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Sophomore Alex Rojas hit an eighth inning, go-ahead home run and freshman Jordan Young threw six innings of four-run baseball, followed by the bullpen's three-hit work, Wednesday night as the Vincennes University Baseball Team edged Danville Area Community College, 6-5, at Jerry Blemker Field. Young cruised through the first five innings, allowing only two hits, before starting the sixth with a...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2014-15 NJCAA All-America teams for all six divisions of National Junior College Athletic Association men’s and women’s basketball were released Tuesday, and Vincennes University sophomore Mychal Mulder was named to the Men’s Div. I First-Team All-American list. Trailblazer Everett Clemons was named to the Men’s Div. I Third-Team All-American list and VU sophomore...

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Vincennes University Tennis Team defeated Marian University, 6-3, Tuesday as the Trailblazers claimed four of the six singles matches and two of the three doubles matches from the host Knights. VU’s Nicolas Rouanet topped Marian’s Jack Hiatt, 6-1, 6-1, while Trailblazer Stefan Gonzalez defeated Danny Albert by scores of 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. Other singles action included VU’s...

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Sophomore Chris Minks hit his second grand slam in as many days Monday as the Vincennes University Baseball Team fell, 20-11, to visiting Wabash Valley at Jerry Blemker Field. Minks, who had two homers in the second game of the Trailblazers' Sunday doubleheader vs. St. Joseph, came to the plate Monday with the bases loaded again and clubbed the opposite field shot to give him 10 hits in his...

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DAYTON, Ohio – The Vincennes University Tennis Team dropped a very competitive match, 4-3, to NCAA Div. I Wright State Sunday in Dayton, OH. In singles competition, freshmen Stefan Gonzalez and Patricio Zarazua were winners for the Trailblazers, while VU's Nicolas Rouanet, Austin Hensley, Brennan Buchanan and Zachary Mustin dropped matches. Gonzalez won, 6-2, 6-2, while Zarazua was victorious...

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PHOTO: CHRIS MINKS Vincennes University sophomore designated hitter Chris Minks homered twice, including a grand slam blast, as part of a 4-for-5 performance and sophomore hurler Mitchell Lawson turned in five solid innings in relief on the mound Sunday when the Baseball Team took the second game of a doubleheader vs. visiting St. Joseph at Jerry Blemker Field. The 13-6 win came after VU...

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TERRE HAUTE – The Vincennes University Golf Team continued its cold-weather winning ways when the Trailblazers claimed the Rose-Hulman Invitational Sunday at the Hulman Links Golf Course in Terre Haute, IN. VU turned in a two-round total score of 605, topping second place Mount St. Joseph's 611, third place Rose-Hulman's 636, fourth place Thomas More's 637 and fifth place Hanover's score of...

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The Vincennes University Golf Team claimed the Brescia University Invitational Thursday and Friday at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, IN, then moved directly into the Rose-Hulman Invitational at Hulman Links in Terre Haute, IN, and ended Saturday's first round of play tied for the lead in that event. The Trailblazers maintained their first day lead in the Brescia event and finished...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team split a doubleheader with Spoon River Saturday at Jerry Blemker Field when the Trailblazers won the first game, 5-3, and dropped Game 2 by an 8-7 score. In Game 1, freshman Bryant Jackson (3-1) threw six innings of seven-hit baseball and sophomore Alex Rojas launched a two-run home run to lead the Trailblazers (8-14). VU scored all five of its runs in the...

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Vincennes University will host a reception April 1 to honor the VU Men’s Basketball Team’s undefeated regular season and third consecutive trip to the NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, KS. The Trailblazers posted VU’s second undefeated regular season with a 30-0 slate. VU didn’t lose a game until the championship game of the NJCAA District 16...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team’s bats were as cold as the temperature Friday against visiting Spoon River, but the Trailblazers found a way to get a 3-2 win in a cold weather-shortened, seven-inning game. Although VU could manage only two hits against Snappers starter Ryan Taller, Spoon River allowed the Trailblazers to win in walk-off fashion on two consecutive Snapper errors. Freshman...

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SANTA CLAUS – The Vincennes University Golf Team held a 12-stroke lead and VU’s Jacob Bartley led the tournament with an even-par 72 Thursday after the first round of the Brescia University Invitational at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, IN. The second round is being played today. “We played in the rain and windy, cold conditions (Thursday) so this was a great round for Jacob and a...

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Vincennes University Tennis Coach Tyler Johnston has announced two added matches to the Trailblazers' schedule. Johnston released the new matches earlier today. They are: Sunday, March 29, at Wright State in Dayton, OH (3 p.m.) and Tuesday, March 31, at Marian University in Indianapolis (3 p.m.).

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Because of a possibility in Friday's forecast for inclement weather, the Vincennes University Baseball Team's scheduled Friday night game vs. Spoon River at Jerry Blemker Field HAS BEEN MOVED FROM 7 P.M. TO 3 P.M. ON FRIDAY. If other weather-related changes arise for Friday or VU games in the coming days, the schedule modifications will be posted here, made available to news media and posted...

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For the second consecutive game, a position player took the mound Sunday for the Vincennes University Baseball Team and was a central figure in helping the Trailblazers to a victory at Jerry Blemker Field. Sunday’s win capped off a 3-1 weekend for VU as the Trailblazers hosted South Suburban, Lakeland and Lake Michigan for games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday. Sophomore shortstop Brad...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team let an early lead get away and dropped an 11-6 decision Saturday to South Suburban as play continued at Jerry Blemker Field in a weekend series of games that also involves Lake Michigan College and Lakeland Community College of Kirtland, OH. VU’s nine-hit output was led by sophomore center fielder Matt Volz’s 2-for-3 performance. Volz and sophomore third...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team got eight strong innings on the mound from freshman Jordan Young and two-RBI days from sophomores Lance Myers and Chris Minks at the plate to highlight a 13-hit offensive attack in topping Lake Michigan, 6-4, Friday at Jerry Blemker Field. The game was followed by a match-up of South Suburban and Lakeland (OH) as the Trailblazers will host a weekend of...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team locked up in a nearly-five-hour marathon game with Wabash Valley Tuesday at VU's Jerry Blemker Field and dropped a 15-11 decision after the visiting Warriors managed to score four times in the top of the 11th inning.   Originally scheduled as a doubleheader of two seven-inning contests, beginning at 4 p.m. Vincennes time, Game 1 stretched...

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BOX SCORE HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team's quest for the school's fourth NJCAA Div. I Men's Basketball National Championship came to an end Tuesday night when the Trailblazers dropped an 80-68 decision to South Plains in the second round of the NJCAA National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, KS. The ninth-seeded Trailblazers (33-2) ran into No. 8 seed...

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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team's game at 5:30 p.m. TODAY vs. South Plains will be carried live on Blazer 91.1 WVUB, with Dave Hunter on the call. His pre-game show from the Hutchinson Sports Arena will begin at about 5 p.m. (EST). NJCAATV also offers an online video stream of all tournament games. The online video broadcast usually begins just prior to the scheduled game time.

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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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