ESPN Family Will Air Next Four Games

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 26, 2005

NORMAN, Okla. -- The Sooner baseball team (22-17, 6-9) will play four games in the next five days on national television, starting with a contest at Wichita State (34-13, 8-4) on Tuesday, April 26.  First pitch against the Shockers is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start on ESPN2 at Eck Stadium in Wichita, Kansas. 

OU will then return home to host No. 8 Nebraska (34-8, 10-5) at L. Dale Mitchell Park.  The series kicks off on Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. on ESPN.  The Big 12 series will then switch to ESPNU on Friday and Saturday with 6 p.m. and 1 p.m. start times, respectively.

The game against Wichita State and the series with the Huskers will feature Gary Thorne calling the play-by-play and Kyle Peterson with the color analysis.

The Sooners have made three television appearances so far this season (ESPN2, Fox Sports and ESPNU) two weeks ago against No. 1 Texas.

After this weekend, OU is set for five more games that will be broadcast by the ESPN Network.  Following is a look at the Sooners remaining televised games:

Date

Time

 Opponent

Location
Broadcast
4/26

7 p.m.

Wichita State

Wichita, Kan.
ESPN2
4/28

6 p.m.

Nebraska

Norman, Okla.
ESPN
4/29

6 p.m.

Nebraska

Norman, Okla.
ESPNU
4/30

1 p.m.

Nebraska

Norman, Okla.
ESPNU

5/14

7 p.m.

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma City*

ESPNU

5/15

2 p.m.

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma City*

ESPN
5/20

7 p.m.

Texas Tech

Norman, Okla.

ESPNU

5/21

1 p.m.

Texas Tech

Norman, Okla.

ESPNU

5/22

1 p.m.

Texas Tech 

 Norman, Okla.
ESPNU

All times listed as Central
* game to be played at the SBC Bricktown Ballpark


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