NEW ORLEANS — Hannah Lawing, head coach of women’s volleyball at Xavier University of Louisiana, discussed the 2015 season in an Aug. 13 video interview.

The Gold Nuggets will begin their season Aug. 28 in the Big Easy Blastoff at XU’s Convocation Center. Xavier will play NCAA Division I’s Mississippi Valley State at 9 a.m. and Mobile at 5 p.m. On Aug. 28 the Gold Nuggets will play NAIA No. 19 Wayland Baptist at 9 a.m. and Faulkner at 3 p.m.

Xavier’s returnees include Darian Harris, Claudia Haywood, Franziska Pirkl, Taylor Reuther and CeCe Williams, all of whom have been All-Gulf Coast Athletic Conference selections during their careers. Xavier is the four-time defending champion of the GCAC regular season and tournament. The Gold Nuggets were 20-6 overall in 2014 and 14-0 in the GCAC.

Courtesy: Xavier Athletics


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