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The Vincennes University Cross Country sophomore duo of Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young capped off an impressive 2020 season with All-American honors for placing in the top-15 at the NJCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. “I was more proud than surprised,” Moreno said. “I knew that was my goal this year and I came into the race as best prepared as I could be....

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One would be hard pressed to final a more loaded Region this cross country season than Region 24, with seven of the eight men’s and women’s teams ranked in the top 25 of their division and four of the eight ranked in the top 10. Vincennes University is hosting this year’s NJCAA Regional at South Knox High School this Saturday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. eastern. The event will include the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams each held spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) coaches poll this week. The VU women’s team continues to climb in the rankings, moving up one spot from last week to #9 ahead of next weekend’s Regionals. The Vincennes women’s team jumps up one spot in...

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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 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...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University track and field/cross country teams are excited about the addition of two new runners for the 20/21 school year. Jacy Collins (Jasonville, Ind.) will be joining the blazers for the upcoming school year after completing her senior year at Shakamak High School. Collins boasts impressive personal bests in the 5k of 19:02.4, a 12:43 in the 3200m,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of JJ Ramey (London, Ken.) as a transfer from the University of Pikeville. Ramey took to twitter to announce his decision Thursday afternoon saying “After long considerations and talks with my family, I’m super excited to say I will be committing to the top JUCO program in the country in...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University women’s basketball forward Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) has been selected by the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee as a third team All-American. Through the past season, fans of Vincennes University basketball have grown used to Fess Hawkins putting up monster numbers each game, and many grew expectant of a double-double almost...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received the commitment of three players set to join the team for the 20-21 season. 6’4 SG Brandon Muntu (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) made his commitment to Vincennes University known this past week. Muntu is a strong three-point shooting lefty that played this past season for Dohn Prep in Cincinnati, Ohio where he...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - With the 2020 baseball season coming to an unforeseen halt, Vincennes University baseball first baseman and left-handed pitcher Ryan Robison (New Albany, Ind.) has made a commitment to play in the 2020-2021 season. He has chosen Purdue University Fort Wayne, an NCAA Division I program that will play in the Horizon league starting next year. 1B/LHP Ryan Robison is a...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University women’s basketball player Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) has made the shortlist for the 2020 World Exposure NJCAA Div. I Sophomore of the Year Award. Fifteen made the final shortlist and Hawkins was one of only four forwards selected in the list. Sophomore Hawkins impressed all during her 2020 season, leaving it as a surprise to no one when she...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team has received a signature of commitment from point guard Taaj Davis (Aurora, Ill.) to join the team starting in the 20-21 season. The 6-foot-1 point guard currently attends Aurora Christian High School where he has been named first team all-state.  Stats  Aurora Christian managed to go 25-6 in this past season. Davis...

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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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VINCENNES, Ind. - The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 13 that it is suspending all competition beginning Saturday, March 14 through Friday, April 3. Vincennes University is a NJCAA member college. The NJCAA Board of Regents will meet on April 3 as previously scheduled and an update from the National Office will be provided with a full assessment of the...

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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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