Football and Men's Basketball Radio Network
|South Shore||WATD||FM 95.9 FM|
Hockey Radio Network
|UMass on CBS 3 Now|
For the third straight year in 2012-13, the UMass athletic department will produce dozens of games for CBS 3 Springfield Now, which is available on Comcast channel 293, Charter channel 230, UMass Amherst campus channel 87, and over-the-air on digital channel 3.6.
UMass on CBS 3 Now Schedule
|February||10||Sunday||12:00 p.m.||Men's Lacrosse||vs. Army|
|16||Saturday||1:00 p.m.||Women's Lacrosse||vs. LIU-Brooklyn|
|19||Tuesday||7:00 p.m.||Hockey||vs. Northeastern|
|23||Saturday||7:00 p.m.||Hockey||vs. Maine|
|24||Sunday||2:00 p.m.||Women's Basketball||vs. Duquesne|
|March||2||Saturday||1:00 p.m.||Women's Basketball||vs. Xavier|
|3||Sunday||12:30 p.m.||Tennis||vs. Binghamton|
|9||Saturday||7:00 p.m.||Hockey||vs. Merrimack|
|16||Saturday||12:00 p.m.||Men's Lacrosse||vs. Penn State|
|31||Sunday||12:00 p.m.||Softball||vs. St. Bonaventure (DH)|
|April||13||Saturday||1:00 p.m.||Men's Lacrosse||vs. Drexel|
|28||Sunday||12:00 p.m.||Baseball||vs. Saint Joseph's|
|May||3||Friday||7:00 p.m.||Track and Field||Pre-Conference Meet (tape-delayed from 4/27)|
|5||Sunday||12:00 p.m.||Baseball||vs. Fordham|
Additional games may be added depending on postseason play
|Follow With Gametracker|
To follow a game with updating real-time statistics, use CSTV's Gametracker. Gametracker will be available for almost all UMass home games in addition to select road match-ups. Check the Upcoming Event Coverage schedule at the top of this page for the Gametracker link to the contest you are looking for.
|UMass Sports Network Talent|
Josh Maurer - "Voice of the Minutemen"
Josh Maurer was named "Voice of the Minutemen" in July 2008 and is currently in his fifth year serving as the play-by-play announcer of UMass football and men's basketball on the UMass Sports Network. He also hosts the Bud Light UMass Football and Basketball radio shows in addition to hosting and producing the TV show UMass Sports Insider, which can be seen on CBS 3 Springfield, Comcast SportsNet New England, and Fox College Sports Atlantic. Maurer was honored by the Associated Press in each of the last three years for the "Best College Sports Play-by-Play" in the region for his work on the UMass Sports Network.
After serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Broadcasting at UMass until March 2012, Maurer joined the broadcast team of the Trenton Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, prior to the 2012 campaign.
Maurer came to UMass after calling football and men's basketball at Charleston Southern, where he also hosted the weekly coaches show and worked in the media relations office. Along with calling games at CSU, Maurer spent four seasons as the voice of the Charleston RiverDogs, the New York Yankees' Class-A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, since 2005. He also aided the RiverDogs media relations office in various roles.
Prior to working for CSU, Maurer handled several duties at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Maryland. From 2003-06, he was the play-by-play voice of the Hawks, director of broadcasting and assistant sports information director.
Maurer called games at his alma mater, the University of Maryland in College Park from 2000-03 where he was also the sports director and news director for WMUC Radio. Maurer had the privilege of calling the Terrapins' 2002 NCAA Men's Basketball title game victory and the 2002 Orange Bowl.
He also has various other experiences including working two years for ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption" television show. Maurer has also worked in production with the Philadelphia Phillies television network as an assistant producer; with Comcast SportsNet Television as an associate producer for the "Sportsnite" show; handling various broadcast and media relations duties with the Brockton Rox baseball team in Massachusetts of the Can-Am League; calling games for the South Carolina Stingrays hockey team in the East Coast Hockey League and for Westwood One/CBS Sports Radio in the Washington D.C., office.
The 31-year-old Maurer, who is a native Wynnewood, Pa., grew up in the Atlantic 10-rich Philadelphia area.
Matt Goldstein - Football Color Analyst
Former UMass kicker Matt Goldstein teams with Josh Maurer as color analyst for UMass football broadcasts on the UMass Sports Network. The 2012 campaign marked his eighth season as color analyst and his 10th season as a part of the football broadcast team.
The Phoenix, Ariz., native can also be heard throughout the year at the Mullins Center as the public address announcer for UMass hockey and women's basketball and the on-court host for men's basketball. Goldstein filled in as public address announcer at Fenway Park for a Red Sox game against the Blue Jays in July 2012.
