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FIVE BASKETBALL PLAYERS CHOOSE IPZ

Collegiate Standouts to be Represented by IPZ

WARREN, NJ, April 26, 2018 – Five basketball players – Avry Holmes (Santa Cruz Warriors), Donte Clark (Texas Southern University), Jonathan Mulmore (Georgetown University), Keith Carter (Valparaiso University), and J’Kyra Brown (University of Virginia) – have signed with IPZ.

Avry Holmes completed his rookie campaign with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the G-League in late March. The 6’2 point guard and Clemson University product saw action in 43 games with the Warriors. Holmes averaged 19.6 minutes, 6.2 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game and shot 38.9% from beyond the three-point line.

Watch Holmes’ highlights from the 2017-18 season here.

Donte Clark led the Texas Southern Tigers to their first ever NCAA Tournament win this past season. In the First Four, Clark scored 18 points and secured 7 rebounds as the Tigers defeated NC Central. Throughout his collegiate career, the 6’4 Clark has been utilized as a swingman, and in the 2017-18 season, he averaged 18.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest.

Watch Clark’s highlights from the 2017-18 season here.

Jonathan Mulmore was a staple in Georgetown’s starting lineup, under Patrick Ewing’s leadership, during his senior year. Mulmore played the point for the Hoyas and led the team in assists. He stands at 6’4 and averaged 5.6 ppg, 3.4 apg, 2.1 rpg, and connected on 46.9% of his three-point field goal attempts. The Hoya participated in the 2018 OAL Invitational and was named the MVP.

Keith Carter played collegiately at Valparaiso University and led the Crusaders in assists per game as both a junior (3.7) and a senior. The 6’0 point guard and posted a stat line of 10.3 ppg, 4.6 apg, 3.3 rpg, and shot 39.4% from beyond the arc in his senior season. Carter was selected to the 2018 All-OAL Invitational Team.

Watch Carter’s highlights here.

J’Kyra Brown finished out her college career at Virginia this past season and appeared in all 33 games. The 5’11 guard averaged 9.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game as a senior. Brown finished with 131 made three-pointers in her career as a Hokie, this tied her with Dawn Staley for 10th most in UVA history.

Watch Brown’s 2017-18 season highlights here.

About IPZ: IPZ represents clients in sports, media, and entertainment, providing management, contract negotiations, consulting, public relations and marketing communications support. The company, an alliance with Zito Partners, is built on the integrity of its professionals, maintains a family focus, and provides whole life solutions for its clients. For more information, visit www.ipzusa.com.

About Zito Partners: Zito Partners builds, energizes and defends brands. A boutique firm representing a select group of clients from a range of industries, Zito Partners believes in a “ready, aim, fire” approach – understand the client…develop the appropriate strategy against the key target constituencies…and execute against the plan. And through its strategic alliance with Ketchum, Ketchum Zito Financial, Zito Partners is assisting additional clients with their financial communications needs. For more information, visit www.zitopartners.com.

DECLAN MCCABE SELECTS IPZ

Georgetown Midfielder to Be Represented by IPZ

WARREN, NJ, December 28, 2017 – Declan McCabe, a BIG EAST Conference Second Team selection, has signed with IPZ, the company announced today.

McCabe is a five-foot-nine Weston, MA native who took the pitch for Georgetown University during his collegiate career. McCabe played midfield for the Hoyas and earned BIG EAST All-Academic honors in each of his four seasons.

In his senior year, McCabe was tremendous for Georgetown as he recorded three goals (all game-winners), a team-leading 10 assists (tied for eighth most in the country), and 16 points. He was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on October 8, was a Second Team BIG EAST selection and named Second Team Scholar All-South Region by the United Soccer Coaches. The Hoyas were also BIG EAST Champions and McCabe was selected as the Most Outstanding Offensive Player in the conference tournament.

“I am excited to sign with Jeff Curtin and the group at IPZ because they have solid connections at the MLS level, and their marketing expertise will help me jumpstart my professional career,” said McCabe. “On top of that, Jeff’s a former Hoya with professional experience in MLS, and I know he will help me achieve my professional aspirations.”

“Declan is a player we are really excited to have join IPZ,” said IPZ Managing Director Jeff Curtin. “He is a dynamic attacker whose technical ability and vision allow him to make an impact from any of the attacking positions on the field. This was evident as Declan was one of the top assist men in college soccer this past year. Whether it’s as a withdrawn forward, central midfield, or out wide, Declan has a phenomenal ability to make the players around him better. Declan has the mindset and approach to be a great pro and we are delighted to have him officially join the IPZ family.”

Watch McCabe’s senior year highlights here.

About IPZ: IPZ represents clients in sports, media, and entertainment, providing management, contract negotiations, consulting, public relations and marketing communications support. The company, an alliance with Zito Partners, is built on the integrity of its professionals, maintains a family focus, and provides whole life solutions for its clients. For more information, visit www.ipzusa.com.

About Zito Partners: Zito Partners builds, energizes and defends brands. A boutique firm representing a select group of clients from a range of industries, Zito Partners believes in a “ready, aim, fire” approach – understand the client…develop the appropriate strategy against the key target constituencies…and execute against the plan. And through its strategic alliance with Ketchum, Ketchum Zito Financial, Zito Partners is assisting additional clients with their financial communications needs. For more information, visit www.zitopartners.com.