Women’s Tennis Claims Five Titles At MVC Individual Championships

first_img MVC Individual Championships Final Draws Story Links Freshman Megan Webb finished runner-up in the Flight 6 draw after falling to Evansville’s Theodora Soldatou, 6-2, 6-4. The Bulldogs began the day with a pair of doubles championships. Kenya Williams and Liza Petushkova beat Evansville’s Pentsova/Tkachenko 8-6 to claim the Flight 2 doubles title. Joely Lomas and Mela Jaglarz brought home the Flight 3 doubles title with their 8-6 victory over Stoney Brook’s Carrion/Pam. Seniors Summer Brills and Tess Herder finished in third-place with their 8-3 victory over Evansville’s Soldatou/Yamada. The Bulldogs will return to action on Oct. 19 when they travel to Lawrence, Kan. for the ITA Central Regional Championships. Print Friendly Version NORMAL, Ill. – The Drake University women’s tennis team took home five titles at the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships Monday in Normal, Ill. Drake went on to win three of the seven singles draws. Brills cruised past Valpo’s Jelena Vujanic 6-1, 6-2 to win the Flight 2 championship. Lomas took home the Flight 3 title after defeating Missouri State’s Phoebe Boeschen 6-4, 6-4. Petushkova won the team’s final individual title by beating Evansville’s Nicoli Pereira 6-3, 6-0 in the Flight 5 championship match.last_img read more

Vipers held as Ndejje registers vital victory in survival race

first_img Tags: bright stars fcMaroons FCmbarara city fcNelson SenkatukaStarTimes Uganda Premier LeagueTooro United FCtopURA FCvipers sc Vipers (in blue) habe now drawn both of their last two league games. (Photo by Vipers Media)StarTimes Uganda Premier League Wednesday, 10-04-2019-Mbarara City 0-0 Vipers SC-Maroons FC 2-1 Tooro United-URA FC 0-1 Bright StarsVipers hopes of retaining the StarTimes Uganda Premier League were dealt a major blow as the Venoms were held to a goalless drew away to Mbarara City on Wednesday.Vipers went into the game sitting 7 points behind leaders KCCA FC and knew that nothing but victory would see their title hopes start to fed away.However, they could not unlock a solid Mbarara City set-up for the entirety of the game.It was a game that saw both sides receive two yellow cards, each with Rashid Muhammad and Mohammad Ssekaba booked for the home side while Tadeo Lwanga and Dan Sserunkuma, for the visitors.This was Vipers’ second draw in as many games, having came into Wednesday’s encounter on the back of a 1-1 stalemate with KCCA last week.The result means they Vipers now move onto 50 points, six behind KCCA (56) with only four games to play.For Mbarara, they remain third on the log with 42 points from 26 games.In the game played at Luzira, Maroons reignited their bid to avoid relegation as they beat Tooro United 2-1.Bronson Nsubuga deservedly put the hosts in front on 26 minutes as Maroons dominated the early exchanges.Inside the three first half added-on minute, Isaac Otto ensured a healthy advantage for the hosts, scoring their second.In the second half, it was more of Maroons protecting their lead as Tooro plotted a comeback.The visitors were rewarded with a consolation three minutes from time as John Byamukama struck from close range.In the end it was Maroons who took all three vital points in the day.The three (points) see Maroons move into 12th position with 29 points, five away from the drop zone.For Tooro, they drop into 6th with 39 points from 26 games.At Namboole, URA suffered a third loss of the season as they were defeated 1-0 at home to Bright Stars.Nelson Ssenkatuka’s 29th minute goal was all that was required to separate the two sides after 90 minutes and hand Bright Stars a 3rd victory in 15 League games.However, URA remain third on the standings with 43 points.For Bright Stars, they climb into 10th with 34 points from 26 games.Thursday’s league fixture:-Express FC vs SC Villa @4pmComments last_img read more

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant among top NBA All-Star game vote-getters

first_imgLeBron James of the … Stephen Curry leads all Western Conference guards in the early returns of fans voting for the 2019 All-Star Game, and his Warriors teammate Kevin Durant is third among frontcourt players, the league announced Thursday.Meanwhile, Klay Thompson (fifth among guards) and Draymond Green (ninth among frontcourt players) predictably face longer odds of being voted in by the fans, whose votes count for 50 percent of the vote to determine who’ll start in the 68th All-Star Game.last_img

Are You Something More Than a Vendor?

first_imgYour clients are either going to believe that you are their strategic partner or that you are their vendor. You determine which of these categories they put you in by your behavior, your actions.If you behave like you are a vendor, then you are going to be treated like a vendor. If you behave like you are their strategic partner, you are going to be treated like you are something much more than a vendor. But it starts and ends with you.Transactional Behavior, Transactional RelationshipIf you treat your clients business like a series of transactions, they will treat your relationship like a transaction, too. They’ll focus on price. They’ll share their spending across other vendors. They won’t take your calls.By never creating anything more than a transactional level of value, you’ll never capture any real value. You’ll never command your client’s wallet share.Value Creating Behavior, Strategic PartnerIf you act like you are your client’s strategic partner, owning your share of the outcomes that you sell, bringing them new ideas, working the relationships within their company to find new ways to create value, they’ll treat you like you are their strategic partner.By taking the actions that a strategic partner would take, you create more value for your client. And by doing so, you capture more value yourself in the way of mind share, wallet share, and profit. They treat you like you are strategic, not transactional.The way your clients perceive you, the way they treat you, is based on the way you behave. You can’t wait for them to treat you like the strategic partner you want to be before you start behaving that way. You are going to get back what you put out. You have to go first.QuestionsWhat set of actions make your relationships transactional?What actions make your relationships strategic?How do you become your client’s strategic partner when the relationship begins as something less than that, like a series of transactions?Why do you have to go first and behave the way you want to be treated? Get the Free eBook! Want to master cold calling? Download my free eBook! Many would have you believe that cold calling is dead, but the successful have no fear of the phone; they use it to outproduce their competitors. Download Nowlast_img read more

Ronaldo starts for Portugal against Spain

first_imgWorld Cup Ronaldo starts for Portugal as Hierro shakes up Spain team for World Cup opener Goal Last updated 1 year ago 00:59 6/16/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 2018 Getty Images World Cup Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal v Spain Spain The two nations will meet once again as they open their World Cup campaigns in Russia, with Cristiano leading the line for his country Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the line for Portugal as the 2016 European Championship winners take on Spain in their World Cup opener on Friday.Fernando Hierro makes his first team selection after taking over from Julen Lopetegui, with the latter leaving the national team to take over Real Madrid for the 2018-19 season.Hierro opts for Diego Costa in attack, with David Silva, Andres Iniesta and Isco behind the Atletico Madrid forward.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move Elsewhere, Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva starts for Portugal in a team which also includes Goncalo Guedes of Valencia.Portugal starting XI: Rui Patrício, Cedric, Pepe, Fonte, Guerreiro, Moutinho, Carvalho, B. Silva, Fernandes, Ronaldo, Guedes.Spain starting XI: De Gea, Nacho, Piqué, Ramos, Alba, Busquets, Koke, Iniesta, David Silva, Isco, Diego Costa.last_img read more