Hornet Stadium
Hornet Stadium (Sacramento, California).jpg
View from northwest in 2017
Sacramento is located in the United States
Sacramento
Sacramento
Location in the United States
Sacramento is located in California
Sacramento
Sacramento
Location in California
Address6000 J Street
LocationSacramento, California, U.S.
Coordinates38°33′22″N 121°25′23″W / 38.556°N 121.423°W / 38.556; -121.423Coordinates: 38°33′22″N 121°25′23″W / 38.556°N 121.423°W / 38.556; -121.423
Public transitUniversity / 65th St Station
OwnerCalifornia State University, Sacramento
OperatorCalifornia State University, Sacramento
Capacity21,195
Record attendance23,073 (November 19, 2022 vs. UC Davis)
SurfaceFieldTurf (2010–present)
Natural grass (1969–2009)
OpenedSeptember 20, 1969;
53 years ago
 (1969-09-20)
Tenants
Sacramento State Hornets (NCAA)
(1969–present)
Sacramento Surge (WLAF) (1992)
Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) (1993–1994)
Sacramento Mountain Lions (UFL) (2010–2011)

Fred Anderson Field at Hornet Stadium is a 21,195-seat college football and track stadium in the western United States, on the campus of California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State).[1] it is the home field of the Sacramento State Hornets of the Big Sky Conference.

Opened 53 years ago on September 20, 1969, it has also been the home stadium of the Sacramento Surge of the WLAF,[2] the Sacramento Gold Miners of the Canadian Football League[3] and the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. It hosted the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in 2000 and 2004.

Its alignment is nearly north-south, offset slightly northwest, and the street-level elevation is approximately 35 feet (11 m) above sea level. The field was natural grass for its first 41 seasons; FieldTurf was installed in 2010.

Stadium improvements

1992

1998

2000

2003

2007

2008

2010

Notable events

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "Hornet Stadium". hornetsports.com. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  2. ^ "Machine at Surge". The Sacramento Bee. April 4, 1992. Retrieved April 19, 2012.
  3. ^ "The Sacramento Gold Miners' 1994 Season". Canadian Football League Database. Retrieved February 11, 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.legacy.usatf.org/statistics/champions/OlympicTrials/HistoryOfTheOlympicTrials.pdf The History of the Olympic Trials, published by USATF
  5. ^ "USA Track & Field - 2014 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento". Usatf.org. 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
  6. ^ Davidson, Joe. "A Causeway Classic: Record crowd sees Sac State beat rival UC Davis for Big Sky three-peat". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved 20 November 2022.