ABOUT SAM

Seven years of bringing sound, credibility, and passion into the broadcast booth. 

Sam Neidermann

Age: 24
Hometown: Fishers, Indiana
Alma Mater: Indiana University

Sam currently calls college football and college basketball on Westwood One and is the voice of Stony Brook University Athletics, calling men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, and volleyball on ESPN+ and SNY. 

At age 23, he debuted on Westwood's airwaves for the 2021 college football season. His rookie season with the network also included calling Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games at the 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.  

 

Previously, Sam served as the voice of Indiana University Softball and the Cape League's Cotuit Kettleers. In 2019, he described Cotuit's championship season and called the Cape League All-Star Game on NPR-affiliate, WCAI. 

For two years, Sam called high school sports for Alexander Broadcasting Company, a 48-year-old tradition of family-owned radio in historic Selma, Alabama. At age 19, he worked with hall of fame play-by-player Eli Gold, anchoring studio intermission coverage of Birmingham Bulls Hockey on News Radio 960 WERC. 

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

A yogi, avid Cracker Barrel fan, and proud Hoosier, Sam graduated from Indiana University.