OLNEY, Ill. -- Colton Sandage hit-back-to-back three-pointers including one to beat the first-half buzzer to help give the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team some momentum on Saturday. Sandage’s second 3-pointer of the half gave the No. 2 Trailblazers a 38-35 lead at the half. The Trailblazers carried the momentum into the second half en...
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OLNEY -- Jhala Henry scored a career-high 28 points to lead the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team to a 92-54 romp over District P foe Olney Central Saturday afternoon. Henry splashed a career-high six 3-pointers -- four coming in the second half -- to help surpass her previous career high of 19 points. With the win, the Lady...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Athletic Department with the help of Housing and Residential Life is raising awareness and funds to support breast cancer research on Wednesday, Feb. 20, by participating in the annual Play4Kay Initiative. Play4Kay generates funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Since 2013, VU’s Athletic Department has raised nearly $21,000 to help support ...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University men’s basketball team scored the first 11 points Wednesday night and never looked back against District 16 foe Lincoln Trail. The No. 2 Trailblazers raced out to a 50-26 halftime lead en route to an 88-64 romp. With the win, VU improves to 24-1 overall and have won nine straight games. Six different Trailblazers scored in double...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Fess Hawkins scored 10 straight points at the end of the first quarter to help the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team to a 22-13 over District P foe Lincoln Trail Wednesday night. Hawkins tallied a career-high 27 points to go along with 17 rebounds as the Trailblazers cruised to an 83-62 win inside the P.E. Complex. “Fess did a great job...
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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