VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Baseball team improved to 5-6 on the spring with an 8-1 win over visiting Schoolcraft at Jerry Blemker Field on Friday afternoon. After allowing a run in the top of the first inning, the Trailblazers responded with single tallies in each of the first four innings. VU put the game away with a four-run outburst in the home...
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INA, Ill. – It took the nation’s best team to dash the Vincennes University women’s basketball team’s hope of winning the NJCAA Division I District P Tournament championship game on Friday. The Lady ‘Blazers and Wabash Valley, No. 1 in the Division I national poll and undefeated, were locked in a tight game for three quarters at Rend Lake College. The Warriors pulled away in the...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team has canceled games scheduled for March 9 and March 10 at Jerry Blemker Field due to an unfavorable weather forecast. The Trailblazers will host a nine-inning game against Schoolcraft on March 8 at 2 p.m. EST. They will play at home on March 11. The Trailblazers take on Eureka in a nine-inning game beginning at 3 p.m. EDT. ...
INA, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team advanced to its second straight NJCAA Division I District P Tournament championship game with a thrilling 66-65 victory over Southeastern Illinois on Thursday night. A win in the next game will earn the Trailblazers a trip to the national tournament. The District P championship game features VU and Wabash Valley, the ...
INA, Ill. – The second-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 78-76 to Kaskaskia in the semifinals of the NJCAA Division I District 16 Tournament on Wednesday night, but the Trailblazers almost certainly will earn an at-large bid to the national tournament. A season of excellence can’t be wiped out with one upset loss at the buzzer. Eight at-large bids and 16...
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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