New Athletic Facilities
This 50,000-square-foot center that opened in 2005 is located in the heart of the Mean Green Village. It provides for the education, strength and conditioning and medical treatment of student-athletes. Included are a training and rehabilitation center, equipment room, team and position meeting facilities, a first-class football dressing room and new coaching and administrative suites. Also located there is the T.D. Parks Hall of Fame, named in honor of the late Terry Don Parks (’61), a standout football player in the late 1950s.
Lovelace Stadium (Women’s Softball)
The field boasts a Hilltopper synthetic infield surface and warning track with a natural turf outfield along above-ground dugouts and bullpens. Mean Green fans enjoy the action from the permanent stadium seating topped by an enclosed and climate-covered press box.
Mean Green Office Complex and Gym (Women’s Volleyball)
The facility includes the Mean Green Volleyball Center with a Robbins Sport parquet flooring and spectator seating for 600 fans. The center was host to the 2006 Sun Belt Conference volleyball championship. Connected to the center is the office and locker room complex, which houses team meeting rooms with audio/visual capabilities for the volleyball, soccer, golf, swimming and softball teams.
Mean Green Soccer Stadium
Home to the women’s soccer program since 2006, the complex features a natural turf playing surface, 115 yards by 72 yards, and permanent stadium seating for 1,000 fans. The field is lighted by a state-of-the-art Musco lighting system.
Mean Green Softball and Golf Practice Facility
Student-athletes can train at outdoor batting cages inside the practice field or at indoor cages in the Mean Green Softball and Golf practice facility. The facility also houses indoor putting and driving areas for the UNT golf teams.
Dickey Practice Fields
New practice fields for the football team are located on Bonnie Brae in front of Victory Hall.
Pohl Recreation Center (Women’s Swimming)
Opened in the fall of 2003, the center houses an eight-lane pool that serves as the home facility for the Mean Green swimming and diving program. The team also uses the PEB Natatorium, which has a diving well that features two 1-meter and one 3-meter springboards for the diving team and another 6-lane 25-yard pool for training by the swimmers.
Student-Athlete Academic Center
The 7,000-square-foot academic center opened in 2005. Equipped with 30 computers and separate areas for independent study and group study, it can accommodate up to 60 students at one time. Full-time academic counselors are available to assist student-athletes with class scheduling, registration, tutoring, mentoring and career development.
Located near the Waranch Tennis Complex, the residence hall dedicated to student-athletes opened in 2004. Victory’s on-site cafeteria, Champs Café, is a popular dining choice for students across campus. Residents also have access to a full kitchen in the Victory lobby, several study areas and a media room with movie theatre-style seating.
Waranch Tennis Complex
The 12-court complex at the entrance to Victory Hall opened in 2006. The $3 million facility is named for alumnus and donor Ronald Waranch (’54). Included in the complex is a clubhouse with a lounge, office space and locker rooms. The complex was chosen as the host site for the 2007 Sun Belt Conference tennis championships.