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Nuggets lose to Tech, then both XU teams defeat Loyola
March 17, 2012

Results:  Men      Women vs. Louisiana Tech and Loyola

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana, playing two women's tennis dual matches on the same day for the first time this season, lost 9-0 to Louisiana Tech and defeated city rival Loyola 9-0 Saturday.
     Xavier's men, ranked ninth in the NAIA, defeated Loyola 8-1.
     The XU-Tech dual was played in the morning at City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center, and the XU-Loyola duals were played during the afternoon at the University of New Orleans.
     The Gold Nuggets (3-14) suffered their ninth loss of the season to an NCAA Division I opponent, then snapped a five-dual losing streak by winning every set against Loyola (2-4). Freshman Jordyn Goody clinched against the Wolfpack with her 6-0, 6-0 victory against Cristiana Krtalic at No. 5 singles.
     Louisiana Tech (8-3), playing for the first time in 13 days, won its third in a row and fifth dual in six tries.
     "It was good to see the Nuggets get that win, especially after a tough morning and a tough week," XU coach Alan Green said.
     The Gold Rush (10-3) snapped a two-dual losing streak and won every set against Loyola's men (1-4). Amir Rahbar clinched at No. 5 singles with a 6-0, 6-2 victory against Eduardo Garcia.
     The XU women will play Central Oklahoma, ranked 42nd in NCAA Division II, at 4 p.m. Tuesday at City Park. Both XU teams will play at 4 p.m. Saturday at UNO against Auburn Montgomery, whose women are No. 1 in the NAIA and men are ranked fifth.


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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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