PHILADELPHIA – December 5, 2018 – PHL17 is pleased to announce a Broadcast Partnership with the Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse team beginning with the 2018-2019 season. As a founding partner, PHL17 will serve as the exclusive television home for Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse, broadcasting all home games and a select number of away games.
“PHL17 has a long history of bringing the best in local sports to the passionate fans of Philadelphia and we are thrilled to be a founding and flagship partner of the Philadelphia Wings when their season kicks off on Saturday, December 15th,” said Vince Giannini, Senior Vice President and General Manager of PHL17.
“Having Wings games air on a local station in the market is critical to our mission of growing the sport of lacrosse in the Greater Philadelphia Area” said Lindsey Masciangelo, Philadelphia Wings Vice President, Business Operations. “We are excited to work with PHL17 to bring first class entertainment to our fans.”
Booker Corrigan played College Lacrosse and Ice Hockey at Roanoke College. He went on to coach college lacrosse at Denison University and Villanova University, and was a teacher coach at several high schools in the Baltimore, MD area from 1992 to 2010. Currently, he announces ESPN Play by Play for college basketball and lacrosse, as well as CBS Sports play by play and color analyst for lacrosse and Kudda Sports/CSETV Game of the Week play by play for Lacrosse.
Scott Gabrielsen returns to the booth for his 16th year as Color Commentator for the Philadelphia Wings.
Since his retirement as a player for the Wings in 1998, he has provided Color Commentary for lacrosse broadcasts at all levels on networks such as NBC Sports Philadelphia, The Comcast Network, CN8, HDTV and MSG. Scott brings unique knowledge and perspective to the game having competed at the professional and college level as a player and currently as an elite High School Club Coach.
Erin Dolan is currently a freelance sports reporter at PHL17 in Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Wings sideline reporter. Erin has covered sporting events at the professional, collegiate, and high school level with experience at ESPN, ESPNU, SB Nation and the Big Ten Network. She has also worked in various news stations with on-camera, production, filmmaking, writing, and digital content experience.
Production for all Philadelphia Wings telecasts will be produced by PHL17. Booker Corrigan and Scott Gabrielsen will call the action with Erin Dolan as the sideline reporter. The first telecast will be the Wings Home Opener on Saturday December 15th at 1pm on PHL17.
Philadelphia Wings Broadcast Schedule on PHL17
|Saturday Dec. 15 – 1pm VS Buffalo
Saturday Dec. 29 – 7:30pm @ Rochester
Friday Jan 4 – 7:30pm @ Toronto
Saturday Jan 12 – 7pm VS Georgia
Saturday Jan 26 – 7pm VS Toronto
|Friday Feb 1 – 8pm VS Rochester
Saturday Feb 9 – 7pm VS Colorado
Saturday Feb 16 – 7pm VS New England
Friday Mar 8 – 8pm VS Buffalo
Saturday Mar 23 – 7pm VS New England
Saturday Apr 6 – 12pm VS Calgary