The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team knocked down 12 3-pointers - including three each by freshmen Jeremiah Bell and Theo Holloway - en route to a 75-46 victory over visiting Olney Central Saturday night at the VU P.E. Complex. The win improved the Trailblazers to 17-4 on the season as Bell led VU's balanced scoring attack with 13 points and Holloway scored 11. Sophomore Justin...
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Freshman Marley Miller's last-second jumper from just inside the 3-point arc provided the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team with its 18th win of the season Saturday after the Trailblazers saw an 11-point halftime lead evaporate. VU eventually won, 73-71. The Trailblazers (18-3) hung on after scoring only three points in the third quarter and went from being up 47-36 at the...
Vincennes University Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks will be honored at halftime of the VU Men's Basketball Team's game Saturday vs. Olney Central at the VU P.E. Complex. Activities honoring Meeks for 25 years heading up the VU Trailblazer Women's Basketball Program will begin with a reception after the VU ladies' 5 p.m. game vs. Olney Central. The reception will be in the...
**NOTICE: Tonight's scheduled games for the Vincennes University Men's and Women's Basketball Teams at Shawnee in Ullin, IL, have been postponed until Thursday. The game times remain the same for Thursday.
CRAWFORDSVILLE – The Vincennes University Track Teams claimed some events, turned in some top-5 finishes and saw nine Trailblazer competitors register NJCAA Indoor National Championship Meet qualifying marks over the weekend at the Wabash College Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. "I was happy with the way we started the season,” VU Coach Chris Gafner...
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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