four-year program level....
Congratulations to recent Vincennes University graduate and former Trailblazer second baseman Brett Yeryar, who is a member of the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team. Gold Glove winners for all three NJCAA divisions were released and Yeryar is a member of the Div. II squad. He posted a .987 fielding percentage in the 2016 season for VU. Yeryar gives VU its second consecutive Gold Glove winner....
CHAUTAUQUA, NY - The Vincennes University Golf Team showed outstanding ability to maintain its concentration, coupled with additional mental toughness to withstand pesky weather and a "refuse-to-lose" attitude in securing the program's second NJCAA Div. III National Championship. The Trailblazers - who also won the national title in 2013 - grabbed their latest national crown by 15...
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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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