Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

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Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
Location 2450 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
Owner Ohio State University
Operator The Ohio State University Department of Athletics
Capacity 10,000[1]
Surface Natural Grass
Construction
Broke ground October 13, 1998
Opened August 4, 2001
Construction cost USD $6.5 Million
Architect Moody•Nolan, Inc.
Tenants
Ohio State Buckeyes (NCAA) (2001-Present)

Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is a 10,000-capacity stadium located in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The stadium is home to the Ohio State Buckeyes men's and women's lacrosse teams as well as the soccer and track and field teams. The stadium opened for soccer in the fall of 2001. It also hosts the OHSAA boys and girls track and field State Tournament. It is named after former OSU athlete, Jesse Owens.

Dimensions[edit]

Soccer

  • 76 yd × 118 yd (69 m × 108 m)

Men's Lacrosse

  • 60 yd × 110 yd (55 m × 101 m)

Women's Lacrosse

  • 70 yd × 120 yd (64 m × 110 m)

Track & Field

  • Nine (9) lanes - 48 in (120 cm) wide

Coordinates: 40°00′44″N 83°01′39″W / 40.012358°N 83.027634°W / 40.012358; -83.027634


References[edit]

  1. ^ "OhioStateBuckeyes.com - The Official Athletic site of The Ohio State University - Facilities". Retrieved 2011-08-18.