by Lindsay Mogle

The Major Arena Soccer League announced today that Ray Biggs will serve as the play-by-play broadcaster for the nationwide Ron Newman Cup Finals broadcast on SiriusXM.

Biggs has served as the play-by-play broadcaster for Utica City since 2019. He has been integral within the athletic programs at Utica University for the last eleven seasons building the broadcast and communications team. He has also broadcast events on behalf of the NCAA, NJCAA, USA Hockey, and the American Hockey League's Utica Comets.

"This is awesome," Biggs said. "My enjoyment of indoor soccer has grown exponentially in the past few years, and I can't wait to share my enthusiasm for our great game with our longtime fans alongside a new audience on SiriusXM FC. I want to thank the league for the opportunity to tell the story of this Final series as it unfolds."

Game One on Monday, May 2 between the San Diego Sockers and the Florida Tropics from Lakeland, Fla. will air on SiriusXM channels 138/201 (channel number depends on make of subscriber’s vehicle) and on the SXM App. Coverage begins at 7 pm EDT. 

The Championship Game Two and potential Knockout Game will air on Sunday, May 8 from San Diego, Calif. Coverage begins at 8 pm EDT on SiriusXM FC, channel 157 on SiriusXM radios and on the SXM App.

SiriusXM’s dedicated soccer channel -- SiriusXM FC -- features an extensive schedule of live matches from the Premier League, Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup. Plus, hear a daily lineup of soccer talk programming hosted by former players and coaches including Ray Hudson, Tony Meola, Brian Dunseth, Rodney Marsh, Janusz Michallik and others.  SiriusXM FC is available on channel 157 on SiriusXM radios.  Subscribers can also listen with the SXM App, and with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant or however they stream at home. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s trials and most popular plans.  For more information visit SiriusXM.com/FConSXM.