J. O. Christian Field

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Coordinates: 41°48′01″N 72°15′24″W / 41.800367°N 72.256737°W / 41.800367; -72.256737

J. O. Christian Field
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The infield at J.O. Christian field prior to a doubleheader between UConn and Rutgers on April 20, 2012.
Location Stadium Drive east of Separatist Road, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
Coordinates 41°48′01″N 72°15′24″W / 41.8003672°N 72.2567368°W / 41.8003672; -72.2567368
Owner University of Connecticut
Operator University of Connecticut
Capacity 2,000
Field size 340 feet (Left field)
370 feet (LCF)
405 feet (Center field)
370 feet (RCF)
340 feet (Right field)[1]
Surface Natural grass, Beam clay
Construction
Expanded 1993[1]
Tenants
Connecticut Huskies baseball

J. O. Christian Field is a baseball stadium in Storrs, Connecticut, United States. It is the home field of the Connecticut Huskies baseball team of the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference (The American). The stadium holds 2,000 people. It is named after former UConn baseball coach and athletic director, J. Orlean Christian.[1]

In the offseason following the 2011 season, the university announced fundraising efforts for a new baseball stadium.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c J.O. Christian Field (Stadium Road, Storrs campus) at uconnhuskies.com, URL accessed December 12, 2009. Archived 12/12/09
  2. ^ Poulson, Ginger. "UConn Announces Plans for New Stadium". College Baseball Daily. CBD News Source. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012.