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Nuggets' Abbes repeats as GCAC Player of the Week

February 26, 2014

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Nour Abbes is the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women's tennis for the second consecutive week.
     Abbes, a freshman from Tunis, Tunisia, and a graduate of Lycée Sportif d'El Menzah, received the honor for Feb. 17-23 after producing singles victories at the top flight against two NCAA Division I opponents. Abbes defeated McNeese State's Klaudia Gawlik 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-3) on Friday and Southeastern Louisiana's Renee Villarreal 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday. She also teamed with Kourtney Howell at No. 1 doubles for an 8-1 victory against Villarreal and Reginka Nychytailova.
     Xavier, 4-4 and ranked sixth in the NAIA, is scheduled to travel to Jackson, Miss., for GCAC duals against Fisk and Tougaloo on Saturday. The Gold Nuggets' next home dual will start at 2 p.m. on March 12 against Oral Roberts at XU Tennis Center. The next XU men's dual will start at 1 p.m. Friday against West Florida — the third-ranked team in NCAA Division II — at Pensacola, Fla. The Gold Rush are ranked eighth in the NAIA.
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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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