Livingstone College Football Stadium Renovation Details

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Livingstone College Athletics has announced plans for a renovation project at its Alumni Memorial Stadium. The 6,000-seat stadium will undergo a complete athletic makeover, which includes the high jump apron, pitching circle and athletics tracks.

The stadium project will also feature a video scoreboard added to the southeast corner, and the current grass turf will be converted to recoloured artificial turf in Livingstone Blue. student-athletes a new home, ”said athletic director Lamonte Massie-Sampson. “We sincerely appreciate the partnership with our friends from Honey bear project, especially Ms. Nadia Sellers, for helping us make this new transition to showcase the best of Blue Bear athletics.

Livingstone’s partnership with Field Turf, Deluxe Athletics and Formetco Sports, through this project, has positioned the sports department to provide a world-class facility and a competitive advantage in recruiting efforts to attract elite student-athletes. .

“Having a video dashboard added to these enhancements will provide us with the opportunity to cultivate partnerships with new and current sponsors and ensure a rewarding fan experience,” said Massie-Sampson. “Improvements to these facilities demonstrate to local businesses, partners and alumni, President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr.’s commitment to positioning Livingstone as a leading Division II athletic program. “

Head Football Coach Sean Gilbert and Head Athletics Coach Justin Davis are excited about the project, which will allow both programs to market, recruit and retain top talent.

“I am excited about the opportunity to have a new football pitch built for our college community,” said Gilbert. “A new football field becomes a resource that all students can use in the collegial atmosphere to develop and enrich themselves. Livingstone will use this resource to improve college enrollment and community outreach opportunities.

“It’s amazing,” Davis said. “This means that we will actually be able to train and compete more effectively and at a higher level.” the link between Livingstone College and Salisbury, ”added Massie-Sampson.

Livingstone Athletics will temporarily move home games and practices until the project is fully completed. About the Willie Lanier HBCU Field of Dreams programThe Willie Lanier HBCU Field of Dreams program is managed by the Honey bear project, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit charity. The Field of Dreams program establishes collaborative partnerships to provide financial support to the athletic fields of participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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