CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University volleyball team fell short of winning its first region championship last weekend, but the team received a bit of a consolation prize on Thursday. Alison Smith, Allison Ruddick and Ryleigh Fidler were all named to the All-region team in Region XXIV -- voted on by the coaches. Smith was named the MVP of the...
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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams open the 2018-19 regular season this weekend inside the VU P.E. Complex. The Trailblazer men kick off their season Friday night in the nightcap of the Kiwanis Classic against Kankakee at 7 p.m. The Trailblazers will wrap up tournament play on Saturday night against Columbia State, also with a 7 p.m....
The Vincennes University bowling team participated in the Brandon Burns Memorial Classic in Smyra, TN over the weekend. The Trailblazers varsity team ended up with a fourth-place finish in the field of 16, while the junior varsity team finished fifth. A baker format was used for the scoring which entailed five bowlers from each team alternating every frame. The Trailblazers...
The NJCAA preseason basketball polls were released on Monday and the Vincennes University Men’s team will start the season ranked No. 6 among Division I programs. The Trailblazers are coming off a 34-3 campaign from a season ago and a 4th place finish at the NJCAA National Championship Tournament. Northwest Florida State, who lost in the quarterfinals last season,...
CENTRALIA, Ill. -- A banged up Vincennes University volleyball team came up short in a bid for its first region tournament championship on Saturday. John A. Logan defeated the Trailblazers 25-16, 25-27, 25-19, 25-18 in the championship match of the NJCAA Division I Region XXIV tournament on the campus of Kaskaskia College. The Lady Vols have won three straight...
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.