American University Broadcasters

 Entering his ninth season as the  "Voice of the Eagles", Dan Laing is a fixture among sports  broadcasters in Washington, D.C.

 Since 2008, Laing has been the play-by-play announcer for men's basketball and volleyball.  

 Aside from his duties in the broadcast booth, Laing is the host of AU Hoop Talk with Mike Brennan, the  Master of Ceremonies at the annual AU Athletic Banquet and is mentors student looking to break into  the broadcast industry. 

 When he is not at AU, Laing works as an on-air personality at Sirius-XM Satellite Radio as an update  anchor.

 From 2004-12, Laing was a sports anchor at WTOP, the top-rated radio station in Washington, D.C., 

 Throughout his career, Laing has had a wide range of experiences in the broadcast industry. He has  spent time in minor league baseball, serving as the play-by-play voice of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Potomac Nationals and currently with the Bowie Baysox.  

Prior to those experiences, Laing was a senior producer for the Florida Marlins Radio Network.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Miami, Laing cut his teeth as the Sports Director at 90.5 FM WVUM. He announced numerous Hurricane athletics events, including baseball and football games and covered the 1999 and 2001 College World Series. 

Laing was born in San Diego before his family moved to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.

 

 A mainstay on men's basketball broadcasts since 2005-06, Jeremy Huber is entering his 11th season  as an analyst on the Patriot League Network.

 Like Laing, Huber works as an on-air personality at Sirius-XM Satellite Radio as an update anchor.

 Huber also lends his voice to other sports at American University and is entering his second season  working as a play-by-play talent on AU field hockey and lacrosse on the PLN.

 Away from AU, Huber is the play-by-play announcer for Georgetown Football on the PLN.

 

 

 

 A 2017 graduate of American University, Nick Papadis returns as play-by-play announcer for the  American University men's and women's soccer team. 

 Papadis is in his fifth season calling the action on the pitch at Reeves Field. As a student, he worked in  the athletic communications office and was a multi-year recipient of the Michael Trilling Memorial  Scholarship — awarded to a student-assistant in the athletic communications office.

 Known around the athletic department for his love of American University, English Premier League and  his collection of bowties, Papadis has also broadcasted field hockey, lacrosse, volleyball and women's  basketball. In 2014, Papadis traveled with the AU women's basketball team to the NCAA Tournament  and broadcasted the game at Iowa.

 Since graduation from AU, Papadis joined DC Stoddert Soccer as the communications manager.

 Papadis currently lives in Washington, D.C.

Freelance Broadcasters
Ethan Jenkins (Volleyball Play-by-Play)
Dan Lagnado (Women's Soccer)
Sam Danai (Volleyball Analyst)
Jeff Hajek (Men's Soccer Analyst)
Emilie Ikeda (Field Hockey Analyst)

2017-18 Student Broadcasters
Elizabeth Kellar (Basketball, Eye on the Eagles Reporter)
Hannah Wolfhart (Women's Basketball, Eye on the Eagles Reporter)
Rachel Hopmayer (Eye on the Eagles Reporter)
Tristan Brown (Eye on the Eagles Reporter)