Rush, Nuggets defeat Tougaloo for 1st wins of the season
February 5, 2011
NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's
men's and women's teams both won seven matches in dual victories Saturday against
Tougaloo at the University of New Orleans.
The XU men won 7-0, and the XU women won 7-2.
The Gold Rush (1-1, 1-0 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference),
ranked 14th in the NAIA, have won 46 consecutive GCAC regular-season dual matches.
The Gold Nuggets (1-1, 1-0), ranked 22nd, have won 11 straight and 65 of their last
66 conference duals.
Xavier dropped a combined three games in the men's dual
and five games in the women's.
Winning 6-0, 6-0 in singles were Hassan Abbas and Amir
Rahbar of the Gold Rush and Carmen Nelson, Amber Brown and Nicole DeLoach of the
Both Tougaloo teams are 0-2, 0-1 GCAC. They lost earlier
in the day to Loyola.
Xavier will travel to Prairie View, Texas, for three
men's matches and two women's matches next week.