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December 23, 2014:  Echebelem is All-Louisiana, Player of Year runner-up
December 5, 2014:  Nuggets produce 3 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
November 22, 2014:  Lindsey Wilson eliminates Nuggets in NAIA first round
November 21, 2014:  For XU athletics, it's the busiest day of the fall
November 20, 2014:  XU's Williams, Wright are GCAC Players of the Week
November 17, 2014:  XU to visit No. 12 Lindsey Wilson at 6:30 p.m. Saturday
November 15, 2014:  XU sweeps SUNO for 4th straight GCAC tourney title
November 14, 2014:  XU hits .419, rolls to another GCAC Tournament final
November 13, 2014:  Xavier's Echebelem, Lawing capture GCAC's top awards
November 12, 2014:  Nuggets produce 3 All-GCAC first-team selections
November 12, 2014:  Voorhees' withdrawal advances XU to GCAC semifinals
November 10, 2014:  XU to begin defense of GCAC title at 10 a.m. Friday
November 6, 2014:  Gold Nuggets conclude another unbeaten run in GCAC
November 6, 2014:  XU's Echebelem selected to Academic All-District team
November 5, 2014:  Xavier teams up with adidas in multi-year agreement
November 4, 2014:  Xavier's Hill, Goode selected GCAC Players of the Week
November 3, 2014:  Loyola sweeps XU to end Nuggets' 6-match win streak
November 1, 2014:  Xavier earns 4th straight GCAC regular-season title
October 30, 2014:  XU beats SUNO, clinches tie for GCAC championship
October 29, 2014:  XU can clinch share of GCAC title at home Thursday
October 27, 2014:  Nuggets are a big hit in GCAC victory at Edward Waters
October 26, 2014:  Nuggets serve season-high 15 aces, win at Voorhees
October 20, 2014:  Nuggets win on road, clinch 4th straight winning season
October 18, 2014:  Nuggets beat Tougaloo, extend GCAC win streak to 51
October 14, 2014:  Gold Nuggets lose 25-14, 25-11, 25-21 at Mobile
October 11, 2014:  XU beats Concordia (Mich.) in 4 sets, improves to 11-3
October 10, 2014:  Badgers rally in final 2 sets to snap Nuggets' win streak
October 1, 2014:  Xavier prevails in 5th, preserves win streaks
September 29, 2014:  Gold Nuggets set records in GCAC sweep of Voorhees
September 27, 2014:  Echebelem doubles up again, leads Xavier past Dillard
September 22, 2014:  Nuggets earn 47th straight victory vs. GCAC opponent
September 20, 2014:  Nuggets 3-0 in GCAC after sweeping Philander Smith
September 16, 2014:  Echebelem's big numbers earn her GCAC player award
September 15, 2014:  Gold Nuggets win at Tougaloo for 4th straight victory
September 9, 2014:  Echebelem leads Xavier past Wiley in 4 sets
September 5, 2014:  Gold Nuggets ease past Lady Tigers in GCAC opener
September 5, 2014:  Echebelem, Gold Nuggets atop GCAC preseason polls
August 30, 2014:  XU prevails in 5 on road to snap Wiley's long win streak
August 26, 2014:  Lady Rams sweep Gold Nuggets 25-15, 25-18, 25-18
August 23, 2014:  Faulkner defeats Nuggets in 4 in XU season opener
August 19, 2014:  XU announces walk-on tryouts for 2014-15 teams
Aug. 6, 2014:  Xavier's Horn announces hiring of four employees
Aug. 1, 2014:  Gold Nuggets, 3-time defending GCAC champion, sign 5
July 15, 2014:  XU women's tennis, volleyball are NAIA Scholar-Teams
July 1, 2014:  XU to open 2014 with 11 of first 13 matches at home
June 12, 2014:  XU is school-record 42nd in NAIA all-sports ranking
May 12, 2014:  Xavier wins GCAC all-sports award for 4th straight year
April 21, 2014:  5 from Xavier are chosen Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars
December 21, 2013:  All-Louisiana: Kirk on first team, Reuther on second team
December 9, 2013:  Gold Nuggets' Reuther, Kirk receive postseason honors