Goldstein joined the UMass Sports Network in 2003 as a sideline reporter and fill-in color analyst while redshirting as an undergraduate communications major. He finished his playing career as a kicker and punter for the Minutemen in 2004 after previously spending time at Oklahoma State University and the University of New Mexico.
Goldstein, who can also be heard calling UMass softball games in the spring, lives in Belchertown and is married to former UMass softball All-American and current Amherst College head coach Whitney Mollica-Goldstein.
Brock Hines - Hockey Play-by-Play
Brock Hines, the senior member of the UMass Sports radio crew, returns for his 20th season with UMass hockey. Hines will be calling the play-by-play action of the Minutemen in 2012-13 and hosting the weekly UMass Hockey Radio Show.
In 2010-11, Hines was honored prior to the start of the season with the Hockey East Joe Concannon Media Award for broadcasting excellence.
Hines played and coached hockey for over 25 years. He graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1979 and with a finance degree from Babson College in 1983.
While at Babson, he was the beat writer for the hockey and baseball teams, both coached by Steve Stirling, former New York Islanders head coach.
Past radio experience for Hines includes hockey color and football sideline reporting for Greenfield High School and a 26-year run of hosting a weekly radio show at Deerfield. In addition to his hockey duties at UMass, Hines has also provided color for the Minutewomen basketball team. In his tenure, he has teamed to win two Massachusetts Broadcaster awards and a MA/RI Associated Press award for Best Sports Broadcast.
Hines is the president of the Albert B. Allen Insurance Agency in Greenfield. He and his wife Laurie reside in Montague.
Cody Chrusciel - Director of Broadcasting, Football Sideline Reporter
UMass' Director of Broadcasting Cody Chrusciel serves as the sideline reporter for football on the UMass Sports Network. He can also be heard broadcasting women's basketball and numerous other UMass sports for UMass All-Access.
Chrusciel, who earned his M.S. in Sport Management from UMass in 2011, boasts five years of minor league baseball broadcasting and media relations experience with the Tennessee Smokies (Chicago Cubs Double-A affiliate) and New Jersey Jackals (independent Can-Am League). Upon graduating from Rowan University, the New Jersey native worked at Army, where he broadcasted Black Knights lacrosse and oversaw the video production department. He has also worked in the video services department with the Philadelphia Phillies and the public relations and broadcasting department of the ECHL's Trenton Devils.
Adam Frenier - Hockey Color Analyst, Football Host
After three years as the rink-side reporter for UMass hockey broadcasts, Adam Frenier moves into the role of color commentator for the 2012-2013 season. Frenier has been a part of UMass Athletics broadcasts since 2000 and has served as a studio producer and broadcaster for a variety of sports broadcast on radio, television and online.
Since 2007, Frenier has been a part of UMass Football broadcasts as the sideline reporter and host of pregame, halftime and post-game programming. He has been a part of four Associated Press Massachusetts/Rhode Island Play-by-Play Award-winning broadcasts; three as a producer and once on-air for the 2010 Football broadcast versus Michigan.
From 2005-2007, Frenier was the producer for the Boston Red Sox Radio Network. From 2000-2005, he worked at WHMP-AM in Northampton as a news reporter, local sports announcer and producer. Frenier graduated from UMass in 2004 with a B.A. in History and resides in Florence.
Tim Collins - Basketball Color Analyst
Tim Collins is in his eighth season (sixth full season) as a color analyst for UMass men's basketball, the role he currently holds for home games and select road games. He joined the UMass Sports Network during the 2005-2006 men's basketball season as a fill-in analyst with the radio team. In the past, Tim has also served in several fill-in capacities for the UMass Sports Network, including sideline reporter for football and men's lacrosse.
A native of Lee, Mass. Collins was a two-year letter-winner for the Minuteman men's basketball team, graduating in 2005. He holds a B.S. in Sports Management ('05) and M.B.A. ('09) from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass. Tim resides in Boston, Mass. with his fiancé and works with a private equity real estate investment firm.
Jason Germain - Basketball Color Analyst
Jason Germain enters his second season as a color analyst for men's basketball home games. Germain, who played two seasons for the Minutemen, is currently an Assistant Director for Development with the UMass Athletic Association.
Tim Kenney - Basketball Color Analyst
Tim Kenney, UMass' Executive Associate Athletic Director for External Relations, provides color commentary for men's basketball road contests.
Kenney has a basketball background, having been an assistant coach at Stony Brook and an assistant general manager of the Long Island Surf in the USBL. Kenney was a two-time All-American swimmer at the University at Buffalo before he earned his master's degree in sports administration and physical education from Florida State.