Ray E. Didier Field

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Ray E. Didier Field
Ray E. Didier Field (Thibodaux, Louisiana) marquee.jpg
Location Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
Coordinates 29°47′10″N 90°48′08″W / 29.78611°N 90.80222°W / 29.78611; -90.80222Coordinates: 29°47′10″N 90°48′08″W / 29.78611°N 90.80222°W / 29.78611; -90.80222
Owner Nicholls State University
Operator Nicholls State Athletics Department
Capacity 3,200
Field size 331 ft. (LF), 400 ft. (CF), 331 ft. (RF)
Surface Natural grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Opened 1960
Tenants
Nicholls State Colonels baseball (NCAA)

Ray E. Didier Field is a baseball venue in Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States.[1][2] It is home to the Nicholls State Colonels baseball team of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference.[3][4] Opened in 1960, the venue has a capacity of 3,200 spectators.[5] It is named after Raymond E. Didier, head baseball coach from 1964–1973 and athletic director from 1963–1978.[6]

The grandstand features chairback seating and a pressbox. The team's covered batting cage is located directly adjacent to the stadium along the third base side of the ballpark.

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  1. ^ "Nicholls State University Baseball". geauxcolonels.com. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Nicholls State releases Schedule". collegebaseballdaily.com. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Southland’s top two pitching staffs battle at Ray E. Didier Field". sportsnola.com. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Morales amazes at Didier". The Daily Comet. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  5. ^ "Nicholls Colonels Baseball" (PDF). geauxcolonels.com. Retrieved 2013-03-13. 
  6. ^ "Didier shaped Nicholls athletics, many lives". HoumaToday.com. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 

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