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Abbas is GCAC Player of the Week
February 10, 2010

     NEW ORLEANS — Hassan Abbas of Xavier University of Louisiana is the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in men's tennis for Feb. 1-7.
     Abbas, a junior from Saltaire, England, dropped only one game while winning two singles matches and teamed with Steffen Giles-Osborn to win two doubles matches and help the Gold Rush earn road shutouts of GCAC opponents Mobile and Spring Hill. Abbas is 8-1 in singles in his first year at Xavier and 3-0 during the spring semester.
     Xavier, ranked 14th in the NAIA, will play Saturday against GCAC opponents Belhaven at 10 a.m. and Tougaloo at 2 p.m. at the University of New Orleans Tennis Center.


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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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