INA, Ill. - The second-seeded Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team earned a spot in the NJCAA District P Tournament's championship game with an 81-64 win Friday night over No. 3 seed Kaskaskia as freshman Chelsea Bentley scored 16 points to lead four Trailblazers in double figures. VU also got 12 points from sophomore Nicole Dodd, 11 from sophomore Anais Kirvan and...
Sports - Athletics
News & Events
The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team’s next youth camp for players ages 6-13 will be Saturday, April 11, at VU’s Jerry Blemker Baseball Field. The facility is located at 1562 Old Terre Haute Road (across the street from the Vincennes softball fields). In the event of inclement weather, the camp’s rain date will be April 12. “This will be a great opportunity for children to be...
NEW ORLEANS – In the days ramping up to the NJCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend, two Vincennes University sophomores have been honored nationally for their outstanding indoor season performances. Distance runner Robert Murphy and field athlete Isaiah Thomas were among the inaugural class of Region Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2015...
INA, Ill. - After all the weather-related shuffling of the brackets and schedules for the NJCAA district tournaments for both men and women at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL, here is how the day looks on Friday for VU's teams (according to brackets posted at www.rlc.edu ): The second seeded Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team will face Kaskaskia in a semifinal game at 4...
INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team's opening game of the NJCAA District 16 Men's Basketball Tournament Thursday was a tale of two halves, allowing the No. 1 seed Trailblazers to climb out of a first half hole and top an upset-minded eighth-seeded Lewis & Clark, 69-60, at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. Sophomore guard Charles Foster...
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.
Athletics Main Office
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.
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.