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Eagle Field
LocationStatesboro, Georgia
Coordinates32°24′45″N 81°47′13″W / 32.412566°N 81.787082°W / 32.412566; -81.787082Coordinates: 32°24′45″N 81°47′13″W / 32.412566°N 81.787082°W / 32.412566; -81.787082
OperatorGeorgia Southern University
Capacity3,500 (500 seated)
Record attendance3,519
(March 29, 2019 Tormenta FC vs. Greenville Triumph SC)
Construction
Opened2005
Renovated2012
Tenants
Georgia Southern (NCAA) (2005-present)
Tormenta FC (USL1) (2015-present)

Eagle Field is a 500+ seat on campus soccer/track and field stadium in Statesboro, Georgia, United States. It is home to the Georgia Southern Eagles men's and women's soccer teams as well as cross country and track and field events. It is located in Erk Russell Athletic Park which is shared with Allen E. Paulson Stadium (football) as well as other football buildings.

It was completed in 2005.[1] On October 10, 2012, the first ever night soccer game was played at Eagle Field with newly installed lights with Georgia Southern playing Elon.[2]

The stadium hosted the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Men's Soccer Tournament. The stadium has also served as the host institution for the Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships three times, most recently in 2013.

USL League One team Tormenta FC play at Eagle Field. In 2021, the team plans to move to a 5,300 seater soccer-specific stadium in Statesboro, which is currently under construction.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Eagle Field". Georgia Southern Eagles.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-16. Retrieved 2013-01-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Tormenta Stadium to break ground March 27". Statesboroherald.com.
  4. ^ https://www.wtoc.com/2019/10/24/tormenta-fc-owners-give-update-new-stadium-retail-shops/