Bearkat Softball Complex

Bearkat Softball Complex
530 Bowers Boulevard
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Timeline

Dec. 2003 Construction begins
2005 Construction completed
Feb. 11, 2006 First home game

Namesake

Bearkat

Architect

Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc.

Contractor(s)

Turner Construction Co.

Bearkat Softball Complex

A photograph of the land east of Bowers Stadium was the York Field Events Center.


Bearkat Softball Complex

A view from the football stadium looking east at new construction.


Bearkat Softball Complex

The outfield and scoreboard.


Bearkat Softball Complex

The northern entrance to the baseball and softball fields.


Bearkat Softball Complex

A map of the softball complex.


The Bearkat Softball Complex is part of the Athletics Complex on the eastern edge of campus at the intersection of Bowers Boulevard and Sycamore Avenue. Structures associated with the stadium include:

Prior to the 2006 season the softball team played southwest of campus at Ladykat Field.

With a seating capacity of just over 400 spectators, this complex includes dressing areas, indoor hitting cages, and offices. The Bearkats christened the opening of the $5.5 Million stadium by winning their season opener over Louisiana Tech 11-3.

Field dimensions of the ballpark are:

  • Left field foul line: 190 feet.
  • Left center: 210 feet.
  • Center field: 220 feet.
  • Right center: 210 feet.
  • Right field foul line: 190 feet.


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