WMU News

Extensive TV coverage of football showdown with Marshall

Nov. 12, 1999

KALAMAZOO -- The Mid-American Conference showdown between 11th-ranked Marshall University (9-0, 6-0 MAC) and 36th-ranked Western Michigan University (7-2, 6-0 MAC) this Saturday (Nov. 13) in Waldo Stadium (noon kickoff) will be available on cable in many parts of the country.

ESPN Plus and FOX Sports Net will carry the game live, with WWMT-TV (Channel 3) -- the CBS affiliate in Kalamazoo -- picking up the ESPN Plus feed.

The game is part of ESPN's GamePlan Package, which is available in every major market in America as well as DIRECTV and the Dish Network. The cost for GamePlan's lineup of games is $11.95. For more information, contact your local cable provider or DSS distributor. ESPN Plus will distribute the game in Huntington (WOWK-TV), Kalamazoo (WWMT-TV) and West Virginia.

As the FOX Sports Net "MAC Game of the Week," WMU's home finale will be carried by FOX affiliates in California, Detroit, Indiana, New England, Ohio, Pittsburgh and in parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and north Florida (Sunshine Network).

Tickets are still available and can be purchased by visiting the Bronco Athletic Ticket Office located at Waldo Stadium, by calling 888 4-WMU-TIX. A capacity crowd is expected and fans are encouraged to use the Metro Transit shuttle service at Lawson Arena for convenient parking.

Media contact: Daniel Jankowski, 616 387-4122; daniel.jankowski@wmich.edu

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