Cadet Soccer Stadium

Summary

Cadet Soccer Stadium
Cadet Soccer Stadium.jpg
Cadet Soccer Stadium is located in Colorado
Cadet Soccer Stadium
Cadet Soccer Stadium
Location in Colorado
Cadet Soccer Stadium is located in the United States
Cadet Soccer Stadium
Cadet Soccer Stadium
Location in the United States
LocationColorado Springs, Colorado
Coordinates39°0′52″N 104°53′34″W / 39.01444°N 104.89278°W / 39.01444; -104.89278Coordinates: 39°0′52″N 104°53′34″W / 39.01444°N 104.89278°W / 39.01444; -104.89278
OwnerUnited States Air Force Academy
Capacity3,000 (2,000 seated)
SurfaceKentucky Bluegrass
Construction
Broke groundMay 1995
OpenedAugust 29, 1995
Expanded1998 (expanded and upgraded)
2003 (installed permanent lights)
Tenants
Air Force Falcons men's soccer (NCAA) (1995–present)
Air Force Falcons women's soccer (NCAA) (1995–present)

Cadet Soccer Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on the grounds of the United States Air Force Academy. It is home to the Air Force Falcons men's and women's soccer teams.

History

The stadium was built in 1995 with a capacity of 1,000. In 1998, it was upgraded and expanded to a capacity of 2,000 in order to host NCAA tournament games. In 2003, permanent lights were added to the stadium.[1][2]

Important Matches

Date Opponent Score Note
September 3, 1995 Regis (W) 0-2 First women's game
November 22, 1997 Creighton 2-3 2OT NCAA Tournament First Round[3]
November 15, 2018 Central Arkansas 4-0 NCAA Tournament First Round[4]

References

  1. ^ "Facilities". Air Force Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  2. ^ "Soccer Stadium". Air Force Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  3. ^ "1997 NCAA Division I Mens Soccer Tournament". www.infoplease.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  4. ^ "2018 Men's Soccer Schedule". Air Force Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2020-08-19.