Xavier announces walk-on tryouts in multiple sports

NEW ORLEANS — Several intercollegiate athletic teams at Xavier University of Louisiana will conduct walk-on tryouts next week for the 2016-17 academic year. All prospects must be enrolled in a minimum 12 hours for the fall 2016 semester, which will begin Monday.
The schedule of tryouts:
•  Women’s Volleyball:  Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 4-5 p.m. at the Convocation Center. Water will be provided. Participants will be required to sign a waiver. Contact: Hannah Lawing, hlawing@xula.edu.
•  Men’s and Women’s Cross Country:  Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. Meet in front of the Convocation Center; tryout will take place at City Park. Contact: Jasmine Pulliam,jpullia1@xula.edu.
•  Women’s Basketball:  Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center and Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 9-10 p.m. at the Fitness Center. Contact: Tarniesha Scott, tscott17@xula.edu.
•  Men’s Basketball:  Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9-11 a.m. at the Fitness Center. Contact:Tyrone Mitchell, tmitch17@xula.edu.
Xavier competes in the NAIA as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

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