Sophomore Tasia Brewer had game-highs of 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the 24th-ranked Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team Monday night in a rout of visiting Lincoln Trail, 84-54, as four Trailblazers reached double figures in scoring and VU (21-2) hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 50 percent shooting performance overall. Brewer hit 4- of-8 shots from the field...
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Vincennes University Track Teams qualified several more people for the NJCAA Indoor National Championships when the Trailblazers claimed eight events and set new VU school records Friday and Saturday at the University of Indianapolis Challenge. Sophomore Isaiah Thomas broke his recently established VU record in the long jump and then broke the mark a second...
OLNEY, Il. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team remained unbeaten on the 2014-15 season with Saturday night's 86-75 win at Olney Central. The NJCAA No. 2 Trailblazers are 22-0 on the season and continue to hold onto their spot atop NJCAA District 16 standings. Sophomore Mychal Mulder sank five of VU's 12 treys on the way to a team-high 17 points. Mulder led four...
OLNEY, Ill. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team scored 48 first half points and held host Olney Central to just 15 in the first 20 minutes Saturday night as the launching pad to a 77-50 win. The victory improved VU to 20-2 on the season. The Trailblazers got 19 points from Nicole Dodd, a double-double (13 points and 11 rebounds) from Tasia Brewer and 14 rebounds by...
The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team got a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds from sophomore Mychal Mulder and a 20-point, eight-assist effort from sophomore Everett Clemons Wednesday night in defeating visting Lake Land, 112-82. VU sophomore A.J. Patty also had 20 points as the NJCAA No. 2 Trailblazers improved their record to 21-0. Freshman Keith Mack pulled down...
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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