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February 26, 2015:  Abbes is GCAC Player of the Week for 3rd time this year
February 24, 2015:  Nuggets, Rush win at home against Alcorn State
February 23, 2015:  No. 7 Brenau edges No. 3 Nuggets on third-set tiebreaker
February 21, 2015:  UNO defeats Gold Nuggets 6-1; Abbes wins in singles
February 19, 2015:  Abbes breaks GCAC record; Soifer wins 2nd in a row
February 18, 2015:  XU's Balleste, Williams named to NAIA Association of Student-Athletes
February 17, 2015:  Gold Nuggets remain third in first regular-season poll
February 14, 2015:  Rush and Nuggets win duals against William Carey
February 11, 2015:  Ragin' Cajuns defeat Gold Nuggets for 3rd straight year
February 10, 2015:  3 from Xavier earn GCAC Player of the Week awards
February 8, 2015:  Nuggets defeat LSUA, a first-year NAIA program, 9-0
February 7, 2015:  Rush, Nuggets top Blazers; XU men beat NAIA No. 10
February 5, 2015:  Nicholls State defeats Gold Nuggets 7-0
February 4, 2015:  Abbes, Montrel tie GCAC marks; Nuggets add Nicholls
January 31, 2015:  Abbes earns another singles win in XU loss
January 30, 2015:  Nuggets, Rush roll past city rival in 2015 spring opener
January 27, 2015:  For 2nd straight year, Nuggets are No. 3 in preseason
January 21, 2015:  Many challenging opponents on 2015 Xavier schedules
November 20, 2014:  Abbes No. 1; seven from XU with ITA preseason ranking
November 5, 2014:  Xavier teams up with adidas in multi-year agreement
October 25, 2014:  Bruins, Albrecht are runners-up at Big Easy Classic
October 24, 2014:  Soifer leads the way for Xavier in Big Easy Classic
October 12, 2014:  Division II champ gives XU's Abbes her first singles loss
October 11, 2014:  Abbes, 30-0 at XU in singles, reaches "Super Bowl" final
October 11, 2014:  Abbes wins NAIA championship, will play D3 winner final
October 10, 2014:  Abbes is XU's first to reach Small College title round
October 9, 2014:  Abbes wins final 10 games, rolls to national semifinals
October 8, 2014:  Abbes earns another No. 1 seeding, plays Thursday
September 28, 2014:  Abbes, 26-0 in XU singles career, wins South Regional
September 27, 2014:  Abbes and Nelson beat top seed, reach regional final
September 25, 2014:  XU's Abbes is No. 1 seed at ITA/USTA NAIA regional
September 20, 2014:  Abbes, Albrecht, Bruins win titles at HBCU tourney
September 19, 2014:  Abbes beats 1 and 4 seeds, rolls to HBCU singles final
September 18, 2014:  Abbes, Nelson, Chaouat advance in HBCU main draw
September 16, 2014:  Rush sign Capdeville; XU opens fall schedule Thursday
August 19, 2014:  XU announces walk-on tryouts for 2014-15 teams
July 15, 2014:  XU women's tennis, volleyball are NAIA Scholar-Teams
June 12, 2014:  XU is school-record 42nd in NAIA all-sports ranking
June 2, 2014:  State Legislature proclaims Xavier Gold Nuggets Day
May 31, 2014:  All-Louisiana honors for XU's Montrel, Abbes, Chaouat
May 31, 2014:  Nuggets to be honored in Louisiana House resolution
May 30, 2014:  Five from Xavier are selected ITA NAIA All-America
May 21, 2014:  Nuggets rank third in postseason for 2nd straight year
May 19, 2014:  NAIA honors Gold Nuggets' Abbes, Howell and Flowers
May 17, 2014:  XU's Abbes named NAIA tourney outstanding performer
