DAYTON, Ohio – The Vincennes University Tennis Team dropped a very competitive match, 4-3, to NCAA Div. I Wright State Sunday in Dayton, OH. In singles competition, freshmen Stefan Gonzalez and Patricio Zarazua were winners for the Trailblazers, while VU's Nicolas Rouanet, Austin Hensley, Brennan Buchanan and Zachary Mustin dropped matches. Gonzalez won, 6-2, 6-2, while Zarazua was...
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PHOTO: CHRIS MINKS Vincennes University sophomore designated hitter Chris Minks homered twice, including a grand slam blast, as part of a 4-for-5 performance and sophomore hurler Mitchell Lawson turned in five solid innings in relief on the mound Sunday when the Baseball Team took the second game of a doubleheader vs. visiting St. Joseph at Jerry Blemker Field. The 13-6 win...
TERRE HAUTE – The Vincennes University Golf Team continued its cold-weather winning ways when the Trailblazers claimed the Rose-Hulman Invitational Sunday at the Hulman Links Golf Course in Terre Haute, IN. VU turned in a two-round total score of 605, topping second place Mount St. Joseph's 611, third place Rose-Hulman's 636, fourth place Thomas More's 637 and fifth place Hanover's...
The Vincennes University Golf Team claimed the Brescia University Invitational Thursday and Friday at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, IN, then moved directly into the Rose-Hulman Invitational at Hulman Links in Terre Haute, IN, and ended Saturday's first round of play tied for the lead in that event. The Trailblazers maintained their first day lead in the Brescia event and...
The Vincennes University Baseball Team split a doubleheader with Spoon River Saturday at Jerry Blemker Field when the Trailblazers won the first game, 5-3, and dropped Game 2 by an 8-7 score. In Game 1, freshman Bryant Jackson (3-1) threw six innings of seven-hit baseball and sophomore Alex Rojas launched a two-run home run to lead the Trailblazers (8-14). VU scored all five of its runs...
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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