Multi-Sport Field

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Multi-Sport Field
Multi-Sport Field during a Georgetown Hoyas football game in 2008
Former names Harbin Field (1994-2005)
Owner Georgetown University
Operator Georgetown University
Capacity 2,500
Surface Fieldturf
Construction
Opened 2005
Construction cost $22 million (project not completed)
Architect Hughes Group Architects
Tenants
Georgetown Hoyas (NCAA) (2003-present)

Multi-Sport Field is a 2,500-seat multi-purpose stadium in Washington, D.C. on the campus of Georgetown University. The field was originally used for intramurals and was adopted for soccer in 1994 as Harbin Field. The name, a placeholder pending final construction,[citation needed] was changed to reflect the football team's use of the field starting in 2003.

Unfinished[edit]

The field has been awaiting further construction since 2005, when work was halted on completing permanent bleachers and other facilities. As a result, it remains the smallest stadium in all of NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision or Football Championship subdivisions.[1]

Several of the school athletics teams play home games there, including the Hoyas football team, the men's and women's lacrosse teams, and the Georgetown University Rugby Football Club. The professional Washington Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse used the field for most of their games during the 2007 season.[citation needed] Lights were installed on the field in early 2009. The surface is artificial, made of FieldTurf.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flynn, Tom (November 15, 2012). "Obstacles Nothing New for Georgetown Football". The New York Times. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Multi-Sport Field". Georgetown Hoyas. Retrieved December 21, 2009. 

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Coordinates: 38°54′29″N 77°04′31″W / 38.908016°N 77.07532°W / 38.908016; -77.07532