May 12, 2015
EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette has been named a finalist for a 2015 College Sports Media Award, it was annouced earlier today by Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). This marks the third straight year that Lafayette's submissions have earned recognition as a finalist for a College Sports Media Award.
Lafayette's submssion this year was the football team intro video for the 150th meeting of the Lafayette-Lehigh rivalry, produced by Digital Media & Marketing Manager Brooke Eveler in the Athletic Communications & Promotions Department. The team intro video, which was shown on the Yankee Stadium video board as Lafayette took the field just prior to kickoff, is one of seven finalists in the "Outstanding Promotion, PSA, Tease or Marketing Campaign" category.
The winner will be selected by a panel of judges and announced at a ceremony on May 28 at the SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta, Ga., hosted by FOX Sports' Joel Klatt.
Lafayette dominated Lehigh in the 150th meeting of college football's most played rivalry, winning 27-7. The sellout crowd of 48,256 was the second largest attendance for a college football game at Yankee Stadium.