Sept. 14, 2004
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - The Lafayette Sports Network has teamed up with CSTV: College Sports Television to present Lafayette sporting events throughout the 2004-05 athletic season.
Lafayette's appearances on CSTV will begin with a face-off, as the Lafayette vs. Penn field hockey game on Tuesday will be broadcasted on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on CSTV to a national television audience. It will be re-shown on Sept. 18 (12 a.m., 5 p.m.) 19 (6 a.m.) 21 (7 p.m.) and 23 (noon).
This Saturday will bring the first live coverage on CSTV for the Leopards when Lafayette football visits Princeton for a Patriot League-Ivy League showdown. The 2-0 Leopards travel to Princeton Stadium for a 7 p.m. ET kick off. That game will also air again on Sept. 19 (3 a.m., 3 p.m.).
Lafayette men's soccer, which is off to a 4-1 start in 2004, will make its debut on CSTV on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. ET That game pits 2003 Patriot League champion and NCAA Tournament participant Lafayette vs. 2003 Patriot regular-season champion Bucknell. Additional rebroadcasts are slated for Oct. 14 (11:30 p.m.), 15 (noon), 16 (3 a.m.), 17 (3:30 p.m.), 19 (noon) and 20 (12 a.m.).
CSTV will also carry the 140th meeting of the nation's most played college football rivalry, Lafayette vs. Lehigh. The game will first be shown on Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. and re-shown on Nov. 21 (3 a.m.), 22 (7 p.m.) and 23 (2 a.m.).
CSTV has also agreed to air contests in men's basketball, baseball and women's lacrosse in the 2004-05 academic year.
CSTV is a multi-media company that consists of the first-ever 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CollegeSports.com; and the first ever 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. Through its numerous platforms, CSTV provides more live college sports games, events, news, information, analysis and broadband content, and reaches more college sports fans, than any other company. CSTV currently has agreements with distributors that represent more than 52 million homes nationwide, including the top three national distributors: Comcast, DirecTV and Time Warner Cable.
CollegeSports.com, the most-trafficked college sports Web site, and its network of nearly 160 official athletic sites are the number one online source for college sports broadband content, news, information, scores and analysis. SIRIUS College Sports Radio will broadcast a comprehensive package of college football and basketball games from teams in the Big 10, Big 12, Big East, Pac 10, and SEC conferences, as well as from Notre Dame. CollegeSports.com is the host of Lafayette's athletics website www.GoLeopards.com, where Leopard fans nationwide can log on for live statistics and scores, as well as live audio of many Lafayette athletic events.