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Athletic News

  • Hunter to Compete at USA Nationals
    February 15, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Justin Hunter will be competing at the USA Indoor Track and Field National Championship, to be held in on Saturday, February 17 in Albuquerque, N.M., and broadcast on NBC Sports.
  • Lady Panthers Ranked #1 in NCAA Atlantic Region
    February 15, 2018


    The Virginia Union University women's basketball team is ranked #1 in the Atlantic Region in the first regional rankings done by the NCAA, it was revealed on Wednesday, February 14.
  • Durfee Named CIAA Bowling Rookie of the Month
    February 15, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Amaree Durfee has been named the CIAA Bowling Rookie of the Month for the third straight month, the CIAA announced on Thursday, February 15.
  • Simon Named CIAA Athlete of the Year in Running Events
    February 13, 2018


    CIAA Men's Track Athlete of the Year honors were awarded to sophomore Devin Simon on Day 1 of the CIAA Championship held February 11-12 in Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Lady Panthers Excel at CIAA Indoor Championships
    February 13, 2018


    The women's track and field team had an outstanding showing at the 2018 CIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The championship was conducted at the JDL Fasttrack in Winston-Salem NC, and honored St. Augustine as the 2018 team champion.
  • Men's Track Places 3rd at CIAA Indoor Championships
    February 13, 2018


    The Virginia Union University men's track and field team had an outstanding showing at the 2018 CIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships conducted at the JDL Fasttrack in Winston-Salem N.C., on February 11-12. Multiple school records were set, and events won. The Panthers finished 3rd overall in the team finish, in what was a hotly contested championship.
  • Johnson, Gilbert Earn CIAA Honors
    February 13, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Alexis Johnson has been named the CIAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week while VUU Head Coach AnnMarie Gilbert has been named the CIAA Coach of the Week, the CIAA announced on Tuesday, February 13.
  • Bowlers Place Second at CIAA Round-Up
    February 11, 2018


    The Virginia Union University women's bowling team went 13-2 and dealt Fayetteville State University its first loss of the season at the CIAA Round-Up, held February 9-11 in Raleigh, N.C.
  • Cooley Leads VUU to 74-52 Win Over Bowie State
    February 10, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Kory Cooley led the Panthers with 19 points as VUU defeated defending CIAA champion Bowie State University 74-52 on Saturday, February 10, in Bowie, Md.
  • Johnson Leads Lady Panthers to 67-52 Win
    February 10, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Alexis Johnson scored 24 points and blocked three shots as the Lady Panthers downed Bowie State University 67-52 on Saturday, February 10, in Bowie, Md.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Virginia Union University
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Nickname: Panthers
Founded: 1865
Enrollment: 1,700
Chancellor/President: Dr. Hakim J. Lucas
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