Rhodes Stadium

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

Rhodes Stadium is a 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.



  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  3. ^ "Rhodes Stadium Opening Brings End To 92-Year Road Trip". Ellerbe Becket. September 1, 2001. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Elon Football Team Returns to Rhodes Stadium to Face Furman". Elon Athletics. November 10, 2010. Retrieved September 11, 2013. 

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