With her parents and some of her Trailblazer teammates looking on, Vincennes University forward Tasia Brewer signed her national letter of intent late last week to continue her college basketball career at the University of Southern Indiana. The 6-0 Brewer helped the VU Women’s Basketball Team to a 29-and-4 season record in 2014-15. She averaged 10.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. She...
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Vincennes University sophomores Eric Blackman, Robert Murphy and Isaiah Thomas have signed national letters of intent to continue their college track and field careers at the NCAA Div. I level. Blackman, a heptathlete and decathlete, and Thomas, who specializes in the long jump, will move on to Purdue University while Murphy, a NJCAA All-American in cross country and the 3000 Meter Run in...
BLOOMINGTON – Vincennes University sophomore Robert Murphy added to his string of accolades during the 2015 season Saturday when he established a new NJCAA season mark and shattered his own VU school record in the 3000 Meter Steeplechase at the Billy Hayes Invitational, hosted by Indiana University. In addition to Murphy’s victory, the Trailblazers added to their list of...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Vincennes University Women’s Track & Field Team remained 10th and the Trailblazer men stayed put at No. 14 in this week’s USTFCCCA NJCAA Div. I National Championship Rankings. The South Plains men and women hold the top spots in the Division I national rankings for the fourth consecutive week when the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches...
OLNEY, Ill. – The Vincennes University Baseball Team defeated host Olney Central, 12-7, Wednesday behind sophomore Mitchell Lawson’s six innings of one-run work on the mound and freshman Lane Dransfield’s three-run home run. Lawson (4-3) picked up the victory by scattering five hits, striking out six and walking one batter before giving way to sophomore Colton Pittman for the seventh and...
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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