BUCKHANNON (AP) — West Virginia Wesleyan has announced a $1.6 million renovation of its football stadium.
The Exponent Telegram reports that the plans include adding stadium lights, widening the track from six lanes to eight and replacing the grass field with artificial turf.
Bob Skinner is Wesleyan’s vice president for student advancement. He says the project will make the school more attractive to students and athletes and improve student retention.
Athletic Director Randy Tenney says the upgraded Ross Field will be a multipurpose facility used by intramural teams as well as intercollegiate sports teams.