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Southern sweeps to end Gold Nuggets' record win streak
September 26, 2011

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     BATON ROUGE, La. — Ja'Quincia Williams had 13 kills Monday, and Beonka Savoy served three aces to lead Southern to a 25-19, 25-21, 27-25 women's volleyball victory against Xavier University of Louisiana.
     The Lady Jaguars (4-11) won for the fourth time in six matches and snapped the school-record eight-match win streak of the Gold Nuggets (9-3). Xavier beat Southern in three sets one week ago at The Barn.
     Taylor Reuther had 16 kills and 13 digs for Xavier (9-3) — her sixth kill-dig double-double of the season — Moira Kirk had 10 kills, Chinedu Echebelem had 11 digs, and Kerris Crier had four blocks.
     The teams were tied at 24 in the third set before Southern three of the final four points.
     Southern outhit Xavier .252 to .173 — it was the Nuggets' lowest attack percentage since their fourth match — and had advantages of 5-2 in aces and 9-5 in blocks. Xavier committed 39 total errors, 11 more than in the earlier match against Southern. Reuther had a season-worst 12 attack errors. The Lady Jaguars committed 29 errors.
     The Nuggets' two aces were a season low, and they committed five reception errors after a collective 10 in the previous seven matches.
     Xavier's next match will start at 7 p.m. Saturday at Dillard, the defending Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament champion. Xavier leads the GCAC regular season at 4-0.


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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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