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Name  Matt Lepay

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Matt Lepay, also known as The Voice of the Badgers, is an American sportscaster. Since 1988, Lepay has been the radio voice for the Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team, and since 1994, the voice of the Wisconsin Badgers football team.

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Early life

Lepay is a native of Vandalia, Ohio and graduated from Ohio State University.

Radio

Lepay came to Madison, Wisconsin in 1988 and began calling games for the Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team that same year. In 1994, following a brief period as sports director for WTSO Radio in Madison, he began working for WIBA handling Wisconsin Badgers football broadcasts as well. Lepay is currently employed by the university through their rights deal with the national college sports broadcasting outfit Learfield Sports.

Television

Lepay also hosts the weekly Badger Sports Report, an all-sport Badger athletics/coach's show which airs on Fox Sports Wisconsin and statewide on local stations, including WISC-TV.

Milwaukee Brewers

In January 2014, it was announced that Lepay would handling play-by-play for the Milwaukee Brewers television broadcasts on Fox Sports Wisconsin, as a substitute for Brian Anderson for approximately 35 games when Anderson handles national assignments for Turner Sports, including NBA playoff coverage and baseball coverage for TBS. Lepay reprised his role as fill-in during the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Awards and honors

Lepay is a seven-time winner of the Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year Award.

in May 2012, Lepay was inducted into The Madison Hall of Fame Club.

Personal

Lepay lives in Cross Plains, Wisconsin with his wife Linda.

References

Matt Lepay Wikipedia


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