Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium

Summary

Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium
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LocationTucson, Arizona
OwnerUniversity of Arizona
OperatorUniversity of Arizona
Capacity2,956
SurfaceNatural Grass
Opened1993
Tenants
Arizona Wildcats (NCAA) (1993-Present)

Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium is the softball stadium for the University of Arizona. The stadium is on-campus and can seat 2,956 people.[1]

Hillenbrand Stadium, as it is more commonly known, was completed in 1993 and is named for the sister of the late William G. Hillenbrand (the Hillenbrand family have been long time Arizona benefactors). With the continued success of the Arizona softball team, which has won eight national championships, thanks to Mike Candrea, remains one of the premier venues in college softball. The Wildcats led the NCAA in attendance from 2000–02, and from 2006–08.

References

  1. ^ University of Arizona Wildcats Official Athletic Site

Coordinates: 32°14′0″N 110°56′45″W / 32.23333°N 110.94583°W / 32.23333; -110.94583