Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex

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Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex
"The Vet"
Full name Hoops Family Field at Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex
Location Huntington, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°25′31″N 82°24′33″W / 38.42528°N 82.40917°W / 38.42528; -82.40917Coordinates: 38°25′31″N 82°24′33″W / 38.42528°N 82.40917°W / 38.42528; -82.40917
Owner Marshall University
Operator Marshall University
Capacity 1,006[1]
Surface FieldTurf
Tenants
Marshall Thundering Herd (2013-present)
Construction
Built 2012-2013
Opened August 23, 2013
Construction cost $8 million

The Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex is a 1,006-capacity soccer-specific stadium in Huntington, West Virginia where its the home of Marshall University's men and women soccer teams. It was built on the former site of the Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse, which was demolished in order to build the stadium. An inaugural double-header took place on August 23, 2013. The men's team held a scrimmage against Marshall alumni from past years resulting in a 2-0 victory. The women's team faced the Campbell University Fighting Camels and won 3-0.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Herd Soccer, `The Vet' Brings a New Era". Herdzone. Retrieved 2013-08-19.