Xavier University athletics
Bell, McArthur, Richardson advance to quarterfinals
For immediate release . . . September 22, 2006

ROME, Ga. — Xavier University of Louisiana's Dominique Bell, Colleen McArthur and Terry Richardson advanced to the singles quarterfinals Friday in the Wilson/ITA NAIA Southern Region tennis championships.

Bell, a junior and a two-time Gulf Coast Athletic Conference player of the year, defeated Anja Chan of Berry 6-2, 7-5 in the women's division. McArthur advanced by defeating Berry's Rachael Feibelman 7-5, 6-3 and Brenau's Natalia Aranguren 7-6, 6-4.

Richardson advanced in the men's division with a walkover victory against Berry's Danny Aguilon, who withdrew because of injury.

In other women's matches, Lee's Courtney Hirth defeated Xavier's Angelina Callis 6-7, 6-4, 6-2; Chan defeated Xavier's Alexandra Broussard 6-1, 6-1; and Lee's Ann Claire Butler beat Xavier's Jihanna Mughnee 6-1, 1-6, 6-1. In men's singles, Lee's Dimitar Pamukchiyan defeated Xavier's Matthew Walker 6-1, 6-2; Shorter's Henrique Tomaz defeated Xavier's Mikhail Vaval-Desse 6-3, 6-2; Lee's Sidney Victoratto defeated Xavier's Miroslav Vukicevic 6-1, 6-1; Lee's Christian Thobo-Carlsen defeated Xavier's Thomas Fugate 6-0, 6-0; and Shorter's Fernando Campos beat Xavier's Vusumzi Kempele 6-3, 6-1.

This was Xavier's first tennis competition since the spring of 2005. Xavier did not compete in 2005-06 because of the effects of Hurricane Katrina.

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