Four Live Digital Broadcasts Bring BIG EAST Lacrosse Fans Full Day Of Championship Action




April 28, 2014

NEW YORK -

Fans can now catch every second of the action from the BIG EAST Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Championships presented by NEW YORK LIFE, as each game will be covered live between digital streaming and national broadcasts.  

All four semifinal games will be streamed live on www.bigeast.com while both title games will be nationally broadcast on FOX Sports networks to round out the complete coverage of both championship events. 

All BIG EAST Championship video content, live and on-demand, can be found on the BIG EAST All-Access player, located under the “WATCH” tab on the conference homepage, www.bigeast.com

Coverage for the Men’s Lacrosse Championship at Villanova University begins Thursday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Championship play opens with a matchup of regular season champion University of Denver and Rutgers University followed by the second semifinal game between Marquette University and Villanova University. A fixture on New York-area collegiate broadcasts, Pat O’Keefe will be the play-by-play announcer with former Patriot League Coach of the Year Terry Mangan as analyst.

Streaming at the Women’s Lacrosse Championship gets started at 5:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 1. Top-seeded University of Louisville and Rutgers University meet in the first semifinal showdown with Georgetown University and University of Connecticut squaring off in the second matchup. Lacrosse announcer Ryan Sakamoto will handle play-by-play duties and local broadcaster Monika Moore will provide the color commentary for the doubleheader. 

Ross Mobile Productions has been hired to produce all four games for www.bigeast.com. The full-service digital streaming company will provide a full four-camera HD broadcast for all four games complete with replay capabilities and a personalized BIG EAST graphics package.           

“Ross Mobile Productions is looking forward to our involvement with one of college sports most recognizable brands," said Ross MP President and Executive Producer Mitch Rubenstein. “This is another great opportunity to use our innovative Ross production and technology resources to showcase the championship moments from the storied BIG EAST Conference.” 

The Women’s Lacrosse Championship will air on FOX Sports 2 at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 3. The Men’s Lacrosse Championship will follow on FOX Sports 1 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

BIG EAST Lacrosse Broadcast Schedule

Date Event Time Coverage
5/1/14 MLAX Semifinal: No. 1 Denver vs. No. 4 Rutgers 4:30 p.m. ET BIG EAST Digital
5/1/14 WLAX Semifinal: No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 4 Rutgers 5:30 p.m. ET BIG EAST Digital
5/1/14 MLAX Semifinal: No. 2 Marquette vs. No. 3 Villanova 7:00 p.m. ET BIG EAST Digital
5/1/14 WLAX Semifinal: No. 2 Georgetown vs. No. 3 UConn 8:15 p.m. ET BIG EAST Digital
5/3/14 Women's Lacrosse Championship 2:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2
5/3/14 Men's Lacrosse Championship 4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1

About Ross Mobile Productions
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