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Men's Cross Country

December 15, 2014:  Xavier's Jackson and Fakler are All-Louisiana again
November 24, 2014:  Three from XU are Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
November 22, 2014:  Fakler, Jackson lead Xavier at NAIA national meet
November 21, 2014:  For XU athletics, it's the busiest day of the fall
November 5, 2014:  Xavier teams up with adidas in multi-year agreement
October 23, 2014:  Jackson wins 6th GCAC Runner of Week award in 2014
October 18, 2014:  Rush, Nuggets win 9th straight; Jackson earns 3rd title
October 17, 2014:  XU to defend GCAC titles at City Park on Saturday
September 30, 2014:  Jackson's 14th Runner of Week award is GCAC record
September 27, 2014:  Jackson breaks 4-mile school record at McNeese meet
September 25, 2014:  GCAC awards: Jackson ties record, Fakler extends hers
September 20, 2014:  Nuggets, Rush record best finishes at LSU Invitational
September 16, 2014:  Jackson, Fakler earn third GCAC awards of the season
September 13, 2014:  Jackson, Kitto finish 1-2 at Southern Miss Invitational
September 9, 2014:  Fakler sets GCAC record, Jackson close to another
September 6, 2014:  Jackson shatters record; Fakler, Nuggets champs again
September 3, 2014:  XU's Fakler and Jackson receive GCAC weekly awards
August 29, 2014:  XU's Fakler, Jackson finish first at Big Easy Opener
August 27, 2014:  XU adds 2 coaches for track/cross country, 1 signee
August 19, 2014:  XU announces walk-on tryouts for 2014-15 teams
July 1, 2014:  Nuggets, Rush will run twice at home during 2014 season
June 12, 2014:  XU is school-record 42nd in NAIA all-sports ranking
May 12, 2014:  Xavier wins GCAC all-sports award for 4th straight year
May 10, 2014:  19 student-athletes, 3 managers receive Xavier degrees
April 21, 2014:  5 from Xavier are chosen Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars
December 7, 2013:  Xavier's Fakler selected Louisiana Runner of the Year
November 23, 2013:  Fakler finishes 68th, an XU record, at NAIA national meet
November 22, 2013:  XU's Mead, Fakler are Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
October 26, 2013:  Fakler, Jackson lead XU to repeat GCAC championships
October 4, 2013:  XU halts Friday, Saturday sports as Karen approaches
October 3, 2013:  XU records another high Champions of Character score
September 23, 2013:  Pacesetters Fakler, Jackson collect more GCAC awards
September 21, 2013:  Fakler wins, breaks Xavier 5K record at Fort Worth meet
September 16, 2013:  Fakler, Jackson make it 3-for-3 on GCAC weekly awards
September 14, 2013:  Fakler runs 5K in 19:04.8, places third in Pensacola meet
September 9, 2013:  Fakler, Jackson repeat as GCAC Runners of the Week
September 7, 2013:  Fakler, Jackson, Kitto lead Xavier to 3rd-place finishes
September 3, 2013:  Xavier's Jackson, Fakler are GCAC Runners of the Week
August 30, 2013:  Victories for Rush and Jackson, school record for Fakler
July 30, 2013:  Defending champion XU teams to begin season Aug. 30
July 25, 2013:  Kitto and August sign scholarships to run for Gold Rush
June 25, 2013:  Pieri, Mead repeat as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
June 17, 2013:  Xavier is 56th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings
May 30, 2013:  Mead, Pieri, Fakler, Rolland selected Academic All-District
April 23, 2013:  Three from Xavier are Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars
November 17, 2012:  Fakler leads Xavier at NAIA National Championships
November 16, 2012:  XU's Pieri, Mead are Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
November 16, 2012:  It'll be a busy Saturday for 5 XU teams, 3 in postseason
October 22, 2012:  XU's Jackson, Pieri collect GCAC's weekly awards again
October 20, 2012:  Nuggets, Rush run into record books at GCAC meet
October 11, 2012:  More GCAC weekly awards for Xavier's Fakler and Pieri
October 5, 2012:  Fakler breaks 6K record; XU wins team title in tiebreaker
September 22, 2012:  Nuggets beat Big East team, place second in Florida meet
September 19, 2012:  Xavier's Pieri, Fakler are GCAC Runners of the Week
September 15, 2012:  6K record for XU's Fakler; PRs for Pieri, Kwame Jackson
September 13, 2012:  XU's Reuther, Jackson siblings earn GCAC weekly honors
September 8, 2012:  Nuggets open season with victory at Wolf Pack Invitational
