Holleder Memorial Stadium
|Holleder Memorial Stadium|
|Full name||Holleder Memorial Stadium|
|Former names||Aquinas Memorial Stadium|
|Aquinas Institute (1949–1985)
Rochester Lancers (ASL) (1967–1969); (NASL) (1970–1980)
Rochester Flash (ASL) (1981–82); (USL) (1984).
Holleder Memorial Stadium was a 20,000 seat football stadium in Rochester, New York.
Located on Ridgeway Avenue, at the south east corner of Mount Read Blvd., it was built in 1949 to serve as the home of Aquinas Institute football.
Holleder Stadium was the home pitch for professional soccer's Rochester Lancers, who played at Holleder from 1967–69 as members of he American Soccer League, and 1970–80 while in the NASL. On August 21, 1977, 20,005 people, the largest crowd to attend a Lancers game at Holleder Stadium, watched Pelé lead his Cosmos to a 2–1 victory over the hometown Lancers in the first round of the 1977 NASL playoffs.
Holleder Stadium also hosted the Rochester Flash soccer team, who called Holleder Stadium home in 1981–82 (ASL) and 1984 (USL).
The stadium was torn down in 1985, and an industrial park, named Holleder Technology Park, was built on the site.
The stadium hosted several musical concerts, including:
- "155 HOLLEDER PARKWAY". CB Richard Ellis. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
- Don Holleder: College Football Hall of Fame
- archive.org audio of the September 1, 1979 Grateful Dead concert at Holleder Memorial Stadium
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