ROBINSON, Ill. -- The Vincennes University volleyball team overcame a slow start Tuesday night for a sweep over Lincoln Trail, 25-22, 25-5, 25-15. The Trailblazers have won four straight matches to improve to 17-8 on the season. Alison Smith and Ryleigh Fidler led VU at the net with 10 kills apiece. Smith added 10 digs and three blocks in the win. ...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Vincennes University Men’s Cross Country coach Randy Heisler had one goal for his team Saturday at the 17th Annual Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Championship -- run season best times. Mission accomplished. The Trailblazers placed 18th in the 35-team Silver Division. All six VU harriers covered the arduous 8K course in season-best times. “The...
MATTOON, Ill. -- For the second straight night, the Vincennes University Volleyball team came up with a third-set rally. After dropping the first two sets Friday night, the Trailblazers rallied for a win in the third for a thrilling five-set win over Lake Land, 9-25, 19-25, 25-18, 25-11, 15-6. The win moves VU to 16-8 on the season and 7-0 against NJCAA DI opponents. “We grew up a...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Cross Country team travels to Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky. Saturday morning for its third meet of the season. First-year Trailblazers coach Randy Heisler, who has coached in the Division I ranks for 30 years prior to VU, is hoping his young team can be more competitive. “We have not experienced a lot of success...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Kloie McGrew served up three consecutive aces to help the Vincennes University Women’s Volleyball team rally in the third set and complete a sweep over visiting Kaskaskia College Thursday night, 25-21, 25-23, 26-24. Trailing 24-22, in the third, Ryleigh Fidler put away a kill to set up McGrew’s heroics. “I don’t think I have ever seen it...
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.