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Beth Mowins

Beth Mowins
at live Shootaround with Beth & Debbie
Born (1967-05-26) May 26, 1967
Syracuse, New York
Education Lafayette College B.A.
Syracuse University M.A.
Title Play-by-Play announcer and reporter for ESPN and CBS

Beth Mowins (born May 26, 1967) is a play-by-play announcer and sports journalist for ESPN and CBS. She typically calls women's college sports, but became only the second woman to call nationally televised college football games for ESPN in 2005.[1] Mowins was paired with Cat Whitehill on ESPN's tertiary broadcast team for the telecasts of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[2]

Life and career

Mowins was born in Syracuse, New York, and was a basketball, softball and soccer player at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in Cicero, New York. She was captain of the varsity basketball team for two seasons at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.[3] She graduated from Lafayette with a BA in 1989, and from Syracuse University with a master's degree.[4]

Mowins began her career 1991 as news and sports director for WXHC-FM Radio in Homer, New York, and is one of the 2009 inductees into the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame.[5]

As of 2012, Mowins lives in Saginaw, Michigan.[6]



  1. ^ Hiestand, Michael (2005-08-24). "Mowins gets call to do college football play-by-play". USA Today. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  2. ^ , Friday, June 24, 2011.Daily Journal (GA) The MariettaBrethertont, William. "Beat's Whitehill to work as ESPN commentator,"
  3. ^ Nelson, Tracy (2005-10-19). "Working Her Way Into The Game". College Sports Television. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  4. ^ MediaZone
  5. ^
  6. ^ Nelson, Tracy (2005-10-19). "Working Her Way Into The Game". College Sports Television. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 

External links

  • Bio on Women's SportsNet
  • ESPNMediaZone bio

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