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XU unbeaten in GCAC for third straight regular season
November 2, 2013

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     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana won 25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 25-14 at Dillard on Saturday to conclude a third consecutive unbeaten regular season in Gulf Coast Athletic Conference women's volleyball.
     The Gold Nuggets (23-7, 12-0) concluded the regular season with 17 consecutive victories and defeated the Lady Bleu Devils (10-7, 7-5) for the second time in four days. The Nuggets matched their season record for victories set in 2011.
     Moira Kirk led Xavier, hitting .619 with 15 kills and two errors in 21 attacks. She also had two blocks. Taylor Reuther had nine kills, hit .389 and served two aces, and Jodi Chatters had 14 digs. Franziska Pirkl and Alexandria Rencher had 16 assists apiece.
     Carolyn Baker and Mercades Chevis had 12 kills apiece for Dillard. Chevis had 14 digs, three blocks and two aces.
     Dillard's second-set victory snapped Xavier's consecutive-set win streak at 18.
     Xavier has a 34-match win streak in the GCAC regular season and has won 40 straight matches, including tournaments, against conference opponents.
     Both Xavier and Dillard will compete Thursday in the GCAC Tournament at Little Rock, Ark. The Nuggets will attempt to win the tourney for the third consecutive year. The tournament champion will receive at automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship and play a first-round match Nov. 23.


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

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