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Robinson, Ill. – The 2020 Lincoln Trail Fall Invitational at Quail Creek Country Club in Robinson went off with out a hitch as the Trailblazers posted a third-place finish as a team out of six competing and VU’s own Matt Jordan brought home a third-place medal as an individual.   The 36-hole, one-day event began early Saturday morning and continued well into the evening, causing...

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Normal, Ill, - The Vincennes University men's and women's cross country teams came home today with a pair of second place team finishes at the Heartland CC Classic. Sophomore Meagan Moreno (Morton, Ill.) and sophomore Kyra Young (South Bend, Ind.) Led the charge for VU finishing first and second in the meet running 19:17 and 20:28 on a challenging course. Rounding out the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – It is game on for the Vincennes University E-Sports Trailblazers! They kicked off their inaugural season with a historic win in this exciting new sport on campus. The E-Sports Trailblazers won Round 1 of the first game in the NJCAA Esports (NJCAAe) main season for Fall 2020. VU gamer Jaden Pfoff earned a victory in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate against Snow College...

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MONTGOMERY, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore golfer Matt Jordan captured the individual title at the VU Invitational with a career-best performance on Monday and helped the Trailblazers finish second in the one-day, 36-hole tournament at Country Oaks Golf Course. Jordan (Franklin, Ind.) was joined in the top three by VU sophomore Bryce Kirchner (North Vernon, Ind.). Jordan...

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Oct. 5, 2020 WHITTINGTON, Ill. –Vincennes University sophomores Bryce Kirchner and Matt Jordan earned a 1-2 finish in an 18-hole tournament on Oct. 3 at Rend Lake Golf Course. Kirchner won the tourney by shooting an even-par 72. Jordan fired a 74 for runner-up honors. Other individual scores from VU: sophomore Noah Crays (86), sophomore Brock Craney (86), and freshman Lucas Beard...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University men's and women's cross country teams competed on Oct. 3 in the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. Each team competed in the Blue race against some of the nation's best four-year programs. VU’s NJCAA ninth-ranked men's squad was led by Matthew Neill (Omagh, Ireland). He covered the 8K course in 25:57 (29th). Also...

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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...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  The NJCAA announced on March 16 that it canceled all spring sports competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member. The decision was made due to recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spring competition includes all practices,...

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This Week in Vincennes University Athletics: March 9-15 Tuesday, March 10 4 p.m. – Baseball at Frontier College (Fairfield, Ill.) Wednesday, March 11 3 p.m. – Baseball at Olney Central (Olney, Ill.) Thursday, March 12 6 p.m. – Baseball at Rose-Hulman (Terre Haute, Ind.) Saturday, March 14 1 p.m. – Baseball at Lewis and Clark (DH) (Godfrey, Ill.) ...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. – The No. 24 Vincennes University women’s basketball team saw the close of its 16-game winning streak against No. 15 Wabash Valley College. The Blazers lost Wednesday night's road game to Wabash Valley in a close 83-78 battle. This brings VU's record to 19-4. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) put up an impressive double-double with...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. — The fifth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team has made defense its calling card, and the Trailblazers came through in that fashion again with an 85-51 Region 24 win over Kaskaskia at the P.E. Complex on Wednesday. The Trailblazers entered the game allowing just 60.3 points per game — third-best in NJCAA Division I. The Blue Devils are the ninth team ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. — On a night when Vincennes University basketball legend Shawn Marion was honored in front of a packed P.E. Complex, the ninth-ranked Trailblazers treated the crowd to a 70-64 thrilling win over Lake Land on Wednesday. The atmosphere was electric as fans filled the stands to welcome the NBA champion and four-time NBA all-star home to VU. He was honored with a special...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The top-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team collected the program’s 1,800th all-time win Saturday, defeating Shawnee for an 80-53 Region 24 victory at the P.E. Complex. Only Hutchinson (Kansas) Community College has more all-time wins than the Trailblazers. VU earned the milestone victory with a dominant performance. The Trailblazers scored the game’s first...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is honoring one of the Trailblazers’ greatest basketball players Shawn Marion on Jan. 15 at the P.E. Complex. The four-time NBA all-star and NBA champion will be recognized during a special ceremony at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Lake Land. Tip-off is 7 p.m. ET. Admission to basketball games is free for all VU students with a VU ...

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OLNEY, Ill. -  The top-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team fell 88-67 to Olney Central on Wednesday after the Knights pulled away in the second half. The loss ended the Trailblazers’ nine-game win streak. VU, No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I rankings, currently has a 14-2 overall record. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Chuka Mekkam (Portland, Ore.) hit five 3-pointers and ...

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OLNEY, Ill. - The Vincennes University women’s basketball team defeated Olney Central College 90-63 on Wednesday to extend their winning streak to 13 games. The Trailblazers upped their overall record to 16-3. VU hasn’t lost a game since Nov. 15, 2019 when it fell to Moberly Area 76-71. VU Statistical Leaders All five starters scored in double figures against Olney Central. Sophomore...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Anna Johnsey (Westfield High School/Westfield, Ind.) will join the Vincennes University volleyball program for the 2020 season, head coach Gary Sien has announced. The 6-foot middle blocker and opposite hitter has signed with the Trailblazers. She recorded 198 kills, 77 blocks and a .316 hitting percentage in 32 matches for Westfield. The Shamrocks finished third in the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball recruiting class continues to grow as VU coach Gary Sien has signed Kylie Giesler (Forest Park High School/Ferdinand, Ind.). Giesler is a 5-foot-10 opposite hitter and setter. She tallied 644 set assists, 401 digs, 71 blocks, 60 kills, 36 aces over 92 sets in 26 matches last season. She totaled 1,647 assists for her career. Giesler ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University jumped one spot to No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Rankings released Dec. 9. The Trailblazers earned 377 points. They own a 11-1 record and are riding a six-game win streak. VU was ranked third the past two weeks. Undefeated Ranger captured No. 1 by unanimous vote with 16 first-place votes and received 400 points. The top five teams in...

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Play4Kay

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.

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