CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – In a meet that wasn’t team-scored, the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams started off their 2015 indoor season with a very successful day Saturday at the Wabash College Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. The Trailblazers’ efforts included a new VU school record, eight NJCAA Indoor National Championship Meet-qualifying efforts and...
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HARRISBURG, Ill. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team fought off yet another attack on the Trailblazers’ perfect record and NJCAA top ranking Saturday when VU defeated host Southeastern Illinois by an 81-71 score. Sophomore Donte’ McGill scored 19 points with the help of three of VU’s 11 3-pointers and sophomore Charles Foster finished with 16 to lead the Trailblazers. Freshman...
HARRISBURG, Ill. – Sophomore Nicole Dodd hit all 14 of her free throws for half of her 28 points in leading the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to a 92-50 defeat of host Southeastern Illinois Saturday in Harrisburg, IL. It was VU’s fifth straight win. Freshman Jeanier Olukemi scored 14 and a trio of Trailblazers scored 10 each in sophomore Tasia Brewer and freshmen Chelsea...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There were no changes in the NJCAA’s top five teams in this week’s Div. I Men’s Basketball National Poll – including, of course – the Vincennes Trailblazers’ hold on the No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers, after adding two more victories to run their season record to 17-0, held on the top slot to preserve their season-long and preseason standing there. VU...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1-ranked Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team weathered yet another upset effort by an opponent Saturday when the Trailblazers fought off a second half run by host Southwestern Illinois in Belleville, IL, for a 77-67 win over the Blue Storm. The victory moved VU to 17-0 on the season and kept the Trailblazers atop the NJCAA...
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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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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.