Welcome To The Family

By BASN Wire Services
Updated: March 20, 2010

HATTISBURG, Miss. — The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference has announced the addition of three new members for the 2010-11 athletic season.

The three new members are Voorhees College, Fisk University and Edward Waters College.

They join HBCUs Xavier University, Dillard University, Southern University at New Orleans and Tougaloo College for the 2010-11 season and bring the conference to a total of 13 members.

Kiki Baker Barnes, President of the GCAC, said, “This is great day for the GCAC. I am thrilled about the new schools that are joining us. I am looking forward to the new rivalries and increased spirit that it will bring to all of our schools.”

“I am looking forward to expanding the conference even further in the years to come.” Voorhees College is located in Denmark, South Carolina (www.voorhees.edu ), Fisk University is in Nashville, Tennessee (www.fisk.edu ) and Edward Waters College is located in Jacksonville, Florida (www.ewc.edu ). NOTE: For more information, log on to www.gcaconf.com.