#TheSummitLeague Launches Re-Designed Website

#TheSummitLeague Launches Re-Designed Website

ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League unveiled its newly re-designed website today, featuring a more streamlined and user-friendly interface. Powered by PrestoSports, the fresh look for www.thesummitleague.org is part of the league and website provider’s ongoing partnership.

The site re-launch coincides with the end of a three-year agreement and the start of a contract extension between The Summit League and Presto Sports that carries into 2018.

“PrestoSports has been a tremendous partner for The Summit League,” said Assistant Commissioner for Communications David Brauer. “Throughout our first three years, PrestoSports has continually developed new innovations that have benefitted our league website. Visitors will find our new site has a more unified look that is easily navigable on both traditional Internet browsers and mobile devices. It was an easy decision to continue our partnership with PrestoSports and we look forward to their continued developments to enhance our website in the future.”

"PrestoSports is thrilled to be extending its partnership with The Summit League," said Ted Bardach, Vice President at PrestoSports. "It’s an exciting time for the league and we’re more than pleased to be a part of it for the next few years. The fully-responsive www.thesummitleague.org has everything fans want, and takes advantage of some of our industry-leading features. They’ve got some truly creative people at the league office and have embarked on an innovative design path!”

Visitors to the site will immediately notice the new appearance and layout of the homepage and sport pages. Additionally, the entire website features a responsive design that allows pages to adjust to individual browser and device screen sizes while maintaining a consistent appearance.

A wider social media interface is included in both the homepage and sport pages, allowing site visitors to instantly survey Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook content from The Summit League and its nine member institutions. Sport-specific information and social media accounts are incorporated on the sport pages dedicated to the league’s 19 sponsored sports.

The Summit League also maintains content-specific portals to its sport championships (www.thesummitleague.org/championships) and ESPN3 broadcasts (www.thesummitleague.org/espn).

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 65 All-Americans, 60 Academic All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org, follow on Twitter @thesummitleague, download The Summit League's Front Row app, and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.

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