FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 10th, 2012
NBC SPORTS NETWORK PRESENTS U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM COVERAGE ON SAT., DEC. 15 AT 7 P.M. ET
NEW YORK – Dec. 10, 2012 – NBC Sports Network presents the final U.S. Women’s National Team game of the Fan Tribute Tour when the team faces China this Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. ET live from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla. The U.S. has a 6-0-2 record during the Fan Tribute Tour thus far, opening with an 8-0 victory against Costa Rica on Sept. 1 at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, N.Y.
COMMENTATORS: Steve Cangialosi (play-by-play), and Kate Markgraf (@katemarkgraf, “Between the Benches” analyst) will call the USA-China game while Russ Thaler (@RussThaler) will host the pre-game, halftime and post-game segments.
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