Five Sports Link live productions in four days is highlighted by two telecasts to ESPN platforms this week.
The Ball State field hockey team returns home to the Briner Sports Complex against No. 11 Louisville (Wednesday) and Ohio (Friday). Both games are scheduled for 3 p.m. starts and will be aired live on ESPN+ and ESPN3, respectively.
Thursday night, Ball State Women’s Volleyball hosts Toledo in a match broadcast live on SL Digital (www.mixlr.com/bsusportslink).
SL GameDay LIVE is back for a third week prior to Saturday’s home football contest with Northern Illinois on Facebook Live. The game between the Cardinals and the Huskies will also be broadcast on SL Digital.
Senior Adrian Jarding is the executive producer of both field hockey telecasts, while freshman Faith Denig is the assistant producer and director for both matches.
The telecasts will feature six cameras and produced from SL Mobile, a remote production unit utilizing a Tricaster 8000 series.
For Wednesday’s telecast, freshman Tristan Russell and sophomore Ryan Klimcak are in the announce booth.
For Friday’s telecast, sophomores Jarin Matheny and Shaemus Kreider are in the booth.
Louisville comes to Ball State with an overall record of 8-3 and is ranked 11th nationally. Louisville is coming off of a 2-0 victory at No. 15 Virginia last Saturday.
The Cardinals will close out this week’s home action with a MAC game against Ohio for their “Think Pink” game. The Ball State marketing department will be giving away rally towels provided by Mutual Bank while supplies last.