December 6, 2013:  XU's Echebelem is a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
November 23, 2013:  XU loses in 5 at Spring Hill in opening round at nationals
November 18, 2013:  XU will visit Spring Hill again in NAIA tournament opener
November 12, 2013:  Tournament MVP Haywood is GCAC Player of the Week
November 9, 2013:  XU sweeps SUNO, earns GCAC Tournament three-peat
November 8, 2013:  Gold Nuggets reach third consecutive GCAC title match
November 7, 2013:  Nuggets set more records in GCAC Tournament victory
November 6, 2013:  3 Gold Nuggets repeat as All-GCAC first-team selections
November 4, 2013:  XU will play Voorhees in GCAC Tournament quarterfinals
November 2, 2013:  XU unbeaten in GCAC for third straight regular season
October 30, 2013:  XU wins 3rd straight GCAC regular-season championship
October 28, 2013:  Nuggets' magic number is 1 after beating Lady Panthers
October 26, 2013:  Nuggets beat Tougaloo again, improve win streak to 14
October 23, 2013:  Gold Nuggets need less than an hour to defeat Tougaloo
October 22, 2013:  Echebelem earns XU's 4th GCAC player award this year
October 21, 2013:  Gold Nuggets sweep SUNO to extend their many streaks
October 19, 2013:  XU gets season sweep of Loyola; 1,000 kills for Reuther
October 18, 2013:  Crier delivers on senior day; Nuggets win 10th straight
October 15, 2013:  Nuggets set school record with ninth consecutive victory
October 15, 2013:  Kirk is GCAC Player of Week for second time this season
October 12, 2013:  Gold Nuggets tie XU record with 8th consecutive victory
October 8, 2013:  Nuggets win at SUNO for sole possession of GCAC lead
October 4, 2013:  XU halts Friday, Saturday sports as Karen approaches
October 3, 2013:  XU records another high Champions of Character score
September 29, 2013:  Gold Nuggets win at Talladega in 3; win streak at 6
September 28, 2013:  Gold Nuggets again put the clamp on Edward Waters
September 23, 2013:  Kirk wins her 3rd career GCAC Player of Week award
September 21, 2013:  Nuggets rally from 2 sets down for first-ever win at Mobile
September 18, 2013:  Rencher serves up a Xavier comeback against Loyola
September 16, 2013:  Gold Nuggets sweep Fisk for 30th straight win in GCAC
September 14, 2013:  Xavier aces initial test in new facility, beats Voorhees in 3
September 13, 2013:  Nuggets' home opener offers free admission to all at XU
September 7, 2013:  Georgetown (Ky.), Lourdes sweep away Gold Nuggets
September 6, 2013:  Gold Nuggets lose, then win in Rumpke Invitational
September 3, 2013:  Badgers power past Gold Nuggets 25-12, 25-20, 25-9
August 31, 2013:  Montana Tech defeats Xavier for UST tournament title
August 31, 2013:  Gold Nuggets win in 4, will play for tourney championship
August 30, 2013:  Nuggets beat Loyola for first time ever, go 2-0 in Houston
August 26, 2013:  Reuther is GCAC Player of the Week for 6th time in career
August 24, 2013:  Nuggets split, finish 2-2 in UMobile/Spring Hill tourney
August 23, 2013:  Nuggets lose to Spring Hill, defeat Asbury on opening day
July 31, 2013:  Gold Nuggets announce tryouts, two schedule changes
July 16, 2013:  Gold Nuggets hire Marroccoli as assistant coach
June 20, 2013:  XU to play 30 in regular season, 9 at Convocation Center
June 17, 2013:  Xavier is 56th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings
June 12, 2013:  XU adds South Carolina standout and another Reuther
May 10, 2013:  XU coach, player, team garner HBCU Awards nominations
May 10, 2013:  Longtime XU venue, The Barn, will be razed on Monday
April 23, 2013:  Three from Xavier are Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars
April 22, 2013:  Gold Nuggets to conduct tryouts April 28
