FloTrack to air NCAA Division I, II, and III Cross Country Championships and select NCAA Division I Regionals
Austin, Texas – November 9, 2017 – FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, will air the 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championships in a partnership with the NCAA and NCAA Digital – managed by Turner Sports. The partnership includes exclusive live and on-demand coverage of both men’s and women’s NCAA Division I, II, and III Championships, as well as the NCAA Division I West Regional Cross Country Championships and the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Championships.
The 2017 NCAA Division I Championships will be hosted by the University of Louisville on Nov. 18 at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky. This year’s meet will mark the 79th annual NCAA Men’s Division I Cross Country Championships and the 37th annual NCAA Women’s Division I Cross Country Championships. This year, the broadcast will feature some of the biggest names in U.S. distance running: Jared Ward (BYU ‘14), U.S. Olympic marathoner and four-time cross country All American, and Kara Goucher (Colorado ‘01), two-time U.S. Olympian, three-time NCAA Champion, and silver medalist in the 2007 IAAF World Championships in 10,000 meters. Both Ward and Goucher will provide in-depth analysis of the Men’s and Women’s DI Cross Country Championships, respectively.
“Our passion for cross country traces back to the start of FloSports, and we’re proud to have the world’s most comprehensive coverage of college and high school cross country on FloTrack and MileSplit, respectively,” FloSports co-founder and COO Mark Floreani said. “Partnering with the NCAA and NCAA Digital to elevate these marquee events is a terrific opportunity, and we look forward to giving fans worldwide an unprecedented look at the incredible student-athletes who are competing.”
The NCAA Division II Championships will take place on Nov. 18 at Angel Mounds Cross Country Course in Evansville, Ind. Neely Spence Gracey (Shippensburg ‘12), eight-time NCAA DII Champion and the top American woman at the 2016 Boston Marathon, will join FloTrack as the DII analyst for the broadcast. This year’s meet will mark the 61st annual NCAA Men’s Division II Cross Country Championships and the 37th annual NCAA Women’s Division II Cross Country Championships.
The NCAA Division III Championships will be hosted by Principia College and take place on Nov. 18 at the North Farm Facility in Elsah, Ill. Joining the broadcast in the role of DIII analyst is Johnny Crain (North Central ‘14), the four-time NCAA DIII Champion and 10-time All-American. This year’s meet will mark the 45th annual NCAA Men’s Division III Cross Country Championships and the 37th annual NCAA Women’s Division III Cross Country Championships.
FloSports carries more than 20 sports in its network, including football, basketball, MMA, and track. To access NCAA Cross Country Championship live coverage and future programming, visit FloTrack.org and become a monthly or annual FloPRO subscriber. Annual subscribers unlock access to premium content across the entire FloSports network.
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About the NCAA
The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit ncaa.org and ncaa.com for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola as official corporate champions and the following elite companies as official corporate partners: Amazon Echo, Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Enterprise, Infiniti, Intel, Lowe’s, Marriott International, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Pizza Hut, Reese’s, Unilever and Wendy’s.
About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of Turner, is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports’ television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE and professional golf, along with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League beginning in Summer 2018. The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across digital and social platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated app, NCAA.com and the critically-acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA League Pass, the NBA App and NBAGLEAGUE.com. Turner Sports has announced plans to launch a premium sports OTT platform in 2018.