VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University women’s basketball team had its best defensive effort of the season on Saturday, as it closed out the Sodexo Classic with a 105-32 win over the Indiana Tech junior varsity squad. Previously, VU’s best defensive outing was in Friday’s 123-40 win over the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity team. The Lady Trailblazers scored the final 10...
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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) scored a career-high 32 points on Friday, as the Vincennes University women’s basketball team rolled past the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity squad, 123-40, on the opening night of play in the Sodexo Classic in the P.E. Complex. The Lady Trailblazers had a 13-0 scoring run, which led to a 25-6 lead at the end of...
CENTRALIA, Ill. – The sixth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened Region 24 play with an 87-57 win against Kaskaskia on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) poured in a career-high 24 points, including 15 in the second half. Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) contributed 11 points. Freshmen Randy ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Blazers made their way for to compete in Louisville, KY for their first time at the Striking Knights Classic. The event consisted of 6 team games on Saturday followed by 16 bakers to determine the winner on Sunday. Striking Knights Classic Day 1 - The oil pattern for the event was released Saturday morning. Practice showed that the conditions were going...
CENTRALIA, Ill. – Five Vincennes University women’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Trailblazers dominated Kaskaskia 92-42 in a Region 24 opener on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) poured in 23 points off the bench. She sank 10 of 14 shots from the field. She finished with four steals, four rebounds and two...
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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