VINCENNES, Ind. – Playing its first game as the No. 1 ranked team in NJCAA Division I, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team stumbled Wednesday night. The top ranked Trailblazers dropped a heart-breaking 98-96 overtime decision to District 16 foe Olney Central inside the P.E. Complex. The loss drops VU to 15-1 on the season and ends its 28-game home winning streak. “We...
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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Fess Hawkins poured in a career-high 24 points to help the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team to a win Wednesday evening inside the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers used a strong second-half to pull away from District P foe Olney Central, 82-59. The Knights ended the first quarter on an 11-0 run for a 21-16 lead after the first 10 minutes of...
The first NJCAA Division I poll of the new calendar year was released Tuesday afternoon and the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team made the climb to the No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers received 400 points and all 16 first-place votes as they sit atop of the poll for the first time since the final regular season poll of the 2014-15 campaign. “It’s exciting and I think our kids...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The No. 2 ranked Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team concluded the non-district portion of its season with a win Saturday night. The Trailblazers improved to 15-0 on the season with a 103-50 romp over Indiana Elite Prep inside in the P.E. Complex. George Dixon paced the Trailblazers with his fifth double-double of the season. The...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The No. 2 ranked Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team dialed up long distance early and often Thursday night inside the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers tied the school record by connecting on 19 shots from 3-point land in a 98-42 rout of visiting Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. VU also made 19 shots from 3-point range against the...
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.
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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