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Rush, Nuggets defeat ranked Coastal Georgia teams
March 7, 2014

Results:  Men    Women

     MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In matchups of ranked NAIA tennis teams, Xavier University of Louisiana's men and women defeated Coastal Georgia in the opening round of the AUM Invitational on Friday. The Gold Rush won 6-3, and the Gold Nuggets won 7-2.
     The XU men (3-5), ranked ninth, snapped a three-dual losing streak. Kyle Montrel clinched for the Rush with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory against Louis Volclair at No. 1 singles. Adam Albrecht won in doubles and singles for Xavier.
     Kourtney Howell clinched for the fifth-ranked XU women (5-4) when she defeated Elektra Hunter 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.
     Coastal Georgia's men are 2-5 and ranked 25th. Coastal Georgia's women are 3-3 and ranked 14th.
     On Saturday, Xavier's women will play Martin Methodist at 9 a.m., and the men will play NAIA No. 7 Cumberland at noon.


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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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