9:38 a.m., July 28, 2008--WVUD Sports has announced the schedule and broadcast team for its coverage of the 2008 University of Delaware football season.
Coverage of the Fightin' Blue Hens will begin on Saturday, Aug. 30, when Delaware travels to Chevy Chase Bank Field at Byrd Stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland to open the season against the Terrapins. Kickoff will be at 3:45 p.m., and WVUD will begin its broadcast at 3:30.
WVUD will broadcast all 12 regular season games, plus any potential NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff games.
WVUD air times are 5:30 p.m. for the Sept. 13 home game against West Chester University, 1:30 p.m. for the Sept. 20 game at Furman University, 5:30 p.m. for the Sept. 27 home game against the University at Albany, 3 p.m. for the Oct. 4 game at the University of Massachusetts, 5:30 p.m. for the Oct. 11 home game against the University of Maine, 11:30 a.m. for the Oct. 18 home game against the College of William and Mary, 2:30 p.m. for the Oct. 25 game at Hofstra University, 3 p.m. for the Nov. 1 game at James Madison University, 11:30 a.m. for the Nov. 8 home game against Towson University, 3 p.m. for the Nov. 15 game at the University of Richmond and 2 p.m. for the Nov. 22 home game against Villanova University.
Leading the broadcast team for the 2008 season will be Tim McDonough, Brendan Reskakis and WVUD Sports Director Joe Winning. A senior at Delaware, Winning will be going into his third year calling sporting events for WVUD. He has served as a play-by-play broadcaster and color analyst for the men's basketball team during each of the past two seasons, and provided color commentary for football games during the 2007 season. Winning also will host WVUD's weekly sports talk show, The Sportscage, airing from 7:30-8:00 p.m. Thursdays.
Joining Winning in the broadcast booth will be Tim McDonough, a University of Delaware senior who covered several sports last year and was the lead play-by-play announcer for Delaware football coverage. While a member of the WVUD Sports team, McDonough has also covered sports for the University of Delaware's student newspaper, The Review, during the spring of 2008.
Also providing commentary this season will be junior Brendan Reskakis and Delaware native Dave Tusio. Other additions to the broadcast team will be announced prior to the start of the season.
The broadcasts can be heard on 91.3FM in nearly all of New Castle County, along with parts of Cecil County in Maryland, Chester and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania, and Salem County in New Jersey. In addition, live streaming audio will be available through the WVUD website [www.wvud.org].
WVUD Sports, “the voice of Blue Hen Sports,” has been covering University of Delaware athletics for more than 20 years.