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INDIANAPOLIS - The Vincennes University Track Teams qualified several more people for the NJCAA  Indoor National Championships when the Trailblazers claimed eight events and set new VU school records Friday and Saturday at the University of Indianapolis Challenge. Sophomore Isaiah Thomas broke his recently established VU record in the long jump and then broke the mark a second time...

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OLNEY, Il. - The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team remained unbeaten on the 2014-15 season with Saturday night's 86-75 win at Olney Central. The NJCAA No. 2 Trailblazers are 22-0 on the season and continue to hold onto their spot atop NJCAA District 16 standings.  Sophomore Mychal Mulder sank five of VU's 12 treys on the way to a team-high 17 points. Mulder led four Trailblazers...

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OLNEY, Ill. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team scored 48 first half points and held host Olney Central to just 15 in the first 20 minutes Saturday night as the launching pad to a 77-50 win. The victory improved VU to 20-2 on the season. The Trailblazers got 19 points from Nicole Dodd, a double-double (13 points and 11 rebounds) from Tasia Brewer and 14 rebounds by Anais...

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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team got a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds from sophomore Mychal Mulder and a 20-point, eight-assist effort from sophomore Everett Clemons Wednesday night in defeating visting Lake Land, 112-82. VU sophomore A.J. Patty also had 20 points as the NJCAA No. 2 Trailblazers improved their record to 21-0. Freshman Keith Mack pulled down nine...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team has climbed into the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball Poll’s Top 25 for the first time this season. In the rankings released earlier today, the Trailblazers (19-2) appeared at No. 24. Hutchinson (21-0) retained its top ranking from last week’s poll. In fact, the first eight teams remained in the same order from the Jan....

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team’s 2015 schedule includes dates against nationally-ranked teams throughout the campaign, a return to Panama City, FL, for a series of games and more than 30 dates at the Trailblazers’ home site, Jerry Blemker Field. VU, which was ranked eighth in the recent NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association’s Preseason Poll and then appeared at No. 18 on Tuesday in the...

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Join Vincennes University Athletics on Feb. 7 as we honor VU's first NJCAA Div. I Men's Basketball National Champion. The 1964-65 squad assembled a 28-6 record on the way to defeating Burlington (now known as Southeastern Iowa) by an 80-76 score. VU will welcome team members and some members of that season's cheerleading squad back to campus on Feb. 7 for a day of activities and reminiscing....

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The Vincennes University Track and Field Teams had another successful weekend in their second week of action in the 2015 indoor season. At the University of Indianapolis Greyhound Classic, the meet wasn't team-scored, but sophomore Isaiah Thomas broke the VU school record in the long jump with an effort of 24 feet, 11 3/4 inches. also, new NJCAA Indoor Championship qualifiers from the...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team endured a slow start and a rugged game in general Saturday to knock off host Kaskaskia, 79-61, in Centralia, IL. Sophomore Mychal Mulder hit four of VU's five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 20 points. He also had eight rebounds. Sophomore A.J. Patty recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. - The Vincennes Universitgy Women's Basketball Team got 23 points from freshman Jeanier Olukemi and 22 from sophomore Nicole Dodd to lead the way Saturday in routing host Kaskaskia by a 94-68 score. Sophomore Tasia Brewer finished with 18 points. The win improved the Trailblazers to 19-2 on the season and was VU's seventh consecutive victory. The Trailblazers led at one point...

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The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team on Wednesday afternoon maintained its grip on the country’s No. 1 spot in the latest NJCAA Div. I rankings and then took care of business again Wednesday night when the Trailblazers topped visiting Lewis & Clark by an 87-74 score. VU moved to 19-0 as sophomores A.J. Patty and Donte’ McGill scored 24 points each and sophomore Everett Clemons...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There have been six regular-season NJCAA Div. I Men's Basketball polls after the Oct. 27 preseason poll, and the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team has occupied the top spot in each one. The Trailblazers (18-0) continued their grip on the No. 1 slot when the latest rankings were released earlier today from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. VU...

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Sophomore Tasia Brewer scored 19 points and freshman Jeanier Olukemi turned in an 11-point, nine-rebound, eight-assist effort to lead the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team to a 90-52 trouncing of visiting Three Rivers Tuesday night at the VU P.E. Complex. VU also got 13 points from sophomore Nicole Dodd and 11 points from freshman Brooke Dossett. It was yet another game that was...

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CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – In a meet that wasn’t team-scored, the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams started off their 2015 indoor season with a very successful day Saturday at the Wabash College Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. The Trailblazers’ efforts included a new VU school record, eight NJCAA Indoor National Championship Meet-qualifying efforts and several event...

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HARRISBURG, Ill. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team fought off yet another attack on the Trailblazers’ perfect record and NJCAA top ranking Saturday when VU defeated host Southeastern Illinois by an 81-71 score. Sophomore Donte’ McGill scored 19 points with the help of three of VU’s 11 3-pointers and sophomore Charles Foster finished with 16 to lead the Trailblazers. Freshman...

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HARRISBURG, Ill. – Sophomore Nicole Dodd hit all 14 of her free throws for half of her 28 points in leading the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team to a 92-50 defeat of host Southeastern Illinois Saturday in Harrisburg, IL. It was VU’s fifth straight win. Freshman Jeanier Olukemi scored 14 and a trio of Trailblazers scored 10 each in sophomore Tasia Brewer and freshmen Chelsea Bentley...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There were no changes in the NJCAA’s top five teams in this week’s Div. I Men’s Basketball National Poll – including, of course – the Vincennes Trailblazers’ hold on the No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers, after adding two more victories to run their season record to 17-0, held on the top slot to preserve their season-long and preseason standing there. VU is followed again...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The NJCAA No. 1-ranked Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team weathered yet another upset effort by an opponent Saturday when the Trailblazers fought off a second half run by host Southwestern Illinois in Belleville, IL, for a 77-67 win over the Blue Storm.   The victory moved VU to 17-0 on the season and kept the Trailblazers atop the NJCAA District 16...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team used a run of 35 unanswered points to blow out the host Southwestern Illinois College Saturday afternoon.   Four Trailblazer players scored in double figures to lead 12 players getting in the scoring column and four reached double digits in rebounding in the rout of the Blue Storm.   Freshman Jeanier...

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The NJCAA No. 1 Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team had another close call Wednesday night - this time, a 71-70 win over NJCAA District 16 foe John A. Logan - but the Trailblazers continued to escape the best shots of opponents and stay unbeaten at 16-0. John A. Logan (11-3) overcame a double-digit  VU lead in the second half to eventually lead by three near the 14:00 mark and push...

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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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