May 16, 2014:  Eagles deny Gold Nuggets a spot in championship round
May 15, 2014:  Gold Nuggets reach NAIA semifinals for 2nd straight year
May 14, 2014:  Gold Nuggets snap Davenport's 20-dual winning streak
May 12, 2014:  XU's Abbes, Montrel, Green receive Wilson/ITA awards
May 12, 2014:  Xavier wins GCAC all-sports award for 4th straight year
May 10, 2014:  19 student-athletes, 3 managers receive Xavier degrees
May 6, 2014:  Top-seeded Nuggets await Davenport, Lewis-Clark State
May 5, 2014:  Gold Nuggets are No. 1 in NAIA for second straight week
April 29, 2014:  Back on top: Gold Nuggets No. 1 in NAIA coaches poll
April 28, 2014:  XU's Rolland, Abbes, Mandlekar win GCAC weekly honors
April 26, 2014:  Nuggets beat NAIA's No. 1 team to win group tourney
April 25, 2014:  Nuggets, Rush will play for NAIA group titles Saturday
April 23, 2014:  XU hosts NAIA qualifying tournament with star power
April 21, 2014:  XU's Flowers, Soifer voted GCAC Players of the Week
April 16, 2014:  No. 2 Abbes one of five ranked Xavier singles players
April 15, 2014:  Nuggets, still 2nd in NAIA, win 6-3 vs. Southern
April 14, 2014:  GCAC weekly honors for XU's Mandlekar, Rolland, Abbes
April 14, 2014:  XU announces tennis rainout, track schedule revisions
April 13, 2014:  Rush, Nuggets earn 5-2 victories at Jackson State
April 11, 2014:  XU, Carey to start at noon; Nuggets add Sunday match
April 7, 2014:  XU's Rolland, Abbes collect more GCAC weekly awards
April 4, 2014:  Eagles beat Nuggets 6-3; AUM dual matches canceled
April 2, 2014:  Gold Nuggets, Gold Rush add home duals to schedules
April 1, 2014:  Nuggets still 2nd in NAIA but tied with Lindsey Wilson
March 28, 2014:  XU's Abbes, Soifer selected GCAC Players of the Week
March 23, 2014:  Gold Nuggets win at Cumberland, but Gold Rush lose
March 22, 2014:  Gold Nuggets defeat another ranked NAIA opponent
March 21, 2014:  Gold Nuggets, Gold Rush lose at Lindsey Wilson
March 20, 2014:  Rush, Nuggets win every match against Graceland
March 18, 2014:  GCAC honors four from Xavier for their weekly work
March 18, 2014:  Nuggets move to No. 2, their highest rank of the season
March 12, 2014:  Nuggets' streak is 5 after edging Oral Roberts
March 9, 2014:  Nuggets win at Auburn Montgomery, NAIA's No. 1 team
March 8, 2014:  Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets win again at AUM Invitational
March 7, 2014:  Rush, Nuggets defeat ranked Coastal Georgia teams
March 5, 2014:  Five from Xavier receive GCAC's weekly player awards
February 26, 2014:  Nuggets' Abbes repeats as GCAC Player of the Week
February 24, 2014:  No. 6 XU beats No. 5 Brenau; Ewell rallies twice to clinch
February 23, 2014:  Slick surfaces prevent XU, SLU from completing dual
February 21, 2014:  McNeese beats Nuggets; Abbes still unbeaten in singles
February 20, 2014:  XU's Montrel, Abbes selected GCAC Players of the Week
February 16, 2014:  XU teams lose to unbeaten, ranked Georgia Gwinnett
February 15, 2014:  Gold Nuggets win, Gold Rush lose at Belhaven
February 14, 2014:  Nuggets, Rush defeat ranked Carey teams on the road
February 12, 2014:  Ragin' Cajuns defeat Gold Rush 6-0, Gold Nuggets 4-1
February 9, 2014:  Nuggets lose 4-0 to Tulane in matchup of ranked teams
February 7, 2014:  Nuggets, Rush record 9-0 home victories vs. Wolf Pack
