INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team overcame early shooting woes and being plagued by 22 turnovers to defeat host Rend Lake 71-52 Wednesday night as sophomore Tasia Brewer scored 17 points and sophomore Nicole Dodd scored 14 of her 16 in the second half to lead the way in the victory. Freshman Chelsea Bentley added 13 points for the Trailblazers (25-3). ...
Sports - Athletics
News & Events
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team received all 16 first place votes among ballots cast for this week’s NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Poll, which was released earlier today from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. The Trailblazers (27-0) received 350 points, outdistancing No. 2 Hill’s 336 points to retain the top spot yet again this...
The Vincennes University Baseball Team's season home opener series, scheduled for this weekend (Feb. 21 and 22) with Ancilla College at Jerry Blemker Field has been cancelled because of the weather forecast and field conditions. The games will not be made up. VU's next scheduled game will be Tuesday (Feb. 24) at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, IL. That game has a...
ALLENDALE, Mich. - On the second day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet in Allendale, MI, the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams' performances were highlighted by still more qualifying marks for the March 6 and 7 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships, some improvements on some previous championship qualifying efforts and yet another VU school record. ...
CLEVELAND, Tenn. – The Vincennes University Baseball Team dropped both games of a doubleheader Saturday at Cleveland State when VU scored seven runs in each contest but was unable to keep the host Cougars at bay. The Trailblazers (0-6) lost by scores of 12-7 and 8-7. Cleveland State had also topped VU 11-4 on Friday. In Game 1, sophomore third baseman Lance Myers blasted a...
Play 4 Kay
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
Basketball National Champs
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.
Athletics Main Office
Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
Basketball Streaming Link
If you miss a game, bring a friend(s) and get them in the gate on your season ticket list. Contact the athletic office for season ticket information at 812-888-4511.