VINCENNES, Ind. – Former Vincennes University coach Harry Wickens has been chosen for induction in the NJCAA Swimming and Diving Coaches Association Hall of Fame and he will be honored on Wednesday, Feb. 13, during a special ceremony at halftime of the men’s basketball game inside the P.E. Complex. Wickens coached the VU men's and women's swimming and diving teams for 21 years. VU...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
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CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Crooked numbers hurt the Vincennes University Baseball team over the weekend. The Trailblazers dropped two of three games against West Georgia Tech in their first series of the season. The two teams played a seven-inning double header on Saturday, while Sunday’s rubber match was a nine-inning contest. In game one, VU dropped a 6-3...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Sophomore George Dixon put together another double-double performance with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a 70-57 victory for the Vincennes University men’s basketball team over Region 24 opponent Kaskaskia on Saturday. The No. 2 Trailblazers found themselves down by one at halftime after Kaskaskia shot 52 percent from the floor including hitting on 6 of 11...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Five freshmen reached double figures as the Vincennes University women's basketball team won 97-50 over Region 24 opponent Kaskaskia on Saturday.. Kaskaskia matched the Trailblazers' offensive pace in the early stages of the game resulting in a one-point Blue Angel lead after the first quarter, after the lead changed eight times in the first 10 minutes of...
INA, Ill. -- When the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team has had success this season, it’s started with the defense. The Trailblazers defense had another strong performance Wednesday night at Rend Lake. The Lady ‘Blazers held the overmatched Lady Warriors to single digit points in three of the four quarters, for a 90-44 romp. With the win, VU improves to 15-6 on the...
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 a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.