Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex
Benedictine University Stadium scoreboard
|Location||Benedictine University campus, 5700 College Road, Lisle, Illinois 60532|
|Surface||artificial surface for football and soccer; natural grass for baseball and softball|
|Construction cost||under US$ 9 million|
|General contractor||Walsh Construction|
|Benedictine Eagles (NCAA D-III) (2005–present)
Chicago Machine (MLL) (2006)
Chicago Red Stars (WPSL/WPSLE/NWSL) (2011–2015)
DuPage Drones (PL) (2015–present)
local high schools
Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex is a facility for football, soccer, baseball, softball, and track and field. The multimillion-dollar sports-complex on the campus of Benedictine University, in the Village of Lisle, Illinois is a collaborative effort between the university and the village. Located just outside Chicago, the sports-complex is home to the sport teams of Benedictine University Athletics. It was the home stadium of Chicago Red Stars women's soccer club from 2011 to 2015.
The stadium was home to Major League Lacrosse's Chicago Machine in their 2006 inaugural season. Local high schools host football and soccer games in the stadium. A baseball stadium and a softball stadium are also included in the complex. The baseball stadium is home to Benedictine University Eagles and the DuPage County Hounds of the Midwest Collegiate League.
The 3,000-seat main stadium for American football and soccer is also a fine athletics facility with an artificial playing surface, a nine-lane track, electronic scoreboard and message board, and electric lights. The main press box, four luxury suites and viewing sundecks are above the seating gallery.
Natural grass practice fields and throwing venues for baseball and softball are directly adjacent to the main stadium. The baseball stadium seats 1,000, including 800 chairs, and has handicap accessible areas on the main concourse. The baseball field measures 325 feet to the outfield fence. Oversized dugouts allow for maximum player comfort. The stadium features a large electronic scoreboard and message board, and a public address system provides coverage to the stands and concourse.
The complex was completed in November 2004.
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