DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. – The Vincennes University Baseball Team’s season-opening, three-game series over the weekend at West Georgia Tech in Douglasville, GA, didn’t go as planned but the Trailblazers were able to knock off some off-season rust. VU (0-3) was swept by the host Golden Knights as West Georgia Tech put together a late rally in one of Saturday’s doubleheader games and again...
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With members of the 1965 NJCAA National Champion Vincennes Trailblazers looking on, the undefeated 2014-15 edition of the Vincennes Trailblazers routed Shawnee 82-46 Saturday night behind 26 points, six rebounds and four assists from sophomore Charles Foster. VU also got 16 from sophomore Mychal Mulder, 11 from sophomore A.J. Patty and 10 from freshman Keith Mack. VU will travel to...
The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team dismantled visiting Shawnee by a 93-36 score. Tasia Brewer, Nicole Dodd and Jeanier Olukemi all had 17 each. Brooke Dossett scored 15 for the Trailblazers. Olukemi also had 10 rebounds for a double-double. VU (22-3) shot 52.6 percent from the floor (40-for-76) and drained seven 3-pointers (Dossett hit five of the treys). Conversely,...
Vincennes University sophomore forward A.J. Patty models the Autism awareness pin that VU Men's Basketball Coach Todd Franklin and Trailblazer Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks and their coaching staffs and players will wear this weekend as part of participating in a new program, "Coaches Powering Forward for Autism." The initiative's goal is to increase awareness about autism and...
MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 2 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team jumped on host Wabash Valley from the opening tip Wednesday night and never let up on the way to a 100-72 win that improved VU to 24-0 on the season and 14-0 in NJCAA District 16 play. The victory also gave VU a regular-season sweep of the Warriors after the Trailblazers posted a 77-54 decision over WVC at...
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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