Capital University Sports Information

The Capital University Sports Information Department is here to serve the needs of the local and national media, opposing institutions and its staff, and supporters of Crusaders Athletics. Please use the links and content below as a guide for any questions you may have, or reach out to the sports information department via the contact information provided.


Contacts  |  Mailing lists  |  Text alerts  |  Guidelines  |  Live stats  |  Live video  |  Live audio  |  Social media  |  Approved colors/logos  |  Rosters


 

CONTACTS

Ryan Gasser (bio)
Sports Information Director
rgasser@capital.edu
614-236-6174 

Primary responsibilities: Football, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Men's Lacrosse, M/W Tennis, M/W Golf, Softball

              

Sean Neidig (bio)
Sports Information
Graduate Assistant
sneidig@capital.edu
614-236-6985

Primary Responsibilities: 
Men's and Women's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse, Baseball, M/W Track & Field, M/W Cross Country

The success of the Capital Sports Information Department relies heavily on its student staff. The 2018-19 staff includes:
Adam Hettel, Zach Shreve, Morgan Lash, Will Futrell, Dan Auble, Kaitlyn Oliver, Kayla Wild, Matt Lanier, Adrienne Staley, Charles Wolf, Mike Lauofo, Alex Slusher, Logan Holbrook, Sierra Sanchez, Gavin Wildermuth, Trey Zimmer, Kacey Felts, Nichole Walsh, Anthony Hoover, Devon Wipple, Bobby Walker, Peyton Braun, Murphy Horning, Tom Cavanaugh, Corbin Brown, Becca Davis, Spencer Dilyard, and Taylor Gibbs.

 

Mailing Address:
Capital University
1 College & Main
Columbus, OH 43209

Fax Number:
614-236-6178 

 

MAILING LISTS

If you would like to be added to a mailing list to receive official Capital Athletics news releases, please send your request to Sports Information Director, Ryan Gasser. Please indicate your media agency and if you would like to be added to a general mailing list for all news or a sport-specific list.

If you would like to be taken off a list, please send the sports information office an email indicating so.

 

TEXTING SERVICE

To receive text message (SMS) alerts on any or all Capital athletic teams, follow the link below.

SIGN UP: http://athletics.capital.edu/list-signup

Customize the updates you receive to your liking by sport or stay up-to-date on everything happening across all 20 teams with ALL NEWS and ALL SCORES. Get final score updates (scores only), news and updates, or all updates from one or multiple programs. 

If you wish to opt out or alter what alerts your receive, please remember your password and manage your account through the link below.

MANAGE YOUR ALERTS: http://athletics.capital.edu/list-request

* text rates may apply


GUIDELINES

Media Credentials - All credential requests should be forwarded to Sports Information Director, Ryan Gasser. Credentials are limited to professionals working in the print, broadcast, or electronic media, and their issuance is at the discretion of the sports information director. Please make requests for credentials at least three days in advance of game day.

Player/Coach Interviews - The Sports Information Department serves as the main liaison between the media and Capital's student-athletes, coaches, and staff members. Media requests following athletic events, coaches and players are subject to a 10-minute cooling off period, per NCAA guidelines. All requests must go through a representative of the Capital Sports Information Department, or an approved Capital University representative. Coach or student-athlete contact information will never be distributed unless permission is given. 

Visiting Radio - Please contact the Capital Sports Information Department at least three days in advance of the game which you would like to broadcast. Phone lines, LAN lines, and/or wireless access are available at the Capital Center and Bernlohr Stadium at no charge, on a first come, first-serve basis.

Photography - Photography is permitted with approved media credentials at all Crusaders athletics events. Photographers shooting from playing field level must make the sports information department aware of their work and must follow all NCAA guidelines concerning in-game athletics photography. Please be advised that photographers assume all risk if entering the playing area of an athletic event.

Image requests - If you would like to obtain an image seen on the Capital Athletics website or any of its social media accounts, please contact the CU Sports Information Department for arrangements or contact info of photographers. All images used must be given proper photo credit.

"Crusaders" - When referencing to Capital University athletic teams, please refer to them as the "Crusaders". The use of the term "Lady Crusaders" or anything of the like, is unacceptable. Other references that are acceptable are Capital Athletics, Cap, or The Purple and White.

