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HOBBS, N.M. - Vincennes University earned two top-10 finishes at the NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. The Trailblazers placed sixth in the men’s 4x800-meter relay finals at Ross Black Track. Freshman David McCullough, freshman Maxwell Kiplagat, freshman Milan Todorovic and sophomore Seth Vaquero finished in 7 minutes and 59.26 seconds. Sophomore Tony...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University student-athletes will compete in 10 events at the NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 16-18 at Ross Black Track in Hobbs, New Mexico. The men’s team, which was No. 19 in the final NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field national rankings, is represented in running and throwing events. VU freshman Silas Ristl is seeded third...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – After playing two years for Vincennes University, Lony Francis Jr. will play next season for the Arkansas State men’s basketball program. Francis announced he has committed to the Red Wolves. “We’re excited,” VU Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin said. “It’s a solid Division I program. Lony took four visits and Arkansas State was the last of them. He decided as soon...

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FRENCH LICK, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Zach Hall earned a bid to the 2019 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship with his performance in the District I/Region 24 Championship tournament that concluded on Monday. Hall fired a 12-over-par 82 in the final round of the 54-hole tourney at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort. Participants played 36 holes on Sunday and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team is the No. 7 seed for the NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament May 16-20 at the Corn Crib Stadium in Normal, Illinois. The Trailblazers open the eight-team, double-elimination tournament against No. 2 seed Lewis and Clark on May 16 at 5 p.m. EDT. Lewis and Clark swept VU in a four-game Mid-West Athletic Conference series in...

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QUINCY, Ill. – The Vincennes University baseball team completed a three-game Mid-West Athletic Conference series sweep of John Wood with a 3-1 win on Saturday. The Trailblazers tied the game at 1-all in the top of the third inning. The contest remained deadlocked until VU scored two runs in the final seventh innings. Sophomore Kavan Crowell pitched a complete game and gave up six hits ...

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VINCENNES, Ind.  – The Vincennes University golf team will begin the postseason at the NJCAA Division II District I/Region 24 Tournament at The Donald Ross Course in French Lick, Indiana. The 54-hole event is May 12-13 at the French Lick resort. The field includes VU, Parkland, Rend Lake, Illinois Central, Lincoln Trail and Lewis and Clark. Parkland is tied for No. 6 in the most recent...

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s track and field teams geared up for the national meet by turning in several strong performances at Indiana University’s Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday. The Trailblazers eight top-10 finishes in the men’s division. Freshman Silas Ristl placed second in the shot put finals with 58 feet 3 ¼ inches (17.76m). He finished...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Walker Paris pitched the final two innings and hit a walk-off single, capping a dramatic 8-7 win for the Trailblazers baseball team against Danville Area on Monday. The Trailblazers were down 7-2 in the fifth inning of the second game of a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at Jerry Blemker Field. They scored two runs in the sixth...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team will play Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheaders on May 5 and May 6 against Danville Area. The doubleheader between the teams originally scheduled for May 4 was postponed due to rain and unplayable field conditions. VU and Danville now play on May 5 in Danville, Illinois at 4 p.m. EDT. They will turn around and play each...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University’s baseball doubleheader against Danville Area on May 4 in Danville, Illinois has been postponed due to rain and field conditions. Makeup details will be released later.   Story will be updated.

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  The Vincennes University and Danville Area baseball series this weekend has changed due to the weather forecast and field conditions. The Trailblazers will now travel to Danville, Illinois on May 4 to play a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. EDT. VU will now host a conference doubleheader against the Jaguars at Jerry Blemker Field on May 5 at 3...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomores George Dixon and Kevin Kangu signed with NCAA Division I men’s basketball programs on Tuesday. Dixon inked a letter of intent with Eastern Illinois University. Kangu signed a letter of intent to play for Oakland University. Dixon chose Eastern Illinois, which is coached by Jay Spoonhour, for many reasons. “They’ve been telling me they...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team took on its second straight ranked opponent on Monday. Unfortunately, the Trailblazers couldn’t score the upset victory. Wabash Valley, No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I national poll, won 12-2 in eight innings at Jerry Blemker Field. Whereas, VU picked up two wins over Heartland, No. 19 in NJCAA Division II, on Friday and Saturday....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Lucie Strasser has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. Strasser is joining a program that advanced to the 2018 NAIA National Tournament, won a Heart of America Athletic Conference South Division Championship, finished as runner-up in the conference tournament...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team picked up a pair of wins over nationally ranked Heartland in a Mid-West Athletic Conference series. The Trailblazers beat the No. 19 Hawks 9-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Friday and won 7-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. VU freshman pitcher Kacey Cheek struck out 11 batters, walked one and threw a...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Vincennes University men’s track and field team produced seven top-eight finishes against NCAA Division I competition at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational hosted by the University of Louisville on Friday and Saturday. Freshman Silas Ristl stood out in two throwing events. He placed third in the seeded shot put finals, throwing 58-9 ½ (17.92m). Ristl ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The start time of the Vincennes University baseball team’s doubleheader on April 26 against Heartland Community College has been pushed back to 6 p.m. at Jerry Blemker Field. The later starting time should allow the field additional time to dry. The doubleheader on April 27 between the Trailblazers and Hawks has been moved up to 10:30 a.m. Play is getting underway...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s scheduled game today against top-ranked Wabash Valley has been postponed due to rain in the weather forecast. The makeup date for the non-conference game is Monday, April 29 at Jerry Blemker Field at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Wabash Valley is ranked No. 1 in NJCAA Division I. The Trailblazers will take an 18-23 record into a four-game...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  Sophomore Treven Madden and sophomore Walker Paris had multiple hits in Game One of the Vincennes University baseball team’s Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader against Lewis and Clark on Tuesday. VU took an early lead, but fell 7-3 at Jerry Blemker Field. The home team scored one run in the first inning and maintained a 1-0 lead until the top of the fourth when...

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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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