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Borodii named ITA/NAIA National Rookie of the Year

  • May 14, 2018
  • By Ed Cassiere

Xavier University of Louisiana’s Mariia Borodii was named Intercollegiate Tennis Association/NAIA Women’s National Rookie of the Year Monday evening at a banquet for all teams participating in the NAIA National Championships.

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Kendrick is state coach of the year; Tomasoni 1st team

  • April 24, 2018
  • By Ed Cassiere

Pat Kendrick, who in her first season led the Gold Nuggets to a record-breaking 23-3 season, outpolled LSU’s Fran Flory 5-4 to earn the coaching award from a Louisiana Sports Writers Association panel of college publicists.

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Meet-record 258 points propel Nuggets to GCAC repeat

  • April 21, 2018
  • By Ed Cassiere

Xavier University of Louisiana repeated Saturday as women’s team champion of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships at Tad Gormley Stadium, winning six events on day two and scoring a meet-record 258 points.

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Rust College becomes member of GCAC

  • April 17, 2018
  • By Press Release

Founded in 1866, Rust is one of the nation’s oldest historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The private college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

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Xavier tennis star Mariia Borodii earns local March Athlete of the Month honor

  • April 13, 2018
  • By John Sudsbury

Mariia Borodii, the undefeated star of the Xavier University women’s tennis team, has been selected as the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month honor for March. Monthly award-winners are chosen in voting by the Greater New Orleans Sports Award Selection Committee, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

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Gold Rush’s missed connections result in another quick exit

  • March 14, 2018
  • By Ed Cassiere

Xavier University of Louisiana limited high-octane Oklahoma City to a season-low point total, but the Gold Rush’s offensive struggles enabled the Stars to escape with a 62-50 victory Wednesday in the the opening round of the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship at Municipal Auditorium.

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Rush crush Tigers, get quick rematch with Talladega

  • March 2, 2018
  • By Ed Cassiere

NEW ORLEANS — Virgil Davison picked up where he left off Wednesday, making his first four 3-pointers and scoring 23 points to lead NAIA No. 25 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 68-47 men’s basketball victory Friday against Edward Waters in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament at Dillard’s Dent Hall….

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