Kevin Kluender, the director of marketing for the University of Wisconsin's athletics department, has been promoted to assistant athletic director for marketing and promotions, effective immediately. He oversees all athletic marketing functions, including ticket sales, game day activities, videoboard operations and community relations. Kluender has served on the marketing and promotions staff for seven years, three of which included a stint as director. He and his staff have earned four National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators Awards since 2003. Kluender, a native of Port Edwards, Wis., also served as chair of the Big Ten Marketing Directors from 2001-04.
Badgers on ESPNU Thursday
Badger fans can watch their favorite football, basketball and volleyball highlights on ESPNU, beginning at 11 p.m. Central Standard Time Wednesday night and running for 24 hours. ESPNU will broadcast replays of Badger football games against UNLV, Northwestern, Central Florida, Penn State and Purdue. ESPNU will also broadcast men's basketball games against Indiana, UW-Milwaukee, Alabama, Maryland and Ohio State, as well as the volleyball team's home upset of then No. 2 Minnesota.
ESPNU is on DirecTV channel 609 and participating cable outlets.