Wisconsin women’s hockey remains undefeated after weekend series against MercyHurst

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team has been on a roll lately, and this weekend was no exception as the Badgers defeated MercyHurst in a two game sweep.Wisconsin welcomed their second non-conference team to LaBahn on Thursday night, just four days after their previous series against Lindenwood ended. This short turnaround meant that Wisconsin would have little time to recuperate before heading into what was sure to be another very physical series.Women’s hockey: Wisconsin sweeps Lindenwood during home openerThe University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team was victorious this weekend against non-conference foe Lindenwood, earning their first two victories Read…Although it was MercyHurst’s first game of the season, the Lady Lakers wanted to start their season off with a bang, and nothing would create more waves than taking down the No.2 team in the nation. However, in order to do this, they would need to find a way to stop Wisconsin at their own game, on their own turf.MercyHurst and Wisconsin have met nine times in the past, and each time the Badgers came away victorious. While UW might have won all nine series, they were usually hard fought, and always kept the Badger women on their toes.This series started off rather aggressively, with four penalties tallied by the end of the first period — three from the Lady Lakers and one from the Badgers. It was clear that if MercyHurst couldn’t manage to out-smart the Badgers, they were going to try to out-muscle them.With 23 penalties between the two games — 11 of which were UW penalties — it was clear that MercyHurst was trying to outdo the Badgers in any way possible. Unfortunately for the Lady Lakers, only one of those 11 powerplays would result in a goal.Wisconsin saw many players light the lamp on Thursday and Friday night, with a majority being underclassmen. This year, the underclassmen have been leading the team in scoring, and are showing signs of promise for the WCHA schedule later in the year.Women’s hockey: While classmates prepare for exams, Pankowksi, Clark chasing Olympic goldAnyone who has taken an economics class knows that every choice you make always has an opportunity cost — losing Read…Another key player for the Badgers was goaltender Kristen Campbell. The new Badger netminder has managed to help her team earn five victories this year, with opponents only able to score a single point against UW. She earned her second career shut out this weekend.Wisconsin heads back to the road next weekend to take on the Syracuse women’s hockey team in what is sure to be an exciting weekend series. The series between the Badgers and the Orange starts Friday at 3 p.m.last_img read more

Here for 10 in a row? Dafabet signs on with Celtic until 2025

first_img AsianBGE launches live instant win channel with Pin Projekt June 24, 2020 Share Share Dafabet grows cricket portfolio with Durham and Sussex deals July 15, 2020 Related Articles Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios August 14, 2020 Seven-in-a-row Scottish champion Celtic has announced a new record sponsorship deal with Dafabet, which will see the partnership with the club run for the next seven seasons. The fantastic new five-year contract, which will follow on from the existing two years, means The Hoops and Dafabet’s association will run until the end of season 2025. The deal announced today represents Scottish football’s biggest ever front-of-shirt sponsorship deal.Celtic Chief Executive Peter Lawwell said: “We are absolutely delighted to secure such a lucrative, long-term arrangement with Dafabet, a fantastic partner with whom we have already enjoyed such a great relationship.“Celtic is currently in a terrific position on and off the field, achieving regular football success and with an infrastructure of strength and stability. Celtic continues to be one of the world’s great football clubs and through these strong fundamentals we continue to be able to attract and deliver such quality partnerships.“This announcement represents further great news for the club and our supporters ensuring another positive, high value and high calibre partnership for the future. We thank Dafabet for their continued commitment to Celtic Football Club.“Agreements such as the one we announce today allow us to look forward with confidence as we strive to ensure Celtic maintains its position as the biggest and best in Scottish football.”John Cruces, Head of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship at Dafabet, added: “We are absolutely delighted to extend our partnership with Celtic, one of the world’s great football clubs and an institution which with which we are so proud to be associated.“Our connection to Celtic has already been fantastic for us and even with two years still to run on our existing partnership, it was a relationship we were eager to continue.“We could not have envisaged how well the last two years would have been for us, with the Invincible first season, then a second successive treble last year.“The number of records broken and club firsts, have brought so much joy to all connected with the club. Being on the front of the famous iconic Celtic shirt during this time brought us as much pride as it does to the Celtic supporters, who are some of the best and most passionate in the game.“We are very pleased to enter this new agreement and make this further commitment to the club and its fans.“We are absolutely certain that over the next seven years we’ll continue to see more records broken and by continuing to work together as part of the Celtic family we are sure we will be able to deliver our objectives.” StumbleUpon Submitlast_img read more

ICC Sydney increases Asian involvement

first_imgAfter the success from its Asia Pacific launch in February, the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) will visit cities across Asia to meet with business event decision makers ahead of its December 2016 opening.ICC Sydney chief executive officer Geoff Donaghy, said Asia was an extremely important market for ICC Sydney.“ICC Sydney is stepping up its engagement across Asian markets. Our involvement in Business Events Australia’s high profile annual marketing mission in the region allows us to further showcase the range of innovative marketing tools that have already been incredibly well received by the industry,” Mr Donaghy said.ICC Sydney’s marketing activations allow clients and stakeholders to engage with the space and experience what it is like to host an event at ICC Sydney, without stepping inside the building.A selection of digital and physical solutions, including a virtual tour, bring the features of ICC Sydney to life during its construction phase, highlighting the venue’s diverse functionality as well as its integration with a dynamic waterfront business and leisure precinct.“At ICC Sydney, we have the privilege of marketing one of the most exciting projects underway across the business events industry, in a dynamic, global city that is the economic powerhouse of our nation.”Many Asian buyers and clients will have already experienced successful events at ICC Sydney’s sister venue Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.As a result, they will be familiar with the high quality of facilities and service provided by ICC Sydney’s manager AEG Ogden.Of the 23 large international conventions already secured for ICC Sydney, many have previously been held at Kuala Lumpur including, the World Congress of Accountants and the International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation World Chambers Congress.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img read more