December 22, 2012:  Gold Nuggets' Reuther selected first-team All-Louisiana
December 19, 2012:  Oh, baby! Hamilton looks forward to her life after Xavier
December 11, 2012:  Lawing promoted to head coach after Hamilton leaves XU
December 10, 2012:  Reuther is Xavier's first female Academic All-American
November 17, 2012:  Georgetown eliminates Nuggets in NAIA opening round
November 16, 2012:  It'll be a busy Saturday for 5 XU teams, 3 in postseason
November 12, 2012:  Gold Nuggets will visit Georgetown (Ky.) in opening round
November 10, 2012:  Nuggets repeat as GCAC champion; Echebelem is MVP
November 9, 2012:  Gold Nuggets advance to GCAC final for 2nd straight year
November 8, 2012:  Xavier tops Dillard for 2nd straight GCAC tourney victory
November 8, 2012:  XU's Reuther on Capital One Academic All-District team
November 8, 2012:  Gold Nuggets sweep Philander Smith in GCAC first round
November 7, 2012:  Reuther, Hamilton earn top honors on All-GCAC team
November 6, 2012:  Defending champ Nuggets to play host team in 1st round
November 3, 2012:  Nuggets sweep at Dillard for 2nd straight 10-0 GCAC run
November 1, 2012:  Nuggets rally from 2-set deficit, repeat as GCAC champs
October 30, 2012:  Convocation Center replaces The Barn at Xavier University
October 30, 2012:  Mobile sweeps Gold Nuggets after rallying in first two sets
October 29, 2012:  Gold Nuggets win in 4, earn season sweep of Belhaven
October 25, 2012:  Gold Nuggets win 18th straight in GCAC regular season
October 27, 2012:  Xavier tops Tougaloo in 4, remains unbeaten in GCAC
October 19, 2012:  Pack overcomes 2-set deficit, improves to 11-0 against XU
October 19, 2012:  Gold Nuggets beat Union (Tenn.) to extend road streak
October 16, 2012:  Gold Nuggets' Kirk chosen GCAC Player of the Week
October 10, 2012:  Loyola sweeps XU to end Nuggets' 7-match win streak
October 8, 2012:  Gold Nuggets defeat Dillard in three sets at The Barn
October 5, 2012:  Nuggets sweep Lady Tigers for 6th consecutive victory
October 1, 2012:  Reuther earns her 5th GCAC weekly award in 2 seasons
September 29, 2012:  Nuggets win 5th straight overall, 10th straight on road
September 27, 2012:  Gold Nuggets defeat Fisk for 9th consecutive road victory
September 24, 2012:  Gold Nuggets rally from 7 down in 4th set to defeat SUNO
September 22, 2012:  Xavier sets record with seventh consecutive road victory
September 21, 2012:  Gold Nuggets shine against Lady Tigers in GCAC opener
September 18, 2012:  Kirk gets 10 blocks, but Mobile defeats Nuggets in 4 sets
September 17, 2012:  Nuggets reschedule Loyola match for Oct. 10 at Xavier
September 13, 2012:  XU's Reuther, Jackson siblings earn GCAC weekly honors
September 11, 2012:  Spring Hill sweeps Xavier after lengthy first set
September 8, 2012:  XU beats Belhaven, earns 1st regular-season tourney title
September 8, 2012:  Gold Nuggets' Reuther serves nine aces in rout of Rust
September 7, 2012:  Nuggets defeat MC for 2-0 start in Belhaven Tournament
September 7, 2012:  Reuther, Kirk, Williams produce timely hits to sweep PCC
September 4, 2012:  Xavier adjusts competition schedules after Hurricane Isaac
August 30, 2012:  XU's Echebelem is GCAC Player of the Week
August 25, 2012:  Gold Nuggets bust Union, collect first victory of season
August 24, 2012:  Third-ranked Lee hits the jackpot, defeats Nuggets in 3
August 24, 2012:  20th-ranked Lindsey Wilson stymies Nuggets in opener
August 16, 2012:  Former South Carolina standout joins Gold Nuggets' staff
August 8, 2012:  Gold Nuggets announce 2012 schedule, await new digs
July 13, 2012:  Nuggets sign 2 setters to complete their recruiting class
