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Rush, Nuggets defeat Tougaloo for 1st wins of the season
February 5, 2011

Results:  Men    Women

     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 Gold Nuggets.
     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.


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 teams in basketball, cross country and tennis and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and volleyball.

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