Xavier University athletics
Top seed defeats Bell in semifinals
For immediate release . . . September 23, 2006

ROME, Ga. — Xavier University of Louisiana's fourth-seeded Dominique Bell lost 6-2, 6-2 Saturday to Auburn-Montgomery's top-seeded Kamila Dadakhodjeava in the women's singles semifinals of the Wilson/ITA NAIA Southern Region tennis championships.

Bell defeated Shorter's fifth-seeded Arline Kmoch 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals. Xavier's Colleen McArthur lost 6-1, 6-2 to Berry's second-seeded Kristin Hunter in the same round.

In the men's singles quarterfinals, Xavier's Terry Richardson lost 6-2, 6-4 to Lee's top-seeded Dimitar Pamukchiyan.

Xavier will return to Georgia for its second and final fall tournament, the HBCU National Championships in Atlanta. That event will begin Thursday. Xavier's schedule of dual matches will begin in January.

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