Aug. 25, 2000
LOS ANGELES - The highly-anticipated UCLA-Indiana men's soccer game will be broadcast live on the internet on internetsoccer.com on Saturday, Sept. 2. The game is part of the web site's College Showcase Series.
internetsoccer.com, a Charlotte-based internet company and an industry leader in live audio broadcasts, has already broadcast CONCACAF Olympic and World Cup qualifiers, men's and women's Gold Cup matches, and A-League and MLS action to internet listeners. internetsoccer.com has also begun a series of Radio Shows in conjunction with the U.S. men's World Cup Qualification matches.
The series kicks off with the University of Connecticut, ranked fourth in preseason polls, taking on eleventh-ranked Wake Forest University on Friday, Sept. 1. The next broadcast on Saturday, Sept. 2 will feature a rematch of last year's epic NCAA semifinal match between pre-season No. 1 Indiana and pre-season No. 3 UCLA. The two teams have won eight NCAA Championships between them.
All of the games will be called by members of the internetsoccer.com broadcast team, a collection of experienced commentators specializing in soccer. Listeners of the broadcast will be able to communicate with the broadcast team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions and comments will be answered on the air or through email responses.
"The college game is often overlooked and this series provides much needed attention," says Pat Millen, Managing Director of internetsoccer.com. "The college showcase series allows fans, including parents, friends, and alumni, an opportunity to follow their team from anywhere in the world."
Additional games may be added to the schedule. The following is the confirmed schedule for internetsoccer.com's College Showcase Series:
|Sept. 1||7:30pm est||Storrs, CT||#4 Connecticut vs. #11 Wake Forest|
|Sept. 2||8:30pm est||Bloomington, IN||#1 Indiana vs. #3 UCLA|
|Sept. 10||3:30pm est||St. Louis, MO||#9 St. Louis vs. #14 SMU|
|Oct. 1||1:00pm est||Durham, NC||#7 Duke vs. #24 North Carolina|
|Oct. 8||2:00pm est||Columbia, SC||South Carolina vs. Clemson|
|Oct. 14||5:15pm est||Portland, OR||Portland vs. #3 Santa Clara (women)|
|Oct. 15||5:15pm est||Portland, OR||Portland vs. #2 Santa Clara|
|Oct. 22||1:00pm est||Piscataway, NJ||#20 Rutgers vs. Notre Dame|
|NCAA playoff action - TBA|