West Campus Field

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West Campus Field
Location 11th Street South
Birmingham, AL
Coordinates 33°29′50″N 86°48′44″W / 33.497197°N 86.812119°W / 33.497197; -86.812119Coordinates: 33°29′50″N 86°48′44″W / 33.497197°N 86.812119°W / 33.497197; -86.812119
Opened 1993
Expanded 1999
Owner UAB
Operator UAB
Surface grass
Capacity 2,500
Tenants
UAB Blazers men's & women's soccer

West Campus Field is a soccer-specific stadium located in Birmingham, Alabama, United States on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that serves as the home field for both the UAB Blazers men's and women's soccer teams. The 1,500-seat stadium, with an overall capacity of 2,500, was built in 1993.[1] The largest men's soccer regular season crowd to ever see a game at the facility was 3,141 on August 27, 2011, to see the Blazers defeat the Clemson Tigers in their 2011 home opener.[2]

The facility hosted the Conference USA Men's Soccer Tournament in 1999 and 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 UAB Blazers Men's Soccer Media Guide. Birmingham, Alabama: UAB Athletics Media Relations Office. 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ Paul Kennedy (August 29, 2011). "More men's crowd records fall". SoccerAmerica.com. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ 2011 C-USA Men's Record Book (PDF). Conference USA. 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011.