Halsey Field House

Halsey Field House is a multi-purpose arena at the United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a seating capacity of 5,000. It was home to the Navy Midshipmen men's basketball team until the Alumni Hall opened in 1991. It is named after FADM William "Bull" Halsey, a World War II United States Navy commander.

Halsey Field House
Halsey Field House
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Halsey Field House in 2002
Full nameHalsey Field House
LocationAnnapolis, Maryland
Coordinates38°58′40″N 76°29′3″W / 38.97778°N 76.48417°W / 38.97778; -76.48417Coordinates: 38°58′40″N 76°29′3″W / 38.97778°N 76.48417°W / 38.97778; -76.48417
OwnerUnited States Naval Academy
OperatorUnited States Naval Academy
Capacity5,000
Opened1957
Tenants
Navy Midshipmen men's basketball (1956-1991)

Currently it is the home of the indoor track and field teams. It contains a 200-meter synthetic track, squash and tennis courts, a 65 tatami dojo for Aikido/Judo,[1] and a climbing wall.

The North Wing has five basketball courts, five squash courts, dressing rooms, a conditioning room, classrooms for physical education, athletic-gear storage, and office space for instructors.

The weight room is one of three "strength and conditioning facilities" at the academy.[2] With 5,500 square feet (510 m2), it serves men's and women's basketball, men's and women's crew, men's and women's swimming, and squash.[3]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ See also: Intercollegiate sports team champions#Judo.
  2. ^ Athletics Department: Strength & Conditioning Facilities Archived 2009-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. Naval Academy Varsity Athletics official website. Retrieved 2010-02-14.
  3. ^ Athletics Department: Halsey Fieldhouse Weight Room. Naval Academy Varsity Athletics official website. Retrieved 2010-02-14.

External linksEdit

  • Halsey Field House official webpage. USNA Athletics official webpage. Retrieved 2010-02-13.