UICFlames.com Baseball and Softball Broadcast Schedules Announced|
Feb. 12, 2013
CHICAGO - The UIC baseball and softball broadcast schedules on the UIC Flames Radio Network have been announced. Both teams will have 16 games air live as a UICFlames.com webcast, the official home for UIC Athletics. Justin Weiner and Sam Panayotovich will split the play-by-play duties.
The first broadcast of the season will be on Friday, March 15, when the baseball team kicks off Horizon League play by entertaining Youngstown State in a three-game set at Les Miller Field. All three of those contests will broadcast live. The softball team's first broadcast will be on Tuesday, March 19, when the Flames host in-state foe Bradley for the first of two single games (March 19/20) at Flames Field. Both of those contests will be carried live.
The baseball team will challenge Milwaukee in a three-game series from March 22-24, and the first of that series (Friday, March 22) will be broadcast on UICFlames.com. The softball team will also entertain Green Bay the same weekend, and have all three games of that series air live. A doubleheader is set for Saturday, March 23, followed by the series finale on Sunday, March 24.
The following weekend (March 29-20), the softball team will host cross-town rival Loyola in a three-game series. Each of those contests will be broadcast, including the series-opening doubleheader on Friday, March 29. On Monday, March 31, Western Illinois will visit Les Miller Field in non-conference action, representing the baseball team's next broadcast on the Flames Radio Network.
On Monday, April 1, the softball team will host Northwestern in a game that will air live on UICFlames.com. The baseball team's next broadcast will be on Tuesday, April 9, when the Flames challenge Bradley at Les Miller Field. The softball team will then host DePaul in a non-conference single game on Wednesday, April 10, at Flames Field.
The baseball squad will entertain Wright State the weekend of April 12-14 - all three contests will air live in what could shape up to be a key weekend in Horizon League play. The softball team will return home to host Youngstown State the weekend of April 27 (April 27-28); all three games against the Penguins, including a doubleheader on Friday, will be broadcast live.
From April 30-May 7, the UIC baseball team will take a break from Horizon League play, and host seven non-conference games at The Mill. The Flames Radio Network will carry the Rockford College game on Tuesday, April 30 (7:05 p.m.), the Northern Illinois contest on Wednesday, May 1 (7:05 p.m.), the first game of a three-game set against East Tennessee State on Friday, May 3 (6:05 p.m.) and the Northwestern contest on Tuesday, May 7 (7:05 p.m.).
The softball team's final three games on the UICFlames.com airwaves will take place on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, when Cleveland State visits Flames Field. The baseball team will have the final four broadcasts of the 2013 season, when the Flames entertain Northwestern (May 7) and Valparaiso in a three-game set (May 10-12).
2013 UIC BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE