Join Vincennes University Athletics on Feb. 7 as we honor VU's first NJCAA Div. I Men's Basketball National Champion. The 1964-65 squad assembled a 28-6 record on the way to defeating Burlington (now known as Southeastern Iowa) by an 80-76 score. VU will welcome team members and some members of that season's cheerleading squad back to campus on Feb. 7 for a day of activities...
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The Vincennes University Track and Field Teams had another successful weekend in their second week of action in the 2015 indoor season. At the University of Indianapolis Greyhound Classic, the meet wasn't team-scored, but sophomore Isaiah Thomas broke the VU school record in the long jump with an effort of 24 feet, 11 3/4 inches. also, new NJCAA Indoor...
CENTRALIA, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team endured a slow start and a rugged game in general Saturday to knock off host Kaskaskia, 79-61, in Centralia, IL. Sophomore Mychal Mulder hit four of VU's five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 20 points. He also had eight rebounds. Sophomore A.J. Patty recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10...
CENTRALIA, Ill. - The Vincennes Universitgy Women's Basketball Team got 23 points from freshman Jeanier Olukemi and 22 from sophomore Nicole Dodd to lead the way Saturday in routing host Kaskaskia by a 94-68 score. Sophomore Tasia Brewer finished with 18 points. The win improved the Trailblazers to 19-2 on the season and was VU's seventh consecutive victory. The Trailblazers...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team on Wednesday afternoon maintained its grip on the country’s No. 1 spot in the latest NJCAA Div. I rankings and then took care of business again Wednesday night when the Trailblazers topped visiting Lewis & Clark by an 87-74 score. VU moved to 19-0 as sophomores A.J. Patty and Donte’ McGill scored 24 points each and sophomore Everett...
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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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