VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team erased a 19-point deficit before coming away with a 69-67 win over visiting Southeastern Illinois inside the VU P.E. Complex Tuesday evening. Freshman Fess Hawkins capped the comeback with a layin to beat the buzzer. Jaynice Stovall fed Hawkins on a sideline inbound play with just one...
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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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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Southeastern Illinois took an early 4-3 lead over Vincennes University within the first two minutes of Tuesday night’s District 16 matchup inside the VU P.E. Complex. But the No. 6 Trailblazers quickly took over and dominated the over-matched Hawks the rest of the game. VU ran away for a 110-59 romp, improving to 7-0 on the season and 2-0 against...
ORANGE BEACH, Ala -- The Vincennes University Men’s Half Marathon team ran to a fifth-place finish in the NJCAA Half Marathon National Championships over the weekend the Orange Beach Sportsplex. Led by a 18th place finish from Milan Todorovic , the Trailblazers tallied 64 team points in the field off 11 complete teams. El Paso, who had the top two individual spots, edged...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team gave preseason No. 3 Gulf Coast State all they could handle Saturday afternoon. The Lady ‘Blazers stormed back from an 18-point second-half deficit before falling 65-61 in the final game of the Sodexo Classic inside the P.E. Complex. The two teams faced each other in the Gulf Coast Classic last weekend, with the...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s basketball team shrugged off a slow start en route to a win in the opening night of the Sodexo Classic inside the P.E. Complex Friday night. A 13-4 run midway through the first quarter, propelled the Trailblazers to a 66-53 win over State Fair. With the win, the Trailblazers improve to 5-2 on the season. The Roadrunners...
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.