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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two individual performers and the 4x400 Meter Relay squad posted wins to lead the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams in a stellar performance at the Bellarmine Classic over the weekend in Louisville, KY. Sophomore Trey Kennedy claimed the Pole Vault with an effort of 4.85 Meters and freshman Stoney Prowell was first in the 200 Meter Dash with a time of 22.11. In...


Vincennes University sophomore Brooke Dossett has chosen Evansville to continue her collegiate basketball career. The 5-6 point guard signed her national letter of intent Tuesday at Vincennes University’s Physical Education Complex with VU Coach Harry Meeks, Assistant Coach Ingrida Strikas and several fellow Trailblazer players gathered around her. In addition to running the offense for the...


OLNEY, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team used a grand slam home run by sophomore Austin Slover and a pair of solo homers by sophomore Lane Dransfield, plus a complete game pitching performance by sophomore Jared Lauer, to rout host Olney Central, 12-0, Tuesday night in Olney, IL. The Trailblazers (23-17) roughed up five Olney Central pitchers for 11 hits and put together two...


MARION, Ind. - The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams saw nine more NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships qualifying marks posted over the weekend at the Indiana Little State Championships at Indiana Wesleyan in Marion. Two of the national qualifying performances were VU school records, set by freshmen Anais Da Silva  who won the 10,000 Meter Run in...


SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team claimed three out of four games over the weekend, scoring at least eight runs in each contest and posting double-digit runs in two of the games on the way to 42 runs on the weekend.   The Trailblazers (22-17) started the weekend action Friday night at North Central College and erupted for a 15-2 win before traveling to...


Vincennes University sophomore Makur Puou signed a national letter of intent Friday to continue his collegiate basketball career at New Orleans. Puou – a native of Rumbek, South Sudan, who helped Mooseheart to an Illinois Class A state championship prior to his arrival at VU – inked the letter with the Trailblazer coaching staff and some of Puou’s teammates and friends looking on. VU amassed...


The Vincennes University Baseball Team got in a mid-season workout Wednesday night when the Trailblazers hosted the Indiana State University Club Baseball Team and trounced the visitors, 14-4, in seven innings. Freshman Lucas Fagg hit a grand slam home run to key an eight-run first inning in which 12 batters went to the plate for VU. From there, the Trailblazers added a run in the second, two...


Lapel High School bowling standout Connor Hickey recently signed a national letter of intent to attend Vincennes University and compete on the Trailblazer bowling team. The southpaw provides VU Coach Gary Sparks’ squad with another four-year competitor, beginning next season, and the VU program offers Hickey a chance to continue his bowling career while pursuing a degree in homeland security....


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams' 2016 schedule continues to be shuffled. This time, the change to the Trailblazers' schedule is because of the host school changing its schedule. The VU track teams WILL BE competing at the Bellarmine Classic, but the meet has been moved up a week to April 23 from the original date of April 30 at Bellarmine University in...


The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams have elected to pull out of Friday’s Bellarmine Invitational in Louisville, KY, because Friday’s forecast doesn’t appear conducive to setting high marks and the Trailblazers will use the extra time to train for the April 15 and 16 Indiana Little State Championships at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. “Friday’s forecast is calling for...


SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Stephanie Armstrong has resigned from her position as Vincennes University volleyball coach to take an assistant coaching position at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. Armstrong, who led the Trailblazers to a 33-42 record in two seasons, will join the staff that newly-named St. Mary’s head coach Callaway Mefford is assembling. Mefford was named last month as the...


A little luck never hurt anyone... and it certainly helped the Vincennes University Baseball Team Monday night when the Trailblazers snatched a 9-8 win from the Wabash Valley College Warriors at Jerry Blemker Field. VU (17-13) fought back from a 7-3 deficit to take a one-run lead before Wabash Valley knotted things up again in the seventh. That late Warrior run set up a dramatic finish for the...


MONTGOMERY - Despite rainy conditions on the opening day and horrific winds on the second day of play, the Vincennes University Golf Team claimed its first victory of the season over the weekend as the Trailblazers won the Oakland City Invitational at Country Oaks in Montgomery. VU sophomore Cameron Weyer was the six-team event's medalist with a score of 151. Trailblazer sophomores Jacob...


The Vincennes University Baseball Team swept a Good Friday doubleheader from Lakeland (OH) by scores of 12-3 and 7-2 at VU's Jerry Blemker Field. GAME 1: In the first game - which was seven innings - Austin Gossman went the distance on the mound and outfielder Chandler Roberts (2-for-3) blasted a solo home run and a triple. The Trailblazers' 12-hit attack was also highlighted by outfielder...


MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team saw host Wabash Valley scored in six of seven innings Tuesday afternoon as the Trailblazers dropped an 11-1 decision to the Warriors in Mt. Carmel, IL. The game ended via the 10-run mercy rule with one out in the seventh inning. The Trailblazers (12-11) scored their lone run in the third. Sophomore second baseman Brett Yeryar led off...


The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team split its four games of the weekend as the Trailblazers (12-10) hosted Henry Ford College, Lake Michigan College and Parkland College for a series of eight games at Jerry Blemker Field. VU topped Henry Ford College twice while dropping games to Lake Michigan and Parkland. The Trailblazers’ victories over Henry Ford were by scores of 4-3 and 3-2. VU...


SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – The Vincennes University Golf Team’s first action of the season resulted in a fifth place finish out of nine teams at the 15th Annual Ron Marshall Spring Fling, held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Scottsboro, AL. Individually, sophomore Cameron Weyer finished fourth for the Trailblazers with a three-round score of 224 (+8). Copiah-Lincoln’s Philip Heine was medalist with a...


The Vincennes University Baseball Team never go on track Friday afternoon when the Trailblazers hosted Lake Michigan College and VU dropped a 13-1 decision to the Red Hawks at Jerry Blemker Field. VU’s batting order managed only five hits – three by sophomore first baseman Jared Lauer – and suffered five strikeouts as the Trailblazers (10-9) were unable to get a rally going and sustain it...


Vincennes University Track & Field Coach Chris Gafner has announced a change in the Trailblazers’ upcoming outdoor season schedule. VU’s second meet of the season will be April 1 at Marian University in Indianapolis. The meet was originally scheduled for April 2. April 1 is a Friday. In addition, the NJCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet has been shifted to May...


Freshman outfielder Chandler Roberts clubbed a grand slam home run and freshman Braxton Yeryar threw five innings of three-hit relief as the Vincennes University Baseball Team topped Olney Central, 12-8, Wednesday afternoon at Jerry Blemker Field. Roberts’ blast keyed the Trailblazers’ seven-run fourth inning in which VU sent 10 batters to the plate. Meanwhile, Yeryar came on in the fourth...



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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