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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 

Named in honor of a 1955 alumnus and longtime athletic director, the McAvoy Natatorium is a combination pool and diving area located on the lower level of the Sports Complex.  The pool is six lanes and 25 yards by 25 meters with an attached diving well.  The starting blocks are at a depth of 5.5 to 7 feet deep, which allows for fast starts because the refraction of water is minimal.  Diving boards of 1 meter and 3 meters are offered, with a plummet line of 14 feet.  A whirlpool adjacent to the pool is available as well.



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


Mary Jane Delp Tennis Courts
Sports: Tennis
Groundbreaking: Summer 2015
Dedication: Spring 2016
Specs: 8 outdoor tennis courts