As with many junior college sports, the Vincennes University Cross Country Team’s 2015 season is full of “unknowns” and “ifs.” But VU Coach Chris Gafner believes the Trailblazers are also brimming with potential for the upcoming campaign. The Trailblazers will toe the line for the first time in 2015 when VU competes in the Franklin College Sodexo Grizzly Invitational on Sept. 5 at...
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The Vincennes University Bowling Team is one of the top collegiate teams in the country, but the Trailblazers are still offering interested individuals a chance to try out for the team for 2015-16. VU Bowling Coach Gary Sparks will hold tryouts Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at the VU Bowling Lanes in the VU P.E. Complex. Tryouts will begin at 6 p.m. each night. Bowlers MUST BE PRESENT EACH NIGHT to...
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team bounced back from losses in its first two matches and picked up its first win of the season Saturday in the closing match of the Blazer Classic at the Vincennes University P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (1-2) topped Rend Lake Saturday in straight sets (26-24, 25-21, 25-23) Saturday as freshman outside hitter Lindsay Persico recorded 18 kills...
Are you interested in trying out for the Vincennes University Golf Team for next spring? The 2013 NJCAA Div. III National Champions will offer tryout times through Wednesday, Aug. 26. To request a tryout time or request more information, call VU Coach Dennis Chattin at 812-887-8284.
The Vincennes University Volleyball Team begins 2015 action Friday and Saturday, hosting The Blazer Classic. The Trailblazers will welcome Lake Land, Mineral Area and Rend Lake to the VU P.E. Complex for six matches, beginning with VU vs. Lake Land at 5 p.m. Friday. The second match on Friday will be Mineral Area vs. Rend Lake at 7 p.m. Friday. Action will resume Saturday with VU and...
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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