Courtesy of GoHeels.com
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina has added five more games to its 2013 TV broadcast schedule for women’s soccer. These are in addition to the six games added to the broadcast schedule Thursday on the ESPN Family of Networks as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Three games times have also been changed. On Sunday, September 1, the second day of the 2013 Carolina Nike Classic, Duke and New Mexico will now play at 12 noon (previously 1 p.m.) while UNC meets Kennesaw State at 3 p.m. (no time change). Game times have also been updated for the Duke Nike Classic at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C., on September 6 and 8. On Friday, Sept. 6, Duke and West Virginia will play at 6 p.m. and UCLA and UNC will meet at 8 p.m. (games flip flopped). On Sunday, Sept. 8, game times have been moved up one hour with UNC playing West Virginia at 11 a.m. and Duke meeting UCLA at 1 p.m.
GoHeelsTV, the official video portal of Carolina athletics, has added five games to the webcast schedule for Carolina. UNC’s games with New Mexico on August 30, with Kennesaw State on September 1, with Syracuse on October 17, with Virginia on October 20 and with Clemson on October 24 will all now be shown on GoHeelsTV.
On Thursday, the ACC announced the fall sports broadcast schedule for 2013. The University of North Carolina women’s soccer team will appear six times in regular-season games on the ESPN family of networks. The defending NCAA champions could also appear twice in ACC Tournament post-season games.
Carolina’s home games with Notre Dame, Maryland, NC State and Duke will all be shown on ESPN3. The Maryland game on October 6 will also be shown on the league’s regional sports networks (RSN) which include FOX Sports Carolina, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Indiana, Sun Sports, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, NESN, YES, ROOT SPORTS and MSG.
UNC’s road match at Pittsburgh will also be an ESPN3 telecast. The match at Florida State on September 18 will receive national cable coverage from ESPNU.
Carolina could also appear twice more on the ESPN Family of Networks in the ACC Tournament. The semifinal games will air on November 8 on ESPN3 at 5:30 and 8 p.m. and the championship game is November 10 at 4 p.m. on ESPNU.
All contests will also be available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and AppleTV via WatchESPN.
All nine UNC home games will be viewable on either GoHeelsTV or the ESPN Family of Networks. Six of UNC’s nine home games will be broadcast on WCHL Radio (Chapelboro.com, 97.9 FM, 1360 AM) as will one neutral site game and the match at Wake Forest.
Regular Season Games On TV or Webcast
Friday, Aug. 30, New Mexico at North Carolina, 5 p.m., GoHeelsTV
Sunday, Sept. 1, Kennesaw State at North Carolina, 3 p.m., GoHeelsTV
Sunday, Sept. 15, Notre Dame at North Carolina, 1 p.m., ESPN3
Wednesday, Sept. 18, North Carolina at Florida State, 8 p.m., ESPNU
Thursday, Sept. 26, North Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Sunday, Oct. 6, Maryland at North Carolina, 1 p.m., RSN/ESPN3
Thursday, Oct. 10, NC State at North Carolina, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Thursday, Oct. 17, Syracuse at North Carolina, 2 p.m., GoHeelsTV
Sunday, Oct. 20, Virginia at North Carolina, 1 p.m., GoHeelsTV
Thursday, Oct. 24, Clemson at North Carolina, 7 p.m., GoHeelsTV
Thursday, Oct. 31, Duke at North Carolina, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Potential Post Season Games For TV/Webcast
Friday, Nov. 8, ACC Tournament Semifinals, 5:30 and 8 p.m., ESPN3
Sunday, No. 10, ACC Tournament Final, 4 p.m., ESPNU
UNC will also have eight games this fall air on WCHL Radio (97.9 FM, 1360 AM) will be live streamed onChapelboro.com. You can check out that broadcast schedule here. Games versus West Virginia, Notre Dame, Maryland, NC State, Virginia, Clemson, Wake Forest and Duke will all air on WCHL. Paul Connell will serve as the “Voice of the Tar Heels” for UNC soccer broadcasts for the second year in a row.