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Xavier reclaims RRAC men's track & field title

NEW ORLEANS – Xavier dominated the competition and walked away with the title at the 2024 RRAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium. It was the Gold Rush's second championship in three years.

Xavier racked up 405 points to take first place, followed by Huston-Tillotson with 127 and Jarvis Christian with 109.

Landan Gillespie in track and Seth Alexander in field were the high point athletes of the meet. Gillespie placed in the top four in five running events, taking the gold in the 1500 meter distance and second in the 10,000. Alexander, who has two national event championships to his credit, took first in the javelin, long jump and triple jump.

Huston-Tillotson's Emmanuel Idris earned the title of the RRAC's fastest man with a 10.66 time in the 100 meter dash to win that event. Jarvis Christian won the 4x100 meter relay.


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