The weather continues to have a tight grip on the Vincennes University Baseball Team's early-season schedule. VU Coach Chris Barney has announced that Tuesday's game vs. Lake Land College of Mattoon, IL, has been cancelled because of Jerry Blemker Field's conditions. No scheduled make-up date has been set at this point. Barney also said the status o f Friday's scheduled...
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INA, Ill. – Eighth-seeded Lewis & Clark and No. 9 seed Shawnee will be pitted against each other on Monday in a play-in game before the NJCAA District 16/Region 24 Tournament that begins Wednesday at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. The winner of Monday’s play-in game at Lewis & Clark’s River Bend Arena will advance to Wednesday’s quarterfinal round to face...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team recorded the program’s second unbeaten regular season when the Trailblazers turned away visiting Kaskaskia, 89-71, Saturday night to improve to 30-0 on the season. VU’s first unbeaten regular season came during the 1971-72 campaign when the Trailblazers went on to finish 33-0 and win the school’s third and last NJCAA Div. I Men’s...
Sophomore Nicole Dodd scored 22 points and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds Saturday night to lead the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to an 81-66 win over visiting Kaskaskia in the Trailblazers’ regular-season finale and Sophomore Night ceremonies. VU’s 27 th win of the season was the final appearance at the VU P.E. Complex for Dodd and fellow...
Help VU say thank you to the eight sophomore players and the sophomore team manager from this season's NJCAA No. 1-ranked VU Men's Basketball Team! Sophomore Night will be Saturday when the Trailblazers take on Kaskaskia at the VU P.E. Complex. The guys will be honored prior to their 7 p.m. game.
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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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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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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.