Anteater Stadium

Anteater Stadium is a 2,500-seat[1][2] multi-purpose stadium with a bermuda grass field[2] on the campus of University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California, United States. It is used by the UC Irvine Anteaters men's & women's soccer and track and field teams.[2]

Anteater Stadium
Full nameAnteater Stadium
Location4000 Mesa Rd., Irvine, California 92617
Coordinates33°39′0″N 117°51′3″W / 33.65000°N 117.85083°W / 33.65000; -117.85083Coordinates: 33°39′0″N 117°51′3″W / 33.65000°N 117.85083°W / 33.65000; -117.85083
OwnerUniversity of California, Irvine
Capacity2,500
Record attendance1,832 (15 November 2008, Big West Conference men's soccer tournament final)
SurfaceBermuda grass
Construction
Renovated2000
Tenants

HistoryEdit

The stadium hosted the women's division of the 1973 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The USC Trojans football team used the stadium for practices around 2000.[1] In 2000, renovations added lights to Anteater Stadium.[1] Anteater Stadium hosted the 2008 Big West Conference men's soccer tournament. The tournament final was the most-attended event at the stadium, with 1,832 people present.[3] The stadium was the home stadium for United Soccer League minor-league professional soccer team Orange County Blues (now Orange County SC) from 2013 to 2016.[citation needed]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c McLeod, Paul (26 September 2000). "Irvine's Anteater Stadium Getting Ready for Bright New Look". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 24 October 2009. Retrieved 7 October 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "Anteater Stadium". UCIrvineSports.com. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  3. ^ "No. 8 Anteaters Beat No. 19 UC Santa Barbara 4-2; Win Big West Tournament" (Press release). Irvine, California: UC Irvine Athletics. 15 November 2008. Archived from the original on 5 April 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2017.

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