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Hillsdale College Athletic Facilities

Hillsdale College Athletic Facilities



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Frank "Muddy" Waters Stadium
Sports: Football
Opened: 1947
Renamed: 1974
Surface: ProGrass Artificial Turf
Capacity: 8,500
Notable Events: NAIA playoff games in 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988



Dawn Tibbetts Potter Arena (formerly known as Jesse Philips Arena)
Sports: Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball
Groundbreaking: May 1986
Dedicated: 1988 (formerly Stock Field House)
Re-named: April 2014
Capacity: 1,800
Size: 60,000 square feet
Notable Events: NCAA Division II Volleyball Regionals in 2006, 2010, 2011; GLIAC Men's Basketball Tournament in 2012 





Ken Herrick Track
Sports: Outdoor Track
Dedicated: 1988
Named: 1988
Specs: Mondo track surface, same as used in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics
Notable Events: 1985 NAIA National Track and Field Championships 





Jack McAvoy Natatorium
Sports: Swimming and Diving
Dedicated: 1989
Capacity: 400
Specs: 6-lane, 25-yard and 25-meter race course. 1 and 3-meter diving boards, and an eight-person hot tub, 14-foot plummet line.
Notable Events: 2004 GLIAC Championships 



Simpson Field
Sports: Baseball
Dedicated: April 1964
Capacity: 200
Specs: 320 feet down the left and right field lines, 390 feet to center




Johnny Williams Field
Sports: Softball
Dedicated: 1986
Capacity: 150
Specs: 190 feet down the left and right field lines, 225 feet to center field



Hayden Park
Sports: Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing
Dedicated: 2010
Named: 2010
Notable Events: 2011 Michigan Intercollegiate Cross Country Meet



Margot V. Biermann Center
Sports: Indoor Track, Tennis
Groundbreaking: May 2012
Dedication: May 2013 
Specs: 17,000 square feet, 8-lane track, surface same as used in the 2012 London Summer Olympics