Vosters Takes Over Loons Play-by-Play Duties

Great Lakes Loons LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Great Lakes Loons and ESPN 100.9-FM are pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Vosters as their new play-by-play announcer.

Vosters, who worked last season as the number two play-by-play voice of the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders, replaces longtime Loons broadcaster Brad Golder, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

Great Lakes Loons Vosters New Play-By-Play Guy“We are excited to have Chris as the new voice of Loons baseball,” said Loons Vice President and General Manager, Scott Litle. “He has a great ability to call a baseball game and will continue to make Loons baseball fun to listen to all summer.”

Vosters, a native of Brookfield, Wis., comes to the Loons with extensive broadcast experience. A 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Vosters is a nine-time Wisconsin Broadcasters Association award winner. He was the Sports Director of WSUM-FM 91.7, the student voice of Wisconsin athletics, and covered three Rose Bowls and two Big Ten Championship football games.

Vosters’ baseball broadcast experience also includes two seasons in the collegiate summer Northwoods Baseball League, where he provided play-by-play for the league’s All-Star Game, Big League Dream Showcase and select postseason games.

“I’m really excited to join the Great Lakes Loons and to be part of an organization that plays such an important role in the community,” said Vosters. “I’m looking to add my own element to Loons broadcasts while continuing the great work that Brad Golder has done over the years.”

Golder has been the Loons play-by-play announcer since the team’s inaugural 2007 season.┬áVosters will also serve as ESPN 100.9-FM’s Program Manager, as well as its lead announcer for high school football and basketball. He’s been the preps broadcaster for 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee since last September.

At Wisconsin, Vosters was a Windhover Foundation Scholar, a two-time Wisconsin School of Journalism & Mass Communication scholarship recipient, and a Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation Scholar.

The Great Lakes Loons are a ninth-year Single-A partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. For tickets and more information, call 989-837-BALL or visit http://www.loons.com.

ESPN 100.9-FM (WLUN, Pinconning) is a 24-hour all-sports station owned by the non-profit Michigan Baseball Foundation. It is the flagship station of Great Lakes Loons baseball and carries a weekday lineup of Mike and Mike in the Morning, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, SVP & Russillo, and the Huge Show with Bill Simonson. ESPN 100.9-FM also carries the Saginaw Valley League Football and Basketball Games of the Week, Michigan State athletics, and the NFL Sunday doubleheader.

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