The XU women (7-7) got a pair of comeback victories from Sha'Nel Bruins. Trailing 7-4, 40-love in doubles, she and Dasia Harris rallied for a 9-8 (7-3) victory against Samantha Guy and Livia Toth. Bruins clinched the dual with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-0 victory against Lola Garcia.
"I couldn't get down on myself," Bruins said. "I just had to find the willpower and try to win. I didn't pay attention to the score. I just kept playing."
The Gold Nuggets won a trio of 3-set singles matches. Charlene Goreau beat Laura Ortega 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, and Brandi Nelson defeated Guy 6-2, 3-6, 6-0. In doubles, Nelson and Brion Flowers trailed 4-0 against Teodora Stanciu and Garcia but rallied to win 8-5.
The Gold Rush snapped the 11-dual win streak of the Seahawks (11-2). The XU men have won nine of their last 10 duals, and it was their third victory during that time against a top-10 opponent.
The Gold Nuggets snapped the 4-dual win streak of Keiser's women (6-6) and won for the first time in six tries this season against a top-25 opponent.
Both XU teams will conclude their spring-break trip with exhibition duals Thursday against ASA Miami, a two-year school. The men's dual will start at 9 a.m. EDT, and the women's dual will follow.