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Men's Track and Field
updated July 23, 2014

Head Coach:   Joseph Moses (sixth season), (504) 520-5007 or jmoses@xula.edu
Publicity Contact:   Ed Cassiere, (504) 520-5707 or ecassier@xula.edu



Next:   The Gold Rush await the start of the 2015 track season. XU distance runners also compete in cross country during fall semesters.

Most Recently:   Kwame Jackson and Brent Kitto won individual titles for the Gold Rush in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships.
  •  story
  •  results 

Recruiting:   Signed with the Gold Rush for 2014-15 are:
  •  Chris Adams of Richardson, Texas
  •  Langston Adams of Baton Rouge, La.
  •  Devante Bailey of Baton Rouge, La.
  •  Malik Harrison of Baton Rouge, La.
  •  Joseph Moses III of Baton Rouge, La.
  •  Erwin Simmons of St. James, La.
  •  Alex Xavier of Naples, Fla.
  •  story on signing of Moses
  •  story on signing of Chris Adams, Langston Adams, Bailey, Harrison, Simmons and Xavier

Back in the Day:   Xavier won 14-of-21 SIAC outdoor track team championships from 1938-58. The Gold Rush won in 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1957 and 1958. The XU men also won the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference outdoor team championship in 2004.

The Finish Line:   Of the 23 senior female and male student-athletes to run cross country for coach Joseph Moses, 21 received degrees from Xavier.
     Xavier University of Louisiana's 2013-14 men's track and field team

Xavier University of Louisiana's 2013-14 men's track and field team

Tad Gormley Stadium, front, and the City Park practice track

Xavier competes locally at Tad Gormley Stadium, front, and works out regularly at the City Park practice track behind the stadium. Tad Gormley was the site of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.

 

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

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