GoLeopards.com will once again offer the most exclusive and expansive coverage of National Signing Day in the Patriot League with all-day, live updates from Bourger Varsity Football House today.
For the fourth consecutive year, the day will culminate with “The Wrap Up Show presented by Coke Zero” airing live at 5:30 p.m. The show will be hosted by the Lafayette Sports Network’s (LSN) Gary Laubach and feature head coach Frank Tavani, who will take Leopard fans start to finish through the Class of 2017 commitments. Also scheduled to join is Susan Averett, Dana Professor of Economics and football faculty mentor, discussing the academic credentials of the incoming class and her role in the recruiting process.
Tavani will be back once again to field questions from all Leopard fans, as GoLeopards.com will host a chat with the head coach from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Followers of @GoLeopards on Twitter are encouraged to use the hashtag #AskCoachT to submit their questions.
In addition, live hourly updates beginning at noon will highlight the behind-the-scenes happenings inside Bourger Varsity Football House. Laubach’s guests will include Director of Athletics Bruce McCutcheon, Director of Admissions Matthew Hyde, offensive coordinator Mickey Fein, defensive coordinator John Loose, and LSN-TV analyst Mike Joseph ’88 for a first look at highlight films for each new Leopard.
Season ticket holders, members of Lafayette Friends of Football, and members of the media are welcome to join Tavani and his staff at Bourger Varsity Football House, located inside Fisher Stadium. Guests will be able to watch the show live with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, a chance to win merchandise, and the opportunity to ask questions during the final segment of “The Wrap-Up Show”.
In addition to the extensive football coverage, the incoming classes for the women’s soccer team, as well as the Patriot League champion men’s soccer and field hockey squads, will be announced Wednesday afternoon.
Signing Day Schedule
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - GoLeopards.com Chat Room with Head Coach Frank Tavani
Noon - Live hourly update from Bourger Varsity Football House
1 p.m. - LSN’s Gary Laubach and Mike Joseph ’88 break down commitment film
2 p.m. - LSN’s Gary Laubach and Mike Joseph ’88 break down commitment film
3 p.m. - Offensive Coordinator Mickey Fein
4 p.m. - Defensive Coordinator John Loose
5 p.m. - Director of Admissions Matthew Hyde
5:30 p.m. - The Wrap-Up Show, presented by Coke Zero with Coach Tavani
6:15 p.m. - Coach Tavani live on ESPN Radio of the Lehigh Valley (1230 and 1320 AM)