Memorial Stadium (Storrs)

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Memorial Stadium
UCONNMemorialStadium.jpg
Location Stadium Road
Storrs, CT 06269
Coordinates 41°48′16″N 72°15′19″W / 41.80444°N 72.25528°W / 41.80444; -72.25528Coordinates: 41°48′16″N 72°15′19″W / 41.80444°N 72.25528°W / 41.80444; -72.25528
Owner State of Connecticut
Capacity 16,200
Tenants
Connecticut Huskies (NCAA) 1953–2002

Memorial Stadium was a stadium in Storrs, Connecticut. It was primarily used for American football, and was the home field of the University of Connecticut football team between 1953 and 2002. The team's current home is Rentschler Field in East Hartford.

The stadium held 16,200 people and was built in 1953. It was demolished in May of 2012 to make way for a new basketball practice facility.[1]

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
First Stadium
Host of the College Cup
1959
Succeeded by
Brooklyn College Field