As with many junior college sports, the Vincennes University Cross Country Team’s 2015 season is full of “unknowns” and “ifs.” But VU Coach Chris Gafner believes the Trailblazers are also brimming with potential for the upcoming campaign. The Trailblazers will toe the line for the first time in 2015 when VU competes in the Franklin College Sodexo Grizzly Invitational on Sept. 5 at...
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The Vincennes University Bowling Team is one of the top collegiate teams in the country, but the Trailblazers are still offering interested individuals a chance to try out for the team for 2015-16. VU Bowling Coach Gary Sparks will hold tryouts Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at the VU Bowling Lanes in the VU P.E. Complex. Tryouts will begin at 6 p.m. each night. Bowlers MUST BE PRESENT EACH NIGHT to...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team bounced back from losses in its first two matches and picked up its first win of the season Saturday in the closing match of the Blazer Classic at the Vincennes University P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (1-2) topped Rend Lake Saturday in straight sets (26-24, 25-21, 25-23) Saturday as freshman outside hitter Lindsay Persico recorded 18 kills...
Are you interested in trying out for the Vincennes University Golf Team for next spring? The 2013 NJCAA Div. III National Champions will offer tryout times through Wednesday, Aug. 26. To request a tryout time or request more information, call VU Coach Dennis Chattin at 812-887-8284.
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team begins 2015 action Friday and Saturday, hosting The Blazer Classic. The Trailblazers will welcome Lake Land, Mineral Area and Rend Lake to the VU P.E. Complex for six matches, beginning with VU vs. Lake Land at 5 p.m. Friday. The second match on Friday will be Mineral Area vs. Rend Lake at 7 p.m. Friday. Action will resume Saturday with VU and...
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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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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.
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