VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore forward Lony Francis, Jr. has been selected as an honorable mention All-American by the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. He helped the Trailblazers win the Division I national title in March in Hutchinson, Kansas. It was VU’s fourth national championship and first since 1972. Francis averaged a team-high 15.8 points per...
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Vincennes University baseball team came from behind and defeated nationally-ranked Lincoln Land 11-9 in seven innings on Sunday in Game Four of a Mid-West Athletic Conference Series. The Trailblazers scored eight unanswered runs over the final two innings. They were down 9-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning. They scored two runs in the top of the sixth, then...
MONTGOMERY, Ind. – Sophomore Jacob English finished third and freshman Matt Jordan tied for fourth as the Vincennes University men’s golf team placed second at the Vincennes Spring Invitational played at Country Oaks Golf Club Saturday and Sunday. The Trailblazers shot a team total of 57-over-par 633. After firing a 316 in the first round, they attempted to mount a rally in the final...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin is the recipient of the 2019 National Association of Basketball Coaches NJCAA Coach of the Year Award presented by Wilson. Franklin coached the Trailblazers to the NJCAA Division I national title. VU defeated Ranger (Texas) 87-77 in the championship game in Hutchinson, Kansas. It was first national title for...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Vincennes University baseball team enjoyed a brief lead before falling 6-2 in game one of a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader against nationally ranked Parkland on Tuesday. The Trailblazers scored twice in the top of the fourth inning and held a 2-1 lead. Sophomore Will Randell had two RBIs on one hit. Parkland, No. 8 in the NJCAA Division II national...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
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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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Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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