Men’s Tennis Defeats Nebraska and North Dakota Saturday

first_imgDoubles competition1. Vinny Gillespie/Ben Clark (DU) def. Nejc Sitar/Lukas Buth (UND) 6-22. Bayo Philips/Finley Hall (DU) def. Alex Reinke/Johnnie Carmichael (UND) 7-63. Tom Hands/Calum MacGeoch (DU) def. Chuck Tang/Jake Kuhlman (UND) 6-1 #46 Drake 6, North Dakota 1Feb 23, 2019 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)Singles competition1. Vinny Gillespie (DU) def. Nejc Sitar (UND) 6-3, 6-42. Tom Hands (DU) def. Lukas Buth (UND) 6-2, 6-23. Johnnie Carmichael (UND) def. Bayo Philips (DU) 7-5, 6-04. Calum MacGeoch (DU) def. Jake Kuhlman (UND) 6-4, 6-45. Ben Clark (DU) def. Davide Callegari (UND) 6-2, 6-46. Finley Hall (DU) def. Alex Mailes (UND) 6-4, 6-2 Next Game: Full Schedule Roster Match NotesNorth Dakota 5-13Drake 9-4; National ranking #46Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (5,2,1,4,3,6) vs. Oral Roberts 3/1/2019 – 10 AM #46 Drake 5, Nebraska 2Feb 23, 2019 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)Singles competition1. Toby Boyer (NU) def. Vinny Gillespie (DU) 2-6, 7-5, 10-72. Tom Hands (DU) def. Micah Klousia (NU) 6-3, 6-23. Victor Moreno Lozano (NU) def. Barny Thorold (DU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-44. Bayo Philips (DU) def. William Gleason (NU) 7-6, 6-45. Calum MacGeoch (DU) def. Isaac Nortey (NU) 6-1, 6-46. Ben Clark (DU) def. Chris Dean (NU) 6-2, 6-2 The Bulldogs added to that lead when No. 64 Tom Hands continued his tear with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles followed by a Ben Clark victory at No. 6 singles by a 6-2, 6-2 margin. Calum MacGeoch clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 5 singles. Doubles competition1. Vinny Gillespie/Barny Thorold (DU) vs. Toby Boyer/William Gleason (NU) 5-4, unfinished2. Bayo Philips/Finley Hall (DU) def. Isaac Nortey/Micah Klousia (NU) 6-23. Calum MacGeoch/Tom Hands (DU) def. Chris Dean/Victor Moreno Lozano (NU) 6-2 In the evening match against Nebraska, Drake (10-4) opened up by winning the doubles points courtesy of victories from Bayo Philips/Finley Hall and Calum MacGeoch and Tom Hands.center_img The Bulldogs take to the road next for matches in Kansas against Oral Roberts and Wichita State March 1. Match NotesNebraska 7-5Drake 10-4; National ranking #46Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (2,6,5,4,1) Print Friendly Version Story Links Drake opened the morning with another doubles point win over North Dakota. Tom Hands/Calum MacGeoch won the No. 3 match 6-1 and then Vinny Gillespie/Ben Clark clinched the point with their victory in the No. 1 match, 6-2. Bayo Philips/Finley Hall won the No. 3 match 7-6.In singles action, Drake went to work fast as the Bulldogs won the No. 5, 2, 1, and 4 matches to secure the victory against North Dakota. Clark won his No. 5 match 6-4, 6-4, Hands claimed his No. 2 match 6-2, 6-2 followed by Gillespie’s win in the No. 1 match 6-3, 6-4 and finally MacGeoch won 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 4. Phillips was the only Bulldog to lose as he lost 5-7, 0-6 in the No. 3 match. Hall earned a victory in the No. 6 match 6-4, 6-2. Preview DES MOINES, Iowa – The No. 46 Drake University men’s tennis team collected its ninth and 10th wins of the season with a pair of wins Saturday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. The Bulldogs opened the day with a 6-1 Summit League win over North Dakota and a 5-2 win against Nebraska. The victory against the Cornhuskers improved the Bulldogs to 3-0 against Big Ten competition this season. vs. UND Box Score (HTML) vs. Nebraska Box Score (HMTL) last_img read more

Parexel accredited for cancer support

first_imgBiopharmaceutical firm Parexel, which employs 18,660 staff, has been recognised for the support it provides to staff and their families in detecting cancer and supporting those coping with the disease.Parexel has been accredited as a CEO Gold Standard employer by the US-based CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a non-profit organisation that has developed and administers an employee wellness framework to address cancer in the workplace.To earn US-accreditation, employers must evaluate their corporate culture and the health benefits available to US employees, and take extensive action around cancer risk prevention, screening and support.Parexel offers programmes aimed at reducing cancer risk, such as support for staff to quit smoking, and promoting physical activity, healthy eating and weight management.It also offers a medical incentive programme to reduce an employee’s health plan contribution following the completion of health and wellness activities.Its other measures to address cancer in the workplace include health insurance options to detect cancer at its earliest stages, access to care and participation in cancer clinical trials.Josef von Rickenbach (pictured), chairman and chief executive office at Parexel, said: “We have a passion for making a profound difference in the lives of people, especially our employees and their families. We are honoured the CEO Roundtable on Cancer named us a Gold Standard employer, recognising our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our most important asset: our employees.”last_img read more