Vincennes University sophomore Makur Puou signed a national letter of intent Friday to continue his collegiate basketball career at New Orleans. Puou – a native of Rumbek, South Sudan, who helped Mooseheart to an Illinois Class A state championship prior to his arrival at VU – inked the letter with the Trailblazer coaching staff and some of Puou’s teammates and friends looking on. ...
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The Vincennes University Baseball Team got in a mid-season workout Wednesday night when the Trailblazers hosted the Indiana State University Club Baseball Team and trounced the visitors, 14-4, in seven innings. Freshman Lucas Fagg hit a grand slam home run to key an eight-run first inning in which 12 batters went to the plate for VU. From there, the Trailblazers added a run in the second,...
Lapel High School bowling standout Connor Hickey recently signed a national letter of intent to attend Vincennes University and compete on the Trailblazer bowling team. The southpaw provides VU Coach Gary Sparks’ squad with another four-year competitor, beginning next season, and the VU program offers Hickey a chance to continue his bowling career while pursuing a degree in homeland...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams' 2016 schedule continues to be shuffled. This time, the change to the Trailblazers' schedule is because of the host school changing its schedule. The VU track teams WILL BE competing at the Bellarmine Classic, but the meet has been moved up a week to April 23 from the original date of April 30 at Bellarmine...
The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams have elected to pull out of Friday’s Bellarmine Invitational in Louisville, KY, because Friday’s forecast doesn’t appear conducive to setting high marks and the Trailblazers will use the extra time to train for the April 15 and 16 Indiana Little State Championships at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. “Friday’s forecast is...
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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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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