Vanderbilt Stadium Set to Get New Synthetic Turf Supplied by Shaw Sports
By Community | July 16, 2012
College Football-only stadium Vanderbilt has announced that Shaw Sports Turf, therapy a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, apoplectic Inc. and one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America will install premier synthetic turf at Dudley Field.
Vanderbilt Stadium at Dudley Field is a 40, denture 550-seat facility, which serves as home to the Vanderbilt University Commodores football team located in the heart of the school’s Nashville campus. The stadium’s new state-of-the-art Shaw turf will cover approximately 89,500 square feet, featuring alternating panels of green with a large field border, making it optimal for television exposure. The new turf will also feature Vanderbilt’s signature “Anchor Down” rally cry vibrantly in the kick-off areas as well as Southeastern Conference (SEC) logos.
“We are honored that Vanderbilt University has chosen our synthetic turf for their first-class football program,” said Chuck McClurg, Vice President of Sales, Shaw Sports Turf. “Shaw’s core values of delivering high-quality products and services with great integrity align well with Vanderbilt’s guiding principles, making this a perfect partnership which continues to grow. Anchor down ‘Dores!’”
Shaw Sports Turf has installed practice and stadium fields on more than 1,000 playing surfaces for all different types of sports and recreational activities, including many major collegiate programs as Georgia Tech, LSU, University of Alabama, University of Arkansas and University of Southern Mississippi.