HUTCHINSON, Kan. – In the early portion of Session I of the 2015 NJCAA National Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Vincennes University sophomore Eric Blackman had completed the first day’s scheduled five Decathlon events and was in seventh place with 3,277 points. The Purdue signee’s highlight of the Decathlon thus far was a second place finish in the High Jump at 6 feet, 9.5...
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PLANO, Texas – Rain has descended upon the Plano, TX, area and delayed play at the 2015 NJCAA Div. I Tennis National Championship Tournament. According to a post on the tournament’s Facebook page, all Div. I and Div. III matches are on-hold until Thursday. Exact times are to be announced later today. However, the VU Trailblazers managed to get some action in before the weather...
NEW ORLEANS – Vincennes University sophomores Robert Murphy and TaPring Goatee and VU Assistant Coach Tim Marsee are in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s inaugural NJCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2015 season. Winners for each region were selected in a vote of NJCAA DI coaches. The...
PLANO, Texas – The Vincennes University Tennis Team’s top 3 singles players reached the quarterfinals round of the NJCAA Men’s National Championship Tournament in Plano, TX, with wins Tuesday. Nicolas Rouanet started off the day on Tuesday for the Trailblazers with a 6-1,6-0 win over Herman Abban, the NMMI No. 1 singles player who is ranked 17 in the country. The...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams will feature 20 student-athletes competing at the 2015 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships this weekend in Hutchinson, KS. The events begin Thursday and wrap up Saturday (see meet schedule in PDF format) . ** You can watch the NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships...
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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