George S. Erath Field at Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium

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George S. Erath Field at Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium
Location 1013 North College Drive, High Point, North Carolina, USA
Coordinates 35°58′32″N 79°59′44″W / 35.97566°N 79.995513°W / 35.97566; -79.995513Coordinates: 35°58′32″N 79°59′44″W / 35.97566°N 79.995513°W / 35.97566; -79.995513
Owner High Point University
Operator High Point University
Capacity 550
Surface Natural grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Construction
Renovated 2001, 2007, 2009, 2010
Tenants
High Point Panthers baseball (NCAA DI Big South)
Big South Tournament (2012)

George S. Erath Field at Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium is a baseball venue in High Point, North Carolina, United States. It is home to the High Point Panthers baseball team of the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.[1] It has a capacity of 550 spectators.[2]

Originally known simply as George S. Erath Field, the venue was renamed George S. Erath Field at Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium in 2007, following the construction of a seating structure with 501 chairback seats, a press box, concessions, and restrooms. In 2009, a FieldTurf halo was added around home plate, and the warning track was renovated. In 2010, the right center field fence was lowered to allow for better spectator sightlines. Additionally, an irrigation system and scoreboard have been added since 2001, and the infield has been renovated.[1]

The venue hosted the 2012 Big South Conference Baseball Tournament,[3] won by Coastal Carolina.[4]

In 2012, college baseball writer Eric Sorenson ranked the facility the fourth best small venue in Division I baseball.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium/George S. Erath Field". High Point Panthers. High Point University Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2012-01-21. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Coy O. Williard Stadium". The Baseball Cube. Archived from the original on 2012-01-21. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 Big South Baseball Championship". Big South Sports. 6 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-02-11. 
  4. ^ "Coastal Carolina Defeats Liberty 4-1 to Win Big South Baseball Tournament". TheTandD.com. 26 May 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-05-27. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Sorenson, Eric (5 October 2012). "Distiller's Dozen - The "Hey, Nice Stadium" Edition". CollegeBaseballToday.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 

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