Chicago (Oct. 23, 2007) – Saint Xavier University’s student radio station WXAV 88.3 FM will hold a special one-hour show of Chicago Fire Soccer Weekly Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m., celebrating a full season of covering the Chicago Fire soccer club.
The show will feature interviews with Chicago Fire goalie Matt Pickens and striker John Thorrington, a chat with other soccer media, and excerpts from the Fire's awards ceremony banquet.
The show will preview the playoff match between Chicago and DC United. The Fire qualified for the playoffs by beating David Beckham's Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 on Sunday. WXAV and the Chicago Fire began their weekly radio partnership in May.
“This partnership with the Chicago Fire has been an incredible opportunity for our students to maintain a working relationship with a world class professional sports club,” said WXAV program director Angelo Bonadonna.
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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s original Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.