Macholtz Stadium

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Macholtz Stadium
Location Anderson University
Anderson, Indiana
United States
Coordinates 40°06′59″N 85°39′40″W / 40.116349°N 85.661173°W / 40.116349; -85.661173Coordinates: 40°06′59″N 85°39′40″W / 40.116349°N 85.661173°W / 40.116349; -85.661173
Owner Anderson University
Operator Anderson University
Capacity 4,300[1]
Surface Artificial turf[1]
Construction
Opened 1977[1]
Renovated 2008
Tenants
Anderson University Ravens
(NCAA Sports)

Macholtz Stadium is a 4,300-seat multi-purpose stadium in Anderson, Indiana.[1] The facility is located on the campus of Anderson University and is named in honor of Dr. James Macholtz who served as coach of the Anderson University football and Track and Field programs.[1]

The stadium is primarily used for American football and track and field. It is home to the Anderson University football and track and field teams.

The facility opened in 1977.[1]

In 2015, the Indianapolis Colts returned to Macholtz Stadium for training camp. [2]

Major renovations[edit]

In 2008, the university completed a renovation project with the overall cost at approximately $800,000.[1] Improvements included an artificial turf field and outdoor all-weather lights.[1] The field enhancements were funded through new gift resources as a part of the university's $110 million "Dreams. Discovery. Direction" campaign.[1]

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