February 6, 2014:  Top-10 Rush, Nuggets play host to Loyola on Friday
January 28, 2014:  Gold Nuggets' No. 3 rank is their highest in preseason
January 22, 2014:  2014 schedules: Another tough road for Rush, Nuggets
October 11, 2013:  Third place for Howell and Flowers in fall season finale
October 10, 2013:  XU's Howell, Flowers win first match at national tourney
October 3, 2013:  XU records another high Champions of Character score
September 29, 2013:  XU's Howell, Flowers win South Regional doubles title
September 28, 2013:  2 doubles teams, 1 singles player reach semifinals for XU
September 27, 2013:  Nuggets, Rush advance in South Regional main draw
September 26, 2013:  XU's regional seeds: 2 doubles teams, 4 singles players
September 21, 2013:  Rush win team, individual titles at HBCU Championships
September 20, 2013:  XU's Montrel, Mandlekar, Bruins advance at HBCU event
September 19, 2013:  XU wins 13-of-16 matches on first day of 2013-14 season
September 17, 2013:  XU will play host to USTA/ITA South Regional next week
September 5, 2013:  Gold Nuggets, No. 3 in NAIA last season, add 4 to roster
July 11, 2013:  XU's Green to offer youth tennis camp starting July 29
June 17, 2013:  Xavier is 56th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings
June 6, 2013:  Didavi, Montrel, Howell, Flowers are ITA All-Americans
May 27, 2013:  All-Louisiana teams: Top honors for Didavi, Montrel, Green
May 22, 2013:  Nuggets cap stellar season with No. 3 postseason ranking
May 20, 2013:  3 Nuggets are All-America, including Howell on 1st team
May 17, 2013:  William Carey eliminates Gold Nuggets in NAIA semifinals
May 16, 2013:  Nuggets find focus, become XU's 1st to reach NAIA semis
May 15, 2013:  Nuggets set pair of records in NAIA victory vs. Wildcats
May 13, 2013:  Wilson/ITA NAIA national awards for XU's Green, Didavi
May 10, 2013:  XU coach, player, team garner HBCU Awards nominations
May 7, 2013:  Top-seeded Gold Nuggets to play Wildcats or Mariners
May 6, 2013:  Nuggets No. 1 again; national tournament is next week
April 30, 2013:  Gold Nuggets retain No. 1 rank in NAIA coaches poll
April 22, 2013:  Howell, Didavi, Rolland win GCAC's weekly awards again
April 21, 2013:  XU teams repeat as champs, earn NAIA automatic bids
April 20, 2013:  Gold Nuggets, Gold Rush roll into finals at NAIA qualifier
April 18, 2013:  Wet forecast pushes back tournament start to Saturday
April 16, 2013:  No. 1! Gold Nuggets make history in NAIA coaches poll
April 16, 2013:  XU teams are defending champs of NAIA qualifiers
April 16, 2013:  XU increases GCAC weekly award total for spring to 28
April 14, 2013:  Rush, Nuggets defeat Jackson State; qualifier is next
April 12, 2013:  Gold Nuggets will play Jackson State on Sunday, too
April 8, 2013:  GCAC honors Fakler, Rolland, Kennie, Materre, Montrel
April 6, 2013:  Nuggets defeat AUM for 3rd straight win vs. top-10 team
April 5, 2013:  Nuggets beat No. 2 Carey; Rush defeat No. 6 Carey
April 3, 2013:  West is best: XU sophomore receives NAIA national honor
April 2, 2013:  Nuggets are No. 6 — best rank by an XU team since '98
April 1, 2013:  Svoboda repeats as player of the week; West wins her 1st
March 28, 2013:  Nuggets 7-0 vs. ranked teams after beating Embry-Riddle
March 27, 2013:  Rush, Nuggets beat ranked teams from Northwood (Fla.)
