Release: August 13, 2009
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
men's soccer to host Boston University on FOX Soccer Channel
Soccer Channel Release
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The Binghamton men's soccer program will play
in its first-ever nationally-televised game when it hosts Boston
University on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Bearcats Sports Complex.
The game, which marks a rematch of last year's conference finals,
starts at 8 p.m. and will be televised live on FOX Soccer Channel.
Fox Soccer Channel reaches more than 33 million cable and satellite
households in the United States. In the Binghamton area, it is
aired on Time Warner Channel 129.
Last season, FOX Soccer Channel carried the Binghamton-Boston
women's soccer game (Oct. 9) live from the Bearcats Sports Complex.
This year marks the first time in its nine-year Division I history
that the Bearcat men's program will take part in a game that
will be televised nationally.
"When we found out that FOX Soccer Channel was coming to
Binghamton for a second straight year, we were extremely excited,"
Binghamton head coach Paul Marco said. "It shows the strength
of Binghamton University and its commitment to men's and women's
Binghamton kicks off its season at home against Syracuse on Tuesday,
Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $5, groups of 20 or
more can be admitted at $3 per ticket and Binghamton undergraduate
students get in free with their ID. Tickets can be purchased
through the Binghamton Athletic Website (www.bubearcats.com)
or at the the Events Center box office (777-6004) starting Monday,
August 24 at noon.
PLEASE NOTE: Binghamton's Oct. 3 home game against Rhode
Island at 7 p.m. will televised regionally by Time Warner Sports.
It marks the second consecutive year Time Warner Sports will
air a Binghamton men's soccer game. Last season, the Bearcats
defeated Vermont 1-0 on Oct. 18.