VINCENNES, Ind. -- Reeva Hammelman knocked down a jumper and hit a pair of free throws in back-to-back possessions to help get the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team rolling Saturday evening. The latter gave the Lady ‘Blazers a 12-10 lead over visiting John A. Logan with 4 minutes, 4 seconds left in the first quarter. VU never relinquished the lead in an 86-66...
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January 26, 2019 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball game against State Fair Community College scheduled for Monday in Sedalia, Missouri has been canceled. The contest has been canceled due to potential inclement weather. VU hosts John A. Logan today at 5 p.m. at the P.E. Complex. The Lady ‘Blazers are scheduled to play at Southeastern Illinois on...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 4 Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team overcame an early 10-point deficit Wednesday night against visiting Wabash. The Trailblazers used a 17-4 run to grab a 32-29 lead with 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in the opening half. The hosts would not relinquish the lead in a 99-87 win over the Warriors inside the P.E. Complex. Keith Clemons scored...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- With the temperatures outside falling Wednesday night, the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team could not get any shots to fall inside the P.E. Complex. The Lady ‘Blazers misfired on 10 of their 12 shots from the floor falling behind No. 6 Wabash Valley 29-8 after the first quarter of play. The visiting Warriors kept the pressure the entire game as VU fell...
A 14-point second-half rally helped keep the Vincennes University men’s basketball team in the top five of the latest NJCAA Division I poll released on Wednesday. The Trailblazers (16-1) earned 352 votes to remain at No. 4 for the second straight week. VU won its only game last week, 78-76, against District 16 foe Southwestern Illinois. Defending national champion South Plains...
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.
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