Facility Friday: Memphis Football, Minor League Ballpark and More | Athletic Business

Facility Friday: Memphis Football, Minor League Ballpark and More

The University of Memphis held a ribbon cutting for a new indoor football facility. The $11.2 million project was completed in two phases, with the second phase being the recently completed full-length indoor field. The facility features a FieldTurf playing surface, roll-up sideline doors, programmable LED lighting, a south end zone scoreboard and more. — GoTigersGo.com 

Construction began this week on a new minor league baseball stadium for the Beloit (Wis.) Snappers. The project will feature a synthetic turf field, a 360-degree concourse, a grandstand with administrative offices and player facilities, and a stadium club space for year-round events. The stadium is expected to be completed in June 2021. — BeloitDailyNews.com

Jacksonville University has begun work to renovate its athletics fieldhouse. The planned upgrades will expand the weight room and training space by 1,900 square feet, and introduce a 20-yard turf area. Designs call for an open floor plan which will facilitate traffic flow and allow for optimal social distancing. — JUDolphins.com

The University of Utah was the recipient of a $1 million gift to build a new on-campus golf training facility to be named the David S. Layton Golf Academy. The 7,000-square-foot space will feature a nearly 4,000-square-foot indoor putting green, two hitting bays, locker rooms, player lounges and integrated technology to help with player development. The facility is expected to be completed in October. — UtahUtes.com

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