VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Volleyball team made its second big splash in a week on Monday. Two-time All-State player Kammie-Jo Hayes from Tell City (IN) signed her National Letter of Intent to play for the Trailblazers. Hayes is the daughter of John and Dalonda Hayes and is also the younger sister of former Trailblazer Kassidie Hayes (2015-16). ...
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The Vincennes University Men’s basketball team moved up one spot in the latest NJCAA Division I Poll released Tuesday afternoon. The Trailblazers received 383 points, including four first-place votes, to earn a No. 2 ranking. Defending National Champions, South Plains made the climb to the top with 394 points. Plains occupied the No. 2 spot last week. Last week’s No. 1 Northwest...
KASKASKIA, Ill. -- In its first game since earning a No. 3 ranking in the first NJCAA Division I regular season poll, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team was pushed to the brink of defeat on Saturday. The ‘Blazers needed an extra five-minute period to keep their undefeated start to the season alive. Lony Francis, Jr . (31) and George Dixon (20) both...
CENTRALIA, Ill. -- After a disappointing loss on the road Wednesday night, the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team hoped to get back to its winning ways on Saturday. A struggling Kaskaskia team was just what the Lady Trailblazers needed to get back on track. Ivanda Hudjakova led a trio of double-digit scorers for the Trailblazers with 12 points en route to...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Reeva Hammelman is often the first Vincennes University Women’s Basketball player to take to the court on game days. The same work ethic throughout her basketball career has helped her earn a starting spot in all 12 of the Lady ‘Blazer games this season as a freshman. When it comes to arriving to the gym early, her family has followed suit. Long...
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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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