COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team survived its stiffest test of the season last Saturday at Shawnee, posting an 85-76 win, and the performance allowed the Trailblazers to retain their No. 1 national ranking for the third consecutive week when today's Week 3 Regular-Season Rankings came out. VU (12-0) received 14 first place votes in today's poll....
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Freshman Jeanier Olukemi's career-high 32 points plus seven steals, five rebounds and four assists led the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 100-74 win Monday night over visiting Moberly Area Community College. Olukemi - who was 14-for-20 from the field (including a 3-pointer) - paced a balanced VU scoring attack that also included Nicole Dodd's 21 points, 18 by Anais...
ULLIN, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team improved to 10-1 on the season when the Trailblazers routed host Shawnee by an 87-38 score Saturday afternoon in Ullin, IL. VU was led by sophomore Tasia Brewer's 18 points. The Trailblazers also got 12 points each from sophomore Nicole Dodd and freshman Jeanier Olukemi. That trio led an offensive outburst...
ULLIN, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team remained unbeaten and atop the NJCAA District 16 when the Trailblazers escaped Saturday afternoon with an 85-76 win at Shawnee. VU (12-0, 6-0 in District 16 competition) got 20 points from sophomore Charles Foster, 17 from sophomore A.J. Patty, 16 from sophomore Everett Clemons and 11 from sophomore...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team added another week to its run atop the 2014-15 rankings when the latest NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Poll was released today from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. VU (11-0) was the preseason No. 1 and has been top-ranked in each of the regular-season polls. VU received 13 First Place votes. ...
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.
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