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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team defeated Kaskaskia College in straight sets on Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night by the scores of; 27-25, 25-20, 25-16, and extends their winning streak to five.   VU Statistical Leaders The Trailblazers were led in kills by sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) who finished with 7. Fidler also added 8 digs. Sophomore...

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FAIRFIELD, Ill – The Vincennes University Volleyball team hit the road ahead of Faculty and Staff appreciation night this Friday at won over Frontier College in four sets; 25-22, 17-25, 25-13, 25-18.   VU Statistical Leaders VU was led in kills by sophomore Grace Doane (Vincennes, Ind.) who finished the match with 9 and also adding 5 blocks. Sophomore Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  Vincennes volleyball defeated Ancilla College and Joliet Junior College in a tri-match in straight sets, winning 25-20, 25-18, 25-16 over Ancilla and 25-8, 26-24, 25-18 over Joliet.   VU Statistical Leaders Ancilla: Freshman Breanna Metzger and sophomore Alison Smith led the Trailblazers attack with 8 kills each.  Sophomore Ryleigh Fidler followed close behind with...

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Vincennes, Ind. – The Vincennes University Volleyball team is proud to invite you to Faculty and Staff Appreciation night at the P.E. Complex.   The Trailblazer volleyball team will be taking on Region 24 foe Kaskaskia College on Friday September 20th at 7 pm eastern. All VU faculty and Staff are invited to come out to the P.E. Complex and help cheer on your Blazers when they take on...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Smith and Street released its men’s college basketball preview magazine this week and defending Division I national champion Vincennes University is No. 1 in the NJCAA preseason poll. Along with the preseason poll Smith and Street released their preseason All-American watch list for the 2019-20 season which includes sophomore Kevin Osawe (Third Team) and Craig Porter...

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Vincennes, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball program is hosting their annual “Scramble for Hoops” Golf Outing on Tuesday September 24th at the Country Club of Old Vincennes.   The net proceeds from the golf outing will benefit the men’s basketball program. Over the years, thousands of students have been able to attend VU through scholarships. We continue to increase our ...

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Ullin, Ill. - Vincennes traveled to take on Region 24 opponent Shawnee C.C. in Ullin, Ill. The Trailblazers took care of business winning in straight sets 25-16, 25-9, 25-10.   VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Ryli Bobbitt (Sullivan, Ind.) led the Blazers with 7 kills, and 5 blocks. Sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) finished the match with 9 digs and 5 kills. Freshman Breanna...

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  High School teammates and life-long friends Brantli Lannan and Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) were both named to the All-Tournament Team following the Blazer Classic this past weekend.   Brantli Lannan led the Trailblazers in digs each of the four games during the Blazer Classic and finished the tournament with 99 digs in 15 sets for 6.6 per set. Lannan also achieved a 2.3...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team was defeated in the first game of day one at the Blazer Classic by John A Logan in four sets; 22-25, 24-26, 25-14, 18-25. VU would bounce back and finish day one with a 3-1 win over Wabash Valley; 25-22, 17-25, 25-14, 25-13.The Trailblazers started day two vs. Walters State and lost 3-1 25-18, 20-25, 18-25, 17-25, and finished...

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Charleston, Ill -  The Trailblazer men finished third out of six teams at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open on Friday. They were led by sophomore Milan Todorovic (Belgrade, Serbia) who finished ninth in 27:09.3. Also finishing in the top 20 for VU were freshman Maxwel Kiplagat (Iten, Kenya) (27:26.8, 11th), sophomore Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South Africa) (27:55.9,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  The Vincennes University volleyball team defeated Brescia University JV in straight sets on Wednesday, by scores of 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 at the P.E. Complex. VU Statistical Leaders The Trailblazers were led by an all-around performance my sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) who led VU with 10 kills with 0 errors and a .400 hit percentage, also tied for the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University men’s and women’s cross country teams are handling final preparations before the beginning of the 2019 season on Sept. 6. Men’s Team The VU Men’s Cross Country team is looking to have success top to bottom with four returning sophomores; Logan Busz (Whitley, Ind.), Franklin Sanders (North Vernon, Ind.), Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South ...

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Perrysburg, Ohio. -  The Vincennes University volleyball team took one of four matches over the weekend at the Owens CC Tournament in Perrysburg, OH. The Trailblazers took down Mott CC in straight sets, 25-16, 25-8, 25-23. VU then fell to DII #2-ranked Parkland in four sets, 26-24, 20-25, 5-25, 15-25, on Friday Kellogg in four sets, 22-25, 25-16, 19-25, 23-25, and DII #9-ranked Grand...

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WEST FRANKFORT, Ill.. -  The Vincennes University Golf team started off the season at the Rend Lake Fall Preview at Franklin County Country Club on Friday. The Trailblazers had to shake off the rust a little in the first round of the season with freshman Bryce Kirschner (North Vernon, Ind.) leading VU with 74. Sophomore Matt Jordan (Franklin, Ind.) ended his round with an 82. Freshmen...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Golf Team is preparing for the upcoming 2019 fall season and looking to uphold the high standard that previous years have set. “We only have two players returning for this season”, VU Golf Coach Dennis Chattin said of the 2019 roster, “so it’s going to be a real learning experience for us.” The Trailblazers are returning sophomores Matt Jordan...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  The Vincennes University volleyball team took three to five sets over Lincoln Trail in VU’s first home match of the season, by scores of 25-15, 25-20, 27-29, 23-25, 15-9.   VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Ryleigh Fidler and freshman Savannah Grimes both had double-doubles with Fidler ending her night with 14 kills and 13 digs, and Grimes’ team leading 25 set...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  The Vincennes University volleyball team’s first week of competition continued with two matches at the McHenry County College Invite on Saturday. VU vs. Carl Sandburg College Carl Sandburg, No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll, won 25-23, 14-25, 25-18, 28-26 against the Trailblazers. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.)  notched...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a four-set victory over Wabash Valley, winning 25-21, 25-8, 22-25, 25-19 on Thursday. VU Statistical Leaders Both sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) and freshman Morgen Tinkle (Rockville, Ind.) had double-doubles on the first official day of NJCAA competition. Fidler led the Trailblazers...

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VU Trailblazers 2019 fall baseball schedule is out now. Come out to Jerry Blemker Field and get your first look at the 2019-20 Vincennes baseball team. Be sure to mark your calendars and come support your Trailblazers!!! https://www.vinu.edu/web/athletics/vu-baseball-schedule   Photo: VU Baseball Team in costume at Steak and Hot Dog World Series Halloween Game

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2019 Vincennes University Team Photo VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University Coach Gary Sien brings an experienced team into the 2019 volleyball season. He knows the Trailblazers have a shot at a memorable season. VU is in strong shape with a great deal of incoming and returning talent, Region 24 Player of the Year Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and all-region second team player...

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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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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.

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