Visiting SIDs - Please send any and all game files to Ryan Gasser and Sean Neidig at the conclusion of all contests.  If scoring changes need to be made, please resend updated files to both parties.

 

LIVE STATS

Live stats are available for most Capital athletic events. The presentation may vary by host institution. Live stats links can be found under the "schedule/results" tab on the Cap Athletics home page, or on the schedule page for each sport which has a    icon listed by the game. 

Sport Schedule Home Link
Football
Volleyball
Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Men's Basketball  unique URLs
Women's Basketball  unique URLs
Track & Field  coming soon!
Men's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse
Baseball
Softball
     

Live stats are not available for home tennis or golf events.

Opposing sports information offices looking for Capital Crusaders StatCrew rosters, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page. 

 

LIVE VIDEO

Live video is provided for many Capital Athletic events. Capital Athletics uses Boxcast Inc. to stream video of its home athletic contests. Video links can be found under the "schedule/results" tab on the Cap Athletics home page, on the Boxcast channel designated for each sport (home only), or on the schedule page for each sport which has a     icon listed by the game. 

 

Sport Schedule Channel Page
Football
Men's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Volleyball
Men's Basketball
Women's Basketball
Men's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse
     

Note: Video streams will be kept on Boxcast channels for 365 days from the time of the broadcast. Video is not available for home track & field, tennis, golf, baseball or softball events.
 

If you are having issues with the broadcast or have questions regarding the system requirements to view, click here.

 

LIVE AUDIO

When streaming video is not an option, Capital Athletics will attempt to provide an audio-only stream of select events. When audio is available via Capital or another school, links can be found under the "schedule/results" tab on the Cap Athletics home page, on the Boxcast channel designated for each sport (home only), or on the schedule page for each sport which has a    icon listed by the game. 

Sport Schedule Home Link
Football  
Volleyball  
Men's Soccer  
Women's Soccer  
Men's Basketball  
Women's Basketball  
Track & Field  
Men's Lacrosse  
Women's Lacrosse  
Baseball
Softball
     

Note: Audio streams will be kept on Boxcast channels for 365 days from the time of the broadcast. Audio is available for select Capital home events, when possible.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Capital University embraces and encourages engagement through the use of social media. Crusader Athletics can be found on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram. The social media hub serves as a one-stop shop for access to all social media accounts.

 

For the complete breakdown of each sport's social media channels, visit the ~ Social Media Hub ~

 

APPROVED LOGOS

  Official Crusaders Athletic logo   Official Capital University logo
                                   
  For these files, please contact the Sports Information Department.
Use without authorization is not permitted. 
   

 

APPROVED COLORS

Purple

PANTONE 2685
C90 M99 Y0 K8
R51 G0  B114

#332A86 (print)
#380982 (web)

 
White 
WHITE
C0 M0 Y0 K0
R255 G255 B255
#FFFFFF 
 
 Grays 
PANTONE COOL GRAY 11
C0  M2  Y0  K68
R113 G113 B116 
#717174
 
PANTONE COOL GRAY 8
C0  M1  Y0  K43
R161 G161 B165
#A1A1A5
 
PANTONE COOL GRAY 5
C0  M1  Y0  K43
R190 G192 B194
#BEC0C2
 
PANTONE COOL GRAY 3
C0  M0  Y0  K17
R216 G217 B218
#D8D9DA 
 
PANTONE COOL GRAY 1
C0  M0  Y0  K10
R231 G231 B232
#E7E7E8
 

 

ROSTERS

 
Word

StatCrew
(right click, Save Link As)

Baseball  

 

 
Basketball (M)
Basketball (W)
Cross Country (M)    
Cross Country (W)    
Football  
FRO
 
FRX
Golf (M)    
Golf (W)  
Lacrosse (M)    
Lacrosse (W)    
Soccer (M)

  

 

(.SRO)

Soccer (W)

  

 

(.SRO)

Softball      
Tennis (M)    
Tennis (W)    
Track & Field (M)      
Track and Field (W)      
Volleyball    

 

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