VINCENNES, Ind. – Christian Wells, a forward from Muncie, is joining the 2019 Vincennes University men’s basketball signing class. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Wells is the son of former NBA star and 1998 first-round draft pick Bonzi Wells. Christian Wells played last season for Washington Academy, a post-grad program in Greenville, North Carolina. He produced stellar numbers, averaging...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has added four recruits to the 2019-20 roster. The Trailblazers’ incoming class includes guard Elena Aznar (Zaragoza, Spain/IES Pedro de Luna), guard Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Indiana/Terre Haute South Vigo High School), forward Macy Michels (Dieterich, Illinois/Teutopolis High School)...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Volleyball Coach Gary Sien has announced the signing of Morgen Tinkle for the 2019 season. Tinkle is a 5-foot-5 setter from Parke Heritage High School in Rockville, Indiana. She was an American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour All-American nominee in 2018. She amassed 870 assists last season, averaging 8.8 per set. She added 155...
PLYMOUTH, Ind. – Vincennes University Golf Coach Dennis Chattin praised Zach Hall for his play in the final round of the NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship on Friday. “He actually played much better than the score indicates,” he said. “A couple of shots here and there and he could have moved up quite a bit.” Hall finished tied for 49th in a field of 132. He shot a 7-over-par ...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin signed transfer point guard Patrick Fisher on Friday. The 6-foot, 170-pound Fisher will play closer to home. He is from Bloomington, Illinois and played the 2018-19 season for Gavilan College in Gilroy, California. Gavilan is one of the top teams in the California Community College Athletic Association. ...
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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