January 10, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas - The United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships and the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships will be part of a four-week series that will air nationally in May on CBS Sports Network.
This is the 12th consecutive year of national television for the team event and the second for singles. Dave LaMont will handle play-by-play, while USBC spokesman and Team USA member Chris Barnes will provide color commentary.
CBS Sports Network will air the one-hour shows in high definition over a four-week period each Friday in May, beginning May 3. The Intercollegiate Team Championships and Intercollegiate Singles Championships annually crown national champions in college bowling.
“Collegiate bowling showcases all of the great elements our sport can be proud of,” said Chad Murphy, International Bowling Campus Managing Director of Youth Development. “CBS Sports Network will give tremendous exposure to collegiate bowling and provide an amazing experience for the student-athletes who are featured on the telecast.”
All four shows will be taped at Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Neb., on April 20. Leading up to the taped television shows, bowling fans will be able to watch all rounds of qualifying and match play for both events on BowlTV.
For more information USBC Collegiate, visit BOWL.com/collegiate.
United States Bowling Congress
The United States Bowling Congress serves as the national governing body for the sport. USBC is a membership organization that provides standardized rules, regulations and benefits to make bowling fair and fun for everyone.
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CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports. The Network covers more than 350 live games annually, showcasing more than 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network’s live programming is highlighted by college sports and also features professional lacrosse, Professional Bull Riding (PBR), the sports news and commentary shows ROME and LEAD OFF, the weekly studio show NFL Monday QB and the Tim Brando Show. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to http://www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
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