March 26, 2013:  Rush, Nuggets grill Webber in opener of Florida trip
March 20, 2013:  Gold Rush win 4-3 at UNO; Soifer delivers when needed
March 19, 2013:  Gold Nuggets climb to No. 8 — their highest ranking ever
March 15, 2013:  Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets defeat NCAA D-I's Alcorn State
March 12, 2013:  Gold Nuggets win three sets, but Idaho wins dual 9-0
March 11, 2013:  XU's Howell sets GCAC career record; Svoboda also wins
March 10, 2013:  Nuggets win again; Gold Rush lose 5-4 to No. 2 AUM
March 9, 2013:  Soifer clinches for Gold Rush; Nuggets roll past Mariners
March 8, 2013:  Gold Nuggets, Rush win against ranked opponents again
March 5, 2013:  For the first time, Gold Nuggets join Gold Rush in top 10
March 5, 2013:  Xavier's Howell and Didavi are GCAC Players of the Week
March 3, 2013:  Southeastern Louisiana still undefeated after beating XU
March 1, 2013:  Southern beats Gold Nuggets for fourth consecutive year
February 28, 2013:  In matchups of ranked teams, XU beats Belhaven twice
February 23, 2013:  McNeese beats Nuggets, but XU wins 3 singles matches
February 19, 2013:  Montrel still unbeaten in doubles, but Cajuns beat Xavier
February 19, 2013:  Gold Nuggets one place from joining Gold Rush in top 10
February 19, 2013:  XU sophomores Materre, Soifer win GCAC weekly honors
February 17, 2013:  Gold Nuggets win at Prairie View; Rush lose to top-10 foe
February 16, 2013:  Unbeaten day for Gold Rush, Nuggets in Texas duals
February 15, 2013:  XU duals with Oklahoma Baptist will be resumed Saturday
February 14, 2013:  XU adjusts schedules for weekend at Prairie View A&M
February 2, 2013:  Nicholls State gives Gold Nuggets their first loss of season
January 29, 2013:  Nuggets are 13th, matching their best preseason ranking
January 25, 2013:  Gold Nuggets open their new home with a 9-0 victory
January 24, 2013:  Rush add player; Xavier plays Loyola at new home Friday
January 9, 2013:  New venue, more heavyweights on 2013 Xavier schedules
October 25, 2012:  Xavier to dedicate six new courts Friday afternoon
September 30, 2012:  AUM beats XU's Howell, Flowers in regional doubles final
September 29, 2012:  Howell and Flowers reach NAIA regional doubles final
September 28, 2012:  XU advances 7 to round of 16 in ITA regional singles
September 23, 2012:  Howell defeated in consolation final of Big Easy Classic
September 21, 2012:  Brown wins opener, but rough start for XU in UNO tourney
September 19, 2012:  Rush, Nuggets open season at UNO's Big Easy Classic
September 18, 2012:  West transfers from Centenary (La.) to Gold Nuggets
June 21, 2012:  No. 50 finish in all-sports standings is Xavier's best ever
June 11, 2012:  High ITA rankings make Didavi, Taylor, Howell All-America
June 1, 2012:  Gold Nuggets' Howell is second-team NAIA All-American
May 22, 2012:  Gold Nuggets in final top 25 for the 7th time in 8 seasons
May 15, 2012:  Vanguard ousts Nuggets at NAIA National Championship
May 12, 2012:  18 student-athletes, 3 managers receive Xavier degrees
May 8, 2012:  Nuggets get rematch with Vanguard at NAIA tournament
May 2, 2012:  Howell is NAIA Player of Week; Taylor wins GCAC award
May 1, 2012:  Gold Rush seventh, Nuggets 19th in NAIA coaches polls
April 28, 2012:  Xavier sweeps NAIA unaffiliated group championships
April 28, 2012:  Nuggets, Rush win in semifinals of NAIA group tourney
April 27, 2012:  Both Xavier teams advance at NAIA group tournament
April 26, 2012:  Nuggets sign two more, including another from Louisiana
April 25, 2012:  Rush seeded first, Nuggets second for NAIA qualifiers
April 17, 2012:  Gold Rush again reach highest-ever NAIA ranking, No. 8
April 17, 2012:  Howell is GCAC Player of Week again; Huggins gets first
