Gold Nuggets’ Nelson named GCAC Player of the Week

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NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana’s Brandi Nelson is the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women’s tennis for Jan. 30-Feb. 5.

Nelson, a senior from Jonesboro, Ga., and a graduate of Faith Academy, defeated Leslie Bustamante of NCAA Division I South Alabama 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 on the road at No. 3 singles Saturday. It was XULA’s only victory in the dual match.

The GCAC award is Nelson’s first this season and the second of her career.

XULA will visit Southern Miss at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. That dual was rained out Tuesday.

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Ed Cassiere

Ed Cassiere

Sports Information Director, Xavier University of Louisiana

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