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Gold Nuggets lose eighth in a row, this time to Rutgers
March 16, 2011

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     NEW ORLEANS — Rutgers completed its three-match trip to Louisiana with a 9-0 women's victory against Xavier University at the University of New Orleans Tennis Center.
     The Scarlet Knights (8-4) won their third in a row and gave Xavier (2-10), ranked 24th in the NAIA, its eighth consecutive loss.
     Amy Zhang and Jennifer Holzberg defeated Amber Brown and Carmen Nelson at No. 1 doubles, and Zhang beat Brown 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Xavier defaulted matches at No. 3 doubles and No. 5 and 6 singles for the fifth consecutive dual, and the Zhang-Holzberg doubles victory clinched for Rutgers.
     Brown, a freshman, played No. 1 singles for the second time as a collegian. Teammate Melissa DeLoach, 2-0 in singles at the AUM Invitational this past weekend, lost 6-2, 6-0 to Leonora Slatnick at No. 4.
     Four of the Gold Nuggets' losses during their streak are against NCAA Division I opponents.
     It was the Gold Nuggets' first home match since Feb. 5. Their next match will start at 3 p.m. Tuesday against SCAD Atlanta at UNO.


 

 
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