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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 to...


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 “Vincennes...


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 throws. ...


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 keep...


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 also claimed...


**NOTICE** Vincennes University Athletic Director Harry Meeks has been notified by tonight's basketball opponent Southeastern Illinois College that, because of unsafe travel conditions, the Falcons WILL NOT MAKE THE TRIP TODAY from Harrisburg, IL, to play the VU men's and women's basketball teams as scheduled tonight. The games have been rescheduled for 3 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tonight's...


Vincennes University Tennis Coach Tyler Johnston has announced that the Trailblazers match scheduled for Saturday at Wright State has been postponed. No new date has been set at this time.


Vincennes University Athletic Director Harry Meeks has announced that, in the event Saturday's games vs. Southeastern Illinois College are moved to Sunday because of weather, VU's scheduled Play4Kay activities will shift to the Trailblazers' Feb. 28 game date vs. Kaskaskia. Meeks will be notified by Saturday morning or early afternoon if Saturday's opponent, Southeastern Illinois College, will...


UPDATED 3 P.M. FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2015 - Vincennes University Athletic Director and Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks has been notified by saturday basketball opponent Southeastern Illinois College that the Falcons will decide Saturday morning or early Saturday afternoon whether SIC will make the trip from Harrisburg, IL, to play the VU men's and women's basketball teams as scheduled on...


**ATTENTION: As of right now (1 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Feb. 20), Saturday's VU Men's and Women's Basketball are still on for Saturday's games hosting Southeastern Illinois at the VU P.E. Complex. Saturday is also VU's Play4Kay event to generate funds and awareness for breast cancer research. VU is monitoring weekend weather forecasts but has no plans as of now to postpone Saturday's 5 p.m....


One of the most foolproof indicators of a well-rounded and balanced roster is a team statistical profile that includes no player with a widespread advantage over teammates in any area, but several individuals clustered closely together on the stat sheet. The NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball No. 1 Vincennes Trailblazers are the epitome of such a group. As VU heads into Saturday’s game vs. visiting...


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INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team overcame early shooting woes and being plagued by 22 turnovers to defeat host Rend Lake 71-52 Wednesday night as sophomore Tasia Brewer scored 17 points and sophomore Nicole Dodd scored 14 of her 16 in the second half to lead the way in the victory. Freshman Chelsea Bentley added 13 points for the Trailblazers (25-3). Both the...


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team received all 16 first place votes among ballots cast for this week’s NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Poll, which was released earlier today from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. The Trailblazers (27-0) received 350 points, outdistancing No. 2 Hill’s 336 points to retain the top spot yet again this week. With...


The Vincennes University Baseball Team's season home opener series, scheduled for this weekend (Feb. 21 and 22) with Ancilla College at Jerry Blemker Field has been cancelled because of the weather forecast and field conditions. The games will not be made up. VU's next scheduled game will be Tuesday (Feb. 24) at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, IL. That game has a scheduled 3 p.m....


ALLENDALE, Mich. - On the second day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet in Allendale, MI, the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams' performances were highlighted by still more qualifying marks for the March 6 and 7 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships, some improvements on some previous championship qualifying efforts and yet another VU school record. ...


CLEVELAND, Tenn. – The Vincennes University Baseball Team dropped both games of a doubleheader Saturday at Cleveland State when VU scored seven runs in each contest but was unable to keep the host Cougars at bay. The Trailblazers (0-6) lost by scores of 12-7 and 8-7. Cleveland State had also topped VU 11-4 on Friday. In Game 1, sophomore third baseman Lance Myers blasted a grand slam home run...


The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes Trailblazers added to their historic season Saturday night with a 76-65 win over visiting Southwestern Illinois College, behind 16 points each by sophomores Mychal Mulder and Donte McGill. The physical battle that featured a total of 50 fouls and 62 free throws also had six lead changes. Sophomore Charles Foster finished with 12 points, sophomore A.J. Patty pulled...


The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team got balanced scoring and held visiting Southwestern Illinois College to just 15 field goals in posting a 63-38 victory Saturday night. The Trailblazers (24-3) got 17 points from freshman Jeanier Olukemi, while sophomore Nicole Dodd and freshman Brooke Dossett both scored 11 and sophomore Anais Kirvan had 10. Olukemi also had nine rebounds. Dodd...


ALLENDALE, Mich. - Vincennes University sophomores Robert Murphy and TaPring Goatee continued their assaults on the VU Track & Field record books and were among Trailblazers firmly positioning themselves at or near the top of the national junior college rankings with their performances Friday on the first day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet in Allendale, MI.   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.

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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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