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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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s cross country teams are both nationally ranked and coming off NJCAA Region 24 team titles heading into the NJCAA Division I national championships. VU is No. 16 in the men’s poll, while the Lady Blazers are No. 25 in the women’s rankings. The NJCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Championship is Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. ET at...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University men's cross country team finished 24th out of 56 teams in the Blue Race at the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 5. It was the second meet in a row that the Trailblazers faced high level NCAA and NAIA competition. VU was the top finishing NJCAA school besting 23rd ranked Monroe College, which finished 27th. The women's team sat out some...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Vincennes University cross country teams had the unique opportunity to compete against many of the top NCAA Division I teams in the nation at the John McNichols Invitational on Saturday. The meet featured seven top ten NCAA Division I teams including two-time defending national champion Northern Arizona University. The Blazers took advantage of the high-level...
Charleston, Ill - The Trailblazer men finished third out of six teams at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open on Friday. They were led by sophomore Milan Todorovic (Belgrade, Serbia) who finished ninth in 27:09.3. Also finishing in the top 20 for VU were freshman Maxwel Kiplagat (Iten, Kenya) (27:26.8, 11th), sophomore Morne Scharnick (Gauteng, South Africa) (27:55.9,...
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.
NJCAA spring sport cancellation
The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.
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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