Vincennes University sophomore Jordan Young has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his pitching career at Ashland University in Ashland, OH. He is one of two members of the VU program to be announced signing a NLI in the past week. The 6-2, 215-pound right-hander out of McCutcheon High School in Lafayette was 7-2 in 13 starts for the Trailblazers as a freshman during the...
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Freshman Sheyanne Street shot the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team back into the game and shot herself into onlookers' hearts Sunday afternoon she came off the bench in the second half of the Trailblazers' game against Malcolm X in the finale' of the Sodexo Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (7-1) came from behind to win 61-55 after trailing by as many as 12...
FORT DODGE, Iowa - Vincennes University sophomore Kelly O'Shea finished 19th in 19:10.19 at Saturday's NJCAA Div. I Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA, to highlight the Trailblazer men's and women's teams' efforts. The VU women finished 17th out of 42 teams and the Trailblazer men were 21st out of 39 teams. Lansing won the women's race while Iowa Central was tops on the...
Sophomore Justin King's double-double of 26 points and 11 rebounds combined with freshman Jeremiah Bell's 24 points and freshman Nate Hansen's 18 to power the Vincennes University Trailblazers past Kankakee, 103-83, Saturday night in the last game of the VU Men's Basketball Sodexo Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. Bell scored 18 of his points and King tallied 14 of his in the second...
Sophomore Brooke Dossett knocked down four 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 15 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out four assists and registered five steals in leading the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 59-50 win over Owens Saturday night in the Trailblazers' first game fo the Sodexo Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. VU (6-1) also got 13 points from sophomore...
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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