Can’t Make It to the Game? Get Results for Lakers Sports Via Text (and More)

SUNY Oswego Athletics recently added text message alerts for Lakers fans who want latest results of their favorite teams. Just fill out the online form at oswegolakers.com to receive an access code sent to your phone, then choose the sports teams you want to follow.

All men’s and women’s sports are included. The text service joins other social media options that include Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Sports Information Director Michael S. Bielak said that the Athletics Department began to fully utilize the capability to send text updates last spring.

“When we began to push it last year, we went from about 21 subscribers to now about 110,” Bielak said. “We are trying to grow that even more now that a new year is upon us.”

These social networks give access to any breaking news, in-game updates, post-game recaps, feature stories and images involving the Athletics Department.

SMS (Text Message) Alerts enables fans to:

  • Follow specific sports
  • Receive information, such as schedule changes, for each selected sport
  • Receive a halftime (if applicable) and post-event update with score and notable student-athlete performances

Visit oswegolakers.com to access:

Facebook

  • Provides a place for fans to interact
  • Features stories, images and videos throughout the year

Twitter

  • Provides a place for fans to interact
  • Has the most extensive in-game updates, giving fans pertinent information throughout most of SUNY Oswego’s home events
    Features stories, images and videos throughout the year

Instagram

  • Gives fans a visual account of the Athletics Department

—Edwin Acevedo M’09

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