VINCENNES, Ind. – The NJCAA announced on March 16 that it canceled all spring sports competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member. The decision was made due to recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spring competition includes all...
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VINCENNES, Ind. - The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 13 that it is suspending all competition beginning Saturday, March 14 through Friday, April 3. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member college. The NJCAA Board of Regents will meet on April 3 as previously scheduled and an update from the National Office will be provided with a full assessment of...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The NJCAA made the decision on March 12 to postpone national championship events, including the NJCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament that Vincennes University was scheduled to compete in, due to recent developments regarding the coronavirus. The Division I men’s tournament was originally scheduled for March 16-21 in Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson,...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team was set to play a nine-inning game against Rose Hulman today (Thursday, March 12). Due to inclement weather, this game has been cancelled. Next Up The Blazers weekend schedule has been altered to move both games one day forward. VU will now play it’s first doubleheader against Lewis and Clark on Sunday March 15 starting...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Originally the Vincennes University baseball team was set to move their Wednesday nine-inning game to Vincennes, Ind. against Olney Central. This game has since been cancelled.
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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