The Vincennes University Baseball Team's offense rebounded from last weekend's lack of firepower and put up five runs on 11 hits Tuesday against visiting Olney Central, but the Trailblazers could only score once more in the final six innings and fell 9-5 to the Blue Knights in VU's season home opener at Jerry Blemker Field. VU sophomore catcher Austin Slover continued his torrid hitting...
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CLEVELAND, Tenn. - It's still too early to form a concrete opinion on how good the Vincennes University Baseball Team can be in 2016, but the Trailblazers showed in Game 1 of their doubleheader Saturday at Cleveland State that they can pick each other up and find a way to win - even when being nearly no-hit. VU split the twinbill, winning Game 1 by a 2-0 score...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. - Nine different players got into the scoring column and contributed to a statistics explosion Saturday for the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team at Southwestern Illinois in Belleville, IL, as the Trailblazers romped on the host Lady Blue Storm, 65-35, to improve to 24-5 on the season. Sophomore Chelsea Bentley scored 17 points to lead VU,...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team never got in sync offensively in the first half and dug itself a hole that it could never climb out of Saturday at Southwestern Illinois, and the Trailblazers fell, 73-54, to the host Blue Storm. Dropping the game delayed VU's chances at sewing up the District 16 regular-season title. The Trailblazers can still...
CHARLESTON, Ill. - The Vincennes University Men's and Women's Track & Field Teams won two events and turned in 34 top-10 performances at the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special in Charleston, IL. It was the regular-season finale for VU's indoor season before the NJCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships. In the Trailblazers' two...
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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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