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Gold Rush drops one spot to 16th in NAIA coaches poll
April 7, 2010

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana dropped one place to 16th in the NAIA Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll announced Wednesday.
     The Gold Rush (9-11) is ranked for the 22nd consecutive time dating to April 2007.
     Seven of Xavier's losses are to teams in this week's top 10 — two losses to No. 2 Auburn Montgomery and one loss apiece against No. 1 Fresno Pacific, No. 3 Concordia (Calif.), No. 5 Azusa Pacific, No. 6 Vanguard and No. 10 Oklahoma Christian. Another loss is against No. 13 Lindsey Wilson.
     The next Gold Rush match will start at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 13) against Alcorn State at the University of New Orleans Tennis Center. The Xavier and Alcorn women also will play at the time. The duals were added to the schedule this week.
     The next polls for men and women will be announced April 20.

NAIA Men's Tennis Top 25
1. Fresno Pacific
2. Auburn Montgomery
3. (tie) Concordia (Calif.)
3. (tie) Embry-Riddle (Fla.)
5. Azusa Pacific
6. Vanguard
7. Westmont
8. Graceland
9. Point Loma Nazarene
10. Oklahoma Christian
11. Shorter
12. Union (Ky.)
13. Lindsey Wilson
14. Martin Methodist
15. St. Thomas (Fla.)
16. Xavier
17. Tennessee Wesleyan
18. Lindenwood
19. Webber International
20. Oklahoma Baptist
21. Lewis-Clark State
22. Bethel (Tenn.)
23. Lee (Tenn.)
24. McKendree
25. Aquinas


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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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