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VINCENNES, Ind. – Freshman pitcher Ryan Robison racked up 10 strikeouts, but the Vincennes University baseball team fell in a 7-6 battle to nationally ranked Parkland in the nightcap of a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at Jerry Blemker Field on Monday. In the seven-inning game, Robison went 6.1 innings and allowed four runs (three earned) on three hits and four walks. The...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team opened the spring season with exhibition scrimmages against Rose-Hulman and Indiana University East at the P.E. Complex on Saturday. Each scrimmage was four sets. The Trailblazers’ Alison Smith and Lucie Strasser had double-double performances in both matches. In the first scrimmage, VU played Rose-Hulman and split the four sets ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Field conditions and cold temperatures have pushed back the Vincennes University baseball team’s four-game series against Parkland. The teams will play a doubleheader at 2 p.m. EDT on April 1 at Jerry Blemker Field. A nine-inning game will open the doubleheader and a seven-inning game will follow. VU and Parkland will play a doubleheader at 2 p.m. EDT on April 2 in ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – There is a chance of rain in the forecast and that has caused a change to the Vincennes University baseball team's schedule this weekend. Saturday’s scheduled Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader against Parkland in Champaign, Illinois has been moved to Monday, April 1. First pitch is at 2 p.m. EDT. Sunday’s scheduled doubleheader will remain the same. VU and...

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VINCENNES, Ind . – The Vincennes University volleyball team has two competition dates set for the spring schedule. The Trailblazers open the spring season on Saturday against Rose-Hulman at 10 a.m. at the P.E. Complex. In the afternoon, they play Indiana University East at 2 p.m. Former VU players Cali Topolski and Genesis Semfle Milisde are on the Red Wolves roster. The Trailblazers...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  The Vincennes University baseball team dropped a game on Tuesday to Olney Central College, falling 7-0 at Jerry Blemker Field. It was a scoreless game through the first five innings. VU pitchers Isaiah Davis, Noah Woodward and Blade Pittman didn’t allow a run. Davis gave up two hits in the first two innings. Woodward and Pittman didn’t allow a hit. Woodward had one...

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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 placed...

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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 named Coach...

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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...

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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 double....

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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 since...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team banged out 13 hits and beat Harper 8-1 on Friday at Jerry Blemker Field. The win moved the Trailblazers record to 13-7 overall. Ryan Robison was the winning pitcher. He struck out nine over eight innings. He walked two and allowed one run. The Trailblazers’ Treven Madden drove in two runs and collected two hits, including a double....

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team is one victory away from finishing the 2018-19 season as the national champion and the Trailblazers will attempt to win the program’s fourth title in program history in front of a national television audience. The Trailblazers will play in the title game of the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship against Ranger...

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ROBINSON, Ill. – The Vincennes University baseball team improved its overall record to 12-7 with a 6-4 victory over Lincoln Trail on Thursday. Sophomore Walker Paris was the winning pitcher and sophomore Luke Lancaster earned the save. Paris allowed three hits in two innings. He struck out one and walked two. Lancaster allowed three hits in three innings and struck out two. Freshman starter...

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team is in the Final Four for the second straight season. The third-seeded Trailblazers won 72-60 against sixth-seeded Odessa (Texas) in a NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal on Thursday at Hutchinson Sports Arena. In addition to celebrating a big win against Odessa, the Trailblazers celebrated a couple...

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The comment “let’s finish this” could be heard repeatedly from those sitting on the Vincennes University team bench during the closing minutes of the Trailblazers’ second-round game against Moberly Area in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday. The third-seeded Trailblazers got the job done. Their solid finish produced an 81-74 victory over...

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The 2019 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship is March 18-23 in Hutchinson, Kansas. The third-seeded Trailblazers open with a second-round game tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT. They will play No. 14 seed Moberly Area. VU Trailblazer NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament Schedule: WED 3/20 - 7:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. CT · VU vs. Moberly Area  THU 3/21 - 9:00 p.m. EDT / 8:00 p.m. CT ·...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s scheduled road game against Lincoln Trail on March 20 has been postponed. The nine-inning contest was postponed due to forecasted rain. The makeup date is March 21. The nine-inning game starts at 4 p.m. EDT. VU (11-7) plays on March 22 against Harper. The nine-inning game begins at Jerry Blemker Field at 4 p.m. EDT.  

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team saw its eight-game win streak end with a 6-2 loss to Lincoln Trail at Jerry Blemker Field on Tuesday. Lincoln Trail scored three runs in the third inning and added another in the fourth for a 4-0 lead. The Trailblazers got on the scoreboard in the fifth. They tallied runs on sacrifice flys by freshmen Ryan Robison and Trent Weiss...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University men’s basketball team labored through a strenuous week of intensive training to sharpen its competitive edge heading into the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship March 18-23 in Hutchinson, Kansas. “Some years you go into the tournament and you’re just trying to maintain and make sure everybody is healthy,” VU Men’s Basketball Coach...

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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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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.

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