Three Elon Football Games To Be Televised In CAA Football Package

Posted by Press Release on June 30, 2015 at 2:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Three of Elon football’s games have been selected to be televised as a part of CAA Football’s 2015 television package. The Phoenix will have two games on the American Sports Network (ASN) and another on Comcast SportsNet (CSN).

The Phoenix’s games at New Hampshire and Stony Brook as well as a home game with William & Mary will be televised. Including Elon’s season opener at Wake Forest on Sept. 3 that will air on ESPN3, the maroon and gold will have a total of four televised contests.

The home schedule includes a non-league game with North Carolina A&T on Sept. 19 and CAA Football bouts with Towson (Sept. 26), James Madison (Oct. 17), William & Mary (Nov. 7) and Delaware (Nov. 21).

Elon’s second season as a CAA Football member kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 3 with a 7 p.m. game at Wake Forest. The following week, Elon will visit Gardner-Webb for a game on Sept. 12.

North Carolina A&T will represent the first opponent for Elon in Rhodes Stadium in 2015 as the Aggies visit on Sept. 19. At halftime of that game, the athletic department will recognize those inducted into the Elon Sports Hall of Fame.

The first CAA Football game of the year comes the next Saturday as Towson comes to town on Family Weekend.

Two road games then follow. On Oct. 3, Elon travels to New Hampshire for a 3:30 p.m. game that will air on ASN. The maroon and gold then heads to Richmond on Oct. 10 before coming home to face James Madison on Oct. 17. The JMU game will be Homecoming at Rhodes Stadium.

A Halloween visit to Stony Brook marks Elon’s next televised game. On Oct. 31, the Phoenix and Seawolves will kick at 12 p.m. on ASN.

The final televised game of the year comes on Nov. 7 when the Phoenix hosts William & Mary in a noon game on CSN.

Elon’s last two games of the year will come at Maine on Nov. 14 and at home against Delaware on Nov. 21.

NBC Sports Regional Networks – which include CSN Mid-Atlantic, CSN Philadelphia, CSN New England and SNY – will carry 11 CAA Football games this season. NBC Sports Regional Networks deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually to over 43 million homes.

The CAA Football on American Sports Network package will include nine games this fall. ASN – the collegiate sports initiative of the Sinclair Broadcast Group – has affiliates that reach approximately 38.9-percent of U.S. households. Sinclair operates 162 television stations airing 376 channels in 79 markets, and has affiliations with all the major networks nationwide.

CAA Football’s televised games will also be available on a variety of desktop, mobile, tablet and smart TV devices. NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product – will carry each of the NBCSN and CSN games at no cost to authenticated subscribers.

In addition, will provide free digital simulcasts of every ASN game, and of the CSN contests for out-of-market viewers.

2015 Elon Football Schedule
Sept. 3 at Wake Forest (7 p.m.)^
Sept. 12 at Gardner-Webb
Sept. 19 vs. North Carolina A&T
Sept. 26 vs. Towson*
Oct. 3 at New Hampshire* (3:30 p.m.)#
Oct. 10 at Richmond*
Oct. 17 vs. James Madison*
Oct. 31 at Stony Brook* (12 p.m.)#
Nov. 7 vs. William & Mary* (12 p.m.)$
Nov. 14 at Maine*
Nov. 21 vs. Delaware*

* CAA Football game
^ ESPN3 broadcast
# American Sports Network broadcast
$ Comcast SportsNet broadcast

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