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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team tallied 11 hits in a 7-3 win against Eureka College’s junior varsity team at Jerry Blemker Field on Monday. Freshmen Sean Becker and Ryan Robison had three hits apiece for the Trailblazers, who own a 6-6 overall record. Robison was 3-for-5 with a double. He also had two RBIs and scored one run. Becker was 3-for-4 with a double and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s scheduled game against Wabash Valley on March 12 in Mount Carmel, Illinois has been canceled. A makeup date has not been set at this time. The Trailblazers will play on March 13 against Rose-Hulman at Jerry Blemker Field. The game time has changed. The contest will begin one hour later and start at 6 p.m.   ### LINK to VU...

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ADDISON, Ill. – The Vincennes University bowling team competed for the chance to make it to the national tournament at an Intercollegiate Team Championships sectional March 9-10 at Stardust Bowl. The format was 64 Baker games spread over two days. The top four men’s teams from each of the four sectionals advanced to the pinnacle event of the season, the Intercollegiate Team...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team will enter the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship as the No. 3 seed. VU is making its seventh straight trip to the national tournament March 18-23 in Hutchinson, Kansas at Hutchinson Sports Arena. The Trailblazers hold the record for the longest streak of consecutive national tournament appearances in the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Baseball team improved to 5-6 on the spring with an 8-1 win over visiting Schoolcraft at Jerry Blemker Field on Friday afternoon. After allowing a run in the top of the first inning, the Trailblazers responded with single tallies in each of the first four innings. VU put the game away with a four-run outburst in the home half of ...

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INA, Ill. – It took the nation’s best team to dash the Vincennes University women’s basketball team’s hope of winning the NJCAA Division I District P Tournament championship game on Friday. The Lady ‘Blazers and Wabash Valley, No. 1 in the Division I national poll and undefeated, were locked in a tight game for three quarters at Rend Lake College. The Warriors pulled away in the fourth...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team has canceled games scheduled for March 9 and March 10 at Jerry Blemker Field due to an unfavorable weather forecast. The Trailblazers will host a nine-inning game against Schoolcraft on March 8 at 2 p.m. EST. They will play at home on March 11. The Trailblazers take on Eureka in a nine-inning game beginning at 3 p.m. EDT. VU plays...

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INA, Ill.  – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team advanced to its second straight NJCAA Division I District P Tournament championship game with a thrilling 66-65 victory over Southeastern Illinois on Thursday night. A win in the next game will earn the Trailblazers a trip to the national tournament. The District P championship game features VU and Wabash Valley, the ...

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INA, Ill. – The second-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 78-76 to Kaskaskia in the semifinals of the NJCAA Division I District 16 Tournament on Wednesday night, but the Trailblazers almost certainly will earn an at-large bid to the national tournament. A season of excellence can’t be wiped out with one upset loss at the buzzer. Eight at-large bids and 16 automatic...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Harry Wickens helped start the Vincennes University swimming and diving program in 1980 and quickly became a nationally recognized powerhouse. Wickens coached the VU swimming and diving men’s and women’s teams for 21 years. In celebration of his contributions to the sport, he was inducted into the NJCAA Swimming and Diving Coaches Association Hall of Fame on March 5...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- For the third time this season, the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team squared off against Southwestern Illinois. And for the third time, the Lady Trailblazers came away with a lopsided win. The Lady ‘Blazers opened District P Tournament play with a 73-47 win over SWIC inside the P.E. Complex Tuesday night. With the win, the No. 2 seed Trailblazers (22-7)...

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INA, Ill. – The second-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened the postseason with a bang, winning 87-58 over Shawnee in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Division I District 16 Tournament on Tuesday. Sophomore Keith Clemons scored a game-high 20 points for the top-seeded Trailblazers at Rend Lake College. Sophomore Lony Francis Jr. added 19 points and a team-high eight...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team is No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I national rankings, is the top seed heading into the District 16 Tournament and has a 29-1 overall record. And the Trailblazers are still capable of kicking into another gear says VU Coach Todd Franklin. “I think we have another gear we can get to,” he said. “We have got the job done, but...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Natalia Bartnovskaya Price became a five-time national champion as a Vincennes University track and field student-athlete, but she had no idea the brilliance ahead of her when she competed in her very first meet. “It was all NCAA schools and I was a little intimidated,” she said. “[VU Assistant Coach Tim Marsee] told me to go out and have fun, and that’s all that...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team heads into the NJCAA Division I District P Tournament as the No. 2 seed. The tournament starts March 5 and runs through March 8. VU takes a 21-7 overall record into its first-round game against No. 7 seed Southwestern Illinois inside the P.E. Complex at 7 p.m. EST. First-round contests will be played on the court of the...

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PITTSBURG, Kan. -- The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams wrapped up their indoor season over the weekend at the Indoor National Championships inside the Robert Plaster Center on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The Trailblazers earned all-american status in two events and finished 24th in the team standings with eight points. Iowa...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 2 Vincennes University men’s basketball team begins its pursuit of a seventh consecutive trip to the national tournament with a NJCAA Division I District 16 Tournament quarterfinal game on March 5. The Trailblazers (29-1) finished the regular season as the second-ranked team in the NJCAA Division I national poll and the District 16 regular-season champion. VU...

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MT. CARMEL, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team made it a perfect 4-for-4 Friday night. The No. 2 Trailblazers faced its fourth ranked opponent of the season and earned their fourth win in those games with a 69-59 win over No. 25 Wabash Valley. With the win the Trailblazers finish the regular season with a 29-1 record and head into the District 16...

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MT. CARMEL, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team fell behind by 11 points after the first quarter to No. 1 ranked Wabash Valley and never could recover Friday night. The Lady Trailblazers dropped an 81-70 decision to the top-ranked and undefeated Warriors in the regular season finale for both teams. With the loss VU finishes the regular season with a...

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PITTSBURG, Kan. -- All season the Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field teams have competed in meets dominated by NCAA programs. The Trailblazers have held their own in those meets, now they have the opportunity to shine among the best in the same class. A total of 22 Trailblazers will be competing this weekend in the NJCAA Indoor National...

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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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