RALPH KORTE STADIUM
  • Location
    • Southwest corner of SIUE's campus on Bluff Road
    • About 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis
    • Track available for public use except during special events
  • Project Cost
    • $5.5 million
    • Funded through private and public resources
  • Parking
    • More than 1,000 spaces
    • Adjacent parking available for overflow of more than 5,000
  • Soccer
    • Bob Guelker Field (named after Hall of Famer who coached at SIUE from 1967-85)
    • Inside the oval track
    • European-style atmosphere
    • Field size of 73 yards by 120 yards
  • Track
    • Eight lanes
    • 400 meters, 48 inches wide
    • "Balsam" surface
    • Host site for 1997, 1998 and 2001 NCAA-II Championships
  • Seating
    • Permanent capacity of 3,000
  • Lighting
    • Four banks of lights with 37-42 foot candles
    • Mounted on 100-foot poles
    • Area behind stadium also lighted
  • Supporting Facilities and Equipment
    • Locker rooms for men and women
    • Full training room facilities
    • Press box designed for soccer and track
    • Room for VIPs in skybox
    • Scoreboard is 40X96 matrix board
    • Platform for television coverage
    • Public address system
    • Public restrooms