COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The unbeaten Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team will close out the regular season just where it started the year in the NJCAA’s Div. I Men’s Basketball rankings: on top. In the final regular season poll, which was released today from the NJCAA headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, the Trailblazers (28-0) once again received all 16 first place votes...
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Vincennes University Baseball Coach Chris Barney has announced the team’s weather-related changes in the schedule for this week and the approaching weekend. The changes are: Tuesday’s scheduled game at Wabash Valley in Mt. Carmel, IL, has been postponed and rescheduled as as part of a doubleheader on March 17. First pitch for Game 1 in that twinbill will be at 4 p.m. (EST or...
Sophomore Charles Foster and freshman Keith Mack both had 19 points to lead four players in double figures as the VU Men's Basketball Team topped Southeastern Illinois 87-70 Sunday at the VU P.E. Complex. The win extended VU's undefeated record to 28-0 as Foster knocked down five 3-pointers and sophomore Mychal Mulder pulled down eight rebounds Sophomore Donte' McGill hit 9-of-10 free...
The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team bumped its record to 26-3 on the season as sophomore Nicole Dodd scored 20 points, freshman Jeanier Olukemi finished with 19 and sophomore Tasia Brewer had 16 points and nine rebounds when the Trailblazers topped Southeastern Illinois 80-63 Sunday at the VU P.E. Complex. VU's 6-for-10 shooting from beyond the arc helped the Trailblazers...
CHARLESTON, Ill. – Vincennes University sophomore Robert Murphy won two events and turned in another VU school record-breaking performance during the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special in Charleston, IL. It was the final meet of the indoor regular season for VU. Murphy and fellow sophomore TaPring Goatee won both the men’s and women’s 1000 Meter Runs and Murphy...
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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