August 28, 2006

Sacramento State breaks ground for new sports facility

Groundbreaking

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Groundbreaking: Broad Athletic Facility

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez is joined by community leaders, alums and athletes as the University takes a major step for its athletics program—the groundbreaking for the Broad Athletic Facility.

The 26,000 square-foot field house is the first component of the multi-faceted Alex G. Spanos Sports and Recreation Complex.

The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation is providing a $2 million leadership gift for this new field house, which is designed for intercollegiate athletics.

News media and invited guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Sacramento State on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the south end of Hornet Stadium. Speakers included:

Groundbreaking ceremonies also include special appearances by the Sac State Cheer Squad, Dance Team, and the Hornet Football Team.

For more information on Eli and Edythe Broad and the Broad Athletic Facility House visit www.SpanosSportsComplex.com.

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