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IU Athletics must-visits

Oh, The Places You’ll Go:

Must-visits For IU Athletics

By Griffi n Healy

healygr@iu.edu | @TheGriffi nHealy

The crowd cheers during Hoosier Hysteria on Oct. 21, 2017, in Simon Skojdt Assembly Hall.


“Indiana, Our Indiana, Indiana we’re all for you! I-U!,”

Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall

What list would be complete without the iconic Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall? Home to the current No. 5-ranked Indiana women’s basketball team and the fi ve-time NCAA champion men’s basketball team, it remains one of the most iconic college basketball venues in the United States. Head coaches Teri Moren and Mike Woodson bring back a long-forgotten energy, including the fi rst-ever Elite Eight appearance for the women’s team in 2021 and the fi rst conference winning record for the men’s basketball team since the 2015-16 season.

Memorial Stadium

Built in 1960, Memorial Stadium is home to the Indiana football team. Despite being one of the most unsuccessful programs in Football Bowl Subdivision history, Memorial Stadium has its bright spots in history. For example, it was Indiana running back Anthony Th ompson’s home stadium. Th ompson is the most decorated player in Indiana football history. Since 2016, Indiana football head coach Tom Allen’s “Love Each Other” culture is felt throughout the stadium during each fall home game.

Bill Armstrong Stadium

Home to arguably two of the most iconic Indiana sports and traditions, Armstrong Stadium has been hosting both the Indiana men’s and women’s soccer teams since 1973. Both teams play at Jerry Yeagley Field, named after IU’s six-time national champion head coach. Th e track surrounding the fi eld hosts the famous Little 500 bike race every spring. From the eighttime NCAA men’s soccer champions to watching the most iconic bike race in Indiana, Armstrong has something to off er for everyone.

Bart Kaufman Stadium and Andy Mohr Field

Th ese are tied together for their similarities. Bart Kaufman Stadium and Andy Mohr Field are home to the Indiana baseball and softball teams, respectively. Both stadiums were built in 2013 to replace Sembower Field and the IU Softball Field. Th e two stadiums are some of the newest and nicest athletic facilities on campus.