Cavalier Corner

February 2017

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Please contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation or visit if you are interested in learning more about contributing to facilities. FACILITIES Enhancing UVA's home team advantage for student-athletes, coaches and fans e needs of individual sports are prioritized through coaches' discussions with athletics administrators. Once an identified facility project has gone through the University's approval pro- cess, the athletics department depends on the Virginia Ath- letics Foundation to raise the funds to finance the project and provide an endowment to support its operation and ongoing maintenance, if appropriate. Current facility priorities include a renovation and expansion of Davenport Field, a new tennis facility to support the men's and women's tennis programs and an enhanced facility for Vir- ginia's golf programs. e UVA athletics department anticipates additional facility projects will be added in 2017. e department is currently working on conceptual plans for a number of facility projects to determine the scope of the project and associated cost esti- mate. Davenport Field Renovation Davenport Field will be transformed to create a game day ex- perience for Virginia Baseball fans that rivals the nation's best. Estimated to cost between $12-18 million, this transformation will also include areas for players' training and development. Planned renovations include: • Field-level club area and seating for about 140 fans • Chairback seats along the first and third baselines • Increased concessions and restroom facilities • Areas for player training and development • Offices for all coaches

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