Xavier Athletics



Gulf Coast

     Saturday, October 26, 2013
Choctaw Trails Cross Country Course, Clinton, Miss.
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
2012 Meet Results:     Men      Women
2011 Meet Results:     Men      Women

Choctaw Trails Location:
McRaven Road — approximately 190 miles from New Orleans.

Directions from New Orleans to Choctaw Trails:
     • I-10 West to I-55 North to I-20 West in Jackson, Miss.
     • Take exit #36 of I-20 (Spring Ridge Road). Turn left at the exit.
     • Drive south on Spring Ridge Road approximately 1.5 miles to McRaven Road. There will be a traffic light there.
     • Turn left on McRaven Road and drive approximately 1.5 miles to the entrance of Choctaw Trails, which will be on the left.

Entry Fee:  None

Deadline for Entries:  11:59 p.m. Central time on Friday, October 18

Submission of Entries:  Meet entries must be registered online through Direct Athletics. Click here for the registration link. If you don't have a Direct Athletics account, you may click here to register for free.

Women's 5K Course Map:  Click here

Men's 5K Course Map:  Click here

Meet Information:
     The top men's team and top women's team will qualify for the NAIA National Championships on Nov. 23 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 (8, each with men's and women's teams): Dillard, Edward Waters, Fisk, Philander Smith, SUNO, Tougaloo, Voorhees and Xavier.

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


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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