Three-year high for shares

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Anies slams red tape in pandemic fight

first_imgThe request would then be discussed by an expert team appointed by the health minister, which would approve or deny the request in consultation with COVID-19 fast response team chief Doni Monardo, who also heads the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Other than regional leaders, the COVID-19 fast response team chief can also submit such a request.The Health Ministry must make a decision within two days after the submission of the request, the regulation says. The PSBB should then be implemented for 14 days, which can be extended if there are still proven cases of transmission. The PSBB covers the closing down of schools and offices, limitations of religious activities, activities in public places, social and cultural events, transportation restrictions and activities related to security and defense.Anies said he had sent a PSBB request to Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto on Wednesday before the ministerial regulation was issued and would wait for an answer instead of sending a new letter. The request was being discussed by the Health Ministry’s team on Sunday afternoon.How Anies held back in coronavirus response (JP/Hengky)According to the government’s official count, there are 2,273 confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide as of Sunday, including 1,124 in Jakarta. Ninety-five of the country’s 198 fatalities were recorded in Jakarta.Padjadjaran University epidemiologist Panji Hadisoemarto said the procedure to obtain the PSBB status was “overly bureaucratic”. He feared local administrations would be late in taking necessary measures, as they failed to immediately meet the requirements imposed by the regulation.“The criteria imposed are too restrictive, especially by referring to cases as those confirmed through PCR testing. In practice, it’s very likely that decisions will be made too late, because there’s a bottleneck in our PCR testing,” Panji said.Indonesia has conducted fewer than 10,000 tests using the PCR method so far, a small number that has been attributed to insufficient preparedness on the part of laboratories and a shortage of PCR testing kits. This has caused a backlog in testing, with many patients having to wait for days for their lab results to come back.Read also: Indonesia to receive 50,000 COVID-19 PCR test kits from South KoreaBerry Juliandi of the Indonesian Young Scientists Forum criticized the new regulation that gives the Health Ministry the authority over PSBB policies. “We’ve seen that the health minister has not taken the right measures to contain and mitigate COVID-19 so far,” Berry said.Bayu Dwi Anggono, a legal expert at the University of Jember in East Java, said requiring mayors and regents to consult with governors and also send their request to the latter instead of only to the Health Ministry would only increase paperwork, since the requirement was not stipulated in the 2018 Law on Health Quarantine nor in the 2020 government regulation.The Health Ministry did not immediately respond to the Post’s request for comment.Topics : Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has accused the central government of stonewalling his efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus by issuing a ministerial regulation that prevents him from directly imposing stricter measures to limit people’s mobility.Under pressure to control rising case numbers and fatalities in the capital, Anies strongly criticized the Health Ministry’s new guidelines on large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) that include an assessment process and show “no sense of urgency”.“[It’s] as if we are proposing a project that needs a feasibility study,” Anies told The Jakarta Post on Sunday. “Can’t the ministry see that we are facing a rising death toll? Is that not enough?”Earlier this week, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said that, in lieu of a regional or national lockdown, regions could enforce physical distancing rules in their fight against COVID-19.According to Government Regulation No. 21/2020 on PSBB, provinces and cities are required to obtain a permit from the Health Ministry to impose the policy. As of Sunday, no region has obtained such a permit.According to a ministerial regulation issued by the Health Ministry on Friday, regional heads who want to enact PSBB have to submit requests alongside data on the increase of cases by also providing an epidemiology curve and a map on the spread of the virus as well as data proving that transmission had already occurred in their region. Cases in question refer to the number of patients under surveillance (PDP) and those having been confirmed through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing.Read also: Jakarta, West Java governors doubt central govt COVID-19 figureslast_img read more

Governor Wolf Announces New East Coast Nihon Kohden America Facility in Lehigh County, Creation of New Jobs

