Saturday, January 30, 2016
Rush, Nuggets add 3 from France for spring semester
NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's tennis program has added three from France for the 2016 spring semester. All are freshmen.
The new student-athletes are Thomas Setodji of Domont on the men's team and Charlene Goreau of Toulouse and Tess Guarino of Billere on the women's team.
Setodji and Goreau are multiple age-group state champions in singles. Setodji has won three titles, and Goreau has won four.
Xavier, whose men are fourth and women 11th in the NAIA preseason team rankings, will play its home opener at 10 a.m. Saturday against city rival Loyola at XU Tennis Center.
SCHEDULE UPDATE: The Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets will play three ranked NAIA opponents apiece in the Green and Gray Invitational at Lawrenceville, Ga. On Feb. 19 Xavier will play SCAD Savannah, whose men are ranked 21st and women are fourth. The next day Xavier will play the top-ranked men and second-ranked women of host Georgia Gwinnett. On Feb. 21 Xavier will play Cumberland, whose men are 22nd and women are 14th.
Ed Cassiere, Sports Information Director
XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA