EIU TWILIGHT MEET SCHEDULE CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams wrap up the regular season tonight when the Trailblazers finish up events at the Eastern Illinois University Twilight Meet in Charleston, IL. The meet is also a final tune-up and another qualifying opportunity for the NJCAA Outdoor National Championship Meet for some...
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PLANO, Texas – The Vincennes University Tennis Team will make its 32 nd consecutive appearance at the NJCAA Div. I Men’s Tennis National Championship Tournament when the event, hosted by Collin College, begins Monday in Plano, TX. Despite being the latest edition of a program with a national championship tournament heritage of more than three decades, the ninth-ranked...
Vincennes University Track & Field Coach Chris Gafner, his coaching staff and Trailblazer student-athletes will again offer track & field camps this summer for secondary school student-athletes entering grades 6-12 during the 2015-16 school year. The NJCAA national powerhouse VU Trailblazer program will host a day camp on June 18 for hurdles and then host another day camp on June...
PARMA, Ohio – The Vincennes University Baseball Team will face host Cuyahoga in the opening game Friday of the 2015 NJCAA Div. II Baseball Sub-District Tournament in Parma, OH, near Cleveland, OH. The Trailblazers (24-23) and the Challengers (36-18) will begin the four-team event’s first game at 10 a.m. Friday (May 8) at Cuyahoga’s Western Campus, and that game will be followed by Owens...
With her parents and some of her Trailblazer teammates looking on, Vincennes University forward Tasia Brewer signed her national letter of intent late last week to continue her college basketball career at the University of Southern Indiana. The 6-0 Brewer helped the VU Women’s Basketball Team to a 29-and-4 season record in 2014-15. She averaged 10.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. She...
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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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