UE Athletics teams with Sidearm Sports to create new app


University of Evansville athletics has teamed up with Sidearm Sports to launch a new app for the Purple Aces.  It is free to fans and can be downloaded on both the App Store on Apple Devices and the Google Play Store on Android models.

To access the new app, you can click on either of the links above for your respective device or search “Evansville Athletics”.  The app is fully integrated with GoPurpleAces.com and content from the site will appear on the app in a mobile form.

Fans will be able to create free accounts that allow them to receive push notifications for each UE sport they would like to follow.  Direct access to all Purple Aces videos and social media accounts are also accessible directly from the app.  In the coming months, interactive features including geo-fencing will be utilized for unique promotions when the UE teams get back on the field.  The athletic department will also feature contests and promotions for those who download the app.

Acquired by collegiate marketer Learfield IMG College in June 2014, SIDEARM Sports is the nation’s leading digital provider for college athletics. The company is based in Syracuse, N.Y. and was founded in 2000 by Jeff Rubin, who continues to lead the business. SIDEARM is trusted by some of the biggest brands in intercollegiate athletics, including 250 NCAA Division I programs and 56 Power Five athletic departments.

As a leader in collegiate athletic web solutions, SIDEARM Sports provides the software and technology that powers websites, mobile applications, live stats, social presence and video streaming for its school and conference partners. Clients applaud SIDEARM for its service, reliability and customization, and its easy-to-use interface allows schools to customize their content streams and digital presence.



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