GCAC to return to New Orleans for 2016 Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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NEW ORLEANS (GCAConf.com) – The city of New Orleans will be the host city for the 2016 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the league announced today. The plans to return to the Crescent City for the fourth consecutive year were approved Monday by the GCAC Executive Committee. The championships will be held in Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

“Tad Gormley Stadium is one of the premier track facilities in the nation and we are honored to return there in 2016”, said GCAC Commissioner Steve Martin. “Xavier University will be our host institution and we are excited to work with (Xavier AD) Jason Horn, Coach (Joseph) Moses, and the entire Xavier community in putting together a championship worthy of our outstanding student-athletes.”

Last season Xavier University won its third consecutive women’s outdoor championship and Edward Waters claimed its fourth men’s outdoor championship in the last five years.

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In and around sports his entire life, David Grubb was born in Detroit, Michigan; some of his earliest memories are in the fabled Tiger Stadium and at the not-so-fabled Pontiac Silverdome. When his family moved to the Crescent City, David’s Sunday’s became the property of the New Orleans Saints as he was in the Superdome to see the boys in black and gold rise from the Aint’s to the Who Dats! As a high schooler David played hoops for the Edna Karr Cougars and while he loved to compete quickly realized that his basketball career wasn’t going any further. He…

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