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Gold Nuggets remain 19th in NAIA coaches poll
April 6, 2010

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana is 19th for the third consecutive time in the NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll.
     The Gold Nuggets (11-11) maintained their position despite four road losses this past week to top-10 California teams, including No. 2 Fresno Pacific.
     XU's women are in the top 25 for the 39th consecutive time dating to February 2004.
     Xavier, which leads the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference, is one of four GCAC teams in the top 25. William Carey moved up one place to 20th. Mobile, which dropped out of the March 23 poll after being 25th on March 9, is 23rd. Spring Hill is 25th after dropping two places for the second straight poll.
     The Gold Nuggets' next match will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at Southern.
     The NAIA will release the men's top 25 Wednesday.

NAIA Women's Tennis Top 25
1. Auburn Montgomery
2. Fresno Pacific
3. Point Loma Nazarene
4. Concordia (Calif.)
5. Azusa Pacific
6. (tie) Embry-Riddle (Fla.)
6. (tie) Brenau
8. Oklahoma Christian
9. Northwood (Fla.)
10. Vanguard
11. Savannah Art and Design
12. Shorter
13. Oklahoma Baptist
14. Indiana Wesleyan
15. (tie) Lindsey Wilson
15. (tie) Lewis-Clark State
17. Southern Nazarene
18. Lee (Tenn.)
19. Xavier
20. William Carey
21. Georgetown (Ky.)
22. Biola
23. Mobile
24. Westmont
25. Spring Hill


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

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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