VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team heads into the NJCAA Division I District P Tournament as the No. 2 seed. The tournament starts March 5 and runs through March 8. VU takes a 21-7 overall record into its first-round game against No. 7 seed Southwestern Illinois inside the P.E. Complex at 7 p.m. EST. First-round contests will be played on the court of...
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PITTSBURG, Kan. -- The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams wrapped up their indoor season over the weekend at the Indoor National Championships inside the Robert Plaster Center on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The Trailblazers earned all-american status in two events and finished 24th in the team standings with eight points. ...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 2 Vincennes University men’s basketball team begins its pursuit of a seventh consecutive trip to the national tournament with a NJCAA Division I District 16 Tournament quarterfinal game on March 5. The Trailblazers (29-1) finished the regular season as the second-ranked team in the NJCAA Division I national poll and the District 16 regular-season champion....
MT. CARMEL, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team made it a perfect 4-for-4 Friday night. The No. 2 Trailblazers faced its fourth ranked opponent of the season and earned their fourth win in those games with a 69-59 win over No. 25 Wabash Valley. With the win the Trailblazers finish the regular season with a 29-1 record and head into the...
MT. CARMEL, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team fell behind by 11 points after the first quarter to No. 1 ranked Wabash Valley and never could recover Friday night. The Lady Trailblazers dropped an 81-70 decision to the top-ranked and undefeated Warriors in the regular season finale for both teams. With the loss VU finishes the regular season...
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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