May 20, 2009
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PRESTOSPORTS PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN
American to launch new site this summer
ROCKVILLE, Md. - American University, an NCAA Division I institution located in Washington, D.C., has partnered with PrestoSports for its athletics web site. American will transition its site content and design to PrestoSports this summer.
"We're pleased that American University has chosen to join the PrestoSports Network," says PrestoSports COO Patrick B. Summers. "In 2009, we've established a mission to bring our services to the Division I market. Our team is eager to reach the goals of prestigious NCAA Division I clients such as the American University."
PrestoSports will assist American in a rapid cutover from its current provider to the PrestoSports platform. The new athletics site will incorporate real-time statistics, an e-commerce solution and link fans to AU social networking initiatives such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
"We look forward to our partnership with PrestoSports," said David Bierwirth, Associate Director of Athletics. "Their platform will help us meet the growing interest of our fan base by presenting our online content in an appealing and user-friendly site. The newly designed AUEagles.com will provide our alumni and friends with a quality, interactive on-line experience that reflects the comprehensive success of our department."
A member of the Patriot League, American University sponsors 16 men's and women's Division I sports. The men's basketball team has captured back-to-back Patriot League championships.
Located in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C., American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the U.S. and nearly 150 countries and providing opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation's capital and around the world. Since 2006, American University's students have been recognized twice by Princeton Review as the most politically active in the nation.
PrestoSports is a leading technology provider to collegiate athletic departments of services including web site design and hosting, live stats, award management, merchandizing, and officiating. With more than 40 years of combined staff experience in college athletics and collegiate marketing solutions, PrestoSports creates innovative solutions as unique as each of its clients.
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