SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Former Vincennes University Men's Basketball player Romaro Gill (St. Thomas, Jamaica) has added to his collection of 2020 accolades by securing the BIG EAST Men's Basketball Sport Excellence award. Gill was also named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year as well as the Most Improved Player. Before joining Seton Hall Romaro Gill played for the Vincennes ...
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July 13, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - The NJCAA announced Monday afternoon the plan for an adjusted schedule for the 2020-2021 sports season. Following a vote by the NJCAA Board of Regents on Monday, the majority of fall sporting competition will be moved to the spring season. NJCAA President & CEO Dr. Christopher Parker said about the changes, “Through a unified effort from our...
VINCENNES, Ind. - At Vincennes University it has long been a part of the athletics motto that we are equally proud of our individual All-American and our All-American Academic athletes. This year Trailblazer athletes showed their hunger to be the best of the best with 17 student-athletes receiving NJCAA All-Academic honors, as well as two students becoming First Team All-Americans. ...
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University volleyball team recently completed the signings of three incoming freshmen ready for the 2020-21 season. Jamie Russell (East St. Louis, Ill.) joins as a middle blocker and outside hitter. Elizabeth Combs (Bloomfield, Ill.) is a middle blocker and opposite hitter. Amee Beedle (Wheaton, Ill.) is an outside/opposite hitter. Jamie...
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team received the commitment of Brevin Jefferson (Indianapolis, Ind.) on Monday, May 4th. Jefferson announced his decision via Twitter saying “First off, I would like to thank my parents for investing so much time and effort in my journey to get here. I want to thank my brothers for pushing me and believing in me when no one...
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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