Marion,IN- The Vincennes University Women’s Track & Field Team recorded a record-setting weekend at the 2018 Little State Championships hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University. Sophomore All-American Jamesha Western & Freshman stand-out Jhala Henry both broke VU school-records, and were a huge part of the team’s 4 th place finish. Western broke the school record in the hammer...
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Vincennes, IN – Vincennes University sophomore Baylee Lippincott signed this week to continue her academic and athletic career at NCAA Division-II Southern New Hampshire University. Baylee was a 6-foot 3 middle blocker and opposite hitter for the Trailblazers volleyball team. Lippincott came to Vincennes by way of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, AZ and Grand Canyon University....
Ina, IL – The Vincennes University golf team played through a 23-degree wind chill, snow flurries and light sleet to capture a 5th place finish at the Rend Lake Invitational on Sunday and Monday, (4/15-16). Vincennes had a strong first day, sitting in fourth place, 5 shots out of second, and 13 shots behind the leader Kirkwood CC. Zach Hall set the pace for the Trailblazers with a...
Vincennes, IN – At a conference earlier this month it was announced that Vincennes University Trailblazers athletics will be making the move from Region 12 to Region 24 beginning in the 2018-19 school year. Region 24 consists of schools in the southern portion of Illinois. VU Women’s basketball coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks views the change as a tremendous opportunity for...
Vincennes, IN – Isaiah Tisdale, Lony Francis, Jr. and Lady Trailblazer Ladellia Maggett each garnered All-American honors this week from the NJCAA. Isaiah Tisdale is a 6-1 sophomore guard from Lexington, KY who added First Team All-American to his list of accomplishments while at Vincennes University. Tisdale was an All-American honorable mention last year and is a 2-time District 16...
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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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