BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana State University Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Bobcat Sports Properties, announced today that Jay Sanderson will be the Bobcats’ voice for football and men’s basketball concurrent with the upcoming 2014-15 athletic season.
Sanderson comes to Bozeman from Las Cruces, N.M. where he was the New Mexico State Aggies’ radio/television play-by-play broadcaster for basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball and some football. Additionally, he served as host and co-producer for the Aggies’ weekly television coaches’ show and morning and afternoon drive sports talk radio programs.
His other related experience includes serving six years in radio and television primarily with stations in Kansas and Iowa. Sanderson, a member of the National Sportcasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is an 11-time Kansas Association of Broadcasters award winner for excellence in radio and television play-by-play and reporting.
“Jay brings a wealth of TV and radio experience to Bozeman,” said Montana State’s Director of Athletics Peter Fields. “He will be a great Bobcat and I think our fans will enjoy listening to him call games on the Bobcat Radio Network.”
“We’re excited to welcome Jay to the Bobcats’ family and know he will be an outstanding addition to our broadcast team,” said Cameron Oliver, general manager for Bobcat Sports Properties, which oversees all management and operations for the Bobcat Sports Network including talent and securing radio affiliates.
In addition to Montana State, Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights and sponsorship for 98 collegiate institutions and associations. Learfield also offers its college partners with licensing and trademark consulting, concessions and hospitality services and professional ticket sales. The 2014-15 athletic season will mark the seventh consecutive year for the company to title the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. To learn about the company’s 40-year history and complete collegiate portfolio, visit www.learfieldsports.com.