Pac-12 Networks coverage of 2017-18 Women's Gymnastics begins this Saturday, Dec. 9 with "Meet the Bruins"
Pac-12 Networks returns team of broadcasters for Women’s Gymnastics coverage
Coverage this season to include 25 live events, including two non-conference meets
on January 5-6, 2018 featuring Brigham Young vs. Utah and Ohio State vs. UCLA
SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 Networks coverage of the 2017-18 season of Pac-12 Women’s Gymnastics begins this weekend with its coverage of UCLA’s “Meet the Bruins” on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. MT. The preseason event for UCLA will be covered live for the first time by Pac-12 Networks as UCLA previews the year ahead in a Blue vs. Gold intrasquad event from Pauley Pavilion, airing on Pac-12 Network and Pac-12 Los Angeles. In total this season, Pac-12 Networks will cover 25 live women’s gymnastics events, including two non-conference meets from January 5-6, 2018 and the Pac-12 Championships from Arizona’s McKale Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
In addition, Pac-12 Networks also announced today it will return its team of expert play-by-play announcers and analysts for its coverage of women’s gymnastics. Play-by-play duties will again be handled by Rich Burk, Jim Watson, Daron Sutton and Brian Webber, with analysis from former USA National Team gymnasts and Pac-12 alumni Amanda Borden, Tim Daggett and Samantha Peszek. On the call this weekend for “Meet the Bruins” will be Watson and Peszek, along with a special guest appearance by current UCLA sophomore gymnast Madison Kocian.
Following “Meet the Bruins,” Pac-12 Networks coverage of the non-conference women’s gymnastics schedule features several highlights, including BYU at Utah on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 and Ohio State at UCLA on Friday, Jan. 6, 2018. All 25 women’s gymnastics events on Pac-12 Networks will air live nationally on Pac-12 Network, as well as locally on the events’ respective Pac-12 regional channel. The Networks’ live coverage will feature each Pac-12 program at least four times, including: Arizona (four), Arizona State (five), California (six), Oregon State (eight), Stanford (five), UCLA (eight), Utah (eight) and Washington (five).
All of the action this season will also be available to stream live for authenticated subscribers via the Pac-12 Now app and Pac-12.com. Additional coverage surrounding live events, including “Meet the Bruins” this weekend, will also be provided via Pac-12 Networks digital platforms on Pac-12.com, Pac-12 Networks Twitter (@Pac12Network) and YouTube channel, as well as the Pac-12’s Facebook (Facebook.com/Pac12Conference), Instagram (@Pac12Conference) and Snapchat (@pac12conference).
About Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks is the innovative TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference and is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites and Pac-12 Now, its TV Everywhere service. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, go to Pac-12.com.
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