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UNC Charlotte upgrading facilities ahead of joining AAC

UNC Charlotte is focused on upgrading its facilities ahead of joining the AAC as soon as the ’23-24 season, including expanding Jerry Richardson Stadium “to eclipse 30,000 seats,” according to Hunter Bailey of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The school this week unveiled the EverGreen Athletic Facilities Master Vision, a 12-15-year “road map for the 49ers’ athletics program.” The first phase of the plan, which will cost $102M, in addition to expanding the football stadium includes “new baseball and softball clubhouses, renovated locker rooms for men’s and women’s basketball, and a new stadium for men’s and women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.” Improving facilities “has become a priority” for the school since accepting the invite to join the AAC. Richardson Stadium is the smallest FBS stadium at 15,300 seats, and Charlotte AD Mike Hill indicated that the venue “had to be expanded, but it was imperative that the university ramped up its fundraising to elevate its athletics programs” (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 5/26). 

First phase of the plan, which will cost $102M, will expand the football stadium and includes new baseball/softball clubhouses, plus renovated locker rooms for men's and women's hoopsUNC CHARLOTTE

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