December 31, 2012

ECAC Hockey to Air on Fox College Sports

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced today that it has partnered with Fox College Sports to televise its 2013 ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship semifinals and final March 22-23 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.Y. arranged by USA World Events, LLC.

"We are excited to partner with Fox College Sports for our men’s annual championship" said Commissioner Steve Hagwell. "This opportunity allows for extraordinary coverage for our league’s showcase event. It truly gives our fans the opportunity to see our student-athletes in action in one of the nation’s marquee postseason events.”

The 2013 ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship semifinals will be held Friday, March 22. The first semifinal contest is slated for a 4 p.m. start, followed by second semifinal game set to begin at 7:30 p.m. The following day, Saturday, March 23, the championship game will be played at 7 p.m. from the historic venue.
 
“FOX College Sports is thrilled to bring the ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship to a national audience, making it easier for family, friends and alumni to see their favorite student-athletes in action,” said Gary Ehrlich, Executive Vice President, FOX Sports Networks.  “We look forward to showcasing the exciting semifinals and championship games this March.”

The following is breakdown of the championship television schedule:

FRIDAY, MARCH 22 (SEMIFINALS)
Semifinal #1 - 4 p.m. (FCS Atlantic)
Semifinal #2 - 7:30 p.m. (FCS Atlantic)

SATURDAY, MARCH 23 (CHAMPIONSHIP GAME)
Championship - 7 p.m. (FCS Atlantic)

ABOUT FOX COLLEGE SPORTS
FCS is a set of 3 national college sports Networks, FCS Atlantic, FCS Central and FCS Pacific, providing 72-hours of college sports programming each day. FCS is available to over 60 million homes and is seen by viewers in the nation’s 25 largest cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas and Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Minneapolis and Tampa. Key distribution partners include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, Cablevision Systems, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom Communications, Cable One and DirecTV.

ABOUT ECAC HOCKEY
ECAC Hockey boasts elite student-athletes and teams from 12 of the nation's most prestigious institutions - Brown University, Clarkson University, Colgate University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, Quinnipiac University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, St. Lawrence University, Union College, and Yale University.