The Hofstra Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs are gearing up for the start of their respective seasons. On Thursday, the Department of Athletics will host its annual Hofstra Basketball Media Day as we celebrate the opening of the new campaigns.
GoHofstra.com will have Hofstra Basketball fans covered from every angle on Thursday with wall-to-wall coverage of media day on many different outlets and social media channels.
From noon to 1 p.m., fans can watch the welcome from Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway and the “State of the Program” addresses from Coach Mihalich and Kilburn-Steveskey live on GoHofstra.com, via Hofstra University’s YouTube Live channel. You can also listen to the 12-1 p.m. hour live on WRHU (88.7 FM), GoHofstra.com and the GoHofstra.com mobile apps. In addition to speeches by Hathaway, Mihalich and Kilburn-Steveskey, the audio only broadcasts will also include interviews with student-athletes from both teams from 12:40-1 p.m.
At 1 p.m., the Hofstra Department of Athletics will host its first-ever Google Hangout via the University’s Google+ page. Join us for this exciting endeavor as Mike Sullivan, Sports Director of WRHU (88.7 FM), Angelo Cannella, Hofstra’s Social Media Manager and Stephen Gorchov, Associate Director of Athletics for Communications chat with the men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes about the upcoming season. The Google Hangout will last from 1-130 p.m.
Be sure to check in on our various social media channels as there will be plenty of content posted on the Hofstra Pride Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vine accounts. In addition, look for additional content on the University’s accounts and on the two individual team accounts.
Following the event look for the media day wrap-up on GoHofstra.com with links to photos, videos and plenty of other content to get fans excited for the 2013-14 Hofstra Basketball season!
For ticket information for both teams call the Hofstra Athletics Box Office at (516) HOF-TIXX.