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Cal vs. Stanford Set To Be 1st Twitter Streamed Pac 12 Swimming and Diving Event

SAN FRANCISCO - Pac-12 Networks announced today nine Pac-12 Plus events to be streamed on Twitter over the next month, beginning with a women’s soccer match between Oregon and Colorado on Thursday, Oct. 6.  The California vs. Stanford competition on Nov. 2 is the first swimming and diving event on the Twitter slate.

These are the first events in a season-long partnership to stream Pac-12 events on Twitter’s new live content platform.

The nine initial events include three women’s soccer matches, four women’s volleyball matches, one men’s hockey game, and one men’s swimming and diving meet. The events will also be streamed on Pac-12.com and Pac-12 Now.

“Over the years, our universities have been producing live event streams from their campuses,” said Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans. “We’re thrilled these events will now receive more exposure on the Twitter platform enabling fans to watch their favorite teams in an easy access communal format.”

Pac-12 Networks struck the partnership with Twitter to distribute more Pac-12 events directly to fans and complement its broadcast of 850 live events on its seven linear television networks. It also provides a new digital avenue for Pac-12 Networks and universities to connect with more fans on a platform that is already widely used for consuming and engaging with sports content.

“We have designed Pac-12 Networks to embrace technology and incorporate innovation into our day-to-day work flow,” continued Murphy-Stephans. “These university produced live events will now be able to reach more fans than ever before, supporting our mission to provide more exposure to our schools, their sports programs and Pac-12 student-athletes.”

Upcoming events on Pac-12 Plus and Twitter:

DATE                                      SPORT                           EVENT                                       TIME

Thursday, Oct. 6          Women’s Soccer                Oregon at Colorado                  2:30 p.m. PT

Friday, Oct. 14             Women’s Soccer              Washington St. at Utah              6:00 p.m. PT

Thursday, Oct. 27         Women’s Soccer              California at Arizona State         7:00 p.m. PT

Friday, Oct. 28             Women’s Volleyball             Arizona at Oregon                   7:00 p.m. PT

Saturday, Oct. 29         Ice Hockey                      Harvard at Arizona State            7:00 p.m. PT

Wednesday, Nov. 2      Men’s Swimming & Diving  California at Stanford                2:00 p.m. PT

Friday, Nov. 4              Women’s Volleyball              UCLA at Arizona                    6:00 p.m. PT

Thursday, Nov. 10        Women’s Volleyball             Colorado at Oregon                 7:00 p.m. PT

Saturday, Nov. 12         Women’s Volleyball              UCLA at Stanford                  7:00 p.m. PT

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