June 21, 2012:  No. 50 finish in all-sports standings is Xavier's best ever
June 20, 2012:  Xavier has five Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in 2011-12
May 30, 2012:  California defensive specialist is sixth to sign with Nuggets
May 29, 2012:  XU has basketball and volleyball camps, summer league
May 16, 2012:  Harris, Smith increase Gold Nuggets' signee total to five
May 12, 2012:  18 student-athletes, 3 managers receive Xavier degrees
May 11, 2012:  Memphis standout becomes Gold Nuggets' third signee
May 9, 2012:  Vandebilt Catholic's Williams signs with Gold Nuggets
February 16, 2012:  Dutchtown's Hill is Nuggets' first signee for 2012 season
February 7, 2012:  Xavier to conduct tryouts for the 2012 season
December 18, 2011:  Hamilton and Reuther earn All-Louisiana honors for Xavier
November 19, 2011:  Spring Hill's strong start eliminates XU in NAIA first round
November 13, 2011:  Xavier gets rematch at Spring Hill in NAIA opening round
November 12, 2011:  Nuggets finish the job, sweep SUNO to win GCAC tourney
November 11, 2011:  Nuggets outlast Dillard, reach title round of GCAC tourney
November 10, 2011:  Gold Nuggets 2-0 on opening day of GCAC Tournament
November 9, 2011:  Kirk is freshman of year; Hamilton shares coaching honor
November 5, 2011:  XU survives Dillard, finishes 10-0 in GCAC regular season
October 31, 2011:  Nuggets' hot-hitting Kirk is GCAC Player of the Week
October 29, 2011:  Nuggets beat SUNO, win GCAC championship outright
October 28, 2011:  Kirk's work helps Gold Nuggets defeat Faulkner in five
October 25, 2011:  Gold Nuggets bounce back, win at UNO in four sets
October 22, 2011:  Gay leads Lady Rams in sweep of Gold Nuggets
October 15, 2011:  Gold Nuggets sweep Judson on road, earn 15th victory
October 13, 2011:  Late surges give Loyola three-set sweep against Xavier
October 11, 2011:  XU climbs to fourth on Champions of Character Scorecard
October 8, 2011:  Stallings, Smith, Rencher step up in Gold Nuggets' victory
October 7, 2011:  Xavier's Kirk, Reuther experience the kills of victory
October 7, 2011:  Nuggets set school record with 12th victory of season
October 6, 2011:  Prairie View hits .405, hands Xavier first home loss
October 5, 2011:  Nuggets beat UNO, set school record for home victories
October 4, 2011:  Pieri becomes GCAC all-time leader; Reuther wins third
October 1, 2011:  Gold Nuggets 5-0 in GCAC after four-set win at Dillard
September 26, 2011:  Southern sweeps to end Gold Nuggets' record win streak
September 24, 2011:  Crier helps XU become lone unbeaten in GCAC matches
September 23, 2011:  XU's Kirk tames Lady Tigers with 13 kills, .650 percentage
September 23, 2011:  XU wins again in first of three GCAC matches at Talladega
September 19, 2011:  Nuggets defeat Southern, extend school-record win streak
September 17, 2011:  Nuggets beat SUNO for school-record 4th straight victory
September 10, 2011:  Nuggets sweep MVSU, extend winning streak to three
September 9, 2011:  Nuggets sweep at Alcorn State for first road win of season
September 8, 2011:  Kirk's a big hit in Gold Nuggets' victory against Judson
September 6, 2011:  NAIA kills leader helps 7-0 Badgers defeat Xavier in three
September 5, 2011:  White Out Night: Thursday fashion statement for Nuggets
September 5, 2011:  XU's Pieri, Jackson, Reuther sweep GCAC weekly awards
September 3, 2011:  Tropical Storm Lee postpones Xavier's match at Loyola
August 30, 2011:  Nuggets' Reuther is GCAC Player of the Week
August 29, 2011:  Gold Nuggets rally late to defeat Mobile in five sets
August 26, 2011:  Belhaven escapes in the fifth to spoil Hamilton's XU debut
August 25, 2011:  Broussard, Johnson, Williams join Hamilton's XU staff
