VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Cross Country team travels to Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky. Saturday morning for its third meet of the season. First-year Trailblazers coach Randy Heisler, who has coached in the Division I ranks for 30 years prior to VU, is hoping his young team can be more competitive. “We have not experienced a lot of success...
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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Kloie McGrew served up three consecutive aces to help the Vincennes University Women’s Volleyball team rally in the third set and complete a sweep over visiting Kaskaskia College Thursday night, 25-21, 25-23, 26-24. Trailing 24-22, in the third, Ryleigh Fidler put away a kill to set up McGrew’s heroics. “I don’t think I have ever seen it...
By TRAVIS DAVID MARION, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Mens’ Golf team finished fourth in the District IV Preview tournament at Kokopelli Golf Club earlier in the week. The tournament was shortened from 54 holes down to 36 due to inclement weather. The Trailblazers shot a 633 which was just one stroke behind Rend Lake for third. Eastern Florida...
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. -- A weekend full of nationally ranked competition proved beneficial for the Vincennes University Womens' volleyball team. The Lady Trailblazers returned to winning ways Tuesday night with a 25-14, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17 road win over Wabash Valley. With the win, VU improves to 14-8 overall and 5-0 against NJCAA Division I Region 24 foes. The...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Vincennes University volleyball team headed into the Parkland Tournament riding the momentum of a 5-match winning streak. Unfortunately, the team came home with some bumps and bruises from stiff competition. The Trailblazers dropped three of four matches, falling to 13-8 for the season. All three matches VU lost came against NJCAA Division II ranked teams. ...
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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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