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Important Spending in NU Athletics

By bilal91
  • Ryan Field Re-Opens

    Ryan Field Re-Opens
    In 1996-97, Northwestern's football stadium underwent a significant reconstruction which featured a redesign of the stadium as part of the the $30 million Campaign for Athletic Excellence. Opened in the fall of 1997, the new stadium was named Ryan Field in honor of 1959 Northwestern graduate Patrick G. Ryan.
  • Combe Tennis Center Opens

    Combe Tennis Center Opens
    Construction of the $10 million project was started on Dec. 1, 2000. The building opened for use just over a year later, on Jan. 7, 2002.
  • Luke Donald Practice Facility Opens

    Luke Donald Practice Facility Opens
    The Luke Donald Outdoor Practice Facility includes a 15,000-square foot bent grass range tee, a 1/2-acre practice pitching/chipping area with a 6,000-square foot usga green, bent grass, bluegrass and fescue turfed areas for a variety of lies and shots. There are also three practice bunkers, totaling 5,000-square feet for shots of varying length into the chipping green.
  • Lakeside Field Opens

    Lakeside Field Opens
    Wildcats host their first game on the turf.
  • Bryan S. Coon Center Opens

    State of the art weight-room designed for all athletes at Ryan Field is opened.