VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University bowling program has received two exciting commitments for the 20-21 season. We are thrilled to announce that both Riley Russell (Marion High School, Marion, Ind.) and Dylan Mollo (Centerville High School, Centerville, Ind.) have committed to bowl for the Trailblazers after they graduate from high school. VU Bowling Coach Jesse Gibson...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – With spring upon us, it’s time again to kick off the start of another Vincennes University baseball season. The Trailblazers are scheduled for 64 regular-season games and have a long road ahead of them. Returning Trailblazers Jaxon Bailey LHP (Indianapolis, Ind.) Kacey Cheek RHP (Oblong, Ill.) Nate Toone RHP (Evansville, Ind.) Blade Pittman RHP (Terre...
Vincennes, Ind. - The 2020 Spring baseball season is just around the corner. Prior to the season, two student athletes, RHP Kacey Cheek and SS/C Sean Becker have made commitments as to where they will play in the 2020-2021 season. Both have chosen to play at Indiana University–Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana. Kacey Cheek.. RHP Kacey Cheek (6’3, 185) is a sophomore who is coming off...
Robinson, Ill. – No. 8 Vincennes University men’s basketball team won a close battle against Lincoln Trail College Wednesday night (65-57). Lincoln Trail held Vincennes University to a 2-point lead at the end of the first half. Eventually turning that in to a 49-38 lead for LTC with only 10 minutes left in play. The Blazers rallied a 21-3 run over the next 7 ½ minutes to regain their...
Robinson, Ill. – Vincennes University women’s basketball defeated Lincoln Trail College (13-6) Wednesday night 88-68. The district match-up started close with a first half score margin of only 6 points with The Blazers leading 46-40. VU is currently sitting in first place in the district with a now 21-4 record. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.)...
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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