Fans can follow Shelly Sommerfeldt and the Utah volleyball team on KUED this week as it battles in the MWC tournament.
Nov. 15, 2004
SALT LAKE CITY - In addition to CSTV's coverage of the 2004 MWC Volleyball Tournament, KUED will follow the Utah volleyball team as it vies for the championship and an automatic berth into the NCAA tournament. The 2004 MWC Volleyball Championship will be held Nov. 18-20 at Moby Arena on the campus of Colorado State University.
In Salt Lake City, Ute fans can watch the volleyball team on tape delay on KUED. Match one will air on Friday morning at 12:30 a.m. Match two will air on Saturday and three on Sunday. The final two matches will be broadcast at Midnight.
Bill Doleman will call the play-by-play and Amy Gant will be the color analyst. A native of Fairbury, Neb., Doleman is a veteran sportscaster whose career as a free-lance announcer has taken him from small-market public television to the national networks and several points in between. Named the Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year in 1998, Doleman has called games for ABC Sports, Fox Sports Net and the ESPN networks. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Doleman was the play-by-play announcer for the 2002 State Farm NACWAA Volleyball Classic held in Minneapolis, as well as the 2002 and 2003 MWC Volleyball Championships.
Gant, a 1998 graduate of BYU, brings an extensive volleyball background to television. She was a three-time All-American for the Cougars and played for the U.S. National Team from January 1998 to September 1999. An NCAA Woman of the Year top 10 finalist in 1998, Gant was the color analyst for the 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 Mountain West Conference Volleyball Championships.