Capital University Sports Information

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.


Contacts  |  Mailing lists  |  Guidelines  |  Live stats  |  Live video/audio  |  Social media  |  Approved colors/logos  |  Rosters


CONTACTS

Ryan Gasser (bio)
Sports Information Director
rgasser@capital.edu
614-236-6174 

Primary responsibilities: Football,
Volleyball, Women's Basketball,
Men's Lacrosse, M/W Tennis, Women's Soccer, Softball

Chad Smith (bio)
Sports Information Graduate Assistant
csmith22@capital.edu
614-236-6985

Primary Responsibilities: 
Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball,
Women's Lacrosse, Baseball, M/W Golf

 

 

       

The success of the Capital Sports Information Department relies heavily on its student staff. The 2016-17 staff includes:
Amber Thomas (student assistant), Brittany Gross, Kirstyn Baker, Taylor Johnston, Gavin Wildermuth, Scott Lierman, Brian Lanier, Isiah Fairley, Mariah Brantley, Wes Murray (student video assistant), Shannon Walton, Ryan Carr, Bailey Scott, Corbin Brown, Tyler Kuhnes, MacKenzie Meyers, Sierra Sanchez, Nate Boone, Mitchell Goodin, Kasey Parkhurst, Kris Lee, Nick Wright, Logan Holbrook, Ganiyu Yahaya, and Morgan Lash. 

 

Mailing Address:
Capital University
1 College & Main
Columbus, OH 43209

Fax Number:
614-236-6178 

 

MAILING LISTS

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.


GUIDELINES

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 liason 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 RadioPlease 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 Bernlorh Stadium at no charge, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

PhotographyPhotography 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.

Visitng SIDs - Please send any and all game files to Ryan Gasser and Chad Smith at the conclusion of all contests.  If scoring changes need to be made, please resend updated files to both parties.

 

LIVE STATS

Live stats will be provided by the Capital Sports Information Department for most home games. Live stats for away contests will be provided by the host institution, if they are provided. Links for Capital University live stats can be found below.


Men's Soccer Women's Soccer Football Volleyball  
           
  Men's Basketball Women's Basketball Baseball Softball  

 

Opposing sports information offices looking for Capital Crusaders StatCrew rosters, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page. 

 

LIVE VIDEO/AUDIO

The Capital Sports Information Department provides live video and/or audio services to many of its varsity programs when weather and scheduling conflicts do not arise. Visit each team's respective schedule to view individual games that will have broadcasts. Video and audio services for select home events are produced through BoxCast and are run by the sports information staff with help from student assistants.

Watch live Capital broadcasts!


SOCIAL MEDIA

Capital University embraces and encourages engagement through the use of social media. Crusader Athletics has created an official Facebook page, Twitter handle, and YouTube page and cosponsors an Instagram account with the University so that fans and supporters can keep tabs on all Capital athletic teams. The social media hub serves as a one-stop shop for access to all social media accounts. ~ Social Media Hub ~

 

APPROVED LOGOS

  Official Crusaders Athletic logo   Official Capital University logo
                                   

For these files, please contact the Sports Information Department.
Use without authorization is not permitted. 
 

 

APPROVED COLORS

Purple    White    Gray    Secondary Grays    
PANTONE 2685
C96 M100 Y0 K0
R51 G42 B134
#332A86 
 

WHITE
C0 M0 Y0 K0
R255 G255 B255
#FFFFFF 

  PANTONE COOL GRAY 3
C0 M0 Y0 K17
R216 G217 B218
#D8D9DA 
 

PANTONE COOL GRAY 5
C13 M9 Y10 K27
R177 G179 B179
#b1b3b3

 

PANTONE COOL GRAY 7
 C20 M14 Y12 K40
R151 G153 B155
#97999b
           

 

   
           

PANTONE COOL GRAY 9
C30 M22 K17 Y57
R117 G120 B123
#75787b

  PANTONE COOL GRAY 11
C44 M34 K22 Y77
R83 G86 B90 
#53565a
           

 

   

 

ROSTERS

 
Word

StatCrew
(right click, Save Link As)

Baseball
 
(TRO)

 
(TRX)

Basketball (M)

Basketball (W)  
Cross Country (M)
 
   
Cross Country (W)      
Football  

Golf (M)  
Golf (W)      
Lacrosse (M)  
Lacrosse (W)      
Soccer (M)  
Soccer (W)  
Softball  
(TRO)


(TRX)
Tennis (M)  
Tennis (W)  
Track & Field (M)      
Track and Field (W)      
Volleyball    

 

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