September 19, 2021

Rayjin Teppanyaki

Beauty in design

Cajun Field stadium renovation advances with Our Lady of Lourdes gift

Our Girl of Lourdes Regional Health-related Centre has secured naming rights for Cajun Area, home of the UL soccer staff, with a determination to invest $15 million over 15 several years.

The facility will now be known as Cajun Subject at Our Lady of Lourdes Stadium.

The investment will allow design and style strategies for a long-planned major renovation project at the stadium to shortly begin, according to UL athletic director Bryan Maggard.

“It has been a extended time coming,” Maggard stated.

“Ever since I arrived (in 2017) there’s been speak about this, you know? It’s taken a crew energy to get right here, with no issue. There’s been a whole lot of conversation about it around the several years. I’m just extremely energized for Lourdes’ leadership to dedicate to this huge expenditure.”

A stadium overhaul has been planned because the university very first declared a multi-period athletic facilities masterplan in 2013.

“This definitely is a pretty major milestone in a job that we have focused on for very some time with the total athletic elaborate,” said UL president Joseph Savoie, whose college presently has had its softball, baseball, track-and-field and basketball venues undergo major renovations since the masterplan was unveiled.