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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University volleyball is proud to announce sophomore Olga Vasovic has signed to continue her playing career at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. “Olga had a challenge last year; she was playing behind two returning All-Region outside hitters last year, so it was going to be very difficult for her or anyone at that position to get playing time,” Sien said....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 9-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers opened up the 2021 season at home against Dohn Prep of Cincinnati and came away with the 83-66 win. This marks the first regular-season or postseason game the Blazers have played in over 10 months and early on the rust factor showed. VU had to battle early with Dohn Prep, with the Blazers falling behind by as much as six...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –The new look Vincennes University volleyball team had to shake off some of the rust this afternoon after not playing a match since Nov. 9, 2019, as VU hosted a scrimmage match against Calumet College of St. Joseph. The Trailblazers looked strong in the scrimmage against CCSJ with VU learning throughout the game how this young group would play with so many getting their first...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Head Coach Harry Meeks is coming off being inducted into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame enters his 30th season patrolling the Vincennes sidelines and hopes to make 2021 a season to remember as he sits just nine wins away from 700 victories at Vincennes University. VU returns only one starter from the 2020 season in sophomore guard Amani Brown....

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VINCENNES, ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team looks almost completely different from a year ago after losing 11 players, including six players who signed with NCAA Division I programs. Vincennes looked to shake off some of the rust of not playing against an actual opponent in over 10 months by hosting Aim High Prep for a scrimmage Jan. 13. The scrimmage was played as a...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The 2021 spring sports season inside the P.E. Complex at Vincennes University will look a little different this year as Vincennes University announces that all indoor games (basketball and volleyball) will be played without fans. The decision is consistent with VU’s ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of students, coaches, staff, spectators and the ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University’s Women’s basketball program has a history of finding talent locally and this tradition continues with the signing of Kylee Shelton from nearby Bloomfield High School. “I knew about Kylee from watching the scores of games and hearing people talk about this girl up at Bloomfield,” Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball coach Harry Meeks said. “I think...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Cross Country and Track and Field 2021 recruiting class was kicked off with the signing of Reed Lawless from Morgan Township High School in Valparaiso. “Reed is a dedicated distance runner who was the top senior at Morgan Township,” VU Cross Country and Track coach Chris Gafner said. “Reed will have a chance to help us right away next fall...

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The Vincennes University Cross Country sophomore duo of Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young capped off an impressive 2020 season with All-American honors for placing in the top-15 at the NJCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. “I was more proud than surprised,” Moreno said. “I knew that was my goal this year and I came into the race as best prepared as I could be....

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Following a pair of runner-up finishes at the Region 24 meet on Oct. 31, the Vincennes University Cross Country teams have quickly shifted their focus to the NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. The No. 10-ranked VU women’s cross country team will again look to have a strong showing out of the top two finishers in Region 24, Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young....

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The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams are coming off of excellent showings at the NJCAA Region 24 meet this past Saturday, with each team finishing as the Regional runner-up, with sophomore Meagan Moreno and freshman Trenton Faulkner taking home the Division I individual championships. Following that performance however, the Trailblazers slid in both polls...

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The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams hosted the NJCAA Regional 24 Championships Saturday afternoon at South Knox High School and did not disappoint, capturing both Division I Individual Championships, while finishing in second place as a team. The women’s team was once again led by the duo of Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young, who took home the first and second...

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One would be hard pressed to final a more loaded Region this cross country season than Region 24, with seven of the eight men’s and women’s teams ranked in the top 25 of their division and four of the eight ranked in the top 10. Vincennes University is hosting this year’s NJCAA Regional at South Knox High School this Saturday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. eastern. The event will include the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams each held spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) coaches poll this week. The VU women’s team continues to climb in the rankings, moving up one spot from last week to #9 ahead of next weekend’s Regionals. The Vincennes women’s team jumps up one spot in...

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Robinson, Ill. – The 2020 Lincoln Trail Fall Invitational at Quail Creek Country Club in Robinson went off with out a hitch as the Trailblazers posted a third-place finish as a team out of six competing and VU’s own Matt Jordan brought home a third-place medal as an individual.   The 36-hole, one-day event began early Saturday morning and continued well into the evening, causing...

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Normal, Ill, - The Vincennes University men's and women's cross country teams came home today with a pair of second place team finishes at the Heartland CC Classic. Sophomore Meagan Moreno (Morton, Ill.) and sophomore Kyra Young (South Bend, Ind.) Led the charge for VU finishing first and second in the meet running 19:17 and 20:28 on a challenging course. Rounding out the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – It is game on for the Vincennes University E-Sports Trailblazers! They kicked off their inaugural season with a historic win in this exciting new sport on campus. The E-Sports Trailblazers won Round 1 of the first game in the NJCAA Esports (NJCAAe) main season for Fall 2020. VU gamer Jaden Pfoff earned a victory in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate against Snow College...

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MONTGOMERY, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore golfer Matt Jordan captured the individual title at the VU Invitational with a career-best performance on Monday and helped the Trailblazers finish second in the one-day, 36-hole tournament at Country Oaks Golf Course. Jordan (Franklin, Ind.) was joined in the top three by VU sophomore Bryce Kirchner (North Vernon, Ind.). Jordan...

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Oct. 5, 2020 WHITTINGTON, Ill. –Vincennes University sophomores Bryce Kirchner and Matt Jordan earned a 1-2 finish in an 18-hole tournament on Oct. 3 at Rend Lake Golf Course. Kirchner won the tourney by shooting an even-par 72. Jordan fired a 74 for runner-up honors. Other individual scores from VU: sophomore Noah Crays (86), sophomore Brock Craney (86), and freshman Lucas Beard...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University men's and women's cross country teams competed on Oct. 3 in the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. Each team competed in the Blue race against some of the nation's best four-year programs. VU’s NJCAA ninth-ranked men's squad was led by Matthew Neill (Omagh, Ireland). He covered the 8K course in 25:57 (29th). Also...

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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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