Comcast SportsNet Bay Area has announced that former Stanford Cardinal basketball standout and current television analyst Rosalyn “Ros” Gold-Onwude (On-WOO-day) has joined the network. Gold-Onwude (@ROSGO21) will be a sideline reporter for the Golden State Warriors home telecasts and will provide coverage across the network’s signature programs, including Warriors Pregame Live, Warriors Postgame Live, Warriors Central, SportsNet Central, Yahoo SportsTalk Live and other NBA programming. The announcement was made by David Koppett, Senior Director of Live Events, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California.
Said Koppett: “We’re excited to add such a talented new voice to our broadcasts. We believe Warriors fans will appreciate Ros’s deep knowledge, experience, and her great enthusiasm for the game.”
Stated Gold-Onwude: “I am overjoyed to join Comcast SportsNet’s Warriors broadcast team and to share the insight and unique perspective on the game that I have gained through my experiences as a player and broadcaster. I look forward to presenting in-depth, entertaining coverage of the Warriors to the many passionate fans in the Bay Area.”
Gold-Onwude will continue to serve as a color commentator for NCAA and WNBA basketball on ESPN, Pac-12 Networks and MSG Network and for the Warriors’ D-League affiliate in Santa Cruz. Since graduating from Stanford in 2010, Gold-Onwude has also contributed coverage to Fox Sports, the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford Athletics.
Gold-Onwude replaces Ric Bucher, who will be focusing on his local and national roles as a radio talk show host and NBA insider. Koppett added, “We want to thank Ric for his strong contributions over the past two seasons.”
As a member of the Stanford women’s basketball team from 2005-2010, Gold-Onwude played in three Final Fours, two national championships and won four Pac-10 Championships as a starting guard. She was named the 2010 Pac-10 Co-Defensive Player of the Year and ended her Stanford career as the school’s all-time leader in games played. In addition to her collegiate playing career, she was selected as a member of the Nigerian national basketball team, which advanced to the semi-finals in the Fiba-Africa Olympic Qualifier tournament. A native of Queens, NY, Gold-Onwude earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications, followed by a master’s degree in Sociology of Organizations, Business, and the Economy, both from Stanford.
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