KASKASKIA, Ill. -- In its first game since earning a No. 3 ranking in the first NJCAA Division I regular season poll, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team was pushed to the brink of defeat on Saturday. The ‘Blazers needed an extra five-minute period to keep their undefeated start to the season alive. Lony Francis, Jr . (31) and George Dixon (20) both...
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CENTRALIA, Ill. -- After a disappointing loss on the road Wednesday night, the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team hoped to get back to its winning ways on Saturday. A struggling Kaskaskia team was just what the Lady Trailblazers needed to get back on track. Ivanda Hudjakova led a trio of double-digit scorers for the Trailblazers with 12 points en route to...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- Reeva Hammelman is often the first Vincennes University Women’s Basketball player to take to the court on game days. The same work ethic throughout her basketball career has helped her earn a starting spot in all 12 of the Lady ‘Blazer games this season as a freshman. When it comes to arriving to the gym early, her family has followed suit. Long...
PARK HILLS, Mo. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped Wednesday evening. The Lady Trailblazers fell behind by 12 points in the first quarter and could not fully recover in road loss to District P foe Mineral Area, 78-55. The loss drops VU to 8-4 on the season and 3-1 in district play. “We just got off to another horrendous...
VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Volleyball team landed its first signee for the 2019 season on Monday. Tecumseh High School (IN) senior Breanna Metzger signed her National Letter of Intent to play for the Trailblazers starting in the fall of 2019. Metzger is the daughter of Robert Metzger and Sarah and Andrew Horn. The 6-foot-1-inch right-side hitter helped lead...
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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.