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Economy,  Jobs That Pay Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Nihon Kohden America, Inc., a manufacturer, developer, and distributor of medical electronic equipment, will establish a new facility in Allentown, Lehigh County, and create at least 27 new, high-paying jobs.“Nihon Kohden America’s decision to establish its East Coast facility in Allentown is great news for Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “The commonwealth’s strategic location makes it a prime spot for businesses to expand and support their growing customer base.”Nihon Kohden America will expand operations and establish a 7,000-square-foot facility in Allentown, South Whitehall Township to provide technical and product support to key installations along the East Coast, and support biomedical training classes for consumers.The company plans to invest at least $445,000 on the project, which will include tenant improvements, the purchase of equipment, and training for new employees. Nihon Kohden America has also committed to creating 27 new, full-time jobs and the retention of 11 current positions over the next three years.“We are always looking for ways to improve the level and quality of service and support we provide to our customers because we know that every minute counts when it comes to patient care,” said Dr. Wilson P. Constantine, CEO of Nihon Kohden America. “Initially our new Allentown facility will serve as a second U.S. technical support call center, increasing access to our knowledgeable support staff; and in the future we will have the ability to add other functions as customer needs dictate.”Nihon Kohden America received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that includes $81,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits, a $75,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, and $22,950 in WEDnetPA funding for employee training.The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.Founded in Japan in 1951, Nihon Kohden is the leading manufacturer, developer, and distributor of medical electronic equipment, with subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. The company’s products are now used in more than 120 countries, and it is the largest supplier of electroencephalography products worldwide. A pioneer in transformational healthcare technology, Nihon Kohden has envisioned, designed and produced revolutionary devices, such as pulse oximeters, arrhythmia analysis, low-invasive blood volume monitoring and wireless patient monitoring. In the U.S., the company is a trusted source for patient monitoring, sleep assessment, neurology and cardiology instrumentation solutions, and has been recognized by MD Buyline for the highest customer satisfaction among U.S. hospitals and health systems for 36 consecutive quarters. The company’s newest facility will complement its west coast-based facility allowing for a rapid response to customers across all U.S. time zones.For more information about Nihon Kohden, visit www.nihonkohden.com and www.nkusa.comFor more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED visit www.newpa.com.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf February 11, 2016center_img Governor Wolf Announces New East Coast Nihon Kohden America Facility in Lehigh County, Creation of New Jobslast_img read more

