Busch Field

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"The former home of the men’s soccer team, Busch Field opened in 1989, brining a new excitement to Tribe athletics. Made possible by a generous grant from Anheuser-Busch Brewing Corporation, the facility opened in June 1989, with the Busch Gardens-William and Mary Soccer Tournament, and was dedicated on November 1, prior to the Tribe's game with East Carolina.

Busch Field boasts a seating capacity of 2,271 and a computerized lighting system which makes night games possible. The 120 x 75-yard playing surface combines a two-inch poured pad with Astroturf grass which is tacked down, rather than cemented, making the mini-stadium unique in the United States. The facility was nominated as one of Athletic Business Magazine's top-10 national designs. Located next to the artificial turf is an irrigated natural grass area.

Once the home of men’s soccer and host to women’s soccer and lacrosse games, Busch Field will remain the home of women’s field hockey and will continue to be used for practices and intramural contests."[1]