TEAM NOTES SERIES NOTES INDIVIDUAL NOTES The game was the first between the two foes with Drake now owns a 1-0 record against Mount Marty. The win was Drake’s fifth-straight win over a non-Division I opponent.Print Friendly Version The win was Drake’s 11th-straight home win dating back to last season and seventh home win this season. Drake has now won 18-straight non-conference home games dating back to 2016. Drake has won 22 of its last 28 games. The Bulldogs improved to 20-2 at home under head coach Darian DeVries. Drake improved to 6-1 in the last two seasons in home games immediately following a road/neutral-site loss. Drake’s 53 first-half points were its most of the season and most since scoring 53 against Iowa Wesleyan in the 2013-14 season. Drake held a 48-28 advantage in rebounding, its biggest advantage on the glass this season. Drake is 24-3 over the last two seasons when outrebounding its opponent. Liam Robbins posted a career-high 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting with 10 rebounds. He has scored in double-figures in four-straight games. Robbins’ 20-point game was his second of the season, second of his career and second by a Bulldog this year. The double-double was the first of his career. Liam Robbins scored 18 first-half points and has averaged 15.5 points in the first half in his last two outings. Antonio Pilipovic scored a career-high 11 points. His previous best was 10. Jonah Jackson made his first career start as a Bulldog and posted three points on an early three-pointer. Roman Penn scored eight of Drake’s first 15 points and finished with 16 points and seven rebounds.
Go back to the e-newsletterRelais & Châteaux has announced that Quintessence Hotel – A Tropical Grand Mansion has joined Relais & Châteaux.“I have personally relied on R&C for my own travels, and I know the organisation represents only the best, most elite hotels,” said owner Geoffrey Fieger. “The organisation’s vision will continue to help Quintessence deliver an unforgettable experience to each and every guest.”Mr. Fieger built Quintessence hotel over a 10-year period, with attention to every detail. Overlooking the white-sand beaches of Long Bay, Quintessence offers nine lavish suites and villas, a five-star restaurant, spa, bars, an infinity pool, fitness centre, yoga pavilion, boutique and top-end business suite. Around-the-clock butler and concierge service caters to a guest’s every need.The Q Hotel was designed with handcrafted fixtures and custom artwork throughout, including a priceless collection of Haitian paintings and sculptures collected over decades by Mr. Fieger. On the grounds, a tennis court, life-size chess board, yoga pavilion and outdoor massage pagoda are tucked into the lush foliage, offering a focus on health and wellness. Aidan Spa has a full menu of manicures, pedicures, facials and massages using the finest skin care products. Hästens Beds – handcrafted, all-natural Swedish mattresses with the finest of linens are featured in every room, along with premium Turkish marble bathrooms that include Roman soaking tubs, oversized walk-in showers, and amenities by Gilchrist & Soames.Julians, a Tropical French Bistro, headed by executive chef Dominique Thevenet, offers a menu that blends locally-sourced tropical dishes with traditional French cuisine into a style Mr. Fieger calls “island soul food.” A full complement of hand-selected liquor and cocktails, along with the Caribbean’s finest wine cellar, complement the menu.The Q Hotel also features an ensuite business villa that accommodates up to nine people, equipped with video conference capabilities, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property and on the beach.Geoffrey Fieger is a nationally known attorney based in Michigan. He was inspired to build Quintessence by the original Malliouhana Hotel, built and operated by the late Leon Roydon on Meads Bay. Relais & Châteaux recognises Mr. Fieger’s commitment and passion to share his love for the island with his guests. “My wife, Keenie, and I have lived on Anguilla for more than 30 years, and we have built The Q to make guests feel as if they are being hosted in a grand tropical mansion,” Mr. Fieger says.Go back to the e-newsletter