April 14, 2012:  Gold Rush close regular season with 4-0 victory at Alcorn
April 14, 2012:  Rush, Nuggets beat Tougaloo in opener of Mississippi trip
April 13, 2012:  New Orleanian Locure, Ewell of Detroit sign with Nuggets
April 11, 2012:  Didavi is NAIA Player of Week; Howell wins GCAC honor
April 5, 2012:  Gold Rush, Nuggets lose to Vanguard in California finales
April 4, 2012:  Concordia (Calif.) doubles up to defeat Rush, Nuggets
April 3, 2012:  XU men knock off another top-10 team; Nuggets lose by 1
April 2, 2012:  Gold Rush defeat seventh-ranked Point Loma Nazarene
March 24, 2012:  Top-5 Auburn Montgomery teams defeat Rush, Nuggets
March 20, 2012:  Gold Nuggets return to top 25, lose to UCO; Rush still 9th
March 18, 2012:  XU has 4 singles players on Campbell's-ITA national list
March 17, 2012:  Nuggets lose to Tech, then both XU teams defeat Loyola
March 14, 2012:  Nicholls State defeats Gold Rush 5-4, Gold Nuggets 9-0
March 13, 2012:  Svoboda, Howell selected GCAC Players of the Week
March 11, 2012:  No. 5 AUM edges No. 9 Xavier in AUM Invitational final
March 10, 2012:  Rush, Howell continue their success at AUM Invitational
March 9, 2012:  Gold Rush reach eight straight wins for 1st time since '08
March 8, 2012:  Xavier defeats both ranked Belhaven teams on the road
March 6, 2012:  Nuggets win 1st of year; Rush beat 4th straight ranked foe
March 5, 2012:  Rush win third in a row against a top-15 NAIA opponent
March 4, 2012:  Southern beats Gold Nuggets 6-1; Materre wins in singles
March 3, 2012:  Rain postpones Nuggets' road match against Southern
February 25, 2012:  Gold Rush win final four matches to topple William Carey
February 24, 2012:  Southeastern Louisiana defeats Gold Nuggets 7-0
February 24, 2012:  XU changes sites, dates, times of upcoming dual matches
February 21, 2012:  Gold Rush still ninth in NAIA poll; Nuggets gain support
February 18, 2012:  Rain postpones Xavier matches vs. Tougaloo, Belhaven
February 12, 2012:  Gold Nuggets still winless after 7-0 defeat at McNeese
February 10, 2012:  Gold Rush win, Gold Nuggets lose at Prairie View
February 4, 2012:  Jaguars beat Nuggets, but Howell breaks through at No. 1
February 3, 2012:  Gold Rush beat Privateers 6-3 for first victory against UNO
January 31, 2012:  Gold Rush are ninth in NAIA preseason coaches poll
January 29, 2012:  XU coach pleasantly surprised despite loss to Tulane
January 24, 2012:  XU's Rush, Nuggets will face challenging 2012 schedules
November 23, 2011:  XU makes a splash in Campbell's-ITA preseason rankings
October 11, 2011:  XU climbs to fourth on Champions of Character Scorecard
October 1, 2011:  Didavi, Giles-Osborn reach NAIA regional singles final
September 30, 2011:  3 XU doubles teams advance to NAIA regional semifinals
September 24, 2011:  Xavier newcomer Didavi wins HBCU men's singles title
September 23, 2011:  Didavi, Richardson reach singles finals at HBCU event
September 22, 2011:  XU wins 10 of 11 in singles at HBCU Championships
September 21, 2011:  XU signs 3, opens fall season at HBCU Championships
June 16, 2011:  Goody becomes Gold Nuggets' 3rd newcomer for 2011-12
May 9, 2011:  Gold Rush eighth in final NAIA coaches poll of the season
May 7, 2011:  Student-athletes, managers receive Xavier degrees
May 3, 2011:  Gold Rush back in NAIA top 10 after climbing two places
April 30, 2011:  Gold Nuggets' season ends with semifinal loss to Milligan
April 29, 2011:  Nuggets beat Union to reach semifinals of NAIA qualifier
April 28, 2011:  Rush, Nuggets seek automatic bids at NAIA qualifier
April 19, 2011:  Nuggets close regular season with loss to Southeastern
April 16, 2011:  Jaguars dominate Gold Nuggets in 9-0 victory
