ESPN Bags NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship Coverage Rights
ESPN has signed an agreement with NCAA to broadcast NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship semifinals and final will be presented live on ESPN’s linear and digital networks through at least 2023.
The NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship semifinals and final will be available on an ESPN network for the first time since the 1987 championship, as the upcoming, rescheduled 2020 title game will be televised live on ESPNU on Sunday, May 9 in primetime at 7 p.m. ET.
The semifinals, available on ESPN3, are set for Friday, May 7 at 1 and 4 p.m. Additionally, the championship trophy presentation, immediately following the conclusion of the title game, will be carried on ESPN3.
Dan Margulis, ESPN senior director, programming & acquisitions said “We could not be more excited for the opportunity to add the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship to our extensive portfolio of NCAA coverage. Our commitment to NCAA Championships is second to none, and we take pride in showcasing this sport and its incredible female student-athletes in front of a live television audience this year and beyond.”