COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Volleyball Team’s ascent into the NJCAA Div. I Volleyball national scene has reached the Top 20. In the NJCAA’s latest rankings, released earlier today, the Trailblazers (13-1) occupy the No. 20 slot after receiving votes in last week’s poll. VU replaces Hutchinson (8-5 at the time of voting), which dropped to this week’s “Received...
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Vincennes University Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams on Friday added the second foundational block to building an outstanding season when freshman runner Anais Da Silva followed up her season-opening individual win with a third place finish and freshman Evan Franklin turned in a 12th place performance at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships at Indiana...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team corrected some mistakes from its first set loss and then earned wins in three straight sets Thursday night to post its 13th victory of the season. The Trailblazers (13-1), who received votes in the latest NJCAA Div. I Volleyball Poll, topped visiting Lake Land, 3-1, by scores of 25-27, 25-15, 25-17, 25-17. Led by freshman Gabrielle...
Team and individual wins by the Vincennes University Women's Cross Country Team and Anais Da Silva at the Sept. 3 Franklin College Sodexo Grizzly Invitational helped the VU women secure a top-10 national ranking when 2016's first USTFCCCA/NJCAA Div. I Cross Country Rankings were released Monday night. The VU women are eighth in their poll and the Trailblazer men - who finished third...
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...
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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