Lace up those sneakers! The Rider Broncs men’s and women’s basketball teams are back and even more determined to defeat their conference foes and dominate the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, and 107.7 The Bronc Retro is bringing you all the action!

Buckle up Broncs, because Rider students will be broadcasting all Rider basketball home, and select road games, on 107.7 The Bronc Retro. Listen to hear if the Rider men and women can claw their way to the top of the MAAC conference.

Join us as we follow each team’s quest to reach the NCAA tournament. Tune into 107.7 The Bronc Retro all season on your  computer or mobile device. Download WRRC2 in the Apple App and Google Play stores and the Alexa skill store. Just ask Alexa to, “Play 1077 The Bronc Retro” to listen to the play-by-play of every game live from Alumni Gym.

Click here for a complete schedule of men’s games on The Bronc and here for a schedule of women’s games on 107.7 The Bronc Retro. For all the ways to listen to Rider Basketball on both of our award-winning radio stations go here.

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Meet The Broadcast Teams

Tom Trimarco

Men’s Play-by-Play Announcer

tromarcot@rider.edu

A sports media major here at Rider, I grew up in Hunterdon County and graduated two years ago from North Hunterdon High School. I am a huge NFL and NBA fan, but my favorite sports has to be college football. Since I was little kid my favorite sports teams are the New York Giants and the Portland Trailblazers. I’m also a huge music fan and love classic rock. My favorite bands are Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, and the Beatles. It’s always been a dream of mine to be on the radio and I can’t wait to get a start here on the Bronc!

Kris Aponte

Men’s Color Analyst

apontek@rider.edu

Kris Aponte is a Sports Media major with a minor in Spanish and Journalism from Clifton, NJ. Currently, he is one of the reporters for The Overtime, featuring the latest scores and highlights of professional, collegiate, and high school sports on 107.7 The Bronc Retro. In addition to working at 107.7 The Bronc, Kris is a member of the Latin American Student Organization (LASO), a brother of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., and a member of the club baseball team. Kris is a passionate basketball, baseball, football, and soccer fan. Feel free to challenge Kris in a competitive Madden or 2k game.

Shawn Johnson

Women’s Play-by-Play Announcer

johnsonshaw@rider.edu

My name is Shawn Johnson and I am a Communications major minoring in Sports Studies. I am a huge sports fan and follow all four major sports: basketball, football, baseball, and hockey plus soccer. My favorite teams are the Knicks, Cowboys, Red Sox, Rangers, Arsenal and of course, the Rider Broncs. I really enjoy listening to music and my favorite artists are Denzel Curry, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino.

Jim Wister

Women’s Color Analyst

wisterj@rider.edu

My name is Jim Wister and I am majoring in both Communication and Marketing.  Some of my hobbies include traveling and hiking and I hope to visit every state at some point in my life.  I also enjoy playing and watching sports with basketball and football being my favorites.  I think that horror and comedy are the best movie genres.  Some of my favorite movies are Good Burger, This Is The End, Insidious, The Blair Witch Project and Oculus.  Music is a huge part of my life and I enjoy a wide range of artists.  My favorite musicians at the moment are Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Isaiah Rashad, Outkast and Nirvana.