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Maine opens New Batting Facility

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ORONO, Maine– The Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion was officially dedicated in a ceremony at the University of Maine on Tuesday, August 21 in front of several hundred people. Construction, which began in May, was recently completed on the indoor batting facility which will be utilized by the Maine baseball team, softball team and the community. Continue reading Maine opens New Batting Facility

Missouri announces Facility Improvements

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri is just five days away from officially joining the Southeastern Conference, but Mizzou Athletics isn’t waiting for July 1st to show the nation it is eager to compete in the league that is known widely as the nation’s best. As announced today, a $30 million private gift from the Kansas City Sports Trust will help jump-start a $200 million master plan resulting in facility improvements seen as vital to MU’s future success in the SEC. Continue reading Missouri announces Facility Improvements

Minnesota holds Groundbreaking Event for Renovations

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A historic day for Golden Gopher baseball as the University of Minnesota Athletics department held a groundbreaking ceremony, today, June 11th, 2012, at Siebert Field. Approved by the University’s Board of Regents on Friday, Gopher baseball held a groundbreaking event in front of fans, donors and media members.

President Eric Kaler opened the ceremony, followed by Director of Athletics Joel Maturi. “I thank former players and the baseball community for being patient,” Maturi said. “It has not been easy. But it is now the beginning of a new era. Over these 20 years there has remained one constant, John Anderson. It is my hope that one day we play at Siebert Field, at Anderson Park.” Continue reading Minnesota holds Groundbreaking Event for Renovations

New Mexico Breaks Ground at Lobo Field

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico broke ground on renovations at Lobo Field, Tuesday, in what was a great day for the future of Lobo baseball. With the entire current team, which features 12 players from the state, and many former players in attendance, the university began making improvements in what it hopes will be just the first of many phases of the renovation. Continue reading New Mexico Breaks Ground at Lobo Field

IU Athletics Receives Major Gift From Bart Kaufman, Will Name New Baseball Field In His Honor

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University will name its new baseball facility Bart Kaufman Field in honor of a major gift to IU Athletics from Bart Kaufman, a former IU baseball student-athlete and chairman and CEO of Indianapolis-area Kaufman Financial Corp. Continue reading IU Athletics Receives Major Gift From Bart Kaufman, Will Name New Baseball Field In His Honor

UConn Announces Plans for New Stadium

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STORRS, Conn. (January 31, 2012) – The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics has established “Stadium Enhancement/Construction” funds in the sports of soccer, baseball and softball. The purpose of the funds are to upgrade or build new facilities for those sports.  The projects are all still in the early planning stages and the full scope of these projects have yet to be determined.  The projects will be funded entirely through private donations Continue reading UConn Announces Plans for New Stadium

San Diego announces Facility Improvements

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – At today’s celebration announcement, Ron and Alexis Fowler were recognized for their generous gift to Torero Athletics to help kick start the Drive for Torero Success Campaign for USD’s revised Master plan for Recreation, Intramurals, club sports and Intercollegiate Athletics. In front of special guests, friends and Torero Alumni, USD announced the first element of Phase I of the build out of the Drive for Torero Success, the renovation of the baseball facility. It will now be known as Fowler Park in honor of Ron and Alexis Fowler who have given a matching gift to Torero Athletics to start this process. Continue reading San Diego announces Facility Improvements

Coastal Carolina announces Facility Renovations to Baseball and Softball Facilities

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CONWAY – The Coastal Carolina University baseball and softball programs have received approval from the State of South Carolina including finalized architectural renderings for a $10.2 million renovation that will put both programs’ facilities among the nation’s upper echelon.

The close proximity of the baseball and softball stadiums, combined with the $1.2 million Practice/Hitting Facility that was completed last spring, will give Coastal Carolina perhaps the best overall baseball-softball combined facilities in the nation. Continue reading Coastal Carolina announces Facility Renovations to Baseball and Softball Facilities

Purdue to play at Lambert Field this Spring

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Due to delays in the construction of Alexander Field, all Purdue home baseball games will be scheduled at Lambert Field this spring.

Alexander Field is part of the “Northwest Site,” which is located near Cherry Lane and McCormick Road and also houses the soccer complex, tennis facility and cross country course. It will seat 1,500 with the possibility of expansion to 2,500. Continue reading Purdue to play at Lambert Field this Spring

UALR completes Installation of New Infield Turf

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LITTLE ROCK – The UALR baseball program has announced that the installation of new polyurethane turf at Gary Hogan Field is complete. The new state-of-the-art surface covers nearly the entire infield, with only the pitcher’s mound being built with true clay. Continue reading UALR completes Installation of New Infield Turf