Ullin, Ill. - Vincennes traveled to take on Region 24 opponent Shawnee C.C. in Ullin, Ill. The Trailblazers took care of business winning in straight sets 25-16, 25-9, 25-10. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Ryli Bobbitt (Sullivan, Ind.) led the Blazers with 7 kills, and 5 blocks. Sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) finished the match with 9 digs and 5 kills. Freshman...
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High School teammates and life-long friends Brantli Lannan and Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) were both named to the All-Tournament Team following the Blazer Classic this past weekend. Brantli Lannan led the Trailblazers in digs each of the four games during the Blazer Classic and finished the tournament with 99 digs in 15 sets for 6.6 per set. Lannan also achieved...
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team was defeated in the first game of day one at the Blazer Classic by John A Logan in four sets; 22-25, 24-26, 25-14, 18-25. VU would bounce back and finish day one with a 3-1 win over Wabash Valley; 25-22, 17-25, 25-14, 25-13.The Trailblazers started day two vs. Walters State and lost 3-1 25-18, 20-25, 18-25, 17-25, and...
Charleston, Ill - The Trailblazer men finished third out of six teams at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open on Friday. They were led by sophomore Milan Todorovic (Belgrade, Serbia) who finished ninth in 27:09.3. Also finishing in the top 20 for VU were freshman Maxwel Kiplagat (Iten, Kenya) (27:26.8, 11th), sophomore Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South Africa) (27:55.9,...
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team defeated Brescia University JV in straight sets on Wednesday, by scores of 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 at the P.E. Complex. VU Statistical Leaders The Trailblazers were led by an all-around performance my sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) who led VU with 10 kills with 0 errors and a .400 hit percentage, also tied for...
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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