VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team’s first week of competition continued with two matches at the McHenry County College Invite on Saturday. VU vs. Carl Sandburg College Carl Sandburg, No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll, won 25-23, 14-25, 25-18, 28-26 against the Trailblazers. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Alison Smith (Oakland,...
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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a four-set victory over Wabash Valley, winning 25-21, 25-8, 22-25, 25-19 on Thursday. VU Statistical Leaders Both sophomore Ryleigh Fidler (Linton, Ind.) and freshman Morgen Tinkle (Rockville, Ind.) had double-doubles on the first official day of NJCAA competition. Fidler led the...
VU Trailblazers 2019 fall baseball schedule is out now. Come out to Jerry Blemker Field and get your first look at the 2019-20 Vincennes baseball team. Be sure to mark your calendars and come support your Trailblazers!!! https://www.vinu.edu/web/athletics/vu-baseball-schedule Photo: VU Baseball Team in costume at Steak and Hot Dog World Series Halloween Game
2019 Vincennes University Team Photo VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University Coach Gary Sien brings an experienced team into the 2019 volleyball season. He knows the Trailblazers have a shot at a memorable season. VU is in strong shape with a great deal of incoming and returning talent, Region 24 Player of the Year Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and all-region second team...
VINCENNES, Ind. - VU Volleyball's scrimmage on Monday August 12th vs. Brescia University has been cancelled. The Trailblazers' first scrimmage will be on Saturday August 17th at 1 pm eastern, when they travel to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. VU's first home match is Tuesday August 27th at 7 pm vs. Lincoln Trail. For a complete volleyball schedule follow the link below to keep up to date...
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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