MACON, Ga. – Mercer, the Atlantic Sun Conference and PlayON! Sports, a division of Turner Sports announced today that they will launch ASun.TV on Tuesday, Sept. 11. A new Web service, ASun.TV will webcast a minimum of 540 regular-season and championship games across a variety of A-Sun sports, including men’s and women’s basketball, soccer and volleyball, as well as baseball and softball throughout the 2007-08 academic year. The first scheduled event will feature a women’s volleyball match-up as the Mercer Bears host the Georgia State Panthers tonight at 7 p.m.
ASun.TV events will be available for viewing both live and via on-demand replay to fans throughout the country that purchase a Single Event Pass ($5.99 per event), a monthly All-Event Pass ($9.99 per month), or an annual All-Event pass ($69.99 per year). Both the annual and monthly All-Event Passes allow unlimited access to games within their respective timeframes.
"ASun.TV will have an immediate impact on the A-Sun for our teams and fans. The ability to bring high-quality live video from our schools over the Internet is a fantastic way to broaden the exposure for our outstanding student-athletes,” said A-Sun commissioner Ted Gumbart. “Our schools, our great partners at Turner Sports, and our marketing team at RMG have all joined in the effort to make this happen, and we are very proud to launch ASun.TV."