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Sam Neidermann

Sam Neidermann is a play-by-play broadcaster for Westwood One, ESPN, and Stony Brook University.


He debuted for Westwood One, America's leader in live radio play-by-play, during the 2021 college football season. Sam has been apart of Westwood's college football coverage for the last two seasons, drawing notable assignments such as Ohio State vs. Michigan (2021) and Alabama vs. Tennessee (2022). In addition, he has contributed to Westwood's college basketball coverage, calling Sweet 16 & Elite 8 games at the 2022 NCAA Women's basketball tournament. 

In 2022, Sam made his ESPN college football debut calling select games on ESPN+, including the first two rounds of the Division I FCS Playoffs. In 2023, he called Florida State's spring game alongside former FSU quarterback EJ Manuel and ESPN college football reporter Pete Thamel. 

Since January 2021, Neidermann has called play-by-play for multiple sports at Stony Brook University in New York. He is the voice of Stony Brook women's basketball on SNY and also serves as the voice of Stony Brook's tradition-rich baseball program.


In June 2022, Sam directed and produced Thirteen Hundred Miles to Omaha, a three-part documentary about Stony Brook's 2012 College World Series baseball team. The project featured interviews with legendary Stony Brook coach Matt Senk, former players and assistants, and major leaguers Travis Jankowski, Joe Nathan, and Doug Glanville. 

As a student at Indiana University, Neidermann spent two seasons as the voice of Indiana University softball. In addition, he called IU hoops, football, and soccer on student radio and BTN+.

Neidermann spent two summers with the Cape Cod Baseball League as the voice of the Cotuit Kettleers. In 2019, he described Cotuit's championship season and called the Cape League All-Star Game. 

For two years as a student at the University of Alabama, Sam called high school sports on local, family-owned radio in historic Selma, Alabama. At age 19, he worked with hall of fame play-by-player Eli Gold, serving as a studio anchor for Birmingham Bulls hockey broadcasts on News Radio 960 WERC. 

Sam first hit the air in December 2014 at Fishers High School (Ind.) on the Fishers Sports Network, a streaming network he helped launch with close friends and supportive faculty. 

A proud Hoosier, Sam graduated from Indiana University. 

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