TIme to Bring UConn Baseball into a New Home

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>>UConn athletics is actively pursuing $25 million in philanthropy for the multi-faceted baseball/soccer/softball project. To date, private donors have committed approximately $18 million. This success demonstrates the passion that UConn Nation has for our student athletes and athletic programs, but there's more work to be done to build facilities that position our student athletes and coaches to win championships. For the baseball program, the fundraising effort includes former players and extends to alumni and other Husky fans who have witnessed ongoing success dating back through four separate eras.<<

Worth a click to read Baseball alum heading up fundraising efforts.
 
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Anyone know the capacity of this new stadium? J.O apparently holds 2,000 and this looks much larger.
 
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Anyone know the capacity of this new stadium? J.O apparently holds 2,000 and this looks much larger.
2000 w/ 1960 butt width...

... original plans called for 1500 w/ room for expansion down right field line. I heard they may be grading for an “outfield hill” beyond fence but don’t know that to be 100% accurate.
 

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Excited to see a new stadium for UConn. Found this article for Florida baseball... On morning of Arkansas opener, Florida unveils plans for new baseball stadium
SEC baseball stadiums are AA-AAA equivalents. Think baseball in SEC is like Hockey East for hockey up north. Tell a Razorback that a college hockey team can get 8000-10000 for a game and they'd be amazed. Weekday games may only get 1500-2000 but a weekend game with two top 25's will draw no problem.

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SEC baseball stadiums are AA-AAA equivalents. Think baseball in SEC is like Hockey East for hockey up north. Tell a Razorback that a college hockey team can get 8000-10000 for a game and they'd be amazed. Weekday games may only get 1500-2000 but a weekend game with two top 25's will draw no problem.

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UND Hockey Tops NCAA in Attendance for seventh Consecutive Year - KVRR Local News
What makes UConn unique (especially in the Northeast) is that, in theory, they could be able to draw that for baseball AND hockey
 

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