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HARRISBURG, Ill. – The Vincennes University (21-4) women’s basketball team triumphed over Southeastern Illinois (8-16) Saturday afternoon 109-63. The Trailblazers looked to shut down the offense of Southeastern Illinois by starting the game only allowing nine points in the first quarter and a halftime score of 59-19 in favor of VU. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Jhala Henry...

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Vinncennes, Ind. - Unfortunately, due to weather, the baseball series scheduled for Sunday-Monday (Feb. 9-10) against Cleveland state has been cancelled

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University bowling program has received two exciting commitments for the 20-21 season. We are thrilled to announce that both Riley Russell (Marion High School, Marion, Ind.) and Dylan Mollo (Centerville High School, Centerville, Ind.) have committed to bowl for the Trailblazers after they graduate from high school. VU Bowling Coach Jesse Gibson says. ....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – With spring upon us, it’s time again to kick off the start of another Vincennes University baseball season. The Trailblazers are scheduled for 64 regular-season games and have a long road ahead of them. Returning Trailblazers Jaxon Bailey LHP (Indianapolis, Ind.) Kacey Cheek RHP (Oblong, Ill.) Nate Toone RHP (Evansville, Ind.) Blade Pittman RHP (Terre Haute, Ind.)...

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Vincennes, Ind. - The 2020 Spring baseball season is just around the corner. Prior to the season, two student athletes, RHP Kacey Cheek and SS/C Sean Becker have made commitments as to where they will play in the 2020-2021 season. Both have chosen to play at Indiana University–Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana. Kacey Cheek.. RHP Kacey Cheek (6’3, 185) is a sophomore who is coming off of an ...

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Robinson, Ill. – No. 8 Vincennes University men’s basketball team won a close battle against Lincoln Trail College Wednesday night (65-57). Lincoln Trail held Vincennes University to a 2-point lead at the end of the first half. Eventually turning that in to a 49-38 lead for LTC with only 10 minutes left in play. The Blazers rallied a 21-3 run over the next 7 ½ minutes to regain their...

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Robinson, Ill. – Vincennes University women’s basketball defeated Lincoln Trail College (13-6) Wednesday night 88-68. The district match-up started close with a first half score margin of only 6 points with The Blazers leading 46-40. VU is currently sitting in first place in the district with a now 21-4 record. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.) led the...

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Vincennes University baseball is set to kick off a new season this weekend against Cleveland State Community College with a new opening game date.

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University climbed three positions to No. 8 in this week’s NJCAA Div. I rankings released Feb. 3. This new ranking comes after a road win against Wabash Valley College and an impressive 81-67 win against district challengers and No. 15 ranked John A. Logan. VU received 279 points in the new rankings, up from 246 last week. The top 10 teams are: Florida...

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February 3, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS – Vincennes University freshman Matteo Capello (Turino, Italy) was the star of the meet at the Indianapolis Greyhound Invitational shattering the NJCAA national pole vault record with a jump of 17 feet 4.5 inches (5.30 meters) on Saturday. He also broke the VU school record and has quickly established himself as one of the best track and field...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 11 Vincennes University men’s basketball team defeated No. 14 John A. Logan 81-67 Saturday night at the P.E. Complex. This win ties the district at the top with VU and John A. Logan both now 11-2 in the district. John A. Logan was on a 13-game winning streak heading in to the game.  The game started off incredibly close with the first half coming to a close...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 24 Vincennes University women’s basketball team defeated visiting John A. Logan 100-50 Saturday night at the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers started the game off strong outscoring the Volunteers 31-9 in the first quarter of play. This was an important win for VU coming off of its 83-78 loss to No. 15 Wabash Valley on Wednesday night. VU Statistical Leaders...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The No. 11 Vincennes University men’s basketball team faced off on Wednesday night against Wabash Valley College. This game came on the back of the Blazers’ loss to Southwestern Illinois on Jan. 25. VU was quick to set the record straight and bounced back against WVC by winning 86-50 on the road. VU Statistical Leaders All of The Blazers’ starters scored in double...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The No. 24 Vincennes University women’s basketball team saw the close of its 16-game winning streak against No. 15 Wabash Valley College. The Blazers lost Wednesday night's road game to Wabash Valley in a close 83-78 battle. This brings VU's record to 19-4. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) put up an impressive double-double with...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University volleyball has added Emilie Cornelson to its 2020 recruiting class. Cornelson is a 6-foot middle blocker and opposite hitter from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. "Emilie will be a key cog in the front row as we have to replace our entire lineup at the net,” VU Volleyball Coach Gary Sien said. “She is another middle blocker who is strong at...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University dropped six positions in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Rankings. The Trailblazers are No. 11 in the rankings released on Jan. 27. VU received 246 points after defeating Kaskaskia at home 85-51 on Jan. 22 and losing to host Southwestern Illinois 64-68 on Jan. 25. The top 10 teams are: Ranger (394 points), Florida SouthWestern State (385),...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has entered the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Rankings at No.24. VU was previously unranked. The Trailblazers received 14 points to enter the poll released on Jan. 27. This new ranking comes off the back of an 115-45 win over Kaskaskia Wednesday, as well as an 87-51 victory over Southwestern Illinois on Saturday. This brought the Trailblazers...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The fifth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team suffered a close loss to Southwestern Illinois on Saturday, falling 68-64. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished seven assists. He also blocked two shots and had a steal. Sophomore Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) finished with 15...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won its 16th straight game with an 87-51 victory over Southwestern Illinois Saturday. The Trailblazers have upped their overall record to 19-3. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) posted a double-double with 24 points and 20 rebounds. She also had four blocks. Sophomore Jhala Henry...

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Vincennes University men's and women's track and field teams continued their strong start to the indoor season in historic fashion at the John Gartland Invitational hosted by Indiana State University Saturday. The Trailblazers were led by freshman Matteo Capello (Turin, Italy) who broke the school record, meet record and facility record in the pole vault with a...

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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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