VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s basketball team shrugged off a slow start en route to a win in the opening night of the Sodexo Classic inside the P.E. Complex Friday night. A 13-4 run midway through the first quarter, propelled the Trailblazers to a 66-53 win over State Fair. With the win, the Trailblazers improve to 5-2 on the season. The Roadrunners...
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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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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- In a battle of NJCAA Division I Top 20 teams, the Vincennes University Men’s basketball team came away with a road win over District 16 foe John A. Logan Wednesday night. Keith Clemons poured in a career-high 26 points to lead the No. 6 Trailblazers to a 85-67 win over the No. 19 Volunteers. With the win, the Trailblazers improve to 6-0...
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team returned to its winning ways Wednesday night with a road win. The Trailblazers stopped a brief two-game losing streak with a 79-51 win over District P foe John A. Logan (3-2, 0-1). VU (4-2, 1-0) jumped out to a 22-10 lead after the first 10 minutes of play and never looked back. “We...
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University basketball teams open district play at John A. Logan Wednesday evening. The Lady Trailblazers enter Tuesday’s game having dropped a pair of games over the weekend in the Gulf Coast Classic after opening the season with three straight convincing wins. “We played two really good teams down there but we are still going to have to play...
MOLINE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Bowling team competed in the Leatherneck Classic over the weekend but did not compete at the level it had hoped. The Trailblazers finished 20th out of the field of 43 in the two-day tournament. VU entered the final day in 12th place but could not hold onto its place. Trailblazers coach Jesse Gibson noted although the...
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.