Florida Tech Football Will Play Three Times On ESPN3 In 2015

By  //  July 10, 2015

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Playing in one of NCAA Division II college football’s top conferences certainly has its benefits. One of those perks is the opportunity to play in front of a national audience on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. (FIT Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Playing in one of NCAA Division II college football’s top conferences certainly has its benefits. One of those perks is the opportunity to play in front of a national audience on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.

For the second consecutive year, the Gulf South Conference will feature at least one of its weekly matchups on the worldwide leader in sports. In all, 10 GSC games will be played on the live multi-screen sports network, including three of the Panthers’ matchups.

FIT will have its first GSC-TV Game of the Week on Sept. 26 when the Panthers travel to Florence, Alabama for a 7 p.m. ET contest with North Alabama.

The following Saturday, FIT will face Delta State in another game of the week, this time at 7 p.m. ET in Cleveland, Mississippi. The Panthers will wrap up their game of the week schedule with the 1 p.m. ET Homecoming Game against West Georgia on Nov. 7 in Melbourne.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson

“The Gulf South Conference fields the top teams in NCAA Division II and it makes sense for us to work with ESPN to showcase these institutions and student-athletes on its live multi-screen network, ESPN3,” said GSC Commissioner Matt Wilson.

“We are excited about the games featured on the slate. Every week presents intriguing storylines and high-caliber match-ups.”

ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually.

It is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

The network is currently available to more than 99 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.

The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

Season tickets for the 2015 season are available. Premium season tickets are only $70 for adults and $45 for FIT employees with ID, seniors ages 65 and above and children ages 5-16.

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General admission season tickets are $50 for adults and $30 for FIT employees, seniors and children.

Season tickets can be purchased at FloridaTechSports.com, in-person by appointment at the Clemente Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by calling the FIT Ticket Office at 321-674-6228.

For questions, please call the ticket office at the number listed above or e-mail AthleticsTickets@fit.edu.


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