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Athletic News

  • Nieves Named CIAA Runner of the Week
    October 18, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Luis Nieves has been named the CIAA Male Cross-Country Runner of the Week for his performance in the 2017 VUU Invite, the CIAA announced on Wednesday, October 18.
  • VUU Places Eighth at VSGA Intercollegiate Championship
    October 18, 2017


    Virginia Union University, one of the nation's oldest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), hosted the 68th Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) Intercollegiate Championship Oct. 16-17 at Stonehenge Golf & Country Club in Richmond.
  • Lady Walker to Play Pro Ball in Spain
    October 17, 2017


    Lady Walker, who led the Virginia Union University's women's basketball team to the 2017 National Championship game last season, has signed to play professional basketball for Duran Maquinaria Ensino Lugo of Spain's LF2 League.
  • Volleyball: VSU 3, VUU 1
    October 16, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Jayshil Oatley had 19 defensive digs, but Virginia State University snapped VUU's four-game winning streak by defeating the Lady Panthers 25-15, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20 on Monday, October 16, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va.
  • Trio of Panthers Earn CIAA Weekly Awards
    October 16, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Jaiden Reavis, Sterling Hammond and Lonte Morton all earned CIAA Player of the Week honors for their performances in VUU's 35-10 win over Chowan University on Saturday, October 14, in Hovey Field in Richmond, Va.
  • Reavis' 3 TDs Lift VUU to 35-10 Win Over Chowan
    October 14, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Jaiden Reavis caught three touchdown passes as VUU cruised to a 35-10 win over Chowan University on Saturday, October 14, in Hovey Field in Richmond, Va.
  • Nieves Captures Top Honors at VUU Invite
    October 13, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Luis Nieves bested all runners, including those from Division I Virginia Commonwealth University, to capture top individual honors at the VUU Invite Cross-Country Meet, held on Friday, October 13, at Bryan Park in Richmond, Va.
  • Lady Panthers Place Fourth at VUU Invite
    October 13, 2017


    Virginia Union University's women's cross-country team placed fourth at the 2017 VUU Classic, held on Friday, October 13, at Bryan Park in Richmond, Va.
  • Volleyball Powers to Fourth Straight Win
    October 12, 2017


    Virginia Union University's Ambryanna Moore and Zaquae Downton each had eight kills to power the Lady Panthers to a 25-5. 25-12, 25-11 win over Trinity Washington University on Tuesday, October 12, in Washington, D.C.
  • Basketball to Hold "Midnight Madness at 6 p.m." Sunday
    October 12, 2017


    Virginia Union University's men's and women's basketball teams will host MIDNIGHT MADNESS AT 6 P.M. beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Virginia Union University
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Nickname: Panthers
Founded: 1865
Enrollment: 1,700
Chancellor/President: Dr. Hakim J. Lucas, Ph.D
Athletics Department Phone: (804) 342-1484
Athletics Director: Joseph Taylor
Faculty Athletics Rep: Patricia Murray
Senior Woman Administrator: Felicia Johnson
Sports Information Director: Jim Junot