WMU News

'Watch Parties' set for football versus Michigan

Sept. 10, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Alumni and friends of Western Michigan University will have several opportunities across the country to gather on Saturday, Sept. 15, and cheer as the football Broncos take on the University of Michigan in "The Big House" at Ann Arbor.

The game will be televised on ESPN+ and the WMU Alumni Association has arranged for "Watch Parties" in 10 locations in seven states. The game will also be televised in West Michigan by WXMI Fox 17, Grand Rapids. The contest begins at noon EDT (9 a.m. PDT).

Areas in which Watch Parties are scheduled include Atlanta; Chicago; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Indianapolis; Long Beach, Calif; Naples, Fla.; Phoenix; San Francisco; Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.; and Troy, Mich.

For complete listings of Watch Parties for WMU versus Michigan football, visit the WMU Alumni Association Web site at <www.wmich.edu/alumni>. A link to the latest information is provided on the Alumni Association Web home page.

For more information about this and other alumni activities, contact the WMU Alumni Association at 616 387-8777 or <alumni@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 616 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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