Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA's Division I. Member institutions are located in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.

The GCAC was established in 1981, with the following charter institutions: Belhaven College, Dillard University, Louisiana College, Spring Hill College, Tougaloo College, William Carey University, and Xavier University of Louisiana. The first sports were men and women's basketball and men's tennis, with other sports soon following. [ [ GCAC Directory 1981-82, pg.2] ]

Louisiana College left the GCAC to join NCAA Division III, American Southwest Conference in 2000, while Talladega College, who joined in 1999, left in 2002.

Member Schools

*Belhaven College
*Dillard University
*Loyola University New Orleans, joined 1995
*LSU-Shreveport, joined 2000
*Southern University at New Orleans, joined 1986
*Spring Hill College
*Tougaloo College
*University of Mobile, joined 1985
*William Carey University
*Xavier University of Louisiana


External links

* [ GCAC Web site]

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