News & Events

Trailblazers pick up win on diamond

VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Baseball team improved to 5-6 on the spring with an 8-1 win over visiting Schoolcraft at Jerry Blemker Field on Friday afternoon.

After allowing a run in the top of the first inning, the Trailblazers responded with single tallies in each of the first four innings.

VU put the game away with a four-run outburst in the home half of the seventh inning.

The Trailblazers were efficient at the plate needing just five hits to produce the eight runs while taking advantage of four walks and miscues by the Ocelots.

Ryan Robison and Bricem Thompson both picked up a pair of hits in three trips to the plate.

Robison recorded a double and scored two runs, while both of Thompson’s hits were two baggers and he also scored a run.

Isaiah Davis produced the only other Trailblazer hit -- a two-run double.

Walker Paris did not record a hit in three official at bats, but managed to drive home two runs, while Caleb Helms hit a sacrifice fly.

Sean Becke, Tyler Estes, Will Randall, Ian Martin and Robison all stole one base apiece on the basepaths.

Trailblazer coach Chris Barney used the game as a pitching day for his hurlers as nine different Trailblazers pitched an inning.

Jacob Cochrum was awarded the win with his scoreless frame in the second inning.

Kasey Cheek and Paris both fanned two batters in their respective inning of work, as the VU pitchers combined for 10 strikeouts in the game.

The Trailblazers return to the diamond Monday afternoon playing host to Eureka College JV team.

First pitch at Jerry Blemker Field is 3 p.m.

 

###

 

TRAVIS DAVID, Assistant Sports Information Director

812-888-6831 office, tdavid@vinu.edu

 

More Blog Entries

Lady ‘Blazers fall to No. 1 Wabash Valley in District P championship game

INA, Ill. – It took the nation’s best team to dash the Vincennes University women’s basketball...

Trailblazers seeded third, headed to seventh straight national tournament

VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team will enter the NJCAA Division...

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.

Click here to donate to Play4Kay

Click here to learn more about Kay Yow and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

NJCAA spring sport cancellation

The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.

About Us

 

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.

Athletics Main Office
812.888.4511

VU 2019 - 2020 Athlete Forms

2019 Equity in Athletics Report

VU Graduation Rates

VU Handbook

VU Physical Examination Form

PE Complex Information

Student Recreation Center Information

2019 Jamboree Schedule

Scholarship Fund

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. 

Learn more

Donate online

Varsity Club

 
Trailblazer Varsity Club - We continue to welcome your membership in the Trailblazer Varsity Club! By having reserved tickets, they can be used at anytime. 

 

If you miss a game, bring a friend(s) and get them in the gate on your season ticket list. Contact the athletic office for season ticket information at 812-888-4511.

 

2019-2020 Online VU Varsity Club Membership Form

Click Here to Learn More Via the VU Varsity Club Brochure

 

Follow Trailblazer Athletics on social media

 

Listen Live WVUB