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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Former Vincennes University Men's Basketball player Romaro Gill (St. Thomas, Jamaica) has added to his collection of 2020 accolades by securing the BIG EAST Men's Basketball Sport Excellence award. Gill was also named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year as well as the Most Improved Player. Before joining Seton Hall Romaro Gill played for the Vincennes ...

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July 13, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - The NJCAA announced Monday afternoon the plan for an adjusted schedule for the 2020-2021 sports season. Following a vote by the NJCAA Board of Regents on Monday, the majority of fall sporting competition will be moved to the spring season. NJCAA President & CEO Dr. Christopher Parker said about the changes, “Through a unified effort from our...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - At Vincennes University it has long been a part of the athletics motto that we are equally proud of our individual All-American and our All-American Academic athletes. This year Trailblazer athletes showed their hunger to be the best of the best with 17 student-athletes receiving NJCAA All-Academic honors, as well as two students becoming First Team All-Americans....

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team recently completed the signings of three incoming freshmen ready for the 2020-21 season. Jamie Russell (East St. Louis, Ill.) joins as a middle blocker and outside hitter. Elizabeth Combs (Bloomfield, Ill.) is a middle blocker and opposite hitter. Amee Beedle (Wheaton, Ill.) is an outside/opposite hitter.   Jamie Russell ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team received the commitment of Brevin Jefferson (Indianapolis, Ind.) on Monday, May 4th. Jefferson announced his decision via Twitter saying “First off, I would like to thank my parents for investing so much time and effort in my journey to get here. I want to thank my brothers for pushing me and believing in me when no one...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University track and field/cross country teams are excited about the addition of two new runners for the 20/21 school year. Jacy Collins (Jasonville, Ind.) will be joining the blazers for the upcoming school year after completing her senior year at Shakamak High School. Collins boasts impressive personal bests in the 5k of 19:02.4, a 12:43 in the 3200m,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of JJ Ramey (London, Ken.) as a transfer from the University of Pikeville. Ramey took to twitter to announce his decision Thursday afternoon saying “After long considerations and talks with my family, I’m super excited to say I will be committing to the top JUCO program in the country in...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University women’s basketball forward Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American. Through the past season, fans of Vincennes University basketball have grown used to Fess Hawkins putting up monster numbers each game, and many grew expectant of a double-double almost...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University men’s basketball forward Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American. Kevin Osawe was a part of the 18-19 Blazers basketball team that won the NJCAA Division I National Championship, and played a large role in the Trailblazers receiving an at-large bid to...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of DJ Brewton (Cincinatti, Ohio) to join the Blazers for the 20-21 season. The 6’3 guard spent the past year playing for NCAA Div. I school Alcorn State University where he registered five double digit scoring games and went on an impressive run late in the season. Prior to playing for Alcorn...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of three players set to join the team for the 20-21 season. 6’4 SG Brandon Muntu (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) made his commitment to Vincennes University known this past week. Muntu is a strong three-point shooting lefty that played this past season for Dohn Prep in Cincinnati, Ohio where he...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - With the 2020 baseball season coming to an unforeseen halt, Vincennes University baseball first baseman and left-handed pitcher Ryan Robison (New Albany, Ind.) has made a commitment to play in the 2020-2021 season. He has chosen Purdue University Fort Wayne, an NCAA Division I program that will play in the Horizon league starting next year. 1B/LHP Ryan Robison is a...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University women’s basketball player Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) has made the shortlist for the 2020 World Exposure NJCAA Div. I Sophomore of the Year Award. Fifteen made the final shortlist and Hawkins was one of only four forwards selected in the list. Sophomore Hawkins impressed all during her 2020 season, leaving it as a surprise to no one when she...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received a signature of commitment from point guard Taaj Davis (Aurora, Ill.) to join the team starting in the 20-21 season. The 6-foot-1 point guard currently attends Aurora Christian High School where he has been named first team all-state.  Stats  Aurora Christian managed to go 25-6 in this past season. Davis...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  The NJCAA announced on March 16 that it canceled all spring sports competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member. The decision was made due to recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spring competition includes all practices,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 13 that it is suspending all competition beginning Saturday, March 14 through Friday, April 3. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member college. The NJCAA Board of Regents will meet on April 3 as previously scheduled and an update from the National Office will be provided with a full assessment of the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The NJCAA made the decision on March 12 to postpone national championship events, including the NJCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament that Vincennes University was scheduled to compete in, due to recent developments regarding the coronavirus. The Division I men’s tournament was originally scheduled for March 16-21 in Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team was set to play a nine-inning game against Rose Hulman today (Thursday, March 12). Due to inclement weather, this game has been cancelled. Next Up The Blazers weekend schedule has been altered to move both games one day forward. VU will now play it’s first doubleheader against Lewis and Clark on Sunday March 15 starting at 2...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Originally the Vincennes University baseball team was set to move their Wednesday nine-inning game to Vincennes, Ind. against Olney Central. This game has since been cancelled.

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FAIRFIELD, Ill. - Due to inclement weather, the Vincennes University baseball game scheduled for 4 p.m. EDT Tuesday March, 10 against Frontier College has been cancelled with no rescheduling as of this time. The Blazers next look to take on Olney Central tomorrow Wednesday, March 11 at 3 p.m. EDT. This game will be played in Olney, Illinois and is scheduled for nine innings.

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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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Click here to learn more about Kay Yow and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

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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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