Patriot League, Learfield Sports Renew Pact
September 8, 2015 at 6:55 AM (PT)
THE PATRIOT LEAGUE and LEARFIELD SPORTS have extended their exclusive multimedia rights deal through 2020. LEARFIELD operates PATRIOT LEAGUE SPORTS PROPERTIES to manage the college sports circuit's multimedia rights. The league includes AMERICAN, ARMY WEST POINT, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BUCKNELL, COLGATE, HOLY CROSS, LAFAYETTE, LEHIGH, LOYOLA MARYLAND, and NAVY; FORDHAM (football), GEORGETOWN (football and women's rowing), MIT (women's rowing), and RICHMOND (women's golf) are associate members.
“THE PATRIOT LEAGUE is excited to extend our partnership with LEARFIELD SPORTS, as they are considered a leader in the college athletics industry. They understand the goals and objectives of THE PATRIOT LEAGUE, which allows us to continue to provide additional resources to our member institutions and their student-athletes," said league Exec. Dir. JENNIFER HEPPEL.
“We are privileged to have this position of being a partner in collegiate athletics,” said LEARFIELD President and CEO GREG BROWN. “We look forward to continue creating unique opportunities for corporations to align with the PATRIOT LEAGUE through a multi-faceted platform.”