December 21, 2010

Verizon FiOS to Broadcast Rutgers Contests

from press release

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Rutgers men's and women's lacrosse teams will have 10 games televised as a part of the athletic department's partnership with Verizon FiOS TV, it was announced Friday. Women's lacrosse will have six home games televised, while four men's games will be broadcast on the network.

All games on FiOS1 originating at Yurcak Field will also be streamed live on Knightvision Broadband via www.scarletknights.com.

For the women, matches against Hofstra (March 12), Penn (March 16), Syracuse (March 26), Loyola (April 23), Villanova (April 27) and Georgetown (May 1) will all be televised on the fiber network channel.

On the men's side, the Army (March 19), Notre Dame (March 27), Princeton (April 12) and Providence (May 7) home matches will appear on Verizon FiOS.

FiOS1, the New Jersey channel, was launched in late June of 2009. The channel is delivered via Verizon's fiber network, which produces amazingly sharp pictures and sound, and has the capacity to transmit a wide array of high-definition programming. Verizon's FiOS TV service was selected as the top-ranked residential television service provider in the Northeast region by J.D. Power for 2008. FiOS TV is currently available to more than 9.2 million homes in 14 states: California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia and Washington. For additional information on FiOS TV, visit http://www22.verizon.com/residential/fiostv/.

Below is the FiOS schedule for both the men's and women's teams.

Women's Lacrosse: vs. Hofstra Sat., March 12 1 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse: vs. Penn Wed., March 16 6 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse: vs. Syracuse Sat., March 26 1 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse: vs. Loyola Sat., April 23 1 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse: vs. Villanova Wed., April 27 7 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse: vs. Georgetown Sun., May 1 1 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse: vs. Army Sat., March 19 1 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse: vs. Notre Dame Sun., March 27 Noon
Men's Lacrosse: vs. Princeton Tues., April 12 7 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse: vs. Providence Sat., May 7 1 p.m.


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