Stewart Stadium
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Stewart Stadium

Coordinates: 41°11?31?N 111°56?24?W / 41.19194°N 111.94000°W / 41.19194; -111.94000

Stewart Stadium
Full nameElizabeth Dee Shaw
Stewart Stadium
Former namesWildcat Stadium
(until 1998)
LocationWeber State University
3402 University Circle
Ogden, Utah, U.S.
OwnerWeber State University
OperatorWeber State University
Surfacesynthetic turf
natural grass (until 2011)
1966 (expanded) [1]
Weber State Wildcats (NCAA)

Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium is an outdoor multi-purpose stadium located on the campus of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Formerly known as Wildcat Stadium, it was renamed in 1998 for Stewart (1905-1996),[2] a notable campus and community benefactor.[3][4]

Used primarily for football, the 17,312-seat venue is the home of the Weber State Wildcats of the Big Sky Conference. It was expanded in 1966 with the construction of the west grandstand, nearly doubling its capacity.[1][5] The elevation of its synthetic turf playing field is 4,760 feet (1,450 m) above sea level; the field was natural grass until 2011.

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  1. ^ a b "Will expand stadium". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. May 23, 1966. p. 6.
  2. ^ Eborn, Jared (September 3, 1998). "Wildcats get head start as Graybeal era begins". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). p. D6.
  3. ^ "Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart". Weber State University Athletics. Hall of Fame. March 10, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). (editorial). August 20, 1996. p. A10.
  5. ^ "Stadium addition prepared for Weber football opener". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). August 15, 1966. p. 2B.

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