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.
Primary responsibilities: Football, Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse, M/W Golf, Softball
The success of the Capital Sports Information Department relies heavily on its student staff. The 2019-20 staff includes:
Morgan Lash, Will Futrell, Kaitlyn Oliver, Kayla Wild, Matt Lanier, Alex Slusher, Trey Zimmer, Kacey Felts, Nichole Walsh, Devon Wipple, Peyton Braun, Tom Cavanaugh, Becca Davis, Laura Williamson, Tara Zinser, Joe Thompson, Rylie Young, Deja Smith, Trey Hunter, Hope Funderburg, Molly Piard, Kaylee Cyphers, Elizabeth Christian, Drew Palmatier, Aubry Pletcher, Lorna Bailey, Hanna Pinkelman, and Taylor Gibbs.
1 College & Main
Columbus, OH 43209
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.
To receive text message (SMS) alerts on any or all Capital athletic teams, follow the link below.
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
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.
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.
|Men's Basketball||unique URLs|
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|Track & Field||coming soon!|
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Capital University embraces and encourages engagement through the use of social media. Crusader Athletics can be found on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, 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 ~
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