April 10, 2011:  Gold Rush doubly disappointed in loss at William Carey
April 5, 2011:  Gold Nuggets lose more ground in NAIA rankings
April 3, 2011:  SWAC West champion Southern defeats Xavier 9-0
April 2, 2011:  Gold Rush rally, but Privateers prevail in 4-3 victory
April 2, 2011:  Taylor, Abbas ranked nationally in NAIA singles, doubles
March 26, 2011:  Auburn Montgomery teams shut down Xavier again
March 25, 2011:  Xavier teams defeat Loyola on City Park's new courts
March 22, 2011:  Nuggets exit top 25, then lose to first-year NAIA program
March 20, 2011:  Abbas, DeLoach selected GCAC Players of the Week
March 16, 2011:  Gold Nuggets lose eighth in a row, this time to Rutgers
March 13, 2011:  Giles-Osborn clinches Gold Rush victory vs. Crusaders
March 12, 2011:  Xavier drops pair of duals at AUM Invitational
March 11, 2011:  Gold Rush win, Gold Nuggets lose at AUM Invitational
March 8, 2011:  Gold Nuggets fall two places to 24th in coaches poll
March 4, 2011:  Gold Rush record first victory against top-10 opponent
February 27, 2011:  Gold Nuggets suffer third straight loss, this time at LSU
February 22, 2011:  Gold Nuggets maintain No. 22 position in coaches poll
February 17, 2011:  Taylor, DeLoach win GCAC's first weekly awards of 2011
February 13, 2011:  Nicholls State wins men's, women's duals against Xavier
February 12, 2011:  Gold Rush rally to win 5-2 at Prairie View A&M
February 11, 2011:  Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets combine for 3-0 record in Texas
February 8, 2011:  Xavier teams do the splits with West Alabama
February 5, 2011:  Rush, Nuggets defeat Tougaloo for 1st wins of the season
February 4, 2011:  Three-star recruit from Texas signs with Gold Nuggets
February 3, 2011:  Xavier dual matches postponed again because of the cold
February 2, 2011:  Weather gives Xavier and SLU the cold shoulder
February 1, 2011:  Gold Nuggets 22nd in NAIA preseason coaches poll
January 30, 2011:  Rain postpones Xavier dual matches with Loyola
January 29, 2011:  Green Wave zero in on Gold Nuggets in 2011 opener
January 28, 2011:  NCAA D-I transfers Hooper, Howell join Gold Nuggets
January 25, 2011:  Xavier opens season this week with Division I opponents
January 7, 2011:  Philander Smith, Talladega to join GCAC next season
December 15, 2010:  Five Xavier players earn preseason rankings from ITA
October 14, 2010:  XU near top on NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard
October 3, 2010:  AUM sweeps NAIA South Regional singles, doubles finals
October 2, 2010:  AUM eliminates Xavier, grabs 7 of 8 spots in finals
October 1, 2010:  XU doubles teams still alive in NAIA South Regional
September 30, 2010:  Xavier plays host to USTA/ITA NAIA South Regional
September 25, 2010:  Giles-Osborn, Richardson lose 9-8 in HBCU doubles final
September 24, 2010:  XU's Rahbar reaches B-flight singles championship match
September 23, 2010:  Rahbar, Nelson lead Xavier at HBCU Championships
July 19, 2010:  Voorhees changes direction, decides not to join GCAC
June 2, 2010:  Abbas is Louisiana men's Newcomer of Year
May 19, 2010:  Defending champ AUM ends Gold Nuggets' season
May 18, 2010:  Nuggets advance again to NAIA second round
May 17, 2010:  Xavier teams play Tuesday at NAIA national tourney
May 11, 2010:  XU vs. Wesleyan teams at NAIA National Championships
May 5, 2010:  Brown is Nuggets' first signee of the year
May 4, 2010:  Xavier men 16th, women 19th in the final NAIA polls
May 2, 2010:  XU's Opata, Giles-Osborn are GCAC Players of the Year
May 1, 2010:  Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets repeat as GCAC champions
April 30, 2010:  XU reaches GCAC Tournament men's and women's finals