ESG roundup: French association addresses presidential candidates

first_imgThere are 11 officially recognised presidential candidates. The five leaders are: Marine Le Pen (Front National), Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!), François Fillon (Republican party), Benoît Hamon (Socialist party), and Jean-Luc Mélanchon (La France Insoumise movement, communist-backed).  Antibiotics engagement updateA $2trn investor coalition has published a report showing how 10 large restaurant companies have been responding to its calls for them to help reduce the use of medically important antibiotics by large meat and poultry producers.The findings include that 70% of companies have now adopted either a comprehensive or partial policy to prohibit use in poultry, up from 50% in March 2016. In addition, 80% of companies report they are now actively engaging with suppliers to monitor antibiotic usage.However, none of the companies surveyed had developed fully comprehensive, publicly available antibiotics policies to cover their entire livestock supply chain.Richard Keery, investment manager at Strathclyde Pension Fund, said: “There is a growing public focus on rising levels of antibiotic resistance and the risks it poses to public health systems and ultimately to portfolio value. Antibiotic resistance is gaining traction as an important investment risk factor and the investor engagement is to be commended for ensuring this message is heard loud and clear in the restaurant sector. “The pension funds and asset managers in the investor coalition will be watching closely to see what further reductions in antibiotic use can be made in this sector and beyond.”G20 climate change commitmentStephanie Pfeifer, CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), has commented in response to reports that Germany and other G20 countries “faced pressure to weaken the G20’s established commitment to climate action” from the US.Pfeifer said the IIGCC has “made plain” that it expects the G20 to “provide unequivocal leadership on action to curb climate risk”.“Failure by the G20 finance ministers meeting in Germany this weekend to back ambitious levels of climate action will only escalate systemic risks to the global economy and to the stability of financial markets, as [Financial Stability Board] chair Mark Carney has made clear,” she said.The G20 communiqué did refer to a commitment to phase out “inefficient” fossil fuel subsidies.ESG in the alternatives industryIf there was any doubt that interest in responsible investing is on the rise, another survey has demonstrated its increasing appeal, this time within the alternative investment industry.The Massachusetts-headquartered Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association and Adveq, a global institutional private equity investor, found that “responsible investing, including the incorporation of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and ethical principles, is growing in importance in the alternative investment management industry, driven by ethical principles, constituent demands, and new business opportunities”.Adoption of industry standards (71%), pressure from institutional investors (67%), and positive investment return outcomes (64%) were identified by respondents as the largest drivers of greater adoption of responsible investing and ESG approaches, according to a statement about the survey.“Responsible investing seems to be at a tipping point right now. It is garnering increased interest and momentum, which will likely accelerate in the years to come,” said William Kelly, chief executive officer at CAIA. “To support this demand, a more institutional infrastructure is needed including common standards, increased information, and education.” More about the survey can be found here.BlackRock launches Green bond index fundBlackRock has launched a green bond index fund, citing “growing demand from investors for this fast-growing part of the fixed income market”. The fund aims to deliver investment performance reflecting the total return of the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Global Green Bond Index.Ashley Schulten, head of climate solutions for fixed income and co-manager of the fund, said: “We see a strong interest in green bonds from clients we service as they seek to participate in climate friendly and environmentally beneficial investments without making major changes to sector allocation or liquidity risk in their holdings. Clients interested vary from large institutional clients to family offices and retail investors.” The French responsible investment association (FIR) has written to the country’s presidential candidates to ask them to set out their vision for responsible investment.The association has asked them three questions concerning:the role they would like the financial sector to play in implementing a sustainable economy;the measures they intend to take to encourage responsible finance, where investment decisions take into account environmental and social risks and opportunities; andthe incentives they envisage for individuals’ savings to be channelled towards an economy that “resolutely” addresses the challenge of sustainable developmentThe open letter (in French) can be found here.last_img read more

