April 28, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- IMG College's Michigan Sports Marketing has announced that University of Michigan men's track and field head coach Fred LaPlante, women's track and field assistant coach Sandy Fowler and baseball head coach Rich Maloney will be featured on the "Michigan Athletics Coaches' Show" with Ira Weintraub live on Monday (April 30) from 7-8 p.m. from Pizza House in Ann Arbor. The show will be carried on WTKA 1050 AM (Ann Arbor) and WXYT 1270 AM (Detroit).
LaPlante will be joined by fifth-year senior distance runner Craig Forys (Howell, N.J./Colts Neck), who is currently ranked fourth in the 5,000-meter run and fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the Big Ten. Fowler will be accompanied by fifth-year senior Allison Liske (Zeeland, Mich./Zeeland East), who ranks seventh in the shot put and 10th in the discus in the Big Ten.
Both track and field coaches and student-athletes will discuss the upcoming annual U-M Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), as well as the 2012 Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13).
Maloney will recap Michigan's home series with Indiana and preview the baseball team's upcoming three-game series at Iowa from May 4-6.
Fans are invited to watch LaPlante, Fowler, Maloney and the student-athletes live at Pizza House during the broadcast. Pizza House is located at 618 Church Street and the broadcast will take place upstairs on the second floor. For restaurant information or table reservations, please call (734) 995-5095.