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Nuggets close regular season with loss to Southeastern

April 19, 2011

Results

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's women closed their regular season Tuesday with a 9-0 loss to Southeastern Louisiana at City Park Tennis Center.
     The loss was the sixth in a row for the Gold Nuggets (3-17) and the 15th in their last 16 duals. It was Xavier's ninth loss of the season against an NCAA Division I opponent.
     Audrey Chelini, Morgane Dadot and Isabel Brito won in singles and doubles for Southeastern (9-13) in its season finale. Chelini and Raissa Dias defeated Amber Brown and Carmen Nelson 8-3 at No. 1 doubles, then Chelini beat Brown 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles.
     Morgane Dadot and Isabel Brito teamed for an 8-5 victory against sisters Melissa and Nicole DeLoach at No. 2. In singles Dadot beat Nicole DeLoach (XU) 7-5, 6-2, and Brito clinched the dual with a 6-0, 6-0 decision against Ashley McGill.
     It was the final home match for Melissa DeLoach and McGill, both seniors.
     Also Tuesday the Nuggets were among others receiving votes for the third consecutive time in the NAIA coaches poll.
     Next for Xavier's women and men will be an NAIA National Championship qualifying tournament April 29-30 at Chattanooga, Tenn.

   
NAIA Women's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll
(first-place votes in parentheses — records through Sunday, April 17)
Rank Team Record Points Last
1 Fresno Pacific (11) 17-4 312 1
2 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (1) 20-3 302 2
3 Point Loma Nazarene 18-1 289 3
4 Auburn Montgomery 19-5 284 4
5 Oklahoma Christian 15-2 271 tie-5
6 Azusa Pacific 18-4 264 tie-5
7 Concordia (Calif.) 11-7 246 7
8 Brenau 7-6 244 8
9 SCAD Savannah 10-2 236 9
10 Vanguard 10-9 221 10
11 Shorter 11-1 210 11
12 Southern Nazarene 12-6 199 12
13 William Carey 12-5 188 13
14 Olivet Nazarene 17-1 182 14
15 Oklahoma Baptist 8-8 169 15
16 Lee (Tenn.) 7-3 163 16
17 Indiana Wesleyan 21-1 156 17
18 Martin Methodist 11-5 133 20
19 St. Thomas (Fla.) 9-9 131 18
20 Campbellsville 13-4 121 21
21 Lewis-Clark State 4-12 117 19
22 William Jewell 15-7 97 22
23 Lindsey Wilson 11-5 90 RV
24 Webber International 12-8 77 24
25 Belhaven 14-2 74 25

Others receiving votes: Westmont 52, Milligan 46, Cumberlands 42, Indiana Southeast 21, The Master's 9, Taylor 9, Xavier 7, Spring Hill 6, Northwestern Ohio 4, Robert Morris (Chicago) 3, Northwood (Fla.) 1, Georgetown (Ky.) 1, Nebraska Wesleyan 1, Mobile 1, Marian (Ind.) 1.

 

 
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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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