Marion,IN – Sophomore All-American Marlowe Mosely garnered the Little State Championships Male Track Athlete of the Meet award for the 2 nd consecutive year by turning in an All-American caliber set of performances this weekend. Mosely started the weekend by clocking the 5 th fastest time in Vincennes University history in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.33 seconds. That time...
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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...
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...
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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