September 4, 2012:  Xavier adjusts competition schedules after Hurricane Isaac
August 29, 2012:  Xavier runners withdraw from Mississippi College Opener
August 16, 2012:  Ellender's Aaron Yarmush will join his sister at Xavier
August 13, 2012:  XU revises schedule, will travel to Florida 2 weeks earlier
June 21, 2012:  No. 50 finish in all-sports standings is Xavier's best ever
June 18, 2012:  XU's Pieri, Mead selected CoSIDA Academic All-America
June 7, 2012:  XU runners open Aug. 31, compete at Disney in October
May 31, 2012:  Ethiopia native Holobowicz signs to run for Gold Rush
May 31, 2012:  Mead, Pieri make Capital One Academic All-District team
May 12, 2012:  18 student-athletes, 3 managers receive Xavier degrees
December 18, 2011:  XU's Jacksons, Moses receive All-Louisiana recognition
November 19, 2011:  D'Souza, Kwame Jackson lead Xavier at national meet
November 18, 2011:  Xavier's Pieri named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
November 7, 2011:  Xavier again collects one point apiece in NAIA polls
November 3, 2011:  Xavier's Jackson siblings get face time in Sports Illustrated
October 26, 2011:  Xavier does it one more time in NAIA coaches polls
October 25, 2011:  Jacksons add to their collection of GCAC weekly awards
October 22, 2011:  Jackson siblings lead Xavier to sixth straight GCAC titles
October 19, 2011:  One is not a lonely number for XU in the NAIA polls
October 12, 2011:  Both XU teams receive vote in NAIA national polls
October 11, 2011:  XU climbs to fourth on Champions of Character Scorecard
October 11, 2011:  XU's Jackson, Pieri chosen GCAC Runners of the Week
October 8, 2011:  Nuggets, Rush sweep UD titles; Zahri Jackson runs first
October 4, 2011:  Pieri becomes GCAC all-time leader; Reuther wins third
October 1, 2011:  Rush, Nuggets work quickly at Gulf Coast Stampede
September 26, 2011:  XU's Pieri equals GCAC mark with his 8th weekly award
September 24, 2011:  Another XU record, this time for Fakler at LSU Invitational
September 20, 2011:  XU's Jacksons still keeping GCAC awards in the family
September 16, 2011:  Jacksons, Pieri, Fakler go low in Ragin' Cajuns Invitational
September 12, 2011:  XU's Jackson siblings run away with conference awards
September 10, 2011:  Jacksons, Fakler have times of their lives at Loyola meet
September 5, 2011:  XU's Pieri, Jackson, Reuther sweep GCAC weekly awards
September 1, 2011:  Four XU runners in top 10 at Mississippi College Opener
August 17, 2011:  XU runners to begin 2011 season Sept. 1 in Mississippi
May 16, 2011:  Stansberry, Towns sign scholarships to run for Xavier
February 10, 2011:  Kingwood Park's Jackson siblings sign to run for Xavier
February 2, 2011:  Dallas-area distance runner signs with Gold Rush
January 7, 2011:  Philander Smith, Talladega to join GCAC next season
November 5, 2010:  Xavier teams win fifth straight GCAC championships
October 27, 2010:  XU's Pieri, D'Souza, Lyons sweep GCAC's weekly awards
October 22, 2010:  Xavier runners drop times to close the regular season
October 14, 2010:  XU near top on NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard
October 13, 2010:  Xavier's Pieri continues his run on GCAC weekly award
October 8, 2010:  Pieri, Walston record season bests at Watson Ford meet
September 29, 2010:  XU's Pieri wins GCAC award for third time this season
September 25, 2010:  Pieri, Ramirez set the pace for Xavier at LSU Invitational
September 21, 2010:  XU's Lyons, Walston, Ramirez receive GCAC awards
September 17, 2010:  Walston, Ramirez set XU records at Ragin' Cajuns meet
September 11, 2010:  Pieri, Walston finish 1-2, lead XU to Wolfpack Classic title
September 8, 2010:  XU's Pieri named GCAC Runner of the Week
September 3, 2010:  Pieri, D'Souza lead XU runners in season opener
August 12, 2010:  Xavier teams will run four times in Louisiana this season
August 11, 2010:  Six additional newcomers will run for Xavier in 2010
July 19, 2010:  Voorhees changes direction, decides not to join GCAC
March 26, 2010:  Three runners sign scholarships with Xavier
March 17, 2010:  GCAC announces the addition of three new members
December 19, 2009:  XU's Harding is All-Louisiana a fourth time
November 21, 2009:  Dotson, Harding lead XU teams at NAIA national meet
November 10, 2009:  XU sweeps final GCAC Runner of Week awards of 2009