UWF Volleyball Completes Regular Season Undefeated in the Conference

first_imgUWF Volleyball Completes Regular Season Undefeated in the Conference Share Nov. 3, 2007 Box Score  PENSACOLA, Fla. – The West Florida Volleyball team finished conference play with a 12-0 record, after defeating Montevallo 30-20, 30-18, 30-23 Saturday afternoon at the UWF Fieldhouse. The Argos now 29-4 overall will be the number #1 seed going into the Gulf South Conference Tournament, which starts on Friday in Searcy, Arkansas. “It’s amazing,” claimed Junior Kimberly Clark, “it’s something new for me and the program.” This is the first Argonaut Volleyball team to complete the season undefeated in conference.The Argonauts had total command of the match vs. Montevallo, as the Falcons biggest and latest lead any game was at 3-1 in the third game, but UWF scored eight of the next nine points and was never threatened. Clark and Chelsea Wilhoite helped the Argos off to a quick start, as both had four kills in game one. Isabela Gualberto did most of the damage in game two with six kills, and Luciana Rapach finished off the Falcons in game three with five kills. Ten different Argonauts recorded a kill, as the offense was spread around to everyone.What makes the Argonauts such a good team this year39 Kimberly Clark had this answer, “It’s about being a family on and off the court, some great coaching, and coaches that make us feel comfortable.” Danielle Spitzer added, “Its’ eye opening, we get better every day, and it’s neat, because we improve each day. I get chills just thinking about it.”In today’s match, Gualberto and Montevallo’s Katy Handrick led the way with 10 total kills. Madeline Gonzalez, with 24 assists, and Rapach with 10 assists, did a great job setting up the Argo attackers. Meanwhile, Jerica Carter led the defense with 11 digs. Montevallo’s Cami Johnson led everyone in the match with 13 digs. The loss dropped Montevallo to 11-27 on the season, and 4-8 in the conference.West Florida is set to play Ouachita Baptist on Friday at 2:30 pm in the opening round of the Gulf South Conference tournament. Senior Danielle Spitzer was excited about the 12-0 conference record, “It’s unbelievable, our team is performing so much better than I expected. I’m very excited and trying to stay mentally prepared for the conference tournament.” Spitzer added her thoughts on how to win the conference tournament, “It will take discipline, no team can be overlooked, and we just have to stay together and have fun.” Junior Kimberly Clark added her comments on the conference tournament, “We have to play every game with confidence, and play every game like it’s the National Championship, because if we lose we go home.””It’s absolutely amazing” claimed Freshmen Chelsea Wilhoite when asked how it felt to go 12-0 in the conference. She added that to win the tournament, “It will take everybody, we are going to have some good practices coming up, and when everyone comes ready to play, and is on their game, then there is no stopping us.”The Argos have been virtually unstoppable in conference play this year, and seven different players have been awarded a conference player of the week honor during the year. The depth and overall strength of the Argonaut Volleyball team is apparent, as they have set team records for most wins in a season, and most conference wins. It looks like other accomplishments may yet to come.Spitzer and Gualberto have both had outstanding performances down the stretch as the Senior leaders, and along with Sarah Harrison, who is a true team player, the Argos are losing three quality people following this season. Freshmen Chelsea Wilhoite commented on losing the seniors, “It will be hard, because they are our big hitters, but I have a feeling that coach will bring in some good hitters to join our team.”The unblemished conference record of 12-0 didn’t come easy, as the Argos had to go on the road to beat West Georgia, who had won 17 in a row and took a 2-1 on the Argos. The Argos pulled out the come-from-behind win, and then went to West Alabama and knocked off the then unbeaten (18-0) Tigers in a thrilling 3-1 win. Finally, the Argos were down 0-2 to West Georgia at home and clawed back to keep the undefeated dream alive. Clark recalled the most exciting point of the season, “The West Alabama match on the road. It was our biggest battle with a lot of fans. We brought a bus load of fans and it was a close match.”With the regular season conference matches completed, the next task is the conference tournament. The tournament is in Searcy, Arkansas on November 9th and 10th. All West Florida matches will be broadcast on stretch internet. The opening match is Friday, Nov. 9th at 2:30 pm, and the opponent is Ouachita Baptist. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Rodgers fined for Mason comments

first_img Press Association Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been fined £8,000 and given a warning about his conduct for his criticism of referee Lee Mason. Rodgers admitted an FA misconduct charge after he said following the 2-1 defeat by Manchester City that the match should not have been refereed by an official from Greater Manchester – Mason is from Bolton. An FA independent regulatory commission imposed the sanction and warned Rodgers as to his future conduct. center_img Rodgers said after the City match: “Hopefully we don’t have a Greater Manchester referee again for the Liverpool v Manchester City game. I’m sure we won’t get somebody from the Wirral.” last_img read more

Test pitches in India are boring and Favour Batsmen: Michael Vaughan

first_imgNew Delhi: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has slammed the cricket pitches in India, saying the tracks are “boring” and are more in favour of the batsmen. “Test match cricket pitches in India are boring…The first 3/4 days the contest is far too in favour of the bat…needs more action for the bowler…My thought of the day …,” Vaughan tweeted on Friday.His comments came during the ongoing second Test between India and South Africa being played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune where the Indian batters have dominated the proceedings. Skipper Virat Kohli and Mayank Agarwal scored brilliant hundreds and have taken the hosts to a commanding position.Even in the first Test, the Indian batsmen had a great time at the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam. While Mayank scored a double hundred, Rohit Sharma — in his debut match as an opener in red-ball cricket — scored hundreds in both the innings in the game which India won by 203 runs. IANSAlso Read: Jasprit Bumrah shares motivational post on social mediaAlso Watch:All Assam Bengali Youth Students’ Federation in Biswanath demands error-free NRClast_img read more

Update on the latest in sports:

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNFL-NEWSChiefs work out deal with undrafted PattersonUNDATED (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have picked up additional quarterback depth by working out a contract with undrafted free agent Shea Patterson. The Associated Press reported earlier this week that Edmonton and Toronto were being looked at as possible “hockey pod” cities that could host the remainder of the NHL season during the summer months. Games would be played in air-conditioned arenas without fans.In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic:— William Byron showed he’s the sharpest gamer in NASCAR’s iRacing Series with his third victory in four events. Byron passed Timmy Hill with seven laps remaining at virtual Dover International Speedway, where NASCAR had been scheduled to race Sunday. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has consistently been the best of the NASCAR professionals in simulated racing. Hendrick drivers have won four straight iRacing events, including Alex Bowman’s victory last week at virtual Talladega Superspeedway.— A team executive in the Premier League says the EPL could face years of legal challenges if this season is not completed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish offered public support for the league’s “Project Restart” plans after Brighton and West Ham expressed concerns about teams being forced to play their remaining games in neutral stadiums. The league is working with the government to find a safe way of players resuming group training and playing games by June at the earliest.— Italy’s Serie A soccer clubs have been cleared to resume training this week on an individual basis following a clarification from the Italian government. The government had said last week that athletes in individual sports could resume training Monday and teams on May 18. That sparked confusion and frustration from Serie A clubs, which pointed out that their players would be allowed to train individually in public parks but not inside team training centers. Serie A has been suspended since March 9, when the government ordered a nationwide lockdown. Associated Press Update on the latest in sports: The former Michigan signal-caller started all 26 games for the Wolverines over the past two seasons after transferring from Mississippi. Patterson threw for 3,061 yards with 23 touchdowns and eight interceptions last year and finished with 45 scoring passes with the Wolverines.VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSNHL border battle?UNDATED (AP) — The NHL could have trouble getting non-Canadian resident players into that country should the league decide to resume the 2019-20 season soon.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday that players would at a minimum need to follow quarantine protocols if they were to arrive in Canada while the border remains closed due to the pandemic. Trudeau said anyone who arrives from another country will have to follow all the rules of quarantine in an extremely strict manner. However, he added that an agreement between Canada and the NHL hasn’t been brokered.center_img — Players from Spanish league clubs will be allowed to resume training on Monday as Spain eases some of the lockdown measures that had been in place because of the pandemic. The government is allowing players to train individually at the clubs’ facilities while observing a series of safety measures pre-established by the league and local authorities. The league prepared a detailed four-phase training protocol that has already been distributed to clubs. Smaller group sessions and full squad sessions are likely to be allowed in the coming weeks.— A men’s pole vault competition featuring three of the event’s biggest names has resulted in a tie for the gold medal. Mondo Duplantis of Sweden and Renaud Lavillenie of France each cleared a height of 16 feet 36 times over a span of 30 minutes. Both had one miss. Sam Kendricks of the United States wound up third by clearing the bar 26 times. Each man competed from his own backyard.MLB-OBIT-KEOUGHMatt Keough, former A’s pitcher and executive, dies at 64OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former Oakland Athletics pitcher and special assistant Matt Keough (KEE’-oh) has died at age 64. Keough spent 10 seasons in the majors, breaking in with the 1977 A’s and playing for the Yankees, Cardinals and Cubs before ending up with the Astros in 1986. He was an All-Star as a rookie in 1978 and led the American League with 18 losses in 1982.Keough was 58-84 with a 4.17 ERA in 215 big league games, including 175 starts.Keough pitched in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers from 1987-90, going 45-44 with a 3.73 ERA.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 May 3, 2020last_img read more

Dream Team VI Final Warm-up Cancelled

first_imgNigeria Dream Team VI final warm-up game against fellow Rio-bound Honduras has been cancelled.Officials would not give any reasons for the cancellation but it may not be unconnected with the poor arrangement that has attended the team’s preparation for the Rio Olympics.A Nigerian based in the United States of America agreed to foot the bills of the team for their first 10 days in Atlanta, before the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) came through for the team after the sports minister publicly announced he was unaware of the team’s whereabouts. Coach Samson Siasia’s team lost 1-0 to Olympic defending champions Mexico in their first test game overseas, before they defeated local side Charlton Battery FC 2-0 in another friendly.They will now depart for Brazil from Miami on Friday.African champions Nigeria are drawn against Asian champions Japan, European champions Sweden and Colombia in the first round of the football event of the Rio Olympics.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

