Football At Central Michigan To Be Carried By ESPN3

Nov. 13, 2013

The Mid-American Conference announced this week that ESPN3 will carry the UMass and Central Michigan football game next Saturday in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The game is set for a 1 PM kick-off.

Dan Gutowsky and Bob Chmiel will call the action for the broadcast.

The game will also be carried on the UMass Sports Network (105.5 FM Springfield, 1440 AM WVEI Worcester, 95.9 FM WATD South Shore). Cody Chrusciel will call the action with color commentary from Matt Goldstein and side line reporting from Adam Frenier.

This Saturday, Nov. 16, UMass will host Akron at Gillette Stadium for the home finale. Prior to the game, the Minutemen will honor their 2013 Senior Class. The game will be carried by ESPN3 and the UMass Sports Network.

The game will also be Educators Day at Gillette Stadium with teachers and education professionals able to get special discounted tickets for the game. Additionally, UMass will recognize teachers who have been honored by the Education Recognition Program for service during the game.

As has been done all year, the Akron game will also recognize the UMass College of Education, the College of Nursing and the School of Public Health & Health Sciences as part of Educators Day.

UMass is on the verge of setting an all-time football home attendance record in 2013. The Minutemen enter Saturday's game averaging 16,876 fans which is over 2,000 fans greater than the previous high of the 1999 season. In its second season at Gillette Stadium, attendance rose 35 percent in 2013 compared to 2012.

Lower Level and Club Level individual tickets are currently on sale by visiting or Discounted tickets for educators or for group ticket sales may be purchased by calling the UMass Football Ticket Sales Office at 413-545-1401.



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