O’FALLON, Ill. -- The VIncennes University Bowling team competed in the National Collegiate Team Match Games over the weekend. The Trailblazers finished the two-day event with an 11th place finish in the field of 27. Ryan Benslay led the Trailblazers after Day 1 with a 6-game average of 205. Tyler Perry averaged 200.6 on Saturday as VU found itself in 13th...
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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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PARK HILS, Mo. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team continued its hot start to the season on Saturday. The Trailblazers improved to 9-0 with a 89-52 win over Fort Scott on the final day of the Chris Morrison State Farm Thanksgiving Classic. Lony Francis, Jr. and George Dixo n combined to score the first 20 points...
PARK HILLS, Mo. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team coasted to its eighth straight win to open the season on Friday night. The No. 6 Trailblazers ran past Roane State in the opening night of the Chris Morrison State Farm Thanksgiving Classic, 101-69. VU led 49-27 at the break and extended its lead throughout the second half. Keith Clemons ...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team erased a 19-point deficit before coming away with a 69-67 win over visiting Southeastern Illinois inside the VU P.E. Complex Tuesday evening. Freshman Fess Hawkins capped the comeback with a layin to beat the buzzer. Jaynice Stovall fed Hawkins on a sideline inbound play with just one...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Southeastern Illinois took an early 4-3 lead over Vincennes University within the first two minutes of Tuesday night’s District 16 matchup inside the VU P.E. Complex. But the No. 6 Trailblazers quickly took over and dominated the over-matched Hawks the rest of the game. VU ran away for a 110-59 romp, improving to 7-0 on the season and 2-0 against...
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.