ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL RADIO BROADCAST PARTNER OF NEW MEXICO UNITED
Twenty-Five Matches Broadcasted Live, Additional United Programming Throughout the Season
(February 5, 2020) ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Fans of the state’s premier soccer team will have unmatched access to New Mexico United, following an announcement today of the team’s partnership with ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM. The local ESPN affiliate will broadcast all seventeen home matches, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open matches, and select away matches. Adam Diehl and Andy Hageman, will call all matches for the radio broadcast.
“Joe is as passionate as they come. He and his entire team have said ‘yes’ since day one” said Peter Trevisani, Majority Owner and CEO of New Mexico United. “Going into season two, we are thrilled to extend and expand our partnership with ESPN 101.7 The TEAM, as they continue to play a crucial role in making United accessible to every New Mexican.”
In addition to broadcasting matches, ESPN 101.7 The TEAM is continuing the ‘United Weekly’ radio show, airing on Saturdays from 11 am - 12 pm MT, hosted this season by David Carl and RJ Montano, President and Vice President of 'The Curse' Supporters’ Group. United Weekly features commentary on previous and upcoming matches, interviews with players, coaches and staff of New Mexico United,
“We can’t wait for this season,” said Joe O’Neill, president of ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM. “It is a privilege to work with Peter Trevisani and everyone at New Mexico United. We are committed to delivering exciting United game broadcasts and much more for United’s dedicated fan base again this season”.
The first broadcast will take place for New Mexico United’s pre-season friendly vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday, February 8 at 12 pm MT, with a pre-game show at 11 am MT. Fans can also look forward to catching New Mexico United’s first match at Austin Bold FC on Saturday, March 7.
Tickets for the pre-season friendly are still available. $10 general admission, students free with ID.
About New Mexico United
New Mexico United, the state’s first professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.
The USL is one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million and fueling the growth of the game across North America. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the USL provides unparalleled club support with a growing team of more than 50 professionals across 17 departments, ranging from operations to marketing, communications, and sponsorship. The USL has a national media partnership with ESPN, wherein all league matches are broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN3 and across linear channels. The league also operates USL Productions, which includes a state-of-the-art facility that produces and distributes more than 500 league matches and more than 1,000 hours of original content to national partners, local affiliates and international markets throughout the 2018 season.
ABOUT ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM
ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM (KQTM-FM), is a New Mexico owned and operated radio station by TEAM Broadcasting Inc., providing award-winning local programming and the best national shows and live sports as an ESPN Radio affiliate. ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM is proud to be the broadcast partner of New Mexico United.