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Atlantic 10 Conference Mourns the Loss of Xavier Coach, Student-Athlete

Release: 05/30/2013
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May 30, 2013

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—The Atlantic 10 Conference is mourning the loss of long-time Xavier tennis coach Jim Brockhoff and two-time Atlantic 10 men’s golf champion Stephen Dixon. XU announced Thursday that both men had passed away.

“The Atlantic 10 Conference and Xavier have lost two people that had a great impact on their respective sports, both for Xavier and for the A-10,” stated Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade. “Our prayers and condolences go out to the university community and the family and friends of both men. We mourn their loss, but celebrate their life accomplishments as a coach, a student-athlete and as members of the Atlantic 10 family.”

The links below will open the Xavier stories about each man, his accomplishments and funeral arrangements.

Link\ to\ XU\ Brickhoff\ story

Link to XU Dixon Story

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