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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) scored a career-high 32 points on Friday, as the Vincennes University women’s basketball team rolled past the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity squad, 123-40, on the opening night of play in the Sodexo Classic in the P.E. Complex. The Lady Trailblazers had a 13-0 scoring run, which led to a 25-6 lead at the end of the...

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  CENTRALIA, Ill. – The sixth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened Region 24 play with an 87-57 win against Kaskaskia on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) poured in a career-high 24 points, including 15 in the second half. Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) contributed 11 points. Freshmen Randy Tucker...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Blazers made their way for to compete in Louisville, KY for their first time at the Striking Knights Classic. The event consisted of 6 team games on Saturday followed by 16 bakers to determine the winner on Sunday. Striking Knights Classic Day 1 - The oil pattern for the event was released Saturday morning. Practice showed that the conditions were going to be...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. – Five Vincennes University women’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Trailblazers dominated Kaskaskia 92-42 in a Region 24 opener on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) poured in 23 points off the bench. She sank 10 of 14 shots from the field. She finished with four steals, four rebounds and two assists....

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University announces its 2020 baseball schedule, which includes 15 games against NJCAA Division I opponents and features a 32-game Mid-West Athletic Conference schedule, including 17 against teams that are expected to be nationally ranked. The 2020 Trailblazer slate features 17 games vs. teams expected to be nationally ranked. Opening weekend is Feb 8-9...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University dropped from No. 1 to sixth in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball rankings released Monday afternoon. The 6-1 Trailblazers received 304 points. The top five teams are Ranger (399), Florida SouthWestern State (382), Indian Hills (367), Hutchinson (339) and Chipola (336). Ranger earned 15 first-place votes, while Hutchinson received one...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team earned a huge victory on Saturday as the Trailblazers knocked off No. 21 Wallace State 89-74 in the Wabash Valley College Warrior Classic. VU also played in the Warrior Classic on Friday, falling 76-71 to Moberly Area. VU Statistical Leaders Against Wallace State, the Trailblazers were led by sophomore Jaynice ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — All 12 Vincennes University men’s basketball players made their way into the scoring column Saturday night, as the top-ranked and defending national champion Trailblazers bounced back from their first loss of the season by defeating visiting Lincoln Land, 115-46. The win was the fifth in six games for the Trailblazers, and comes on the heels of their first loss of...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore volleyball players Alison Smith, Ryleigh Fidler and Ariana Gentzler have earned All-Region 24 honors. Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and Fidler (Linton, Ind.) were named to the first team. Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.) was named to the second team. “Though these three sophomores received well deserved recognition, they are part of a tremendous group of...

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FREEPORT, Ill. –  The No. 1 Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 63-60 to Highland on Wednesday night. The Trailblazers struggled with shooting. They shot 33.3 percent from the field (20-for-60). VU made 8 of 28 shots (28.6 percent) in the first half and trailed 36-20 at halftime. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) was one of two VU ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University women’s basketball team moved above the .500 mark for the first time this season by defeating the Brescia University junior varsity team on Tuesday, 108-52 at the P.E. Complex. The Lady Blazers, who are now 3-2 on the season, led by scores of 28-12, 50-19 and 79-38 at the quarter stops. VU led by as many as 31 points in the opening half and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is hosting the Winter Youth Blazer Baseball Camp on Dec. 14 in Beless Gym 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Break up the winter blues and enjoy a day with the VU baseball coach and players. Campers who are new to the game or wanting to brush up on skills are invited to come out for a day of fun. Campers can improve their baseball skills, including pitching,...

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 86-83 against No. 21 Georgia Highlands at the Gulf Coast Classic on Saturday, a day after the Trailblazers fell 90-67 to top-ranked Gulf Coast State. VU Statistical Leaders Against Georgia Highlands, redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) scored a game-high 21 points and dished out six assists....

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Vincennes University placed 13th in the men’s competition at the NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championship on Nov. 9, while the VU women’s team finished 25th in the team standings. Freshman Meagan Moreno (Morton, Ill.), freshman Maxwel Kiplagat (Iten, Kenya) and sophomore Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South Africa) earned Coaches Association All-American honors by...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. – Vincennes University’s volleyball team held leads in all three sets, but No. 11 Iowa Western managed to get by the Trailblazers 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 in the semifinals of the NJCAA Division I Midwest A District Championship on Nov. 9 at Carterville High School. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.) recorded eight kills and eight digs....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The first NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball regular-season poll was released Nov. 11 and Vincennes University maintained its No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers were also ranked first in the preseason poll. VU received 13 of 15 first-place votes and 396 points in the regular-season rankings. The Blazers are off to a 5-0 start. Ranger, which VU beat in the title game of the 2019...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Freshman Christian Wells made the most of his first career start in the P.E. Complex Saturday night, pacing four players in double figures as the top-rated Vincennes University Trailblazers won for the fifth time without a loss, 66-47, over Columbia State Community College (Tennessee), to conclude the 30th annual Sodexo Classic. Wells (Muncie, Ind.) scored 10 of his...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Chinedu Okanu posted a double-double to lead five players in double figures as the top-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened play in the 30th annual Sodexo Classic with an 83-62 win over Kankakee Community College at the P.E. Complex on Friday. Okanu (Gary, Ind.) hit 10 of 16 shots from the floor and scored a game-high 22 points, as the...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team will play in the NJCAA Division I Midwest A District Championship tournament on Nov. 9 in Carterville, Illinois. The Trailblazers (23-19) will play Iowa Western (26-9) in a semifinal at noon EST at Carterville High School, 1415 W. Grand Ave. Iowa Western was ranked 11th in the final NJCAA Division I regular-season poll. The...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University bowling program has undergone extensive changes flowing into the 2019-2020 season. From mental game classes to upgraded workout regiments and on-lane practices, the team has continued to improve the process that has given the program so much success. Cardinal Classic The kickoff to the Trailblazers season began Sept. 28 in Muncie, ...

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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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