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The Vincennes University Track and Field Teams had another successful weekend in their second week of action in the 2015 indoor season. At the University of Indianapolis Greyhound Classic, the meet wasn't team-scored, but sophomore Isaiah Thomas broke the VU school record in the long jump with an effort of 24 feet, 11 3/4 inches. also, new NJCAA Indoor Championship qualifiers from the...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team endured a slow start and a rugged game in general Saturday to knock off host Kaskaskia, 79-61, in Centralia, IL. Sophomore Mychal Mulder hit four of VU's five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 20 points. He also had eight rebounds. Sophomore A.J. Patty recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. - The Vincennes Universitgy Women's Basketball Team got 23 points from freshman Jeanier Olukemi and 22 from sophomore Nicole Dodd to lead the way Saturday in routing host Kaskaskia by a 94-68 score. Sophomore Tasia Brewer finished with 18 points. The win improved the Trailblazers to 19-2 on the season and was VU's seventh consecutive victory. The Trailblazers led at one point...

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The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team on Wednesday afternoon maintained its grip on the country’s No. 1 spot in the latest NJCAA Div. I rankings and then took care of business again Wednesday night when the Trailblazers topped visiting Lewis & Clark by an 87-74 score. VU moved to 19-0 as sophomores A.J. Patty and Donte’ McGill scored 24 points each and sophomore Everett Clemons...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There have been six regular-season NJCAA Div. I Men's Basketball polls after the Oct. 27 preseason poll, and the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team has occupied the top spot in each one. The Trailblazers (18-0) continued their grip on the No. 1 slot when the latest rankings were released earlier today from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. VU...

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Sophomore Tasia Brewer scored 19 points and freshman Jeanier Olukemi turned in an 11-point, nine-rebound, eight-assist effort to lead the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 90-52 trouncing of visiting Three Rivers Tuesday night at the VU P.E. Complex. VU also got 13 points from sophomore Nicole Dodd and 11 points from freshman Brooke Dossett. It was yet another game that was...

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CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – In a meet that wasn’t team-scored, the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams started off their 2015 indoor season with a very successful day Saturday at the Wabash College Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. The Trailblazers’ efforts included a new VU school record, eight NJCAA Indoor National Championship Meet-qualifying efforts and several event...

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HARRISBURG, Ill. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team fought off yet another attack on the Trailblazers’ perfect record and NJCAA top ranking Saturday when VU defeated host Southeastern Illinois by an 81-71 score. Sophomore Donte’ McGill scored 19 points with the help of three of VU’s 11 3-pointers and sophomore Charles Foster finished with 16 to lead the Trailblazers. Freshman...

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HARRISBURG, Ill. – Sophomore Nicole Dodd hit all 14 of her free throws for half of her 28 points in leading the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to a 92-50 defeat of host Southeastern Illinois Saturday in Harrisburg, IL. It was VU’s fifth straight win. Freshman Jeanier Olukemi scored 14 and a trio of Trailblazers scored 10 each in sophomore Tasia Brewer and freshmen Chelsea Bentley...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There were no changes in the NJCAA’s top five teams in this week’s Div. I Men’s Basketball National Poll – including, of course – the Vincennes Trailblazers’ hold on the No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers, after adding two more victories to run their season record to 17-0, held on the top slot to preserve their season-long and preseason standing there. VU is followed again...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1-ranked Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team weathered yet another upset effort by an opponent Saturday when the Trailblazers fought off a second half run by host Southwestern Illinois in Belleville, IL, for a 77-67 win over the Blue Storm.   The victory moved VU to 17-0 on the season and kept the Trailblazers atop the NJCAA District 16...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team used a run of 35 unanswered points to blow out the host Southwestern Illinois College Saturday afternoon.   Four Trailblazer players scored in double figures to lead 12 players getting in the scoring column and four reached double digits in rebounding in the rout of the Blue Storm.   Freshman Jeanier...

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The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team had another close call Wednesday night - this time, a 71-70 win over NJCAA District 16 foe John A. Logan - but the Trailblazers continued to escape the best shots of opponents and stay unbeaten at 16-0. John A. Logan (11-3) overcame a double-digit  VU lead in the second half to eventually lead by three near the 14:00 mark and push...

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The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team led by as many 61 points at one juncture and routed visiting John A. Logan 99-52 Wednesday night behind 29 points from freshman Jeanier Olukemi. The Trailblazers (14-2) also got 21 points from freshman Chelsea Bentley and 15 from sophomore Nicole Dodd. Bentley and Dodd both finished with nine rebounds each. The Trailblazers were never...

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Tucson, Ariz. – The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team is ranked eighth in the recently-released NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association’s Preseason Poll. The Trailblazers (43-18 last season in reaching the NJCAA Div. II World Series for the program’s second time) follow the preseason rankings’ No. 1 Mesa (AZ), runner-up Hinds (MS), third-ranked Madison (WI), No. 4 Pasco-Hernando (FL) and...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team entered the 2015 calendar year right where it left the 2014 year – at the top of the NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Poll. The season’s latest rankings were released earlier today and the Trailblazers remain at No. 1, where they have resided all season and in the preseason poll. VU (15-0) garnered 11 first place votes to...

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The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes Trailblazers routed Score Academy by a 115-62 score Saturday night at the VU P.E. Comlex to improve to 15-0 on the season. Sophomore Donte' McGill scored 26 points on 9-for-13 shooting - including a 3-for-6 performance from 3-point land. He also hit 5-of-6 at the free throw line. Sophomore Mychal Mulder also had three treys as part of his 18 points and sophomores A.J....

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The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team improved to 13-2 on the season with a convincing 91-52 win over visiting Cincinnati State Saturday afternoon at the VU P.E. Complex. Freshman Jeanier Olukemi scored 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead VU, while sophomore Anais Kirvan nearly had a double-double of her own by scoring 13 points and grabbing nine boards. The Trailblazers...

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PARK HILLS, Mo. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team let a second half double-digit lead get away and dropped its second game of the season Monday when the Trailblazers were edged 64-63 by Mineral Area. The setback came in VU’s second game of Mineral Area’s Hampton Inn/Buffalo Wild Wings Classic in Park Hills, MO. Sophomore Tasia Brewer paced VU (12-2) with a double-double of 25...

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The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes Trailblazers closed out the 2014 portion of their schedule Saturday afternoon by posting a hard-fought 71-68 victory over a scrappy and upset-minded Don Bosco Prep squad at the Vincennes University P.E. Complex. Sophomore Donte' McGill led the Trailblazers (14-0) with 20 points, including a 4-for-7 performance from 3-point land, off the bench. Sophomore A.J. Patty...

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Play4Kay

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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