UTPA Unveils Plans For New Soccer/Track And Field Complex

The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday a partnership with PBK Sports on the design of the new multi-million dollar on-campus track & field and soccer complex.The complex will be built on the west side of campus, between Jackson Rd. and the UTPA Wellness and Recreation Center. The facility will have access from Jackson Rd. Construction of Phase I, encompassing the soccer field and track & field areas, is expected to begin in March with a targeted completion date of August.Phase II will consist of concessions, offices, training rooms, locker rooms, bleacher seating, lighting, and a press box. A construction start date has not yet been set.Beginning in the fall of 2015, the stadium will host a full home schedule of men TMs and women TMs soccer matches, while track & field is expected to host competitions beginning in the spring of 2016.