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Rain postpones Rush, Belhaven until 8:30 a.m. Thursday

May 14, 2014

     MOBILE, Ala. — Rain forced the postponement of Xavier University of Louisiana's men's tennis dual Wednesday against Belhaven in the second round of the NAIA National Championship.
     The ninth-ranked Gold Rush (12-11) and the eighth-ranked Blazers (16-4) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Copeland-Cox Mobile Tennis Center. All eight men's duals were pushed back to that time.
     In the first round on Tuesday, Xavier defeated Hastings 8-1, and Belhaven had a bye.
     The Xavier-Belhaven winner will play the Embry-Riddle (Fla.)-Coastal Georgia winner at 5 p.m. Thursday in the quarterfinals. Embry-Riddle is the defending champion.
     Sandwiched between the men's rounds will be the four women's quarterfinals matches at noon. Xavier's top-ranked women will play Northwood (Fla.), which is ranked ninth.
     The rain began at approximately 12:15 p.m. and continued most of the afternoon.


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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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