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1993 UCF Golden Knights football team

The 1993 UCF Golden Knights football season was the fifteenth season for the team and Gene McDowell's ninth as the head coach of the Golden Knights. Earning their eighth winning season in 1993, with a 9–3 overall record, UCF made the playoffs for the second time in four years. During the season, the Golden Knights won their first game over a Division I-A team, a 38–16 victory over Louisiana Tech. Starting in 1993, the program was nicknamed the "Golden Knights." Before 1993, UCF's sports programs were known as the "Knights." The name change was proposed in 1993 by athletic director Steve Sloan as a way to boost the popularity of the program and to boost merchandise sales. At 6-1 by late October, it was the best start in school history, their only loss early on was to a Division I-A team. The Golden Knights won three of their last four regular season games, finished 9-2-0 and advanced to the Division I-AA Playoffs; the Golden Knights were defeated in the first round by Jim Tressel's Youngstown State Penguins by the score of 56-30.

The Penguins would go on to win the 1993 Division I-AA championship

César Cervo Luca

César fullname César Vinicio Cervo de Luca is a former Brazilian football defender. César holds Italian nationality through descent. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, César started his career with hometown club Fluminense. In January 2004, he was signed by Italian Serie A club Chievo on free transfer, he signed a 6 months contract with option to extend to 30 June 2007. In January 2005 he was loaned to Serie B club Catania along with Higo. Catania bought him in co-ownership deal for €150,000, he followed the team promoted to Serie A and played his first Serie A match on 18 February 2007 against Fiorentina since he left Chievo 3 years before. That season he only played 8. In June 2007, Chievo was announced to buy back the player from Catania through closed tender bid mediated by Lega Calcio, for €440,000, he was a regular starter for Chievo in 2007–08 Serie B, partnered with Davide Mandelli, winning the cadetto that season and promoted back to Serie A in 2008. With arrival of Santiago Morero and Mario Yepes, César became a backup again in 2008–09 Serie A.

In January 2009, he was loaned to Padova. He won Lega Pro Prima Divisione runner-up with team and promoted to Serie B, but Padova did not excise the rights to buy him in co-ownership deal. However, in July 2009 he was signed outright for free, agreed a 2-year contract. After retirement as a professional footballer, César became a "team manager" of Virtus Entella. Serie B: 2008 Profile La Gazzetta dello Sport Profile La Gazzetta dello Sport Profile Futpedia Profile

2017–18 UMBC Retrievers men's basketball team

The 2017–18 UMBC Retrievers men's basketball team represented the University of Maryland, Baltimore County during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Retrievers, led by second-year head coach Ryan Odom as members of the America East Conference, started the season playing their home games at the Retriever Activities Center in Catonsville, but moved to the new UMBC Event Center during the season; the new arena opened on February 3, 2018. UMBC beat UMass Lowell and Hartford to advance to the championship of the America East Tournament where they defeated Vermont; as a result, the Retrievers received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. As the No. 16 seed in the South region, they defeated the No. 1 overall seed Virginia by 20 points, becoming the first 16th-seeded team to beat a No. 1 seed. The win is considered the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history and sports history depending on seedings or point spreads; the Retrievers lost to Kansas State in the Second Round.

The Retrievers finished the 2016–17 season 21–13, 9–7 in America East play to finish in fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the America East Tournament to New Hampshire, they received an invitation to the Tournament where they defeated Fairfield, Saint Francis, Liberty to advance to the semifinals. In the semifinals, they lost to Texas A&M–Corpus Christi. In a poll by the conference’s nine head coaches at the America East media day, the Retrievers were picked to finish third in the America East. Senior Jairus Lyles was named to the preseason All-America East team

Catherine of Mecklenburg

Catherine of Mecklenburg, Duchess of Saxony, was the daughter of the Duke Magnus II of Mecklenburg and Sophie of Pomerania-Stettin. She married on 6 July 1512 in Freiberg Duke Henry the Pious of Saxony; the couple had six children: Sibylle married in 1540 Duke Francis I of Saxe-Lauenburg Aemilia married in 1533 Margrave George the Pious of Brandenburg-Ansbach Sidonie married in 1545 Duke Eric II of Brunswick-Lüneburg Maurice, Elector of Saxonymarried in 1541 princess Agnes of Hesse Severinus Augustus, Elector of Saxonymarried in 1548 princess Anne of Denmark and Norway Catherine sympathized early with Martin Luther's teachings, while her husband suppressed the Reformation until 1536 for fear of his brother, the reigning Duke George the Bearded. The Freiberg area became Lutheran; when duke George tried bear down on Catherine, she told the envoy: You could do me a big favor by leaving Freiberg right now. In 1539, after the death of Duke George, the couple moved to Dresden and brought the Reformation there.

Duke Henry died on 18 August 1541. She spent her days in Wolkenstein castle. In 1560, she published a book on etiquette for ladies, culturally and very interesting. Elizabeth Werl, "Catherine, Duchess of Saxony, born Duchess of Mecklenburg", Neue Deutsche Biographie, 11, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 325–326 Franz Otto Stichart: Gallery of the Saxon princesses. Biographical sketches of all the ancestress of the royal house of Saxony, Leipzig, 1857, p. 229-247. Theodor Distel: News on the Duchess Catherine of Saxony and her people In: New archive for Saxon history, Volume 15, 1894, ISSN 0944-8195, p. 326 ff.. John Meyer: Female characters and women's sway in the House of Wettin, Bautzen, 1912. Sabine Ulbricht: princesses in the Saxon History, Beucha/Markham, 2010, ISBN 3-86729-053-9, p. 99-125. Portraits of Henry IV of Saxony and Catherine of Mecklenburg


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