Feb. 17, 2010
RUSTON - ESPNU today announced today that it will televise the Louisiana Tech at Fresno State Western Athletic Conference softball game Friday, May 7. First pitch is scheduled for 10 p.m. (CT).
The contest will feature reigning WAC Player of the Year Amberly Waits of Louisiana Tech and the WAC Preseason Pitcher of the Year Morgan Melloh of Fresno State. Waits was recently selected by the Chicago Bandits with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 National Pro Fastpitch College Senior Draft. Melloh threw her first career no-hitter last weekend and has 934 strikeouts in her Bulldog career, good for second place all-time in both the WAC and Fresno State record books.
ESPNU is a multimedia college sports brand, highlighted by a 24-hour television network and Web site - ESPNU.com. The ESPNU schedule features more than 550 live events (regular-season and championships) annually. Action includes a variety of top football and men's and women's basketball mixed with baseball, softball, volleyball, lacrosse, ice hockey, wrestling and more.
The network also has a wide-ranging, long-term agreement with the NCAA calling for extensive coverage of 22 NCAA Championships, including sports from each of the three collegiate seasons.
ESPNU is available nationwide in more than 68.5 million households and has long-term carriage agreements with nine of the top 10 providers - Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV (Channel 614), DISH Network (Channel 141), Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV and AT&T U-verse.
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