Xavier Athletics



Gulf Coast

     Saturday, October 18, 2014
City Park, New Orleans, La.
Women's Race: 8 a.m., 5,000 meters (3.1 miles)
Men's Race: 8:30 a.m., 8,000 meters (4.97 miles)

Previous Champions:     Men      Women
2013 Meet Results:     Men      Women
2012 Meet Results:     Men      Women
2011 Meet Results:     Men      Women

City Park Location:
Corner of Wisner Boulevard and Harrison Avenue

Directions to City Park:
     • Westbound:  I-10 West to I-610 West . . . Paris Avenue exit (2C), turn right . . . drive 0.6 miles to Harrison Avenue, then turn left . . . drive 0.8 miles to City Park
     • Eastbound:  I-10 East to I-610 East . . . St. Bernard Avenue exit (2A), turn left . . . drive 0.7 miles to Harrison Avenue, then turn left . . . drive 0.4 miles to City Park

Entry Fee:  None

Deadline for Entries:  To be announced

Submission of Entries:  To be announced

Women's 5K Course Map:  To be announced

Men's 8K Course Map:  To be announced

Meet Information:
     The top men's team and top women's team will qualify for the NAIA National Championships on Nov. 22 at Lawrence, Kan., and the top five male finishers and top five female finishers not on the winning teams also will qualify for nationals.
     Competing schools (7, each with men's and women's teams): Dillard, Edward Waters, Philander Smith, SUNO, Tougaloo, Voorhees and Xavier

Media Contact:  Ed Cassiere, Xavier SID — (504) 520-5707 office, (504) 256-5380 cell / text,
email ecassier@xula.edu — will send results after the race to all participating schools.

2013 Champions:
     • Women's Individual:  Catherine Fakler, Xavier, 18:08.32 for 5,000 meters
     • Women's Team:  Xavier, 18 points
     • Men's Individual:  Kwame Jackson, Xavier, 27:15.84 for 8,000 meters
     • Men's Team:  Xavier, 16 points


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and volleyball.

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