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Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets win again at AUM Invitational
March 8, 2014

Results:  Men    Women

     MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Xavier University of Louisiana's tennis teams won Saturday to improve to 2-0 apiece in the AUM Invitational. The Gold Rush defeated NAIA No. 7 Cumberland 5-4, and the Gold Nuggets beat Martin Methodist 9-0.
     Both XU teams will play Auburn Montgomery at noon Sunday.
     Jordan Harrell's 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) victory against Diogo Soares at No. 4 singles clinched the dual for the Gold Rush (4-5), ranked ninth in the NAIA. The Gold Nuggets (6-4), ranked fifth, did not lose a set in their dual. Kourtney Howell and Brandi Nelson won in doubles and singles for the XU women.
     It was the third victory of the season for the Gold Rush against a ranked opponent.
     Auburn Montgomery's women are No. 1 in the NAIA, and the AUM men are ranked second.


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National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
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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