CARTERVILLE, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team used a 13-0 run late in the first half and stretching into the second half to make it a close game but couldn't sustain the pace Wednesday night at John A. Logan and dropped a 66-56 decision to the Volunteers. Freshman Marley Miller scored a game-high 19 points (including all three of the...
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CARROLLTON, Ga. – Vincennes University sophomore Austin Slover put on a power display Sunday as part of the Trailblazers’ slugfest in the rubber game of a season-opening series at West Georgia Tech in Carrollton, GA. Slover, the VU catcher, hit two home runs and doubled to drive in five runs. But VU came up short, dropping the third game of the weekend, 11-10, to the host Golden...
CARROLLTON, Ga. - The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team split its season-opening doubleheader Saturday at West Georgia Tech in Carrollton, GA, when the Trailblazers claimed Game 1, 8-2, before dropping the second game, 4-1. GAME 1: The Trailblazers rapped out 10 hits and scored five runs over the third and fourth innings in Game 1. The VU offense was keyed by...
The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team picked up its 20th win of the season Saturday night with an 86-73 win over visiting Lewis & Clark at the VU P.E. Complex. Freshman guard Jordan Manse came off the bench to hit six 3-pointers (five in the first half) on the way to a team-high 18 points for the Trailblazers (20-5). The long-range barrage accounted for half of VU's 12 treys,...
NEW ORLEANS – The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Teams hold the No. 8 spot in both national polls, which were released earlier this week. The Trailblazer men moved up from 14th in the previous rankings, while the VU women formerly 10th in the National Team Computer Rankings for NJCAA Indoor Track & Field. The second polls of the indoor season find Iowa...
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.
NJCAA spring sport cancellation
The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.
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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