UConn Fall Athletes to Co-Host on The Connecticut Scoreboard Podcast
Football’s Jackson Mitchell, Field Hockey’s Cheyenne Sprecher, and Men’s Soccer’s Jayden Reid to host regular podcasts on the Connecticut Scoreboard
The Connecticut Scoreboard is excited to announce that University of Connecticut athletes Jackson Mitchell, Cheyenne Sprecher, and Jayden Reid will host regular podcasts throughout the fall season. These episodes will provide fans with an inside look at the athletes’ respective programs. Thanks to sponsor OpenLocker, Inc. these athletes will be able to accept payment for their time on the podcast through name, image, and likeness policies.
“When I started The Connecticut Scoreboard Podcast, I hoped to be able to provide fans with unique access into the Connecticut sports scene. By having UConn athletes co-host podcasts with me, fans will get an unprecedented look inside these programs,” said Jared Kotler, Founder and Host of The Connecticut Scoreboard Podcast.
“We look forward to connecting student-athletes and fans through our partnership with The Connecticut Scoreboard Podcast. Our goal with the Bone Yard Huskyz Club is to empower athletes by helping open doors to opportunities while providing UConn fans with access to exclusive dialogue, community and rewards, said Brian Klatsky, President and Founder of OpenLocker.
About the Athletes
Jackson Mitchell, a junior linebacker on the football team, will provide insight into what will be an exciting first year under new head coach Jim Mora. Mitchell, a Connecticut native, started in every game last year and led the team in tackles. He has also been named to the watch list for the Butkus Award which is given out to the top linebacker in college football.
Cheyenne Sprecher, a graduate student and goalkeeper for the field hockey team, will speak to a sport in which UConn has experienced a high amount of success. She has been in Storrs for six years and was on the 2017 National Championship team. Sprecher started every match in net last year and posted a career high in saves. She has also been named a Vice Captain for the 2022 team.
Jayden Reid, a junior and Captain of the soccer team is one of the most exciting players on the field. He looks to build on the success he had in the 2021 season including receiving Big East Honor Roll twice in the Fall 2021 season.