News & Events

VU's Eric Blackman 7th after 5 events in Decathlon national championship

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – In the early portion of Session I of the 2015 NJCAA National Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Vincennes University sophomore Eric Blackman had completed the first day’s scheduled five Decathlon events and was in seventh place with 3,277 points.
The Purdue signee’s highlight of the Decathlon thus far was a second place finish in the High Jump at 6 feet, 9.5 inches. In the other four completed Decathlon events, he was:
·    Fourth in the Shot Put:           36 feet, 5 inches,
·    Eighth in the Long Jump:        20 feet, 8 inches,
·    15th in the 400 Meter Dash:   57.08, and,
·    15th I the 100 Meter Dash:     11.82.
Sophomore Michael Samuels of South Plains was first after five events with 3,640 points.
The Decathlon competitors still have the 110 Meter Hurdles, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin and 1500 Meter Run to complete in the event on Day No. 2 of the meet.
Other competitions set to start today (Thursday) are the Men’s Hammer Throw, Women’s Hammer Throw, Women’s 10,000 Meter Run and Men’s 10,000 Meter Run. The complete schedule for the NJCAA National Outdoor Track & Field Championships is attached. Events will run through part of the day on Saturday.

More Blog Entries

Rouanet, Zarazua reach semis before rain halts NJCAA National Tennis Championships

PLANO, Texas – Rain has descended upon the Plano, TX, area and delayed play at the 2015...

VU’s Blackman continues in Decathlon at NJCAA championships; Preliminaries under way in several other events

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Vincennes University’s Eric Blackman was continuing this afternoon with...


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

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

VU 2020 - 2021 Athlete Forms

2019 Equity in Athletics Report

VU Graduation Rates

VU Handbook

VU Physical Examination Form

PE Complex Information

Student Recreation Center Information

2020 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