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Gathright is Nuggets' first player of week in 2013-14

January 8, 2014

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Whitney Gathright was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for Dec. 30-Jan. 5. She is the Gold Nuggets' first recipient of the 2013-14 season.
     Gathright, a 5-foot-4 sophomore point guard from New Orleans and a graduate of John Curtis Christian School, averaged 12.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.3 steals and made five 3-pointers during the Gold Nuggets' 3-0 week. Gathright scored 13 points in a 72-60 home victory against Mobile, had 15 points and a career-best seven rebounds in a 65-51 home victory Faulkner and had nine points and six rebounds in a 50-44 GCAC victory at Fisk.
     Gathright has started all 18 games this season and leads Xavier with 11.7 points per game and 25 made 3-pointers.
     Xavier will play GCAC and city rival SUNO at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Convocation Center to begin a four-game home stand.
     Whitney Gathright

Whitney Gathright


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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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