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Champion Challenge on ESPN3

January 31, 2011    4565 Views

BALTIMORE – ESPN3 will offer live coverage of two U.S. national team games from Champion Challenge, a US Lacrosse event, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex this weekend in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The U.S. women’s team game against defending NCAA champion Maryland will be shown live on ESPN3 beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30. The U.S. men’s team game against last year’s NCAA runner-up, Notre Dame, will be shown live on ESPN3 at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Both games will also be aired on a tape-delay basis by ESPNU beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30.

The complete weekend game schedule follows:

Saturday, January 29
4:30 p.m. • U.S. women's U-19 team vs. Rollins College
5:00 p.m. • U.S. women's senior team (white) vs. University of Virginia
7:00 p.m. • U.S. women's U-19 team vs. Jacksonville University

Sunday, January 30
11:00 a.m. • U.S. women’s senior team (white) vs. Univ. of Maryland (live on ESPN3, tape delayed on ESPNU)
11:00 a.m. • U.S. women’s senior team (blue) vs. University of Virginia
1:30 p.m • U.S. women’s senior team (blue) vs. University of Maryland
1:30 p.m. • U.S. men’s national team vs. Notre Dame (live on ESPN3, tape delayed on ESPNU)

For more information about Champion Challenge, please visit:
www.uslacrosse.org/TopNav2Right/Events/2011ChampionChallenge.aspx

About US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. US Lacrosse has more than 300,000 members in 62 regional chapters around the country. Through responsive and effective leadership, US Lacrosse strives to provide programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the game. To learn more about US Lacrosse, please visit www.uslacrosse.org.

About Champion
Since 1919 Champion has offered a full line of innovative athletic apparel for men and women including sport bras, activewear, team uniforms, sweats and accessories. Champion can be purchased at most sporting goods and department stores. For more information please contact us at 1-800-999-2249 or visit www.championusa.com. Champion is a brand of Hanesbrands Inc.

About ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, which hosts more than 300 events a year, is the leading multi-sport venue for amateur and professional sports in the United States, accommodating 60 different sports and athletes from more than 70 countries. Designed to take youth sports to the next level, the 220-acre facility features ESPN Innovation Lab, a real-world testing ground for the ESPN Emerging Technology group to develop ground-breaking on-air products like Ball Track and ESPN Snap Zoom, as well as development of its new 3-D television channel. In addition, the complex features 56 high-definition cameras (42 robotic, 10 hand-held and four studio) and 40 high-definition video screens, including three jumbo screens, that can capture and display footage from any event taking place at the complex. The camera and video screens, as well as a 20-zone audio system, are controlled through the state-of-the-art Production Center that features eight edit bays and links to ESPN facilities in Bristol, Conn., New York and Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.wdwnews.com for press releases, photos and videos. Follow us on Twitter at @DisneySports.
 



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