PARMA, Ohio – The Vincennes University Baseball Team won a pair of games Saturday to secure a spot in Sunday’s championship game of the NJCAA Region 12 Sub-District Tournament in Parma, OH. The Trailblazers topped Lakeland (OH) by an 8-5 score early Saturday and then extracted some revenge Saturday afternoon by routing Owens, 12-0, after the Express had turned away VU in its...
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PARMA, Ohio - The Vincennes University Baseball Team managed only one hit and was shut out, 3-0, Friday afternoon by Owens in VU's second game of the NJCAA Sub-District Tournament in Parma, OH. Sophomore Jared Lauer had the Trailblazers' lone hit, a sixth inning single. Meanwhile, The Express got all the production is needed early on with three first inning runs before being held...
PARMA, Ohio – Vincennes University freshman Jordan Young went the distance and sophomores Alex Rojas and Chris Minks hit solo homers as part of the Vincennes University Baseball Team’s 6-3 win over host Cuyahoga earlier today in the opening game of the NJCAA Sub-District Tournament in Parma, OH. The Trailblazers will face Owens in the next round. Owens defeated Lakeland (OH) in Game 2....
EIU TWILIGHT MEET SCHEDULE CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams wrap up the regular season tonight when the Trailblazers finish up events at the Eastern Illinois University Twilight Meet in Charleston, IL. The meet is also a final tune-up and another qualifying opportunity for the NJCAA Outdoor National Championship Meet for some...
PLANO, Texas – The Vincennes University Tennis Team will make its 32 nd consecutive appearance at the NJCAA Div. I Men’s Tennis National Championship Tournament when the event, hosted by Collin College, begins Monday in Plano, TX. Despite being the latest edition of a program with a national championship tournament heritage of more than three decades, the ninth-ranked...
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.
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