The Chicago Red Stars have hired Lindsay Eanet as the team's public address announcer.
In doing so, the Red Stars become the first professional sports team in Chicago to hire a female public address announcer.
Eanet is currently the executive director at the North Center Chamber of Commerce. She co-authored and edited Back in the Game, a memoir by famed Chicago sportscaster Rich King. Eanet is a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia and attended Liverpool Hope University, where she earned a master of arts in the Beatles, popular music and society.
Also, she is a current member of Chicago's supporter's group, Local 134, and is the daughter of Dave Eanetthe sports director at WGN Radio and the play-by-play voice for the Northwestern University football team since 1990.
Eanet was scheduled to make her debut at the home opener on April 25, but instead will make her introduction as the voice of the Red Stars at the Merchandise Fashion Show on Wed., May 20, at 8:30 p.m. CT. This virtual event on Zoom will feature Red Stars staff and playersincluding Alyssa Naeher, Emily Boyd and Coach Rory Damesshowcasing the team's newest merchandise line.
In addition, the team has partnered with Prevent Child Abuse America. The Red Stars will be donating 10 percent of all merchandise sales from the evening to the cause.
See ChicagoRedStars.com .