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Cleaves collects career record, clips Concordia
For immediate release . . . November 9, 2007
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NEW ORLEANS — Senior guard Jarryn Cleaves scored 20 points Friday and became Xavier University of Louisiana's career leader in 3-point field goals during a 63-46 women's basketball victory against Concordia (Ala.) at The Barn.

Cleaves' first 3-pointer, at 18:08 of the first half, gave her 205 for her career and broke a tie with Courtney Simon (1992-96) for the Xavier record. Cleaves made five more treys to extend her record to 210.

Cleaves also had six rebounds, four assists and seven steals.

LaTashia Wise had 10 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Gold Nuggets (2-1) and made consecutive 3-pointers in the final five minutes of the first half to give Xavier a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game.

Santana Seay scored 18 points for Concordia (1-3), and Deshawn Butler grabbed 11 rebounds.

Xavier outshot Concordia 45 to 29 percent from the floor, but the Lady Hornets outrebounded the Nuggets 40-35.

The victory was Xavier's 52nd in its last 54 games at The Barn.

Xavier's next game will start at 3:30 p.m. Saturday against Wiley at The Barn. Wiley upset Loyola — ranked 17th in NAIA Division I — 74-61 on Friday. Concordia will stay in town and play Loyola at 5 p.m. Saturday.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's and women's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis.

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