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National Lacrosse League Announces the Addition of Two Broadcasters

Jay Alter and Brendan Glasheen
Jay Alter and Brendan Glasheen

The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, welcomes Jay Alter and Brendan Glasheen as broadcast talent for the NLL Twitter Game of the Week.

“We are thrilled to welcome both Jay and Brendan to our broadcast team. We have full confidence that their knowledge and passion will resonate with our fan base as they will strive to bring a new level of excitement to the broadcast”, said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “We are continuing to evolve our broadcast-digital strategy to deliver a world class product to our fans. They deserve it and we will have some more exciting announcements very soon.”

Jay Alter is a graduate of Syracuse University & has called a variety of sports for ESPN, Fox Sports, and the Big East Digital Network the past two years. Alter has enjoyed assignments with college football, basketball, lacrosse, and soccer in that time. Before committing himself to the play-by-play booth, he was a Sports Anchor at News12 CT.

Brendan Glasheen is a play-by-play announcer based in Boston. He’s called college lacrosse and Major League Lacrosse games on Lax Sports Network, as well as college basketball and college hockey on ESPN3 and ACC Network Extra. Glasheen is also a play-by-play voice for Holy Cross Athletics, and contributes at DraftKings as a studio host. The Lowell, M.A., native graduated in 2015 from Syracuse University.

Both Jay and Brendan will join current Toronto Rock color analyst Brian “Shanny” Shanahan in calling games for Twitter and NLL TV. Brian brings 20 years of NLL experience as the former player has called games for The Score, Sportsnet, CBC, NBC, Fox Sports, ESPN, TSN and VERSUS throughout his career.

The NLL Twitter Game of the Week will be streamed live at live.twitter.com/nll and via @NLL, while also simulcast on NLLTV.com.

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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