IU Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium

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IU Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium
Carroll Stadium - Carroll Stadium Soccer Field - Michael A. Caroll Stadium
Location 1001 W New York St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Coordinates 39°46′16.1256″N 86°10′40.368″W / 39.771146000°N 86.17788000°W / 39.771146000; -86.17788000Coordinates: 39°46′16.1256″N 86°10′40.368″W / 39.771146000°N 86.17788000°W / 39.771146000; -86.17788000
Operator Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Capacity 12,100
Surface FieldTurf
Tenants
Jaguars (NCAA)
Indy Eleven (NASL) (2014-)
Construction
Opened 1982
Renovated 2013-2014
Construction cost $7,000,000

IU Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium is a 12,100 seat soccer-specific and track and field stadium located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. It is the home of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars cross country and soccer teams, and the Indy Eleven soccer team of the North American Soccer League.

The stadium is named for Indianapolis civic leader Michael A. Carroll.[1] The stadium was built in 1982 for $7,000,000 as a track and field venue.[2] The facility has hosted the track and field events of the 1987 Pan American Games, 2001 World Police and Fire Games, several USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and NCAA Championships as well as the 1988 US Olympic Trials where Florence Griffith-Joyner set the women's 100 metres world record of 10.49 that stands to this day. The site features a 400-meter Mondo track with eight lanes.

The stadium was renovated in 2013-2014 to accomadate the Indy Eleven.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana plane crashes". Indianapolis Star. 2002-05-01. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Michael A. Carroll Stadium History". Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Retrieved September 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gee, Brandon (April 25, 2013). "Indianapolis' NASL Expansion Team Unveils Name as Indy Eleven". 

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