Posted: Oct 10, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--The Golden Bear Sports Network (GBSN), presented by the Western New England University Office of Alumni Relations and WNE Alumni Association, announces the winter sports webcast schedule on WNEGoldenBears.tv.
As was the case for fall sports, men's and women's basketball, women's swimming, men's ice hockey and wrestling home events will be making their debuts over the Internet with live video streaming. The action gets under way on Friday, Nov. 1, when women's swimming takes on Rhode Island College in its home opener at the Alumni Healthful Living Center pool, as the meet begins at 6 p.m. Other sports' first webcast are Men's Ice Hockey vs. Becker on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 4:40 p.m.; Women's Basketball vs. Framingham State on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m.; Men's Basketball vs. Curry on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m.; and Wrestling vs. Rhode Island College on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.
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By the end of the 2013-14 academic year, the WNE Athletic Communications Office plans to deliver rich, live streaming HD-video content of 100 (home) games spanning 14 sports, plus select Commonwealth Coast Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference and NCAA postseason games.
2013-14 Winter Webcasting Schedule¬† (To view scheduled event below, please log on to WNEgoldenbears.tv)
Nov. 1: Women's Swimming vs. Rhode Island College, 6 p.m.
Nov. 9: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Becker, 4:40 p.m.
Nov. 13: Women's Swimming vs. Bridgewater State, 6 p.m.
Nov. 16: Women's Swimming vs. Gordon, Noon
Nov. 21: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Wentworth, 7:10 p.m.
Nov. 23: Women's Basketball vs. Framingham State, 3 p.m. AND Men's Ice Hockey vs. Salve Regina, 7:40 p.m.
Dec. 4: Women's Basketball vs. Curry, 5:30 p.m. AND Men's Basketball vs. Curry, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 6: Wrestling vs. Rhode Island College, 7 p.m.
Dec. 7: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Southern New Hampshire, 4:40 p.m.
Jan. 7: Men's Basketball vs. Gordon, 5:30 p.m. AND Women's Basketball vs. Gordon, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 11: Women's Basketball vs. Eastern Nazarene, 1 p.m. AND Men's Basketball vs. Eastern Nazarene, 3 p.m.
Jan. 15: Men's Basketball vs. Wentworth, 5:30 p.m. AND Women's Basketball vs. Wentworth, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 25: Women's Swimming vs. Simmons, Noon
Jan. 29: Women's Swimming vs. Eastern Connecticut State, 6 p.m.
Jan. 30: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Nichols, 7:10 p.m.
Feb. 1: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Curry, 4:40
Feb. 5: Wrestling vs. Springfield City Championships, 4 p.m.
Feb. 8: Men's Basketball vs. Nichols, 3 p.m.
Feb. 13: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Suffolk, 7:10 p.m.
Feb. 15: Wrestling vs. Roger Williams, SUNY Brockport & Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1 p.m.
Feb. 18: Women's Basketball vs. Salve Regina, 5:30 p.m. AND Men's Basketball vs. Salve Regina, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 22: Women's Basketball vs. Endicott, 1 p.m. AND Men's Basketball vs. Endicott, 3 p.m.
(Note: There will be no audio commentary on most webcasts. Technical issues or weather may prevent a scheduled game to be webcasted.)
The WNEGoldenBears.tv webcast schedule for spring sports will be announced at a later date.