HARRISBURG, Ill. -- There are losses, and then there is what the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team experienced Wednesday night. The Lady Trailblazers turned the ball over three times and were outscored 7-0 in the final 26 seconds of the game for a disappointing 72-71 loss to Southeastern Illinois. The loss drops VU to 13-6 on the season and 7-2 in...
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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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VINCENNES, Ind. – After completing the regular-season sweep of John A. Logan, the Vincennes University men’s basketball team rose two spots to No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I national poll released Tuesday. The Trailblazers (19-1) were ranked fourth in last week’s poll and have been ranked as high as No. 1 this season. VU received three first-place votes in the latest poll and 382 ...
GODFREY, Ill. -- Coming off an emotional win over district foe and No. 3 ranked John A. Logan just two nights prior, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team did not have letdown Monday night. Led by career nights from Kevin Osawe and Colton Sandage , the Trailblazers rolled to a District 16 road win Monday night at Lewis and Clark. ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- For the second straight weekend the Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field team traveled to the University of Indianapolis for competition. No team score was kept for the Tom Hathaway Distance Classic, but a few Trailblazers finished with high marks. The men’s 4,000 distance medley relay team came away with the best performance...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Key runs and clutch free-throw shooting led the No. 4 ranked Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team past No. 3 ranked John A. Logan Saturday night inside the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers scored on six straight possessions midway through the second half and knocked down 11 of 13 free throws in the final 3 minutes, 25 seconds for an 86-76 win over the Vols. ...
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.