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Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
2450 Fred Taylor Drive | Columbus, Ohio 43210

Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS
From the North - Take I-71 South to 270 West to SR 315 South. Take the Ackerman Road exit. Turn left on to Ackerman Road. Turn right on to Fred Taylor Drive. Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium will be on your left.

From the South - Take I-71 North to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the Ackerman Road exit. Turn right on to Ackerman Road. Turn right on to Fred Taylor Drive. Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium will be on your left.

From the East (Airport) - Take I-70 West to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the Ackerman Road exit. Turn right on to Ackerman Road. Turn right on to Fred Taylor Drive. Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium will be on your left.

From the West - Take I-70 East to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the Ackerman Road exit. Turn right on toAckerman Road. Turn right on to Fred Taylor Drive. Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium will be on your left.

Located on Fred Taylor Drive, north of Lane Avenue, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is the newest addition to The Ohio State University Department of Athletics' aggressive campaign to upgrade and build state-of-the-art facilities for competition.

The 10,000-seat Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium arguably is one of the finest multi-sport facilities in the country, hosting track and field and lacrosse in the spring and soccer in the fall.

It serves as a cornerstone to the surrounding Ohio State athletic complex that features the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, softball's Buckeye Field, the field hockey North Turf Field, Bill Davis Stadium and the 19,200-seat Jerome Schottenstein Center.

Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Facts

History

  • Phase I Construction began in summer of 1998. That included the site excavation, the field and the track.
  • Phase II Construction began in spring of 2000. This phase included the main grandstands, the tribute towers and perimeter landscaping.
  • Project completed in the summer of 2001.

Dimensions
East Grandstands: 3,242 seats
Soccer Field: 76 yd. X 118 yd.
Men's Lacrosse Field: 60 yd. X 110 yd.
Women's Lacrosse Field: 70 yd. X 120 yd.
Track Lanes: 9 lanes, each 48 in. wide
Steeplechase Pit
Pole Vault Boxes (4 directions)
Height of top row of seats: 40 ft.
Height of flagpoles: 25 ft.

Amenities
4 Banks of sport lighting
2 Concession stands
Restroom facilities
2 Multi-use locker rooms
2 Officials locker rooms
Ticket booths
Guest Services area
Athletics offices
Press box
Scoreboard for soccer and lacrosse
Accessible seating areas
Elevator
Meet management building
Track storage area

Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

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