Stanford Inside Linebacker Kevin Schimmelmann Named CSTV Student-Athlete Of The Week

Sept. 20, 2004

New York, N.Y. - Stanford inside linebacker Kevin Schimmelmann, a junior from Marietta, Ga. has been named the CSTV: College Sports Television Student-Athlete of the Week, personifying excellence both on and off the playing field. Schimmelmann's honor was announced Sunday evening within CSTV's The 1 College Sports Show, and he is now in contention to win the CSTV Student-Athlete of the Month award, which is selected by visitors to CSTV's CollegeSports.com.

On the field, Schimmelmann's solid performance has played a major role in Stanford jumping out to a 2-0 record, including a win September 11 over Brigham Young on CSTV when he had seven tackles (six solo) with a sack for five yards, a forced fumble and a pass breakup. After the first two games of the season, he is tied for the team lead with 12 tackles and leads the Cardinal with 10 solo tackles. He also has contributed a pair of tackles for loss (10 yards), one sack (five yards), a pass breakup and a forced fumble.

In the classroom, Schimmelman is a political science major who was named First Team Academic All-Pac-10 and second-team District 8 Academic All-America last season. This is the second year of CSTV's Student-Athlete of the Week program.

CSTV is a multi-media company that consists of the first-ever 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CollegeSports.com; and the first ever 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. Through its numerous platforms, CSTV provides more live college sports games, events, news, information, analysis and broadband content, and reaches more college sports fans, than any other company.

College Sports TV, voted the #1 emerging cable network in the 2003 Beta research study, televises regular season and championship event coverage from over 35 men's and women's sports across every major collegiate athletic conference as well as many select NCAA Championships. CSTV and the Mountain West Conference recently announced a fully integrated multi-media partnership, beginning in Fall 2006 that will deliver more games to more people in more homes across more sports than any other Conference partnership. College Sports TV currently has agreements with the top three national distributors - Comcast, DirecTV and Time Warner Cable, among others.

CollegeSports.com, the most-trafficked college sports website, and its network of nearly 160 official athletic sites are the number one online source for college sports broadband content, news, information, scores and analysis.SIRIUS College Sports Radio will broadcast a comprehensive package of college football and basketball games from teams in the Big 10, Big 12, Big East, Pac 10, and SEC conferences, as well as from Notre Dame.

CSTV was co-founded by President and CEO Brian Bedol, Chairman Steve Greenberg and Executive Vice President Chris Bevilacqua. Bedol and Greenberg co-founded Classic Sports Network, which they sold to ESPN.It is now ESPN Classic.Bevilacqua is a former senior executive with Nike Inc., where he headed the company's successful foray into the college market.

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