O'Brien Stadium is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Charleston, Illinois. It is home to the Eastern Illinois University Panthers football and track and field teams. The stadium also plays host to the IHSA State Finals in track and field every year. The stadium features a nine-lane track and in 2004 an artificial turf field was installed.
In 2009 a state of the art scoreboard was installed on the north end of the field with a video board and new sound system.
The record attendance for O'Brien field was 12,600 on November 9, 1980 vs. Northern Iowa. The all-time record at O'Brien Stadium
is 146-65-3 as of 2011 .
- ^ a b "Illinois January 21". Engineering News-Record (New York City: McGraw-Hill) 182 (1): 38. 1969.
Coordinates: 39°28′50″N 88°10′52″W / 39.480517°N 88.181168°W http://www.championshipsubdivision.com/teams-stadiums-directory/ohio-valley-conference/eastern-illinois-panthers-obrien-field/