Freshman outfielder Chandler Roberts clubbed a grand slam home run and freshman Braxton Yeryar threw five innings of three-hit relief as the Vincennes University Baseball Team topped Olney Central, 12-8, Wednesday afternoon at Jerry Blemker Field. Roberts’ blast keyed the Trailblazers’ seven-run fourth inning in which VU sent 10 batters to the plate. Meanwhile, Yeryar came on...
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LUBBOCK, Texas – The No. 19 seed Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team dropped a 66-51 decision to third seeded Salt Lake Wednesday at the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament in Lubbock, TX, eliminating the Trailblazers from the event and ending VU’s season at 29-6. A second quarter scoring drought put the Trailblazers in a 29-16 halftime deficit...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team’s season came to an end Tuesday when the No. 14 seed Trailblazers dropped a 68-64 decision to the 19th-seeded Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Golden Norsemen in the first round of the NJCAA Div. I Men’s National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, KS. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M will meet No. 3 seed Georgia...
LUBBOCK, Texas – The 19th-seeded Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team earned a spot in the second round of the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament with a 57-51 win over No. 14 seed Northeast (NE) Tuesday in Lubbock, TX. Freshman Marley Miller scored 15 points and sophomore Imani Taylor ( pictured ) pulled down 19 rebounds to lead the...
The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team’s next youth camp for players ages 6-13 will be Sunday, April 3, at VU’s Jerry Blemker Baseball Field. The facility is located at 1562 Old Terre Haute Road (across the street from the Vincennes softball fields). In the event of inclement weather, the camp’s rain date will be Tuesday, April 12. “This will be a great opportunity for...
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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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