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Tonight's baseball game vs. Ole Miss will serve as a great test for the Diamond Dogs, and will also serve as a great test for some University of Georgia students who are participating in ESPNU Campus Connection. The game will air at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU, with UGA students teaming with television professionals to make the broadcast happen from top to bottom - camera operation, sideline reports, everything.


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Last night, participants met with ESPNU's senior production manager Acie Wyatt to go over assignments for the game. Wyatt explained that the program strives to give viewers a glimpse into life as a student of that particular school, and that the end result is for the students to have fun, learn, and network as they seek a career in the field. From ESPN's perspective, Wyatt said they try to "pull the curtain back" to show all that goes into a broadcast. Wyatt also told the students to remember that although they each will be paired with a staff member, they are not merely shadowing.

"You are a part of the group," he said.

If you can't make it out to Foley Field for the game, be sure to tune in to ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. and remember the broadcast is happening with the help of our own UGA students! And you can also follow the Georgiadogs.com live chat tonight by clicking here.

Go Dawgs!

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