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CARTERVILLE, Ill. - The third-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team rallied to a 69-65 win over John A. Logan on Tuesday. The Trailblazers were down five points with less than five minutes on the clock. Sophomores Colton Sandage (Bloomington, Ill.) and Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) scored nine of VU’s final 11 points with less than 3 ½ minutes remaining. Sandage’s...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team posted its fifth straight win with a 99-84 victory over John A. Logan on Tuesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) notched her seventh double-double this season. She totaled 25 points and 12 rebounds. Hawkins was 10-for-11 from the field. Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.)...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball moved up three spots in the NJCAA Division I rankings, landing at No. 3 in the poll released on Nov. 25. The Trailblazers hold an 8-1 overall record. They received 352 points for third in the rankings. Ranger is No. 1 for the second straight week. It earned 15 first-place votes and 399 points. Hutchinson jumped from fourth to No. ...

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EL PASO, Texas –The Vincennes University men's team had a program best runner-up finish at the NJCAA Half Marathon Championship on Saturday. VU's top three runners capped off a sensational cross country season by all finishing in the top nine. VU Men’s Performers The national runner-up Trailblazers were led by sophomore Milan Todorovic (Belgrade, Serbia) in sixth place in 1:09:56...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. — The sixth-rated Vincennes University men’s basketball team held Harry S. Truman scoreless for more than seven minutes at the outset of the game Saturday night, and breezed to a 102-65 win at the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers kept the Falcons off the scoreboard for the first 7:15, while building a 15-0 lead. That led to a 45-28 lead at halftime. Although Harry S....

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University women’s basketball team had its best defensive effort of the season on Saturday, as it closed out the Sodexo Classic with a 105-32 win over the Indiana Tech junior varsity squad. Previously, VU’s best defensive outing was in Friday’s 123-40 win over the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity team. The Lady Trailblazers scored the final 10 points...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) scored a career-high 32 points on Friday, as the Vincennes University women’s basketball team rolled past the Lindenwood-Belleville junior varsity squad, 123-40, on the opening night of play in the Sodexo Classic in the P.E. Complex. The Lady Trailblazers had a 13-0 scoring run, which led to a 25-6 lead at the end of the...

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  CENTRALIA, Ill. – The sixth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened Region 24 play with an 87-57 win against Kaskaskia on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) poured in a career-high 24 points, including 15 in the second half. Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) contributed 11 points. Freshmen Randy Tucker...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Blazers made their way for to compete in Louisville, KY for their first time at the Striking Knights Classic. The event consisted of 6 team games on Saturday followed by 16 bakers to determine the winner on Sunday. Striking Knights Classic Day 1 - The oil pattern for the event was released Saturday morning. Practice showed that the conditions were going to be...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. – Five Vincennes University women’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Trailblazers dominated Kaskaskia 92-42 in a Region 24 opener on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) poured in 23 points off the bench. She sank 10 of 14 shots from the field. She finished with four steals, four rebounds and two assists....

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VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University announces its 2020 baseball schedule, which includes 15 games against NJCAA Division I opponents and features a 32-game Mid-West Athletic Conference schedule, including 17 against teams that are expected to be nationally ranked. The 2020 Trailblazer slate features 17 games vs. teams expected to be nationally ranked. Opening weekend is Feb 8-9...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University dropped from No. 1 to sixth in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball rankings released Monday afternoon. The 6-1 Trailblazers received 304 points. The top five teams are Ranger (399), Florida SouthWestern State (382), Indian Hills (367), Hutchinson (339) and Chipola (336). Ranger earned 15 first-place votes, while Hutchinson received one...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team earned a huge victory on Saturday as the Trailblazers knocked off No. 21 Wallace State 89-74 in the Wabash Valley College Warrior Classic. VU also played in the Warrior Classic on Friday, falling 76-71 to Moberly Area. VU Statistical Leaders Against Wallace State, the Trailblazers were led by sophomore Jaynice ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — All 12 Vincennes University men’s basketball players made their way into the scoring column Saturday night, as the top-ranked and defending national champion Trailblazers bounced back from their first loss of the season by defeating visiting Lincoln Land, 115-46. The win was the fifth in six games for the Trailblazers, and comes on the heels of their first loss of...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore volleyball players Alison Smith, Ryleigh Fidler and Ariana Gentzler have earned All-Region 24 honors. Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and Fidler (Linton, Ind.) were named to the first team. Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.) was named to the second team. “Though these three sophomores received well deserved recognition, they are part of a tremendous group of...

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FREEPORT, Ill. –  The No. 1 Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 63-60 to Highland on Wednesday night. The Trailblazers struggled with shooting. They shot 33.3 percent from the field (20-for-60). VU made 8 of 28 shots (28.6 percent) in the first half and trailed 36-20 at halftime. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) was one of two VU ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University women’s basketball team moved above the .500 mark for the first time this season by defeating the Brescia University junior varsity team on Tuesday, 108-52 at the P.E. Complex. The Lady Blazers, who are now 3-2 on the season, led by scores of 28-12, 50-19 and 79-38 at the quarter stops. VU led by as many as 31 points in the opening half and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is hosting the Winter Youth Blazer Baseball Camp on Dec. 14 in Beless Gym 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Break up the winter blues and enjoy a day with the VU baseball coach and players. Campers who are new to the game or wanting to brush up on skills are invited to come out for a day of fun. Campers can improve their baseball skills, including pitching,...

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 86-83 against No. 21 Georgia Highlands at the Gulf Coast Classic on Saturday, a day after the Trailblazers fell 90-67 to top-ranked Gulf Coast State. VU Statistical Leaders Against Georgia Highlands, redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) scored a game-high 21 points and dished out six assists....

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Vincennes University placed 13th in the men’s competition at the NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championship on Nov. 9, while the VU women’s team finished 25th in the team standings. Freshman Meagan Moreno (Morton, Ill.), freshman Maxwel Kiplagat (Iten, Kenya) and sophomore Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South Africa) earned Coaches Association All-American honors by...

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Play4Kay

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.

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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 $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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