New Orleans, La. (www.dillardbleudevils.com) - The Lady Bleu Devils lost in three sets (25-18, 25-14, 15-23) against the Spring Hill Badgers in front of a packed house in the Battlefield at Dent Hall.
The Lady Bleu Devils (3-2, 2-0 GCAC) entered the game riding a one game win streak after defeating conference opponent Tougaloo College in an exciting five game set last week in Jackson.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Dannton Jackson, men's basketball head coach at Xavier University of Louisiana, will be the featured speakerWednesday (Sept. 17) at the weekly Life Resources Bottom Line Luncheon.
The luncheon will start at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 2222 South Clearview Parkway in suburban Metairie, La. Luncheon organizer Ken Trahan said Jackson will deliver an inspirational message based on John 15.
NEW ORLEANS — For the third time in as many weeks this season, Xavier University of Louisiana seniors Kwame Jackson and Catherine Fakler are the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Runners of the Week in cross country.
Jackson is from Kingwood, Texas, and a graduate of Kingwood Park High School. Fakler is from Phoenix, Ariz., and a graduate of Xavier College Preparatory Roman Catholic High School.
NEW ORLEANS, La. (www.xula.edu/athletics) — Big numbers for Xavier University of Louisiana's Chinedu Echebelem helped her earn Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women's volleyball for Sept. 8-14.
In the Gold Nuggets' only match of the week, Echebelem had a season-high 19 kills, a career-high 28 digs and two aces in the Gold Nuggets' 29-27, 25-22, 23-25, 25-17 home victory against Wiley. The combined total of kills and digs is the largest by a Xavier player in a match since the program was reinstated in 2010.