April 29, 2010:  Xavier plays host to GCAC Tournament at UNO
April 20, 2010:  Xavier men remain 16th, women still 19th in NAIA polls
April 18, 2010:  Nuggets end regular season with 9-0 win against LSUS
April 17, 2010:  UNO beats XU twice but needs late rally against Nuggets
April 13, 2010:  Gold Nuggets beat Alcorn State, but XU men lose
April 12, 2010:  Opata wins GCAC award for fourth time in two years
April 10, 2010:  Lady Jaguars defeat Nuggets for first time in four years
April 6, 2010:  Gold Nuggets remain 19th in NAIA coaches poll
April 5, 2010:  Opata, Callis appear in ITA's national rankings again
April 1, 2010:  Abbas, Giles-Osborn strong at top, but Eagles win duals
March 31, 2010:  XU drops 2 duals but beats 3 ranked singles opponents
March 30, 2010:  Fresno Pacific defeats Xavier in a pair of 8-1 duals
March 29, 2010:  Opata-Callis victory highlight of XU duals at Azusa
March 29, 2010:  Xavier makes ITA men's rankings in singles, doubles
March 23, 2010:  Xavier teams keep their top-25 streaks going
March 17, 2010:  GCAC announces the addition of three new members
March 14, 2010:  Xavier men, women lose 5-1 to Oklahoma Christian
March 13, 2010:  Callis beats ranked opponent, but Nuggets, Rush fall
March 12, 2010:  Xavier teams win one of three at AUM Spring Invitational
March 9, 2010:  Gold Rush again reaches all-time high of 13th in poll
March 9, 2010:  XU's McArthur wins first GCAC Player of the Week award
March 7, 2010:  Gold Nuggets win at LSUS for sixth consecutive victory
February 23, 2010:  Gold Rush, Gold Nuggets in same spots in NAIA top 25s
February 17, 2010:  Xavier teams beat William Carey; Vaval clinches for men
February 12, 2010:  Xavier-Loyola dual rained out, rescheduled for Saturday
February 7, 2010:  McNeese State wins rematches, sweeps Gold Nuggets
January 31, 2010:  Gold Nuggets defeat Loyola, extend GCAC streak to 54
January 30, 2010:  Nicholls State defeats XU teams in first duals of spring
January 28, 2010:  Xavier, Nicholls move Saturday duals to UNO courts
January 13, 2010:  California matches a highlight of 2010 Xavier schedules
December 9, 2009:  XU's Callis, Opata receive preseason ranking from ITA
September 25, 2009:  XU's Abbas reaches B-flight singles final
September 24, 2009:  XU wins 12 of 16 matches at HBCU Championships
September 10, 2009:  Xavier adds two men, two women to programs
July 15, 2009:  XU's Richardson, Broussard are ITA Scholar-Athletes
June 29, 2009:  High rankings for Opata, Callis make them All-America
May 30, 2009:  Green sweeps All-Louisiana Coach of the Year awards
May 28, 2009:  Broussard, Jones on Ashe Sports Scholars first team
May 16, 2009:  Opata, Callis earn NAIA All-America honors
May 13, 2009:  Berry rallies past Gold Nuggets in NAIA second round
May 12, 2009:  Nuggets beat Union for another NAIA first-round victory
May 11, 2009:  Three from Xavier earn ITA regional awards
May 4, 2009:  XU teams draw Union (Ky.), Oklahoma Christian
May 3, 2009:  Gold Nuggets 15th, Gold Rush 18th in final polls
April 24, 2009:  Xavier sweeps titles, makes history at GCAC Tournament
April 24, 2009:  Nuggets win sixth GCAC championship in eight years
April 24, 2009:  Gold Nuggets defeat Belhaven 7-0 in GCAC semifinal
April 21, 2009:  Gold Nuggets climb to 15th in NAIA coaches poll
April 20, 2009:  Opata, Vaval win GCAC's weekly awards again
April 18, 2009:  McNeese defeats Xavier despite Opata, Callis victories
April 17, 2009:  Xavier defeats Spring Hill to extend GCAC streaks
April 13, 2009:  Callis, Sean Richardson win GCAC weekly honors
April 11, 2009:  Callis leads Nuggets past another ranked opponent
April 10, 2009:  Rain postpones Xavier matches against Union (Ky.)
