VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Chinedu Okanu posted a double-double to lead five players in double figures as the top-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened play in the 30th annual Sodexo Classic with an 83-62 win over Kankakee Community College at the P.E. Complex on Friday. Okanu (Gary, Ind.) hit 10 of 16 shots from the floor and scored a game-high 22 points, as...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team will play in the NJCAA Division I Midwest A District Championship tournament on Nov. 9 in Carterville, Illinois. The Trailblazers (23-19) will play Iowa Western (26-9) in a semifinal at noon EST at Carterville High School, 1415 W. Grand Ave. Iowa Western was ranked 11th in the final NJCAA Division I regular-season poll....
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University bowling program has undergone extensive changes flowing into the 2019-2020 season. From mental game classes to upgraded workout regiments and on-lane practices, the team has continued to improve the process that has given the program so much success. Cardinal Classic The kickoff to the Trailblazers season began Sept. 28 in Muncie,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s cross country teams are both nationally ranked and coming off NJCAA Region 24 team titles heading into the NJCAA Division I national championships. VU is No. 16 in the men’s poll, while the Lady Blazers are No. 25 in the women’s rankings. The NJCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Championship is Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. ET at...
VINCENNES, Ind. - Sophomores Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario) and Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) combined for 41 points and 23 rebounds as the Vincennes University men’s basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA poll, outlasted Danville Area, 81-73, at the P.E. Complex on Monday. The win was the third in four days for the Trailblazers (3-0), who last Friday and Saturday claimed the...
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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