Ina, IL – The Vincennes University Trailblazers defeated Southwestern Illinois 95 – 69 to be crowned the 2018 District 16 Champions, thus receiving an automatic bid to the NJCAA Division I Men’s National Tournament in Hutchinson, KS. Vincennes got off to a slow start, falling behind for the first time in the District 16 tournament, by the score of 5 – 1, before freshmen big-men George...
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Ina, IL – The #24 Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers will now have to wait for “Selection Monday” to see whether they will be making the trip to Lubbock, TX or not after losing in the District P Championship 98 – 75. Wabash Valley’s defense seemed to take the Lady Trailblazers out of their game plan, forcing the offense to speed up to almost a frantic pace. Sophomore Ladellia...
Ina, IL – The 3-point shooting from the #3-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers proved to be too much for the Shawnee Saints, as VU wins 78 – 52. Vincennes got off to a hot start, jumping out to a 7 – 0 lead, forcing Shawnee head coach John Sparks to call a timeout inside of the first 2 minutes of play. Shawnee tried to even the score but scoring attempts for them were...
Ina, IL – The Lady Trailblazers advance to the Championship Game of the District P tournament after an 89 – 66 victory over the Lady Volunteers of John A. Logan College. Vincennes and John A. Logan were neck-and-neck for most of the first period before a 3-pointer by sophomore Ashley Johnson gave the Lady Trailblazers a 5-point lead after the first quarter. Vincennes continued their...
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...
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.