WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Events at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Winston-Salem, NC, have concluded and official results are in. The Vincennes University Women's Track & Field Team finished seventh and the Trailblazer men were 12th on their side of the title meet. Iowa Central claimed both the women's and men's team titles. VU turned in 12 top-10...
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INA, Ill. - The second-seeded Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team upset No. 1 Seed Southwestern Illinois Friday night to capture the NJCAA District 16 Men's Basketball Tournament championship. The tournament was played at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU's three tournament wins over Wabash Valley, John A. Logan and Southwestern Illinois were intense, pressure-packed contests,...
INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team earned a trip to the NJCAA Div. I Women's Basketball National Championship Tournament when the Trailblazers turned away Shawnee, 70-61, Friday night in the championship game of the NJCAA District P Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU, the tournament's second seed, earned its 28th victory of the season behind 22...
INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team created the ideal final scenario for a tournament setting when the Trailblazers registered a 78-73 victory over John A. Logan Thursday night to earn a spot in Friday's championship game of the NJCAA District 16 Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU, the tournament's second seed, will face top seed Southwestern...
INA, Ill. - Sophomore Brooke Dossett scored 16 of her 27 points in the second half Thursday to lead the No. 2 seed Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 66-57 win over third-seeded John A. Logan, earning the Trailblazers a spot in the tournament's championship game Friday vs. top-seeded Shawnee. VU had to overcome first half foul trouble and early...
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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