Canterbury to Serve as Radio Play-by-Play Announcer for Alabama Softball
Alabama softball can be heard locally on FM 95.3 The Bear
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Crimson Tide Sports Marketing and Learfield Sports has tabbed Tom Canterbury as the play-by-play voice for Alabama softball for the 2015 season. Canterbury has covered Alabama softball as part of WVUA-FM and Sports Radio 1420 The Tusk in previous years and is currently the promotions director for iHeart Media in Tuscaloosa. He is also part of the stats crew for UA football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and serves as public address announcer for Alabama soccer.
“It’s an honor to be a part of the great traditions of both the Crimson Tide Sports Network and Alabama softball,” Canterbury said. “I’m eagerly anticipating being a part of what is sure to be another outstanding year of softball for the Crimson Tide.”
“We’re excited to have Tom on board with us for the upcoming softball season,” said Crimson Tide Sports Marketing General Manager Jim Carabin. “His knowledge and passion for Alabama athletics will enhance the overall experience for our fans listening to the broadcast.”
Crimson Tide Sports Marketing is the multimedia rights holder for University of Alabama Athletics.
Alabama softball is carried locally on FM 95.3 The Bear and is also streamed online through their website, 953thebear.com. Alabama’s season opener will be on Thursday, February 5 in Mobile as the Tide takes on South Alabama before heading to Gulf Shores for the Sand Dollar Classic that weekend.