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NBC Sports 2008 Olympic Talent Assignments - Field Hockey

Monday, August 4, 2008 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 1:01 PM, under , ,

Athens, GA (Aug 4, 2008) - The following are the NBC Sports Field Hockey talent assignments for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing:

Mike Corey, Play-by-play

Mike Corey began his broadcasting career while at the University of Massachusetts, working on the studio radio station as Sports Director and broadcasting football, basketball and lacrosse on WMUA in Amherst, MA from 1995-1999. He also broadcast select games for the UMass Sports Radio Network during his tenure there as well.

After Graduation, Corey was hired to be the Play-by-play voice for Delaware Blue Hen football and basketball, and is now in his 10th season calling the action.

In addition to doing the Blue Hen games, Corey has done Play-by-play on TV for NCAA college basketball on ESPN Regional, Comcast Sportsnet, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, CN8, and the New England Sports Network. He was also the Play-by-play voice for CN8's College Lacrosse coverage this past Spring.

In February of 2006, Corey was the Play-by-play voice for Speed Skating on Westwood Radio at the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. He also did Play-by-play on TV for NFL Europe on the NFL Network in 2006 and 2007.

Corey was named the 2003 and 2005 Delaware Sportscaster of the Year by the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters. He is also a four time winner of Best Presentation and Sports Play-by-play by the Delaware Press Association.

Biography and photo courtesy of 94.7 WDSD Radio.

Nick Conway, Analyst

Bio Pending.

Photo courtesy of USOC

Governing Organizations

U.S. Field Hockey Association
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Tel: (719) 866-4567
Fax: (719) 632-0979
Sharon Taylor, President
Sheila Walker, Executive Director

Federation Internationale de Hockey (FIH)
Residence du Parc
Rue du Valentin 61
1004 Lausanne
Tel: +41-21-641-0606
Fax: +41-21-641-0607
Els van Breda Vriesman, President

Related Links

NBC Sports 2008 Olympic Field Hockey Page
NBC Sports 2008 Olympic Broadcast Schedule

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