HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team is in the Final Four for the second straight season. The third-seeded Trailblazers won 72-60 against sixth-seeded Odessa (Texas) in a NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal on Thursday at Hutchinson Sports Arena. In addition to celebrating a big win against Odessa, the Trailblazers celebrated a...
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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The comment “let’s finish this” could be heard repeatedly from those sitting on the Vincennes University team bench during the closing minutes of the Trailblazers’ second-round game against Moberly Area in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday. The third-seeded Trailblazers got the job done. Their solid finish produced an 81-74 victory...
The 2019 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship is March 18-23 in Hutchinson, Kansas. The third-seeded Trailblazers open with a second-round game tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT. They will play No. 14 seed Moberly Area. VU Trailblazer NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament Schedule: WED 3/20 - 7:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. CT · VU vs. Moberly Area THU 3/21 - 9:00 p.m. EDT / 8:00...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s scheduled road game against Lincoln Trail on March 20 has been postponed. The nine-inning contest was postponed due to forecasted rain. The makeup date is March 21. The nine-inning game starts at 4 p.m. EDT. VU (11-7) plays on March 22 against Harper. The nine-inning game begins at Jerry Blemker Field at 4 p.m. EDT.
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team saw its eight-game win streak end with a 6-2 loss to Lincoln Trail at Jerry Blemker Field on Tuesday. Lincoln Trail scored three runs in the third inning and added another in the fourth for a 4-0 lead. The Trailblazers got on the scoreboard in the fifth. They tallied runs on sacrifice flys by freshmen Ryan Robison and Trent...
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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