November 7, 2009:  XU sweeps individual, team titles at GCAC Championships
October 23, 2009:  Harding, Dotson are runners-up at Demon Invitational
October 19, 2009:  Dotson is GCAC Runner of the Week for the fifth time
October 16, 2009:  Dotson, Gold Rush win titles at USM Open
October 5, 2009:  XU's Dotson is men's GCAC Runner of Week a 4th time
October 3, 2009:  Xavier's Harding breaks 5K school record for sixth time
September 28, 2009:  Xavier again sweeps GCAC Runner of the Week awards
September 26, 2009:  Harding, Pieri lead Xavier runners at LSU Invitational
September 21, 2009:  Dotson wins GCAC award for third consecutive week
September 18, 2009:  Harding, Dotson run into XU all-time lists again
September 14, 2009:  XU's Dotson, Harding are GCAC Runners of the Week
September 12, 2009:  Xavier men roll to Wolfpack Invitational championship
September 8, 2009:  XU freshman is GCAC's first Runner of the Week in '09
September 4, 2009:  Fast freshmen lead Gold Rush to second place at USM
July 21, 2009:  4 Louisiana meets on Xavier schedules
June 18, 2009:  Joe Drexler-Dreis is Xavier's first CoSIDA Academic All-American
June 4, 2009:  XU's Drexler-Dreis makes Academic All-District first team
May 28, 2009:  Broussard, Jones on Ashe Sports Scholars first team
March 5, 2009: 3-time state-champion runner signs with XU
December 13, 2008: Harding and Moses are repeat All-Louisiana choices
November 22, 2008: Walston, Harding lead XU runners at nationals
November 19, 2008: Brother Martin standout runner signs with Rush
November 8, 2008: Xavier teams run to 3rd straight GCAC championships
October 25, 2008: Xavier wins both team titles at Mobile Rampage
October 18, 2008: Walston, Harding set school records at Choctaw Open
October 14, 2008: Harding, Walston repeat as GCAC Runners of the Week
October 11, 2008: Xavier sweeps team titles at University of Dallas Invitational
September 27, 2008: Harding, Wallace lead Xavier at Rhodes Invitational
September 25, 2008: Walston is GCAC Runner of the Week
September 20, 2008: Harding sets 5K school record again; Walston leads Rush in 8K
September 13, 2008: Harding, Walston lead Xavier in Twilight Classic
September 10, 2008: Gustav results in changes to schedules
September 4, 2008: Xavier teams withdraw from Golden Eagle Classic
August 28, 2008: XU out of Tulane meet due to Gustav's approach
August 20, 2008: Both teams receive votes in national polls
August 19, 2008: Xavier runners No. 1 in GCAC preseason ratings
August 6, 2008: Defending GCAC champs announce 2008 schedules
April 16, 2008: Two men to join Xavier this fall
December 20, 2007: Moses, Salmon receive All-Louisiana honors
November 3, 2007: Runners repeat as GCAC men's and women's champs
October 20, 2007: GCAC Championships rescheduled for November
October 6, 2007: Wallace, Drexler-Dreis, Khan record career bests
September 29, 2007: Salmon records Rush's fastest 8K time in two years
September 22, 2007: Gold Rush runs record to 23-3
September 15, 2007: Gold Rush wins second championship, improves to 13-1
September 7, 2007: Salmon sets men's school record for four miles
August 31, 2007: Gold Rush opens season with victory in Tulane meet
August 30, 2007: Xavier teams ready for another run at the titles
July 24, 2007: Xavier to play host to GCAC Championships
July 2, 2007: Baltimore's Barry joins team
April 11, 2007: Xavier signs 2 men, 3 women for 2007 season
December 3, 2006: Harding, Moses earn All-Louisiana honors
November 4, 2006: Wallace, Harding make all-region
October 21, 2006: Xavier sweeps team titles at GCAC Championships
October 7, 2006: Xavier times drop again at Disney World meet
September 30, 2006: Harding, Wallace shave times and lead Xavier
September 23, 2006: Men fifth, women eighth at LSU meet
September 15, 2006: Harding, Wallace lead Xavier at Ragin' Cajuns Invitational
September 9, 2006: Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets with team titles at Southern
September 5, 2006: Men and women open season Saturday at Southern Invitational
July 21, 2006: Guidry, Drexler-Dreis join the team


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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, tennis and track and field and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

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