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John McDonnell Field

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History

Serving as the outdoor home to the most successful program in NCAA history, John McDonnell Field is one of the top outdoor track and field facilities in the nation. Named for legendary head coach John McDonnell, the winner of 40 NCAA national championships during his career at Arkansas, the facility will add to its list of competition duties with the recent announcement as the host of the 2014 NCAA West Preliminary

The state-of-the-art competition areas include a nine-lane Mondo track, a grass infield as well as a full hammer cage and multiple throw areas. The pole vault and jumping pits are reversible and contain two sets of runways to accommodate multiple events. Capacity is currently set at 7,000 with the potential to hold 10,000 with additional construction.

Stadium Facts
CAPACITYDEDICATEDNAMED FOR
7,000September 26, 1998John McDonnell
ALL-TIME TOP 10 SINGLE-MEET ATTENDANCE FIGURES
EventDateAttendance
NCAA ChampionshipsJune 12, 20095,430
NCAA ChampionshipsJune 13, 20095,212
NCAA ChampionshipsJune 11, 20095,206
NCAA ChampionshipsJune 10, 20094,816
SEC ChampionshipsMay 14, 20064,132
NCAA Mideast ChampionshipsMay 31, 20083,784
SEC ChampionshipsMay 13, 20063,468
NCAA Mideast ChampionshipsMay 30, 20082,850
SEC ChampionshipsMay 12, 20061,746
SEC ChampionshipsMay 11, 2006562