MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Vincennes University Bowling Team finished ninth in its 2016-17 season-opening event over the weekend. The Trailblazers competed Saturday and Sunday in the 42-team Hammer Midwest Collegiate in Milwaukee, WI, which was won by Webber International University. “Overall, I was pleased with our performance the first time out this season,” VU Coach Gary Sparks said of...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Vincennes University runner Anais Da Silva finished 21st in the Women's 5K race and Trailblazer Jose Abel Cano was 53rd in the men's 8K meet earlier today as the VU Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams both registered 25th place team finishes at the 15th Annual Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. Both VU teams were moved up a...
MATTOON, Ill. - The Vincennes University Volleyball Team came up clutch Friday night for a hard-fought five-set victory at Lake Land in Mattoon, IL, after the host Lakers had won the second and third sets by 24-26 scores. The Trailblazers battled back to grab the fourth set, 25-20, and then ground out the fifth set with a 15-7 victory to seal the win. VU is now...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team topped visiting Kaskaskia, 3-1, Thursday at the VU P.E. Complex to improve to 16-3 on the season. The Trailblazers defeated the Blue Angels by scores of 25-16, 26-24, 18-25, 25-18. Statistical highlights for VU included sophomore Jordan Sprinkle's 13 kills, as well as 12 each for sophomore Kassidie Hayes and freshman Gabrielle Medrado and 10...
NEW ORLEANS – A fourth place finish at the recent Indiana Intercollegiate Championships kept the Vincennes University Women’s Cross Country Team in the national Top 10 in this week’s NJCAA Div. I Cross Country National Coaches’ Polls. The latest rankings were released earlier today by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Trailblazer women...
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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