With members of the 1965 NJCAA National Champion Vincennes Trailblazers looking on, the undefeated 2014-15 edition of the Vincennes Trailblazers routed Shawnee 82-46 Saturday night behind 26 points, six rebounds and four assists from sophomore Charles Foster. VU also got 16 from sophomore Mychal Mulder, 11 from sophomore A.J. Patty and 10 from freshman Keith Mack. VU will travel to...
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The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team dismantled visiting Shawnee by a 93-36 score. Tasia Brewer, Nicole Dodd and Jeanier Olukemi all had 17 each. Brooke Dossett scored 15 for the Trailblazers. Olukemi also had 10 rebounds for a double-double. VU (22-3) shot 52.6 percent from the floor (40-for-76) and drained seven 3-pointers (Dossett hit five of the treys). Conversely,...
Vincennes University sophomore forward A.J. Patty models the Autism awareness pin that VU Men's Basketball Coach Todd Franklin and Trailblazer Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks and their coaching staffs and players will wear this weekend as part of participating in a new program, "Coaches Powering Forward for Autism." The initiative's goal is to increase awareness about autism and...
MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 2 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team jumped on host Wabash Valley from the opening tip Wednesday night and never let up on the way to a 100-72 win that improved VU to 24-0 on the season and 14-0 in NJCAA District 16 play. The victory also gave VU a regular-season sweep of the Warriors after the Trailblazers posted a 77-54 decision over WVC at...
MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team's offensive production disappeared in the second half and host Wabash Valley College found its groove on the offensive end in the second 20 minutes Wednesday night as the Trailblazers fell, 80-57, to the Warriors. VU (21-3) got 13 points from freshman Chelsea Bentley and 10 each from sophomores Nicole Dodd and Anais...
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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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