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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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VINCENNES, Ind. - VU Volleyball's scrimmage on Monday August 12th vs. Brescia University has been cancelled. The Trailblazers' first scrimmage will be on Saturday August 17th at 1 pm eastern, when they travel to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. VU's first home match is Tuesday August 27th at 7 pm vs. Lincoln Trail. For a complete volleyball schedule follow the link below to keep up to date with...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. – Former Vincennes University volleyball player Erica Kik will play this season for Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana. Kik played for the Trailblazers during the 2016 and 2017 seasons, and led the team in blocks both years. She collected 80 blocks (1.01 per set) as a sophomore and added 152 kills. She contributed 82 blocks (.82 per set) and 135 kills in 2016....

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Come out to Buffalo Wild Wings in Vincennes to support the Vincennes University men's basketball team on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6pm-9pm. Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of your total bill to VU men’s basketball program. Buffalo Wild Wings will hang a jersey honoring the 2019 NJCAA National Champion Men's Basketball Team at 6:30 p.m. with a replay of the championship game to...

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vINCENNES, Ind.  - Knox County has rarely lacked for high school baseball talent, but oftentimes, those capable of playing at the college level are drawn away by the allure of bigger schools or the desire to simply spend their college years away from the area, forgoing the opportunity to play at Vincennes University.   Several have suited up for the Trailblazers in recent years, but ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University volleyball players Brantli Lannan and Rachel Rupert achieved great success in the classroom and have earned NJCAA All-Academic honors. Lannan (Linton, Ind.) was picked for the second team. Rupert (Granger, Ind.) was selected to the third team.   Photo: Brantli Lannan Photo: Rachel Rupert “We are proud of our team this past year, overall they...

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    VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin has signed 6-foot-1, 165-pound combo guard Antonio Watson from Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy. He averaged 15 points and 4 assists for Fork Union. Watson is from Columbus, Ohio. He led Team Ohio to an international championship at the 2019 Junior International Tournament Lissone championship in Italy. He...

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The 2019 Fall Golf schedule has been released. Follow the link, mark your calendars, support your Trailblazers!!! https://www.vinu.edu/web/athletics/golf/schedule  

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VU Lady Trailblazers 2019-20 basketball schedule is out now. VU is going for a 7th straight 20-win season, with a 79-7 record at the P.E. Complex the past 6 seasons. Be sure to mark your calendars and come support your Lady Trailblazers!!! https://www.vinu.edu/…/athletics/women-s-basketball/schedule  

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The 2019 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Champion Trailblazers have officially announced their schedule for the 2019-20 season. Be sure to follow the link, mark your calendars and above all else, show your support for the defending national champions. https://www.vinu.edu/web/athletics/basketball/mens/schedule  

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VICENNES, Ind. - The Blazer Baseball Summer Baseball Showcase scheduled for July 16, 2019 has been canceled. If you have signed up for this showcase, please attend one of the future showcases on Aug. 25, 2019 or Oct. 27, 2019 or Nov. 10, 2019. Please contact VU Baseball Coach Chris Barney at 812-888-4429 or cbarney@vinu.edu to let him know which showcase you plan to attend. ### ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Allison Ruddick led the Vincennes University volleyball team and NJCAA Division I in digs with 848 last season. After an impressive career at VU, the 5-foot-8 defensive specialist/libero will play next for Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. “It’s a very good NAIA program,” VU Volleyball Coach Gary Sien said. Photo: Allison Ruddick Ruddick averaged 6.24 digs per...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  Vincennes University Volleyball Coach Gary Sien has added transfer Jaddy Duarte to the 2019 roster. The 6-foot-1 middle blocker played last season at Monroe College in New York. She is from Brasilia, Brazil. Duarte brings experience from a competitive college program. Monroe College reached the the NJCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball National Championships for a third...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Interim Track and Field Coach Chris Gafner has announced the addition of several student-athletes to the men’s roster. Those added to the signing class include Anthony Campbell, Brandon Ferguson, Matthew Frazier, Ryan Golliher, Chase Knoblett and Bacarri McGraw. Campbell was a top jumper at Fishers (Indiana) High School. He had personal-bests in...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Rising thrower Janine Anderson and distance runner Meagan Moreno have signed with the Vincennes University women’s track and field program. Moreno will also compete for the cross country team. Anderson was the top discus thrower at Vincennes Rivet High School. She won the Blue Chip Conference discus title with a throw of 110 feet. She also competed in the shot put and...

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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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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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