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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 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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VINCENNES, Ind. – The NJCAA made the decision on March 12 to postpone national championship events, including the NJCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament that Vincennes University was scheduled to compete in, due to recent developments regarding the coronavirus. The Division I men’s tournament was originally scheduled for March 16-21 in Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson,...

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Vincennes University freshman Matteo Capello (Turin, Italy) continues to stun by winning a national title in the pole vault with a vault of 5.30m at the 2019-20 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships Friday and Saturday.   This sets the new meet record, knocking down the former meet record of 5.28m set by Johnson County's Kyle Dennis in 2006. The...

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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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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team completed a three-game series of Edison State at Jerry Blemker Field on Saturday. The Trailblazers won 8-3 on Friday, then rolled to a pair of five-inning victories during Saturday’s doubleheader. VU won 20-9 and 10-0. Game 1 VU 8, Edison State 3 VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore CF Jared Sermersheim (Jasper, Ind.) was 4-for-4...

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INA, Ill. -  The No. 9 Vincennes University men’s basketball team fought through a tough game against Southwestern Illinois on Wednesday night to win 79-63 and advance to the NJCAA Division I Central District Tournament championship. This brings VU to 28-4 and nets Coach Todd Franklin his 300th win as head coach of Vincennes University. Wednesday night’s game got off to an entertaining...

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MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University baseball team fell 12-1 to the No. 1 in NJCAA Division I, Wabash Valley College on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders VU’s lone run came in the top of fourth inning when sophomore 1B Ryan Robison (New Albany, Ind.) hit a one-out double off the right field-center field wall. He moved up to third base on a wild pitch. Freshman DH Landen...

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VINCENNES, lnd. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team finalized a perfect 14-0 home record in the quarterfinals of the Midwest District Tournament against Shawnee, winning in confident fashion 107-45 on Tuesday at the P.E. Complex. VU (27-4) started off the game hot, doubling Shawnees score in the first quarter 26-13, and didn’t ease up in the second quarter leaving it at...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  The Vincennes University men’s basketball team started Monday hot against Lewis & Clark, outscoring the visiting team 51-28 in the first half and going on a 17-0 uncontested streak in the opening 5 minutes of play at the P.E. Complex. Play from VU (25-4) began to settle in the second half with the team scoring totals in the half equaling out at 42-42. VU won...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Athletic Department is hosting its 8th annual Play4Kay event during the Trailblazer women’s and men’s basketball games on Feb. 26 against Southwestern Illinois. Play4Kay raises funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at...

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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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