VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University basketball teams are both in action this weekend in a pair of tournaments. The Trailblazer women travel to Panama City, FL to partake in the Gulf Coast Classic, while the men remain at home in hosting the Sodexo Classic. After breezing through its first three games in winning by an average of 77 points, the sledding for the VU women...
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GARDEN CITY , Kan -- The Vincennes University Cross Country teams are set to compete in the NJCAA National Championships on Saturday. The meet will take place at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City, KS. Sophomore Liz Bredeweg is the lone runner on the women’s team, while the men will have a complete team. Bredeweg was part of the women’s team who placed ninth at...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team missed its first six shots from the field Tuesday night, but quickly recovered. After the sluggish start, the Trailblazers rolled to their third straight lopsided win to start the season with a 104-37 rout of visiting Lindsay Wilson JV inside the PE Complex. With the win, VU improved to 3-0 on the season and has...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The injury bug bit the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team again Tuesday night, but again the Trailblazers had an answer. Craig Porter went down midway through the first half against visiting Volunteer State with an injury to his eye. Cardell McGee stepped in and gave a spark to help VU to a dominating 98-38 win inside the PE Complex. ...
MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Vincennes University Bowling team came away with a top 10 finish over the weekend at the Brunswick Southern Classic. The event marked the second Tier 1 tournament of the season for VU and the Trailblazers finished 10th in the field of 30. According to VU coach Jesse Gibson, the Trailblazers started off slow on Saturday before making a charge up the team standings...
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.
The VU Foundation currently manages over 525 scholarship and department funds, with 247 news funds created in just the last 9 years.
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