Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Volleyball team is proud to announce the signing of Ariana Gentzler. Gentzler is the daughter of Darren and Clarissa Gentzler, and is from Paxton Buckley Loda High School in Illinois. Ariana is a 6-foot-tall middle blocker and opposite hitter, who plans to major in Horticulture Technology at Vincennes University. Gentzler has garnered several...
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Ina, IL – The Vincennes University Trailblazers advance to the Semi-Finals of the Men’s Division I District 16 Basketball Tournament after a victorious effort against Kaskaskia College. Vincennes started this game connecting, with two easy layups followed by a 3 by freshman Ty Gadsden led to an early timeout from the Kaskaskia head coach Brian Hancock. The Trailblazers offense...
Vincennes, IN – The #24-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers defeated the Blue Storm of Southwestern Illinois by the score of 92 – 54, to advance to the Semi-Final round of the Women’s District P Basketball Tournament. Vincennes set the tone of the game early, jumping out to a 15 – 0 lead early. The Lady Trailblazers defense has proved to be troublesome for many teams throughout...
Belleville, IL – The #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers closed out a 29 – 1 regular season last Friday with an 81 – 68 victory over the host Blue Storm of Southwestern Illinois College. The Trailblazers were ahead at halftime with an 11-point lead, which on the surface may not seem like much, but with how evenly matched these two teams are any lead above 5 can be considered large....
Belleville, IL – The #24 VU Lady Trailblazers traveled to Southwestern Illinois looking to finish their regular season off with another District P victory and came away with an 89 – 76 win. The Lady Trailblazers came out of the gates firing in this match-up, jumping out to an 11-point lead after the first quarter. Sophomore Ladellia Maggett and freshman Janiya Davis combined for 16...
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.