Rhodes Stadium

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Rhodes Stadium / McKinnon Field
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Location 1 Stadium Drive
Elon, NC 27244
Owner Elon University
Operator Elon University
Capacity 11,250[1]
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground March 14, 2000[2]
Opened September 22, 2001
Construction cost $13 million
($17.3 million in 2014 dollars[3])
Architect Ellerbe Becket
General contractor Beers Construction Co.[4]
Tenants
Elon University Phoenix (NCAA)

Rhodes Stadium is an 11,250-seat multi-purpose stadium in Elon, North Carolina. Named for trustee Dusty Rhodes, his wife, Peggy, and their family, the stadium opened in 2001 and is home to the Elon University Phoenix football team. The stadium also hosts soccer games on occasion.

Before Rhodes Stadium was built Elon played in Burlington at Burlington Memorial Stadium.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elon Football Team Returns to Rhodes Stadium to Face Furman". Elon Athletics. November 10, 2010. Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Fuchs, Mike (March 15, 2000). "Elon Students Celebrate Stadium Elon College Kicks off a $13 Million Football Stadium with a Groundbreaking Ceremony". News & Record (Greensboro). p. B4. Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  4. ^ "Rhodes Stadium Opening Brings End To 92-Year Road Trip". Ellerbe Becket. September 1, 2001. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 36°06′36″N 79°30′28″W / 36.110028°N 79.507821°W / 36.110028; -79.507821