Willett Hall

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Henry I. Willett, Jr. Hall
Former names Lancer Hall (1980–2004)[1]
Location Spruce Street
Farmville, Virginia
Coordinates 37°17′51″N 78°23′44″W / 37.2975°N 78.3955°W / 37.2975; -78.3955
Owner Longwood University
Operator Longwood University
Capacity 2,522 (prior to 2007)[2]
1,807 (2007–present)[3]
Record attendance 2,522 (11/13/2006 vs. VCU)[4]
Construction
Opened October 25, 1980[6]
Construction cost $4.5 million
($12.9 million in 2015 dollars[5])
Architect MacIlroy & Parris[6]
General contractor Romeo Guest Associates[6]
Tenants
Longwood Lancers
(Men's & Women's Basketball)

Coordinates: 37°17′51″N 78°23′44″W / 37.2975°N 78.3955°W / 37.2975; -78.3955

Henry I. Willett, Jr. Hall (originally Lancer Hall) is an 1,807-seat multi-purpose arena in Farmville, Virginia. It was built in 1980 and is home to the Longwood University Lancers men's and women's basketball teams.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Longwood Names Three Buildings for Three Former Presidents" (Press release). Longwood University. July 8, 2004. Archived from the original on August 5, 2004. 
  2. ^ "Willett Hall". LongwoodLancers.com. Archived from the original on 2 July 2007. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Willett Hall". LongwoodLancers.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Men's Basketball Falls To VCU 75-63 In Front Of Capacity Crowd (2,522)". 13 November 2006. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c Johnson, Joe (28 October 1980). "Lancer Hall Dedicated". The Rotunda. p. 11. Retrieved 9 December 2014.