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Warren does honorable thing, and she's still seeking votes

Christina Warren

Christina Warren


     March 23, 2011


     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana extended its streak with Wednesday's announcement of the 2010-11 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America Team. Christina Warren is the third Gold Nugget to earn honorable mention during the last five seasons.
     Warren — a 5-foot-9 senior forward/guard from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and a graduate of Los Osos High School and Chaffey College — led the Gold Nuggets with 11.9 points per game and 41 made 3-pointers this season. She was the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year and a three-time GCAC Player of the Week. Xavier was 27-7 this season, won the GCAC Tournament for the second straight season and reached the second round of the NAIA Division I National Championship.

     Jarryn Cleaves earned All-America honorable mention for Xavier in 2006-07 and 2007-08, and Brittany Powell did the same in 2008-09 and 2009-10.
     Warren was one of four from the GCAC to receive honorable mention. The others were Dillard's Jazzmin Smith, SUNO's Christine Conners and Tougaloo's Victoria Jones.
     Warren is a nominee in the Heritage Sports Radio Network National Player of the Year fan poll for Division II women. Fans can visit www.hsrn.com, then scroll down to the left and vote for Warren before 2 p.m. CDT on March 30.


Xavier Gold Nuggets
NAIA All-Americans


First Team
1986-87 — Demetria Lang (WBCA/Kodak team)
1988-89 — Henrietta Mitchell (WBCA/Kodak team)
1989-90 — Henrietta Mitchell (WBCA/Kodak team)
1997-98 — Cassee Davis

Second Team
1980-81 — Gwendolyn Brule
2003-04 — Jackie Tucker

Third Team
1995-96 — Cassee Davis

Honorable Mention
1981-82 — Gwendolyn Brule
2001-02 — Alisheian Graham
2006-07 — Jarryn Cleaves
2007-08 — Jarryn Cleaves
2008-09 — Brittany Powell
2009-10 — Brittany Powell
2010-11 — Christina Warren

 

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

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