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Athletic News

  • Cannon to Play in the 2018 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
    January 18, 2018


    WASHINGTON, D.C. ? A collection of the best seniors in college football will descend upon the historic Rose Bowl Stadium for this year's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The 112-man roster has been split into two groups: the National team, led by Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Martz, and the American team, coached by Pro Football Hall of Famer Darrell Green.
  • Virginia State Launches Redesigned Athletic Website
    January 17, 2018


    ETTRICK, Va. ? Virginia State University is proud to once again partner with SIDEARM Sports to unveil the latest redesign of its athletics website, GoVSUTrojans.com, which have re-launched today. The new site reaffirms the department's commitment to providing Virginia State University fans with a top-of-the-line place to find all the latest news and information for all of the Trojans' 17 varsity programs.
  • Men’s Indoor Track and Field Rake in Several Top 5 Finished
    January 16, 2018


    Winston-Salem, NC (January 16,2018)- The Virginia State University men's indoor track and field team raked in several top five finished at the 2018 Mondo HBCU Indoor Invitational on January 15 at the JDL Fast Track.
  • Women's High Jump Leads the Way for the Trojans At HBCU Indoor Invitational
    January 16, 2018


    Winston-Salem, NC (January 16,2018)- Freshman Jade Jordan led the way for the VSU Trojan women's indoor track and field team at the 2018 Mondo HBCU Indoor Invitational on January 15 with a second place high jump range of 1.62M.
  • Men’s Basketball Move Up in the Recent D2SIDA Atlantic Region Poll
    January 16, 2018


    ETTRICK, Va. (January 16, 2018) - The Virginia State University men's basketball team has secured the 2nd place spot in the D2SIDA Atlantic Men's Basketball Poll released yesterday.
  • No. 16 Virginia State Claims 82-72 Victory Over the Panthers of Virginia Union University
    January 14, 2018


    Richmond, Va. (January 14, 2018) ? The Virginia State University men's basketball team (15-1, 5-1 CIAA) claimed an 82-72 victory over the Panthers of Virginia Union to win the 23rd Annual Richmond Freedom Classic tonight at the Richmond Coliseum.
  • Trojans Fall 65-56 On The Road To The Panthers of Virginia Union University
    January 13, 2018


    Richmond, Va. (January 13, 2018) ? The Virginia State University's women basketball suffered a 62-56 loss to the Panthers of Virginia Union University today at Barco-Stevens Hall in their Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) match-up.
  • Women’s Basketball: Rolling out to 15-0
    January 13, 2018


    Defense, chemistry has led to Trojans' strong start
  • Granberry Leads #16 Trojans to 89-80 Victory Over Golden Bulls
    January 10, 2018


    ETTRICK, Va. (January 10, 2018) -- A strong performance by Richard Granberry lifted the 16th-ranked Virginia State Trojans to a 89-80 victory over the Golden Bulls of Johnson C. Smith University tonight at the VSU Multipurpose Center.
  • Smith Helps Hold Off Johnson C. Smith, 74-67
    January 10, 2018


    ETTRICK, Va. (January 10, 2018)?The Virginia State University women's basketball team secured a 74-67 victory over the visiting Golden Bulls of Johnson C. Smith University tonight at the VSU Multipurpose Center. With the victory the Trojans improves to 15-0 overall record, 5-0 in the CIAA, to remain undefeated, while JCSU move to a 10-5 overall record, 2-2 in the CIAA.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Virginia State University
Location: Petersburg, Virginia
Nickname: Trojans
Founded: 1882
Enrollment: 5,700
Chancellor/President: Dr. Makola Abdullah
Athletics Department Phone: 804-524-5030
Athletics Director: Peggy Davis
Faculty Athletics Rep: Dr. Coray Davis
Senior Woman Administrator: Deborah C. Mallory
Sports Information Director: Robert Vogel