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February 10, 2010

Sabrina Jackson , MULYP PR


Milwaukee (February 10, 2010) - Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and if you don't have plans yet, maybe Milwaukee Wave Pro-Soccer players Ian Bennett & Tom Oatley can help. The two have added their names to the list of contestants for the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals 5th Annual 'Dating Game' Scholarship Fundraiser. The event will take place on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 8:00pm the location will be the Bavarian Inn Glendale, 700 W. Lexington Boulevard.


Hosted by HBO's Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam "Poet" Dan Vaughn, the two pro-soccer players will participate in the 'Dating Game' & Bachelor Auction in support of the Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship, benefiting Milwaukee graduating high-school students.


Lucky guests will have a chance to bid on a date with Ian Bennett, while Tom Oatley will participate in the 'Dating Game' portion amid three lucky bachelorettes.


"We are truly excited that the Milwaukee Wave is showing their support to our organization, by giving their time for such a great cause." said Richard Badger Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals President.


Ian Bennett #26 - - Marian (Ind.) College alum; plays Midfielder/Forward for the Milwaukee Wave. A fraction of Bennett's pro-career includes signing with the Chicago Storm of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) in the fall of 2007, where in his debut he scored 31 points in 22 games. During the Extreme Soccer League (XSL) Bennett lead Chicago Storm in scoring with 35 points. Bennett hails from Hamilton, Ontario Canada.


Tom Oatley #6 - - Western Michigan University alum, and a Three-time All-Mid-American Conference selection at the University; scored 24 goals and added 18 assists for the Broncos. Oatley currently plays Midfielder/Forward for the Milwaukee Wave.


Get to know these Pro-Soccer players!  To purchase tickets to the 5th Annual 'Dating Game', and for more information about the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals visit


For more information on Ian Bennett & Tom Oatley visit

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Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals ( - MULYP is comprised of young professionals across metro Milwaukee who are dedicated to serving their local communities through social and community activism. MULYP strives to engage these professionals in the Milwaukee Urban League's movement toward achieving social and economic equality.

MULYP's monthly meetings take place the third Thursday of the month at Heartlove Place, 3229 N. Martin Luther King Drive at 6:00p.m. Please join us at MULYP's next scheduled meeting February 18 at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society 2620 W Center Street. For more information about MULYP, call the Milwaukee Urban League at (414) 374-5850 or visit