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Vukicevic is No. 5 in NAIA men's singles
March 31, 2008

NEW ORLEANS — Miroslav Vukicevic of Xavier University of Louisiana is No. 5 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's NAIA men's singles rankings announced Monday.

The ranking is the highest by a Xavier singles player or doubles team, male or female, in the past 11 seasons.

Vukicevic, a senior from Sombor, Serbia-Montenegro, is 10-7 as Xavier's No. 1 singles player. His most notable victory of the season was 6-4, 6-3 against Fresno Pacific's Matt Carroll — who is No. 2 in the new ratings — in a dual match on Feb. 17 at Costa Mesa, Calif.

Vukicevic was No. 42 in the ITA's final rankings his freshman year (2003-04) and No. 28 in the final rankings as a sophomore (2004-05).

Xavier, 10-8 and No. 24 in the NAIA team rankings, will play Friday in the AUM Invitational at Montgomery, Ala.


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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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