Class of 2022

  • Antonelli is entering her 34th college basketball season on-air as a Basketball Analyst for multiple networks. She also is on-air talent for WNBA games and has been the main play-by-play voice for the Indiana Fever
  • A graduate and member of the North Carolina State University (1983-1986) women’s basketball program, where she participated in four NCAA Tournaments and appeared in two Sweet Sixteen, where she served as team captain
  • After graduating from NC State, Antonelli moved on to Ohio University, where she earned her master’s degree in sports administration. After earning her master’s degree, she becomes Director of Marketing at the University of Kentucky, followed by the Ohio State University
  • When she arrived at the Ohio State University as Director of Marketing, Ohio State did not have any televised women’s sports. She arranged a deal with a local station to air eight women’s games per season, gathered the needed sponsors to produce those games, and as a bonus, became the play-by-play voice for those games.
  • Announced Ohio State women’s games for five years while also serving as an analyst for Dayton Flyer’s men’s basketball games for three years.
  • The first female analyst in 22 years on NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for CBS/Turner Sports (2017 to present)
  • Has conducted media training, team building workshops, and seminars with over 50 Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs teaching the 4B’s of communications
  • An Inductee of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021
  • Received the 2007 Mel Greenberg Media Award as well as the 2000 ACC Distinguished Service Award
  • A member of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board of Directors/Executive Committee since its inception 13 years ago
  • In 2016, she created the “Antonelli’s Girls Only Sports Camp” in Mount Pleasant, SC, which introduces girls to twenty different sports, peer-pressure free
  • A two-time Emmy Award winner and Gracie Award Winner for her work in broadcasting basketball
  • Antonelli is the voice of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, and she has been the WBHOF Induction Ceremony Emcee