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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Vincennes University Indoor Track and Field team never turns down an opportunity to compete against top notch teams and Saturday’s event at Indiana State University was no different. VU held their own in many events against NCAA Division I athletes from Indiana State, University of Evansville, Northern Kentucky and Eastern Illinois, as well as Marian University. On the...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team hosted a tri-match Sunday afternoon against Jefferson College and Parkland. The Trailblazers came away with a win and a loss on the day, with the win coming in the opening match against Jefferson 25-21, 25-19, 25-21. Vincennes was led by freshman Jamie Russell, who finished with eight kills, three block assists and one dig. Freshmen...


VINCENNES, Ind. – In a battle of two teams that could very well face each other again in the National Tournament in Kansas, the No. 9-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers avenged last year’s three-point loss at Highland by coming away with the low-scoring 69-58 victory. The first half started off very physical, with both teams struggling to just get into double-digits. The Trailblazers...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The 2021 Vincennes University volleyball team began their season in strong fashion by picking up a sweep against Lincoln Trail in VU’s first regular-season home match since Oct. 30, 2019. The Trailblazers got off to a hot start in set one, building an early 5-2 lead, before closing out the first set of the season with a 25-13 win. Lincoln Trail battled in the second set,...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Athletic Department is proud to announce that we are now accepting orders for ‘Fan Cutouts’ that will be displayed at all Trailblazer men’s and women’s home basketball games. Due to COVID-19 in lieu of having fans in attendance this season VU is offering fans the option to purchase a ‘Fan Cutout’ for as low as $50. This option is offered to all fans...


VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University volleyball is proud to announce sophomore Olga Vasovic has signed to continue her playing career at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. “Olga had a challenge last year; she was playing behind two returning All-Region outside hitters last year, so it was going to be very difficult for her or anyone at that position to get playing time,” Sien said....


VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 9-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers opened up the 2021 season at home against Dohn Prep of Cincinnati and came away with the 83-66 win. This marks the first regular-season or postseason game the Blazers have played in over 10 months and early on the rust factor showed. VU had to battle early with Dohn Prep, with the Blazers falling behind by as much as six...


VINCENNES, Ind. –The new look Vincennes University volleyball team had to shake off some of the rust this afternoon after not playing a match since Nov. 9, 2019, as VU hosted a scrimmage match against Calumet College of St. Joseph. The Trailblazers looked strong in the scrimmage against CCSJ with VU learning throughout the game how this young group would play with so many getting their first...


VINCENNES, Ind. – Head Coach Harry Meeks is coming off being inducted into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame enters his 30th season patrolling the Vincennes sidelines and hopes to make 2021 a season to remember as he sits just nine wins away from 700 victories at Vincennes University. VU returns only one starter from the 2020 season in sophomore guard Amani Brown....


VINCENNES, ind. – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team looks almost completely different from a year ago after losing 11 players, including six players who signed with NCAA Division I programs. Vincennes looked to shake off some of the rust of not playing against an actual opponent in over 10 months by hosting Aim High Prep for a scrimmage Jan. 13. The scrimmage was played as a...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The 2021 spring sports season inside the P.E. Complex at Vincennes University will look a little different this year as Vincennes University announces that all indoor games (basketball and volleyball) will be played without fans. The decision is consistent with VU’s ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of students, coaches, staff, spectators and the ...


VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University’s Women’s basketball program has a history of finding talent locally and this tradition continues with the signing of Kylee Shelton from nearby Bloomfield High School. “I knew about Kylee from watching the scores of games and hearing people talk about this girl up at Bloomfield,” Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball coach Harry Meeks said. “I think...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Cross Country and Track and Field 2021 recruiting class was kicked off with the signing of Reed Lawless from Morgan Township High School in Valparaiso. “Reed is a dedicated distance runner who was the top senior at Morgan Township,” VU Cross Country and Track coach Chris Gafner said. “Reed will have a chance to help us right away next fall...


The Vincennes University Cross Country sophomore duo of Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young capped off an impressive 2020 season with All-American honors for placing in the top-15 at the NJCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. “I was more proud than surprised,” Moreno said. “I knew that was my goal this year and I came into the race as best prepared as I could be....


Following a pair of runner-up finishes at the Region 24 meet on Oct. 31, the Vincennes University Cross Country teams have quickly shifted their focus to the NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. The No. 10-ranked VU women’s cross country team will again look to have a strong showing out of the top two finishers in Region 24, Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young....


The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams are coming off of excellent showings at the NJCAA Region 24 meet this past Saturday, with each team finishing as the Regional runner-up, with sophomore Meagan Moreno and freshman Trenton Faulkner taking home the Division I individual championships. Following that performance however, the Trailblazers slid in both polls...


The Vincennes University Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams hosted the NJCAA Regional 24 Championships Saturday afternoon at South Knox High School and did not disappoint, capturing both Division I Individual Championships, while finishing in second place as a team. The women’s team was once again led by the duo of Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young, who took home the first and second...


One would be hard pressed to final a more loaded Region this cross country season than Region 24, with seven of the eight men’s and women’s teams ranked in the top 25 of their division and four of the eight ranked in the top 10. Vincennes University is hosting this year’s NJCAA Regional at South Knox High School this Saturday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. eastern. The event will include the...


VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams each held spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) coaches poll this week. The VU women’s team continues to climb in the rankings, moving up one spot from last week to #9 ahead of next weekend’s Regionals. The Vincennes women’s team jumps up one spot in...


Robinson, Ill. – The 2020 Lincoln Trail Fall Invitational at Quail Creek Country Club in Robinson went off with out a hitch as the Trailblazers posted a third-place finish as a team out of six competing and VU’s own Matt Jordan brought home a third-place medal as an individual.   The 36-hole, one-day event began early Saturday morning and continued well into the evening, causing...



The Vincennes University Athletic Department hosts Play4Kay and raises donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund annually. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at North Carolina State. He had the pleasure of meeting her while he was an assistant coach at Western Carolina University. This left a lasting impression on him and made this cause important to him and the Trailblazers.

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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 $970,242.80 scholarship dollars of the VU Foundation and University funds for the 2017-18 school year to incoming and returning VU students.  These included awards to students from 8 states across the country and 3 international awards.

The VU Foundation currently manages over 525 scholarship and department funds, with 247 news funds created in just the last 9 years. 

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Trailblazer Varsity Club - We continue to welcome your membership in the Trailblazer Varsity Club! By having reserved tickets, they can be used at anytime. 


If you miss a game, bring a friend(s) and get them in the gate on your season ticket list. Contact the athletic office for season ticket information at 812-888-4511.


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