UW finds itself ‘on the road again’

first_imgView Gallery (2 Photos)After completing a two-week, 11 game home stand, the Wisconsin Badgers (24-15 overall, 5-7 Big Ten) will hit the road for nearly as long.UW will close out the regular season with eight games in 12 days, starting with Tuesday’s doubleheader against UW-Green Bay (12-16 overall, 4-6 Horizon League).”It’s always tough to go out on the road when you’re playing in front of other people’s crowds, but I think we’ve just got to keep playing our game, just keep going out and looking to take some wins,” senior centerfielder Sam Polito said of the upcoming road trip.One item the Badgers hoped they packed is their hot bats.During the home stand, Polito and infielder Athena Vasquez hit at a torrid pace (.485 and .423 respectively). Ricci Robben also hit well at Goodman Diamond, boasting a .435 average over the last eight games, including a walk-off double against Illinois-Chicago last week. On the mound, freshman pitcher Letty Olivarez was 3-1 during that stretch, with a 2.05 earned run average.The difference between playing on the road versus at home is mostly mental, Vasquez says, so the goal is to remain focused.”I think we’ll have to be in tune with each other,” she said. “Being on the road, you can hear the other fans and the other players always in your face, so we’re going to have to feed off of each other.”Wisconsin is coming off two losses at the hands of No. 8 Northwestern heading into Tuesday’s series and will look to rebound against the struggling Phoenix, who have lost seven of their last 10 games. UW-Green Bay did, however, shake some of its recent woes by taking two out of three this past weekend against Wright State.”I think we definitely showed that we can stick with Northwestern,” Polito said. “I think we’ve got to build some confidence from that and just make adjustments earlier at the plate.”The Badgers’ ability to make early adjustments has been vital all year, as the team is 17-1 when scoring first, versus 7-14 when their opponent scores the first run. Getting on the board first should put UW in good position to win and give the pitchers run support early.”I think that’s going to be one of our main goals,” Olivarez said of the team’s desire to score first. “We’ve got to let our girls get ahead and help them.””I think it’s just a matter of stringing together stuff quicker, coming out in the first inning ready to play,” Polito said. “The first inning is crucial for us.”Leading the way at the plate for UW-Green Bay is utility player Katie Cooney, who is hitting .342 while playing in every game this season. She leads the team in both hits and RBIs with 27 and 15, respectively, and has even recorded five wins as a pitcher.Andrea Kyrzynske is the only other UW-Green Bay player hitting more than .300, sitting at a healthy .311. Meanwhile, pitcher Anna Bluemel leads the team in ERA at 2.62. Despite the low ERA, she has just two victories in 13 appearances.On the other side of the diamond, Badger starter Eden Brock picked up both losses against Northwestern and will look to improve upon her 13-9 record. Over her past 41 1/3 innings pitched, she has only allowed five extra base hits, going 5-3 during that stretch.Polito carries a 14-game hitting streak into today’s matchup, which is tied for the best mark in school history. She will have a chance to earn sole possession of the record if she can get a hit in the first game of the doubleheader.Despite a losing record and recent struggles, UW-Green Bay will not be taken lightly by anyone on the Badger team, as they go into the doubleheader as focused as any other game.”Sometimes when you go to a local UW school, you’re thinking, ‘OK, let’s sweep them,'” Vasquez said. “But we’ve got to come with the same intensity [we brought] when we played Northwestern.””I think they’re going to give it their all,” Olivarez said. “Any team on any given day can beat us, and we can beat any team, so we’ve just got to go out there and go head-on like we were going to face Northwestern or some other good team.”last_img read more