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(New Orleans, La.) Dillard University is the host and Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans, La. is the site for the 2015 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, scheduled for Saturday, April 11.
Dillard University will be seeking its second consecutive men's championship and third in the last five years after scoring 178 points in last year's event. Edward Waters finished second to the Bleu Devils after winning championships in 2012 and 2013 and Voorhees College finished third.
One the women's side, Xavier University is going after its third straight conference crown. The Gold Nuggets have won the GCAC championship in three of the last four years. They were followed by Dillard in last year's event with Edward Waters College in third place.
Admission to the general public is free.
2015 GCAC Championship Schedule of Events
Field Events Order
8:30 am Hammer Throw Men's with women to follow
9:00 am High Jump Men's with women to follow
9:00 am Long Jump Women's with men to follow
10:00 am Pole Vault Women's with men to follow
11:00 am Shot Put Women's with men to follow
11:00 am Javelin Throw Men's with women to follow
1:40 pm Discus Men's with women to follow
1:40 pm Triple Jump Women's with men to follow
*Based on entries, the long jump, triple jump, shot put, and discus start times may be adjusted.
9:30 am 3000-meter Steeplechase
11:00 am 4x100 meter relays
11:20 am 1500 meter run
11:50 am 100 meter hurdles
12:00 pm 110 meter hurdles
12:15 pm 400 meter run
12:45 pm 4x800 meter relays
1:00 pm Break
2:00 pm 100 meters
2:20 pm 400 meters
2:45 pm 800 meters
3:15 pm 200 meters
3:30 pm 5000 meter run
4:45 pm 1600 meter relays
*In all running events, women will compete first. All races are sections against time. Starting times may change based on number of entries.
For more information on the 2015 GCAC Outdoor National Championships, please visit http://www.gcaconf.com/f/2015_Outdoor_Track_and_Field_Championships.php.