Rhodes Stadium
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Rhodes Stadium
Rhodes Stadium / McKinnon Field
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Location1 Stadium Drive
Elon, North Carolina 27244
OwnerElon University
OperatorElon University
Capacity11,250[4]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundMarch 14, 2000[1]
OpenedSeptember 22, 2001
Construction cost$13 million
($18.8 million in 2019 dollars[2])
ArchitectEllerbe Becket
General contractorBeers Construction Co.[3]
Tenants
Elon Phoenix (NCAA)

Rhodes Stadium is an 11,250-seat multi-purpose stadium in Elon, North Carolina. Named for trustee Dusty Rhodes, his wife, Peggy, and their family, the stadium opened in 2001 and is home to the Elon University Phoenix football team. The stadium also hosts soccer games on occasion.

Before Rhodes Stadium was built Elon played in Burlington at Burlington Memorial Stadium.

See also

References

  1. ^ Fuchs, Mike (March 15, 2000). "Elon Students Celebrate Stadium Elon College Kicks off a $13 Million Football Stadium with a Groundbreaking Ceremony". News & Record. Greensboro. p. B4. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800-". Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Rhodes Stadium Opening Brings End To 92-Year Road Trip". Ellerbe Becket. September 1, 2001. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ "Elon Football Team Returns to Rhodes Stadium to Face Furman". Elon Athletics. November 10, 2010. Retrieved 2013.

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Coordinates: 36°06?36?N 79°30?28?W / 36.110028°N 79.507821°W / 36.110028; -79.507821



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