The University of San Diego’s renovated Fowler Park stadium is due to reopen mid-February. The Populous-renovated ballpark has a capacity for 1,700 people, with the ability to expand to 3,000 for NCAA playoff events.
The US$13.8 million stadium renovation included creating an iconic entry plaza in the 16th Century Spanish Renaissance style that connects the ballpark with the existing architecture on campus. Populous created five levels at the ballpark to incorporate necessary programmatic elements – an entry level with plaza space, a suite and press level, the main concourse, the Torero Zone and the team clubhouse. The updated venue also includes a renovated playing field, new home and visitor dugouts and renovated batting and practice tunnels.
When Matt Parr, the Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations for the University of San Diego needed to outfit the newly renovated stadium with athletic field covers
, he knew COVERMASTER could provide him the high quality, durable field tarps
that would meet the high standards of a world class ball park. The stadium will be out fitted with COVERMASTER’S Raincover Classic Infield Tarps
and TarpMate Handling System
, team color Fitted Roller Storage Cover, and Spot Covers
for the Bull Pens, Home Plate, and a Pitcher Mound Cover with the Team Logo. The University Softball team is also using a COVERMASTER Raincover on their field.
Ky Snyder, executive director of athletics at the University of San Diego, says “this ballpark is something that everyone involved can be proud of and is sure to be one of the premier facilities in college baseball for years to come.”