TowneBank Stadium

TowneBank Stadium is located in Newport News, Virginia, and serves as the home stadium for the Christopher Newport Captains football team since their inaugural 2001 season.[1] It was previously known as Pomoco Stadium, until it was renamed in 2019[2]. TowneBank Stadium has a maximum seating capacity of 4,200, with the largest crowd ever on-hand of 6,135 occurring during the inaugural game against Salisbury University on September 1, 2001.[1]

TowneBank Stadium
Former namesPomoco Stadium
LocationMoores Lane
Newport News, VA 23606
OwnerChristopher Newport University
OperatorChristopher Newport University
Capacity4,200
SurfaceKentucky Bluegrass
Opened2001
Tenants
Christopher Newport Captains football (2001–present)
Lionsbridge FC (USL2) (2018–present)

The stadium will also host home soccer games for Lionsbridge FC of the USL League Two starting in spring 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Christopher Newport Captains 2008 Football Media Guide[permanent dead link] "POMOCO Stadium," Christopher Newport University, 2008. p. 46. Accessed 2008-12-30
  2. ^ August 16, Jim Hanchett |; 2019 (2019-11-08). "Athletic Teams Will Play at Newly Named TowneBank Stadium". Christopher Newport University. Retrieved 2019-12-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

Coordinates: 37°03′52″N 76°29′57″W / 37.064400°N 76.499192°W / 37.064400; -76.499192