The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team hosts its Sodexo Classic on Friday and Saturday nights, while the VU Women's Basketball Team hosts its own Sodexo Classic on Saturday and Sunday afternoons for an entire weekend of college basketball action at the VU P.E. Complex. The VU men (4-0) face St. Clair County at 7 p.m. on Friday and Kankakee at 7 p.m. Saturday. Games at 5...
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No. 1-ranked Trailblazers remain perfect with win over Ancilla; Foster, Patty pace balanced attack OLNEY, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team continued to outrebound opponents by a sizeable margin and get balanced scoring when the Trailblazers posted a 42-31 advantage on the boards and placed four players in double figures in scoring Saturday night vs....
OLNEY, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team improved to 3-0 on the season with 100-59 thrashing of the South Carolina Sports Academy (SCSA) on Friday night in the first game of the Olney Central Rotary Club of Richland County Rotary Classic. The Trailblazers had to overcome a slow start that translated into trailing by three points at halftime. Then, VU took...
Dodd scores 37, Cooper grabs 20 boards in 2 games Sophomore Nichole Dodd scored 19 points and freshmen Jeanier Olukemi and Chelsea Bentley both had 11 as the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team topped Cincinnati State Saturday afternoon by a 74-61 score. VU (2-0) also got 10 rebounds for the second straight game from freshman Jesheon Cooper. Olukemi registered five assists and...
EVANSVILLE - Vincennes University sophomore Robert Murphy won the men's race and sophomore TaPring Goatee was second in the women's race Saturday at the University of Evansville Invitational in Evansville. The veteran runners' excellent performances led the Trailblazer men to a third place finish and the women were fourth. In addition to Murphy's victory in 25:19.2, VU also got...
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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.
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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 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.
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