Vincennes University sophomore infielder Justin Kirkpatrick has signed a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate baseball career at Ball State, beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Kirkpatrick was a part-time starter at shortstop as a freshman last spring. In 21 games and 57 official at-bats, he hit .246 with six runs batted in, plus double and triple. He also stole a...
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A strong performance at the recent NJCAA Region 12 Cross Country Championship Meet has boosted the Vincennes University Men's Cross Country Team to the 15th spot in the final USTFCCCA/NJCAA Div. I Cross Country Rankings of the season. The Trailblazers jumped from 23rd in the previous poll . The VU women, who have battled injuries and illnesses throughout the season, were 22nd in the...
Sophomore Justin King had 21 points and seven rebounds but the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team shot only 27.9 percent from the floor as a unit Tuesday night in falling 80-62 to Indian Hills at the VU P.E. Complex. VU (2-3) fell behind early, trailed 34-15 at halftime and got down by as many 25 early in the second half in the setback. The Trailblazers, who hit only 5-of-22...
Sophomore Kyra Tucker and freshman Marley Miller provided plenty of instant offense off the bench Tuesday night as the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team won its fifth straight game, blowing out Lindsey Wilson, 97-50, at the VU P.E. Complex. Tucker hit 9-of-14 shots (including a 3-pointer) and a free throw to complete a conventional 3-point play for a game-high 20 points....
OLNEY, Ill. – Sophomore Justin King’s double-double led the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team to its second consecutive victory Saturday night at the Olney Central Rotary Classic in Olney, IL. The Trailblazers topped Elizabethtown Tech, 81-61, behind King’s game-high 18 points, plus 10 rebounds. VU (2-2) also got 14 points from sophomore Stuart Jackson, nine from freshman Jordan...
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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