HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Vincennes University’s Eric Blackman was continuing this afternoon with events in the Decathlon at the 2015 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Hutchinson, KS. As of 3 p.m. Eastern Time, Blackman had finished second in the 110 Meter Hurdles and 11th in the Discus to move up one position from Thursday to No. 6 in today’s Decathlon standings. ...
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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – In the early portion of Session I of the 2015 NJCAA National Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Vincennes University sophomore Eric Blackman had completed the first day’s scheduled five Decathlon events and was in seventh place with 3,277 points. The Purdue signee’s highlight of the Decathlon thus far was a second place finish in the High Jump at 6 feet, 9.5...
PLANO, Texas – Rain has descended upon the Plano, TX, area and delayed play at the 2015 NJCAA Div. I Tennis National Championship Tournament. According to a post on the tournament’s Facebook page, all Div. I and Div. III matches are on-hold until Thursday. Exact times are to be announced later today. However, the VU Trailblazers managed to get some action in before the weather...
NEW ORLEANS – Vincennes University sophomores Robert Murphy and TaPring Goatee and VU Assistant Coach Tim Marsee are in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s inaugural NJCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2015 season. Winners for each region were selected in a vote of NJCAA DI coaches. The...
PLANO, Texas – The Vincennes University Tennis Team’s top 3 singles players reached the quarterfinals round of the NJCAA Men’s National Championship Tournament in Plano, TX, with wins Tuesday. Nicolas Rouanet started off the day on Tuesday for the Trailblazers with a 6-1,6-0 win over Herman Abban, the NMMI No. 1 singles player who is ranked 17 in the country. The...
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