Indianapolis, IN – In their second meet of the season, 3 Vincennes University Track and Field athletes punched their ticket to the NJCAA national meet in Pittsburgh, KS, highlighted by many top 5 national performances. There was 1 male athlete and 2 females punch their ticket to Nationals at UIndy Saturday afternoon. For the Men, defending outdoor runner-up in the 400m dash punched...
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Mt. Carmel, IL – The #24 ranked Lady Trailblazers dropped their first district game of the year on the road Saturday night at Wabash Valley, despite 27 from Freshman Ladellia Maggett, and a double-double from Sophomore Laurhen Pickett. T he Lady Trailblazers got off to a rough start in the first quarter as they were able to get some good looks, but unable to get shots to fall....
Mt. Carmel, IL – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team picked up an impressive 39 point, 92-51 win on the road at District 16 Rival Wabash Valley College, highlighted by a hot shooting night by Freshman Isaiah Tisdale. Tisdale would get the Blazers off to a good start by snatching a rebound after several missed baskets by Wabash Valley on their first possession, racing down...
Harrisburg, IL – As the Lady Trailblazers soared to #24 in the national polls this week, they only strengthened their case for belonging in the top 25 rankings at Southeastern Illinois tonight by picking up a 64-50 win highlighted by big nights from Ladellia Maggett, Laurhen Pickett, and stifling defense. VU got off to slow start as a team trying to score the basketball against a...
Crawfordsville, IN – The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams had 4 individuals qualify for the NJCAA National Meet hosted by Pittsburgh State by hitting national qualifying marks in the team’s first meet of the season at Wabash College on Friday. Defending Outdoor National Champion, and Indoor National Runner-up in the High Jump, Sophomore Varvara...
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.
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 $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.
The VU Foundation currently manages over 525 scholarship and department funds, with 247 news funds created in just the last 9 years.
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