ADDISON, Ill. -- The Vincennes University bowling team ended its month-long layoff by competing in a Tier 1 event in Addison, IL over the weekend. Senior Tyler Perry came away with a Top-5 finish to help the ‘Blazers to a 45-place finish in the field of 70 teams. Perry finished with an average of 225 over the course of five games in the field of...
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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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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Vincennes University men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the indoor season over the weekend at the University of Indianapolis Collegiate Challenge. Team scores were not scored during the meet, but a handful of ‘Blazer athletes came home with some medals. Milan Todorovic, who earned All-American honors during cross country season, came away with a...
January 19, 2019 VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University women's and men's basketball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at the P.E. Complex against Shawnee has been postponed due to potential inclement weather. A possible makeup date is Feb. 4. A date will be confirmed later. Both Trailblazer teams will be back in action Wednesday night, playing host to Wabash Valley. ...
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Athletic Department challenges fans to Pack the House Wednesday when the Trailblazers face Wabash Valley in dual basketball games at the P.E. Complex. The women tip-off at 5 p.m. (EST) followed by the men at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all fans who wear blue and gold, VU’s signature colors. Free popcorn will also be available for an...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team used the three-pointer to storm back against District 16 foe Southwestern Illinois (11-5) Wednesday night. Kevin Osawe connected on a trio of 3-pointers in the second half to spark the comeback as the No. 4 Trailblazers improved to 16-1 on the ...
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.