Donations for WNUR Sportsathon are now open! Click here to leave your contribution. Please ensure that your gift is being directed to WNUR Sports by typing “Sports” in the comments section of the donation box.
Important: In the comments section of the donation box, please state which premium you would like to receive. The premium eligibility plateaus are as follows:
$25 – WNUR Sports USB Drive
$35 – WNUR Sports T-shirt (Please state the size of shirt you would like in the comments, as well)
$75 – WNUR Sports Polo (Please state the size of shirt you would like in the comments, as well)
The Fourth Annual WNUR Sportsathon is set to kick off Friday, October 31st, at 7:00 pm and continue until Saturday, November 1st, at 7:00 pm. The event is 24 straight hours of sports programming on WNUR 89.3 FM and WNURSports.com. Click here to hear why WNUR Sports alumnus and lead studio host for the Big Ten Network Dave Revsine believes Sportsathon is so important.
Sportsathon is the lone fundraiser for WNUR Sports throughout the year. The funds raised are used to improve the station’s equipment, assist in travel for road trips throughout Big Ten country and the nation such as bowl games, the women’s lacrosse Final Four, and the men’s and women’s Big Ten Basketball Tournaments.
Programming Schedule for Sportsathon 2014
7:00pm-9:00pm – Northwestern Women’s Soccer vs. Minnesota
9:00pm-9:30pm – Northwestern Soccer Show
9:30pm-11:00pm – The SportsVoice (Live from Norris University Center)
11:00pm-11:30pm – Stump the Schwab
11:30pm-12:00am – The Stat is Right
12:00am-3:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
3:00am-5:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
5:00am-8:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
8:00am-9:00am – National College Football Show
9:00am-10:00am – Big Ten Football Preview Show
10:00am-11:00am – WNUR Sports Kick-Off Show
11:00am-2:30pm – Northwestern Football versus Iowa*
2:30pm-3:00pm – WNUR Sports Post-Game Show
3:00pm-4:00pm – Big Ten Basketball Preview
4:00pm-5:00pm – Northwestern Men’s Basketball Preview
5:00pm-6:00pm – Northwestern Women’s Basketball Preview
6:00pm-6:30pm – Northwestern Baseball and Softball Preview
6:30pm-7:00pm – Northwestern Lacrosse Preview
*If game kicks off at 2:30, shows listed from 2:30-6pm will begin at 10.
For additional updates on Sportsathon and other WNUR Sports functions, find WNUR Sports on Twitter and Facebook. If you have any questions about Sportsathon, feel free to send an email to WNURSports@gmail.com.