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Hutchinson, KS – Red Hill High School Alumni Jamesha Western continued an incredible freshman year in the throwing events by garnering All-American Honors with a 6th place finish in the hammer throw this afternoon on the first day of the NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Hutchinson Community College. Western came into the meet seeded 11th in the NJCAA, and her mark of...

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Vincennes, IN – The VU Trailblazers Men’s Basketball team has had a very active post-season in the hopes of reloading to make another deep run at the National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas next season. That activity continued this afternoon as Keith Clemons, 6’1 Point Guard from Wesley Christian Prep committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Vincennes University next year. ...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Trailblazer Track & Field teams will be competing in the NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Hutchinson Community College on Thursday, May 18th through Saturday, May 20th. Both the men’s, and the women’s teams have had outstanding seasons chalked full of personal bests, top-25 national marks, and even school records. In all, the...

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Harrison, OH – After 36-holes of golf played at the Miami Whitewater Golf Course hosting the DII & DIII NJCAA Golf Regional, The VU Trailblazer Golf Team currently sits 2nd, and sophomore Blake Claycomb is tied for 1st individually. The Trailblazers got off to a great first 18 holes of golf. Blake Claycomb’s first 18-hole score of 69 was the lowest score for any set of 18-holes played on...

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Vincennes, IN – Head Coach Todd Franklin confirmed this morning that 6’5 wing transfer from Ohio University Rodney Culver Jr. Will be sporting the blue, white, and gold of Vincennes University for this upcoming basketball season. Culver Jr. is a native of Columbus, Ohio, where he made big play, after big play for Pickerington Central. While at Pickerington Central, he garnered 2nd team...

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Vincennes, IN - The Vincennes University Baseball Team will hold open tryouts for the 2017-18 VU school year on Wednesday, June 14, and Tuesday , June 20, for players who have completed high school eligibility or student athletes wishing to transfer from another collegiate program. If necessary, June 20 will become the rain date for June 14, and June 21 will be the make-up date for June 20. ...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Baseball team rallied from 7 runs down in the 4th inning of play to top Olney Central 18-to-13. The Blue Knights of Olney Central came into Jerry Blemker Field Wednesday night with an impressive 40-and-13 record on the season, and are one of the favorites to challenge #17 John A. Logan for the Region 24 title. Freshman Joe Santos got the nod to start on...

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Vincennes, IN – Despite a weekend plagued by rain and high winds, the weather managed to cooperate on the final day of the Region XII Outdoor Championships to allow the men’s track & field team to captured the team title, while the women finished runner-up. The team got a huge spark to start the day as freshman Evan Franklin dominated the 5,000m run. Franklin captured the Region XII...

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Vincennes, IN – The Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams got off to a hot start on the 1st day of full competition, 2nd overall day of competition at the NJCAA Region XII Championships by winning 4 events, and scoring in 7. Sophomore Richard Griffith was the lone Trailblazer in action on day 1 in the decathlon, and would continue day 2 by winning all 6 of the remain events, including a...

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Vincennes, IN – 7-foot sophomore from St. Thomas, Jamaica signed his letter of intent this afternoon to continue his academic & athletic career at Big East, hoops powerhouse Seton Hall. “It feels good to be a Pirate. I’m excited to get started, and take my game to the next level. Although, I am really going to miss Coach Franklin, Coach Davis, Coach Elmore, and all of my teammates here at...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams will be hosting the NJCAA Region XII Meet this Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at the Vincennes University track complex, located at the intersection of Chestnut & Red Skelton Boulevard. “It’s a big honor to be able to host the NJCAA Region XII Championships again this year. It is a great opportunity for...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Baseball team has been on a roll of late. A big reason for that success is the outstanding pitching by freshman right-hander, Chance Hitchcock. We caught up with Hitchcock a few weeks back to see what has helped him to become such a force on the mound in his first year at Vincennes. Hitchcock is a native of Martinsville, IN, where from the very...

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Vincennes, IN – Lithanian Sophomore Guard Milana Matias decided she would trade in her blue, gold, and white for red, white, and blue for the next two years of her academic & athletic career as she chose to sign with the University of Southern Indiana this afternoon. “I am really, really happy. I love the school. I love the coaching staff. I am so excited that I found a place that I can...

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Ina, IL – After 1 day of play at Rend Lake College the VU Golf team currently sits in 5th place with 320 points, but is only 7 strokes out of 3rd place, and 15 strokes out of 1st. Windy conditions and a slow start put the Trailblazers behind early, but once they got hot, they got really hot. Conditions really effected all team’s as Coach Chattin indicated that even Rend Lake, the home...

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Upland, IN – Fresno State commit Varvara Klyuchnikova won both the high jump & the triple jump at the Little State Championships this weekend hosted by Taylor University to lead the Lady Trailblazers track and field team to a 5th place finish. Klyuchnikova started day 1 by winning the high jump with a leap of 5’7”. Very impressive considering the windy, and cold conditions she was asked to...

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Upland, IN – On a cool, blustery weekend at Taylor University, the Men’s Track & Field team placed 2nd overall at the Little State Championships, 21 points behind the University of Indianapolis for the #1 spot, and freshman Marlowe Mosely was named Track Athlete of the meet for his performances. Freshman Marlowe Mosely had a busy and eventful weekend on the track at the Little State Track...

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Vincennes, IN- On the same day that fellow high jumper Varvara Klyuchnikova decided to sign her letter of intent, Sophomore Evan Hansen signed to continue his academic and athletic career at Lee University. “I’m beyond excited to be given the opportunity to continue jumping at Lee. I’m really looking forward to joining the program this fall.” Said Hansen after signing on the dotted line to be...

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Vincennes, IN- School record holder and defending outdoor national champion Varvara Klyuchnikova signed to continue her academic and athletic career for the Fresno State Bulldogs this afternoon. “I was very excited. I really like the facilities, the athletes, the coaches, the weather, the campus…. I like everything about Fresno State! I’m excited to be a Bulldog!” said Klyuchnikova after...

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Vincennes, IN – Lady Blazer freshman phenom Ladellia Maggett earned All-American Honors by being named to the NJCAA All-American 2nd team this afternoon. Maggett was one of the key factors that helped the Lady Trailblazers finish the season with a 25-and-6 overall record, and a 2nd-place finish in the District standings during the regular-season. Maggett averaged 18.7 points per game, 6.1...

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Vincennes, IN – Sophomore Chris Darrington & freshman Isaiah Tisdale became the newest members in a long line of VU Trailblazer basketball players who have earned NJCAA All-American honors. This afternoon, Darrington earned 1st team All-American Honors, and Tisdale was awarded Honorable-Mention All-American Honors for the phenomenal contributions they made to the Trailblazers 2016-17...

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Play4Kay

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.

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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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