THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Jane Sanders Stadium
Architect: SRG Partnership. Architects in charge: Jeff Yrazabal, Rick Zieve, Bethany Gelbrich, Aaron Plaskac, Scott Mooney, Nita Posada, Jim Wilson.
The Jane Sanders Stadium has capacity for 1,500 permanent seats; approximately 500 are covered. Accommodations for 1,000 temporary seats will also be included. The complex also includes a Team Building and a Player Development Area. The softball field consists of an artificial turf outfield with a dirt infield. The field includes a scoreboard, concessions, TV compatible lighting, press box, home and visitor bull-pens. . The Team Building contains lockers, team lounge, a meeting/video room, a training room, equipment room, laundry and other similar support functions vital to running the program. The Player Development Area is primarily used for warmup and conditioning for student-athletes as well as serving as an infield established for high-level training and practicing during inclement weather. This facility also includes several indoor batting cages with a netting system. The $17.2 million Jane Sanders Stadium opened on March 24, 2016, with a three-game series against Stanford University.
Page author: Ed Teague. Image: SRG.