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2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2014-07-21 16:24:18

BALTIMORE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off a consensus national title in boys' lacrosse, The Boys' Latin School of Maryland is replacing their two athletic fields beginning in late June. Both the J. Duncan Smith '73 Field and Lebrun's Coaches Field will receive state-of-the-art playing surfaces from AstroTurf®, the originator of the synthetic turf industry. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128907 The two playing fields will be re-covered with...

2014-06-02 08:27:28

HUNTINGTON, W.Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thundering Herd will be roaming across fresh fields this fall. Marshall University recently commissioned AstroTurf® for the installation of two new artificial surfaces on campus. Both Joan C. Edwards Stadium and a nearly completed indoor athletic facility are slated to receive brand new AstroTurf playing surfaces from the originators of the synthetic turf industry. Following last summer's installation at Veteran's Memorial Soccer...

2014-05-01 16:28:39

LEESBURG, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The international governing body of the world's most popular sport has given its blessing to Loudoun County's newest athletic institution. The state-of-the-art AstroTurf® playing surfaces at Evergreen SportsPlex by Sports Construction Management, Inc. (SCM) have just been assigned FIFA One-Star Recommended status, a designation carried by only twenty other fields throughout the entire U.S. Now that number is twenty-four, as all four...

2014-03-27 12:25:04

SAN ANTONIO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after drawing huge crowds for the Alamodome's first ever baseball event, H-E-B Big League Weekend is returning to the Alamo City. And once again, AstroTurf® will be a part of every shoe-string catch and tape-measure blast. Preparations to convert the iconic arena into a baseball stadium are nearing completion, including the installation of a 133,000 square foot custom-made AstroTurf field (video of last year's conversion can be seen...

2014-03-26 20:21:30

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the University of Michigan hosts the 2015 NCAA Field Hockey Championships, they'll be doing it on a brand new AstroTurf® pitch. Plans are underway to replace the old surface at Phyllis Ocker Field with state-of-the-art synthetic turf from the pioneers of the industry. It's all part of a new multimillion dollar project aimed at dramatically upgrading the school's field hockey facility. Along with the recently renovated fields at...

2014-03-19 16:23:09

STILLWATER, Okla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect. A year after installing two AstroTurf® 3D Xtreme practice fields at the Sherman E. Smith Training Center, Oklahoma State University has tabbed the pioneers of the synthetic turf industry to resurface the crown jewel of OSU football, Boone Pickens Stadium. Installation of the new 76,000 square foot AstroTurf field is scheduled to begin on May 12(th), and once underway the project will be...


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