Southern Miss Launches New Gameday Mobile Application
The athletic department joined forces with IMG and SportsLabs to help keep Golden Eagle fans connected to the action.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss Department of Athletics announced Tuesday a new social-centric mobile application that enhances the already dynamic experience at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at Roberts Stadium this fall. Southern Miss Athletics joined forces with IMG and SportsLabs to develop the Southern Miss Gameday App to help keep Golden Eagle fans connected to the action while at the game or watching from home.
"We are very excited about the launch of the Southern Miss Gameday app," said Brent Jones, Southern Miss Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Communications. "The addition of this app will further enhance our digital, social and mobile efforts while efficiently providing our fans with a second screen option. One of the many great features of the Southern Miss Gameday app is the exclusive live content including free live audio broadcasts of each game, detailed home and away game interactive maps and valuable gameday information to continually improve the overall fan experience."
"We are pleased to partner with SportsLabs in bringing Golden Eagle fans a one-of-a-kind gameday companion app that we hope will further enhance the passion and excitement of gameday this fall," said Chad Cleveland, AVP: Digital Content and Strategic Partnerships at IMG College.
The Southern Miss Gameday App is packed with robust social, on-campus and stadium features that enhance the gameday experience by delivering:
- Free live game audio;
- Real-time Instagram and Twitter feeds from the team and fans;
- The official game-day guide with key times, events and need-to-know information including stadium maps and parking to plan the day;
- Enhanced location-aware maps for fans attending both home and away games;
- Live Conference and Top 25 scores, real-time stats;
- Opt-in alerts for weather updates, pre-game events, play-by-play information and more.
This gameday companion for Southern Miss Athletics will not only be used for football, but for men's and women's basketball as well, along with baseball.