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Mishawaka, IN – The Vincennes University Volleyball team continued what was a fantastic season by signing Rachel Rupert of Penn High School To the 2018 class. Rupert is 6’0” Middle Blocker & Outside Hitter, and was one of the key contributors to a Kingsmen team that recorded a top-5 ranking in the state of Indiana, won the South Bend Sectional, was the Northern Indiana Conference Champions,...


Fort Dodge, IA – Sophomore Anais Da Silva earned her 13th All-American Award with a 6th place finish at the NJCAA Cross Country National Championships to lead the Lady Blazers to a 9th place team finish, the best in school history. After the men’s race had concluded, the gates were moved, and the course was arranged to accommodate the women’s 5,000-meter race distance. As the starter blew the...


Fort Dodge, IA – Sophomore Evan Franklin narrowly missed the school-record in-route to earning All-American honors by finishing 6th overall in a time of 25 minutes and 11 seconds, and led the team to a 9th place finish at the NJCAA Cross Country National Championships, the best team finish in nearly 50 years. The teams filed out to toe the line on a cold, blustery day in Fort Dodge, Iowa to...


Vincennes, IN-The final game of the 2017 Sodexo Classic saw the #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers defeat the Dons of The Bosco Institute by the score of 92-65. The first-half of the game can best be described as the “Isaiah Tisdale show”. The sophomore guard had 21 of the teams 46 points in the first-half, connecting on 7 of 12 shots, 3 of which were from behind the arc. The Trailblazers...


Vincennes, IN-The #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers men’s team was locked in a back-and-forth battle with D-II #6 Triton, which saw the Blazers win by the score 91-75. In the first-half of the contest, Vincennes’ offense had a difficult time making shots, shooting 38% from the field. The Blazers did have one shooter shine early though, as freshmen Ty Gadsden helped bring some much needed...


Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Track & Field team officially released their Indoor Season Schedule for the 2017-18 school year, highlighted by a few new meets, and the NJCAA Indoor National Track & Field Championships hosted by Texas Tech University on March 2nd & 3rd. Coach Albrecht said on the new schedule, “We switched things up this season because we really wanted to...


Council Bluffs, IA – The Lady Blazers fell to #2 Iowa Western, and then a good Indian Hills club in the semi-finals to bring their 2017 campaign to an end in the NJCAA District J Playoffs this weekend. In game one of the weekend, Vincennes University squared off with the #2 Reivers of Iowa Western. The Lady Blazers got off to a slippery start, dropping the 1st set 8-to-25. VU would rebound...


Marietta, GA – The Vincennes University Bowling team finished 3rd out of a highly-competitive 39 team field at the Brunswick Southern Classic, thanks impart to Tommy Tkacz winning the individual section at the classic, and Tyler Perry becoming the 1st VU Bowler in several years to bowl a perfect 300-game.  “Very pleased with the overall performance for the weekend.  We had a very...


In the final game of the 2017 Sodexo Classic, #23 VU 98 Indiana Tech JV 54. Freshmen Janiya Davis lead all scorers with 20 points, sophomore Mykel Roth finished with 17 and 8 rebounds.   First-half of action was a tightly contested ball-game with the Lady Trailblazers going into the 2nd quarter with only a 5-point lead, and extending that to 13 by the end of the half. Sophomore Mykel...


Vincennes, IN- #4 VU outlasts #5 Eastern Florida State 83-78 behind a career-high 34 points by Isaiah Tisdale! Freshman Ty Gadsden added 14, and Sophomore Rodney Culver had a big-13 to help the Trailblazers rebound from a 15-point deficit with 6 minutes remaining!   The first-half lived up to the hype you can expect out of an NJCAA top-5 match-up. Vincennes went into half-time with a...


Vincennes, IN- #23 Vincennes Lady Trailblazers defeated Olive-Harvey by a score of 126-26, in a game that saw 7 Blazers finish with double-digit points.   The first-half saw the Lady Trailblazers jump out to an 85-10 lead, started by a 24-0 run to begin the game. VU’s defense forced 30 turnovers, many leading to easy lay-ups. The Lady Trailblazers played very unselfish basketball in the...


Vincennes, IN- The #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers defeated Kankakee 109-76. VU had 6 players score in double-figures, with sophomore Isaiah Tisdale leading the Trailblazers with 18. The first-half was a high scoring battle which left the Trailblazers leading by only 12 points at the break. Vincennes’ defense forced 13 first-half turnovers, many leading to easy points on the other end of...


New Orleans, LA – For the first time in program history, both the men’s, and the women’s cross-country teams at Vincennes University are ranked in the Top-5 in the NJCAA heading into the NJCAA Cross Country National Meet next weekend. The #5 ranked men’s squad climbed 4-spots this week from #9 to #5 after picking up a Region XII title in dominant fashion over now: #7 Lansing CC, #12 Maccomb...


Floyd Knobs, IN – Last night the Vincennes University Cross Country/Track & Field team inked their first recruit for the 2018 recruiting class by signing Floyd Central Highlander, Faith Barba. “Faith has a tremendous amount of upside. She is very driven, she is very talented, and she genuinely wants to run fast every time she steps on the track. She has the ability to completely re-write...


Vincennes, IN – The #4 ranked VU Trailblazers men’s basketball team left no doubt why they were one of the top-ranked teams in the NJCAA with a convincing 122-to-53 win over Indiana Elite Prep, thanks in impart to a pair of outstanding nights by newcomers Ty Gadsen and Lony Francis. Just as the lady’s team had done earlier in the 1st game of the night, the men’s team got off to a hot start....


Vincennes,IN – The #23 ranked Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers picked-up a dominant win over Lindsey Wilson’s JV squad tonight at the PE Complex by a score of 102-to-35, and were led by a stand-out performance by sophomore Mykel Roth. From the start, there was no doubt that the lady Blazers were focused on getting the win. They jumped-out to an early lead on LWC, and held a 28-point...


Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Volleyball team downed Lindenwood University-Belleville in straight sets: 25-18, 25-15, 25-8 to capture a great win on the final home and regular season game, and on a night where fans gathered to celebrate the outstanding contributions of the sophomore class. “This was a decisive win for our sophomores to close their last home game with, and will...


Lansing, MI – Both Men’s and Women’s cross-country teams made history yesterday as both teams captured the Region XII team title, while sophomores Evan Franklin, and Anais Da Silva both captured the individual titles. On a cool, windy day at Grand Woods Park, both men’s and women’s cross-country teams took to the course to compete in the Region XII Championships hosted by Lansing Community...


Vincennes, IN – Both men’s and women’s nationally ranked cross-country teams are gearing up to compete in the Region XII Cross Country Championships hosted by Lansing Community College this weekend for a chance to advance to the NJCAA Cross Country National Championships in Fort Dodge, Iowa on November 11th. “Both teams have had a great season up to this point.” Said cross country coach Blake...


Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Trailblazers rebounded from a hard-fought weekend at the Jefferson College Halloween Classic by cruising past Frontier Community College at home this evening in straight sets: 25-10, 25-17, 25-12 to pick up their 28th win of the season. The Lady Trailblazers got out to a hot start in set one. They started the game on a 4-0 run, and led 8-1 over 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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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. 

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