As reported by the XULA website, the Xavier University Louisiana women’s tennis team ranks fifth in the NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches Poll.. About the Gold Nuggets stats:
In the top 25 for the 87th time in a row.
In the top 20 for the 87th time in a row.
In the top 15 for the 46th time in a row.
In the top five for the third time in a row.
Up next for XULA will be three games at the Grizzly Invitational in Lawrenceville, Georgia: Friday at 1 p.m. against Cumberland, Saturday at 1 p.m. against No. 2 Georgia Gwinnett and Sunday at 10 a.m. against No. 11 Lindsey Wilson. Keizer ended Georgia Gwinnett’s streak of 30 consecutive appearances at No.
1. Keizer defeated Georgia Gwinnett 4-3 on February 5 in the title round of the ITA NAIA Indoor National Championships in Overland Park, Kan.
Xavier University of Louisiana is a private, historically black, Catholic university in New Orleans, Louisiana.
It is the only Catholic HBCU, and after Katharine Drexel’s canonization in 2000, it became the first Catholic university founded by a saint. Senator Barack Obama delivered the keynote address in August 2006. Archbishop of New Orleans Alfred C.
Hughes, refused to attend, arguing that Obama was not against abortion and had not been consulted before the ‘event’. Obama returned after becoming president and visited New Orleans in August 2010 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
He gave Xavier a speech congratulating the work of the community leaders and affirming his commitment to continue helping to rebuild the area. Xavier’s athletic teams are called the Gold Rush and the Gold Nuggets. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and is primarily involved in the Red River Athletic Conference beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. XULA competes in 12 intercollegiate varsity sports: men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, tennis, and track; women’s sports include basketball, cross country, softball, tennis, track and volleyball; and mixed sports include competitive animations. Previous sports included soccer. Photo credit: XULA website photo