August 23, 2011:  Six more 2011 graduates sign scholarships with Nuggets
August 19, 2011:  4 NCAA Division I opponents on Nuggets' home schedule
June 28, 2011:  Tryouts scheduled for July 16 at The Barn
June 14, 2011:  XU hires Christabell Hamilton as women's volleyball coach
May 25, 2011:  Hale will not return as Gold Nuggets' head coach
May 18, 2011:  Tryouts postponed and will be rescheduled
May 16, 2011:  Gold Nuggets serving up tryouts Saturday at The Barn
May 7, 2011:  Student-athletes, managers receive Xavier degrees
April 12, 2011:  Athlete honor society welcomes 7 from XU's new chapter
March 31, 2011:  4,500-seat Convocation Academic Center to replace The Barn for 2012-13
February 2, 2011:  Dominican standout Reuther signs with Gold Nuggets
January 7, 2011:  Philander Smith, Talladega to join GCAC next season
December 9, 2010:  XU's Jones is a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete again
November 18, 2010:  Xavier's Bobkova, Lyons, Vincent selected All-GCAC
November 9, 2010:  3-seed Xavier to play Tougaloo in GCAC Tournament
November 8, 2010:  Loyola sweeps Xavier in regular-season finale
October 28, 2010:  Lady Rams sweep Nuggets, snap XU's winning streak
October 27, 2010:  XU's Pieri, D'Souza, Lyons sweep GCAC's weekly awards
October 23, 2010:  Lyons' late kills cap Xavier comeback against Dillard
October 22, 2010:  Xavier defeats Tougaloo in record-setting match
October 20, 2010:  Xavier defeats Alcorn State to end road losing streak
October 19, 2010:  Mississippi Valley defeats Xavier in three sets
October 16, 2010:  Gold Nuggets lose pair of matches in Mississippi
October 15, 2010:  Xavier serves up a victory over Judson, ends losing streak
October 14, 2010:  XU near top on NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard
October 13, 2010:  XU announces schedule changes for volleyball, basketball
October 12, 2010:  Azubuike leads Lady Knights past Gold Nuggets in 4 sets
October 9, 2010:  Gold Nuggets lose twice more at Faulkner Invitational
October 8, 2010:  Brenau, Asbury beat Xavier at Faulkner Invitational
October 6, 2010:  Buchanan, Badgers defeat Gold Nuggets in three sets
October 1, 2010:  Badgers breeze past Nuggets in Loyola tourney opener
September 30, 2010:  Acebook: Dillard's servers keep Xavier offline
September 25, 2010:  Gold Nuggets lose to Loyola and Wallace State
September 24, 2010:  Gold Nuggets drop two matches at BSC Fall Classic
September 23, 2010:  Mobile sweeps Xavier, gives Nuggets third straight loss
September 21, 2010:  XU's Lyons, Walston, Ramirez receive GCAC awards
September 15, 2010:  Gold Nuggets defeat Alcorn State in four sets
September 7, 2010:  SUNO rallies past Gold Nuggets at The Barn
September 4, 2010:  Nuggets have aces up their sleeves in victory at Judson
September 1, 2010:  Gold Nuggets defeat Faulkner State in exhibition
August 28, 2010:  Gold Nuggets' rally gives them an opening-day split
August 27, 2010:  XU returns to face Belhaven, Alabama State
August 25, 2010:  Xavier moves up start times of season-opening matches
August 19, 2010:  Hightower, Kaufman added to Gold Nuggets' roster
July 23, 2010:  XU returns with more than 30 matches in 2010
July 21, 2010:  Hale announces 10 recruits for 2010 XU season
July 19, 2010:  Voorhees changes direction, decides not to join GCAC
March 25, 2010:  Tryouts scheduled for April 10 at The Barn
March 17, 2010:  GCAC announces the addition of three new members
February 24, 2010:  Xavier selects Alabama State assistant as volleyball coach
November 30, 2009:  Xavier to reinstate women's volleyball for 2010 season


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