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Sun, Sep. 21, 2014 at 9:10 AM - [Volleyball] - Viewed 65 times
Xavier is 3-0 in conference play this season and have won 46 consecutive GCAC contests.
Xavier is 3-0 in conference play this season and have won 46 consecutive GCAC contests.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (www.xula.edu/athletics) - Claudia Haywood and Jada Broussard combined for 22 kills Saturday, and Franziska Pirkl recorded her fourth double-double in five matches to lead Xavier University of Louisiana to a 25-23, 25-11, 25-22 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference women's volleyball victory against Philander Smith.

The Gold Nuggets (5-2, 3-0) have won five straight. They've won 46 consecutive matches against GCAC opponents - 37 in the regular season - and 44 straight against HBCUs.

Sun, Sep. 21, 2014 at 8:50 AM - [Women's Tennis] - Viewed 46 times
Nour Abbes defeated three NCAA Division I opponents on her way to winning the HBCU tennis singles championship.
Nour Abbes defeated three NCAA Division I opponents on her way to winning the HBCU tennis singles championship.

JONESBORO, Ga. (www.xula.edu/athletics) - Xavier University of Louisiana's sixth-seeded Nour Abbes defeated Southern's third-seeded Darnesha Moore 6-4, 6-0 Saturday to win the women's A-flight singles title of the HBCU Tennis National Championships.

Abbes was one of three Xavier sophomores to win a title. Adam Albrecht beat Prairie View A&M's James Jackson 8-1 in the men's C-flight consolation final, and Sha'Nel Bruins defeated Prairie View's Stacy Lackey 8-6 for the women's C-flight consolation title.

Sun, Sep. 21, 2014 at 8:10 AM - [Cross Country] - Viewed 56 times
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BATON ROUGE, La. (www.xula.edu/athletics) -- Xavier University of Louisiana posted its best-ever finishes -- third place for the women, fourth place for the men -- in the LSU Invitational cross country meet Saturday.

Led once again by seniors Catherine Fakler and Kwame Jackson, both the Gold Nuggets and Gold Rush finished ahead of two NCAA Division I teams. Xavier competes in the NAIA.

Fakler ran 5,000 meters in 19 minutes, 10.99 seconds to place eighth out of 48 women. Jackson ran the men's 5K in 16:15.94 and finished 11th out of 54 runners.

Sat, Sep. 20, 2014 at 8:20 PM - [Volleyball] - Viewed 55 times
Mo. City native Essence Preston gets one of her three kills in the win over Talladega.
Mo. City native Essence Preston gets one of her three kills in the win over Talladega.

(New Orleans, La.)  The Lady Bleu Devils took care of business against Talladega College (25-11, 25-14, 25-20) in the Battlefield at Dent Hall and remain unbeaten in conference play.


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