MARION, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the outdoor season at the 28th annual Indiana Wesleyan University Polar Bear Invitational on Saturday. The Trailblazers produced eight top-four finishes in the men’s competition. Sophomore Tony Cappola took the top spot in the pole vault. He cleared 4.35m (14’-3.25”). Freshman Maxwell Kiplagat...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
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Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin will be on air with Dan Dakich of The Dan Dakich Show on WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy’s SportsCenter today, March 26, at 2 p.m. ET. Listen to Franklin’s interview on FM 107.5 & 1070 The Fan stream Franklin coached the Trailblazers to their first NJCAA Division I national title since 1972 and was...
VINCENNES, Ind. –The Vincennes University baseball team has moved up the date and changed the location of its game against Olney Central. The Trailblazers will play the Blue Knights on March 26 instead of March 27. It was originally a road game for VU, however the contest will now take place at Jerry Blemker Field. First pitch is 6 p.m. EDT. The changes were necessary since rain last...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team piled on the runs and dominated Harper in a doubleheader at Jerry Blemker Field on Saturday. The Trailblazers began the afternoon by cruising to a 10-0 victory in a five-inning game. VU had eight hits as a team. Brian Campbell was 2-for-2 with a triple, scored three runs and drove in a run. Isaiah Davis had three RBIs and...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Vincennes University men’s basketball team flexed some muscle and reminded everyone of its status as a national powerhouse on Saturday. The Trailblazers handled Ranger 87-77 to win the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The Blazers won their fourth national championship and first since 1972. In their first national title game appearance...
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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Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.