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Roadrunners to celebrate completion of $23.6 million Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver


Contact: Tim Carroll, Office 303-556-5136, Cell 303-870-7705
John Kietzmann, Office 303-556-8141, Cell 605-214-0738

Posted: May 4, 2015



WHAT: Mayor Michael Hancock will join Metropolitan State University of Denver leaders to celebrate the completion of the University’s $23.6 million Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver. The 13-acre facility includes baseball and softball diamonds, a soccer field, eight tennis courts and a multi-purpose fitness trail.

Among Division II athletics teams, the state-of-the-art complex is one of finest facilities available. It is home to six of the Roadrunners’ 16 sports including baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s tennis. In addition to competition areas, the facility includes a 23,000 square-foot locker room and athletic training area. The complex will also provide health, sports and recreation opportunities to children and families in the surrounding neighborhoods and to downtown Denver businesses and residents.

The complex is the fourth MSU Denver-owned facility to be constructed as part of the University’s master plan. It follows the opening of the Center for Visual Art in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, the Student Success Building, and the Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center along Auraria Parkway on the Auraria Campus.

Facility images are available at www.gometrostate.com/athleticcomplex.

 

WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4 – 5 p.m.

Athletic complex event site located at the intersection of 5th Street and Shoshone St.

1390 Shoshone St. Denver, CO 80223          

Event parking is available in the Birch lot. For parking information and directions, visit

http://www.ahec.edu/about-auraria-campus/maps/

Event agenda:

Refreshments: 4 – 4:30 p.m.

Program remarks and dedication: 4:30 – 5 p.m.

 

WHO: MSU DenverPresident Stephen Jordan

Mayor Michael Hancock

MSU Denver Trustee Bill Hanzlik

Denver City Councilwoman Judy Montero

In November 2013, MSU Denver announced a $1 million naming rights agreement for the complex through 2023 with The Regency student housing community, owned by Lola and Rob Salazar. Davis Design was the architect and Saunders Construction was the general contractor for the project.

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About Metropolitan State University of Denver

MSU Denver is a leader in educating Coloradans in university programs particularly relevant to the state’s economy and the demands of today’s employers. With the highest number of ethnically diverse students among the state’s four-year colleges, MSU Denver offers 58 majors plus master’s degrees in accounting, teaching and social work. More than 21,000 students are currently enrolled at MSU Denver, and 75 percent of the University’s nearly 80,000 graduates have remained in Colorado as valuable members of the state’s workforce. 

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