April 9, 2009:  XU women beat No. 17 Shorter, but XU men lose (April 9, 2009)
April 7, 2009:  Gold Rush 13th, Gold Nuggets 16th in NAIA polls
April 6, 2009:  NAIA-ranked Nuggets: 2 in singles, 2 doubles teams
April 4, 2009:  Xavier men win, women lose at Alcorn State
March 25, 2009:  Wet forecast will keep Xavier teams home
March 23, 2009:  Vaval, Dominguez are GCAC Players of the Week
March 21, 2009:  Xavier teams beat Mobile, Spring Hill on road
March 17, 2009:  Nuggets' Opata is GCAC Player of the Week again
March 15, 2009:  Xavier, OCU rained out for second straight day
March 14, 2009:  Rain postpones Xavier at Auburn Montgomery Invitational
March 8, 2009:  Xavier wins both duals against Jackson State
March 6, 2009:  UNO snaps Gold Nuggets' seven-match winning streak
March 3, 2009:  Xavier again sweeps GCAC weekly awards
February 16, 2009:  Xavier replaces Florida matches with Division I opponents
February 14, 2009:  XU teams earn two more GCAC victories apiece
February 13, 2009:  Xavier's victories against Mobile are an inside job
February 11, 2009:  Xavier men 15th, women 18th in NAIA preseason polls
February 7, 2009:  Xavier teams beat Southern for third consecutive year
January 31, 2009:  Nicholls State sweeps duals against Xavier
December 1, 2008:  Xavier among leaders in several NAIA rankings
October 6, 2008:  2009 schedules include city rivals Tulane, UNO
September 27, 2008:  Dominguez, Callis, Richardsons win HBCU titles
September 26, 2008:  Dominguez, Richardson brothers reach HBCU finals
September 25, 2008:  Rush, Nuggets win 12 of 15 at HBCU Championships
September 19, 2008:  Richardson reaches Region XIII men's quarterfinals
September 17, 2008:  Nuggets, Rush open fall schedules in Region XIII tourney
August 22, 2008:  2 Georgians sign with Xavier; Callis transfers back
June 26, 2008:  Seven from Xavier are Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars
June 17, 2008:  Nuggets' Opata is Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
May 16, 2008:  Three Xavier players make NAIA All-America teams
May 13, 2008:  Vanguard eliminates Nuggets in second round
May 12, 2008:  Nuggets defeat McKendree at NAIA national tourney
May 7, 2008:  Nuggets to play McKendree in first round Monday
May 5, 2008:  Gold Nuggets earn at-large bid to NAIA nationals
April 30, 2008:  Xavier teams hit high notes in final NAIA polls
April 25, 2008:  Nuggets, Rush earn first-ever regional victories
April 22, 2008:  Xavier teams take their next shots at regionals
April 16, 2008:  Another Lang signs to play for Xavier
April 12, 2008:  Xavier sweeps Jackson State to close regular season
April 11, 2008:  Xavier men win GCAC championship again
April 6, 2008:  Xavier men, women win at Alcorn State
April 3, 2008:  Four Nuggets in ITA's NAIA individual rankings
April 2, 2008:  Gold Nuggets jump 10 spots in NAIA rankings
March 27, 2008:  Broussard bails out Nuggets in 5-4 home win over Mobile
March 20, 2008:  Rush, Nuggets extend GCAC win streaks
March 19, 2008:  Rain cancels Xavier road matches vs. Lee
March 18, 2008:  Xavier women win at NAIA No. 13 Shorter
March 17, 2008:  Rush, Nuggets lose to top-ranked AUM teams
March 14, 2008:  McArthur clinches Nuggets' win over Spring Hill
March 7, 2008:  Storm cancels Xavier matches in Kentucky
March 2, 2008:  Rush, Nuggets extend win streaks to five


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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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