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Boilermaker Softball Complex

Directions
Boilermaker Softball Complex (1235 West Stadium Avenue)

From Indianapolis
Take I-65 North to State Road 25 (exit 175).
Take a left on State Road 25, towards Lafayette, for approximately 1 mile.
Turn right on U.S. 52. Stay on U.S. 52 for approximately 2 miles to Yeager Road (fourth stoplight).
Turn left on Yeager Road.
Follow ensuing roundaround (approximately 0.25 miles) to Northwestern Avenue.
Follow Northwestern Avenue to Stadium Avenue (second stoplight, approximately 0.6 miles).
Turn right on Stadium Ave.
Follow Stadium Avenue for approximately 0.75 miles.
Parking for Boilermaker Softball Complex and Rankin Track and Field is on the left.

From Chicago
Take I-65 south to State Road 43 (exit 178).
Turn right off ramp.
Follow State Road 43 approximately 7 miles to the fourth stoplight (State Road 26 West/State Street).
Turn right on State Road 26.
Turn right at second stoplight (Grant Street).
Follow Grant Street to next stoplight.
Turn left on Northwestern Avenue.
Follow Northwestern Avenue to Stadium Avenue (first stoplight; approximately 0.5 miles)
Turn left on Stadium Avenue
Follow Stadium Avenue for approximately 0.75 miles.
Parking for Boilermaker Softball Complex and Rankin Track and Field is on the left.


The Boilermaker Softball Complex is the home of the Purdue softball team. The complex, which was developed in 1994, features four bullpens, four batting cages, dugouts which include locker space for each player, a giant gold and black scoreboard and a press box down the third baseline. The complex also features a 1,000-seat grandstand behind home plate.

The facility received the 1997 National Fastpitch Coaches Association/Turface Grounds Crew Maintenance Award for national field of the year. The playing field, which includes a built-in drainage and sprinkler system, carries outfield dimensions of 200 feet down the lines and 220 feet to center field. The Turface infield consists of 40 percent sand and 60 percent clay.

The Boilermaker Softball Complex has undergone several renovations over the years. An electronic scoreboard was added in 1995, while the press box was completed in 1996. The 1,000-seat grandstand was installed in 1999.

In addition to Purdue softball home games, the site played host to the 1997 Big Ten Umpire Evaluation Tournament.