STATEN ISLAND, NY. — Former Vincennes University Track and Field standout Jordan Downs added to his already impressive resume over the weekend. The current Bethel College athlete captured the long jump title at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships inside the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex Saturday afternoon. The field of 16 featured athletes who are currently in college, ...
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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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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Baseball team just needed a little home cooking. The Trailblazers broke out of their recent offensive slump with a pair of 5-inning romps over Ancilla College on Friday at Jerry Blemker Field. VU improved to 3-4 on the season with a pair of shutouts in its home opener, 12-0 and 10-0. The 22 runs were two more...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team captured the District 16 regular season championship Saturday night inside the P.E. Complex. The No. 2 ranked Trailblazers defeated Southwestern Illinois 98-78 to improve to 27-1 overall and 17-1 in league play. VU has won or shared seven District 16 regular season titles. “It was nice to wrap up the No. 1...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team crossed off one of its season goals on Saturday night. The Lady 'Blazers cruised to an 84-43 win over Southwestern Illinois, inside the P.E. Complex, to notch their 20th win of the season. “Getting to at least 20 wins is always one of the goals every year,” VU Coach Harry Meeks said. “If you can get to 20...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate Sophomore Night on Saturday when Southwestern Illinois visits the P.E. Complex. Sophomore women’s players, Sofia Besedina, Cristina De La Cruz, Diamond Fields, Ivanda Hudjakova, and Jaynice Stovall, and student manager Bob Ryker, will be honored with a pre-game ceremony prior to the 5 p.m....
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.