VINCENNES, Ind. – Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) scored 14 of her team-high 25 points in the first quarter, fueling the Vincennes University women’s basketball team’s strong start in a 96-78 victory over Mineral Area (Mo.) Tuesday at the P.E. Complex. It was the 12th consecutive win for VU, which has cleared 90 points in nine of those wins. The Trailblazers entered the...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is No. 1 again in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Rankings. VU earned six first-place votes and 386 points in the poll released on Jan. 6. The Trailblazers (14-1) returned to the top spot they held in the first regular-season poll on Nov. 11. VU was also ranked No. 1 in the preseason. We’re mid-year now and it starts to have a little bit...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University appears in the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Rankings released on Jan. 6. It is among five teams in the “others receiving votes” category. The Trailblazers received one point. VU owns a 14-3 overall record and an 11-game win streak. The last time VU appeared in the rankings was on Feb. 27, 2018 when the Blazers were ranked No. 24 in the...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) scored a career-high 29 points, and the second-ranked Trailblazers defeated Elizabethtown Tech (Ky.), 78-43, on Saturday at the P.E. Complex. VU (14-1) opened the second half on a 21-5 run in less than seven minutes to double the score, 52-26. Osawe had 11 in the spurt, opening it with a...
PARK HILLS, Mo. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 102-28 over Malcolm X on Saturday and defeated Grand Rapids 97-49 on Sunday at the Mineral Area Classic. The Trailblazers have reeled off 11 consecutive victories on their way to a 14-3 overall record. Vincennes University 102, Malcolm X 28 VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.)...
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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