Under Construction

The New UMass Amherst Football Performance Center and the Jacobson Press and Skybox Complex
  • The new football training facility at McGuirk Alumni Stadium is close to matching the promise on the sign.
  • The press and skybox complex, atop the stands at left, and the football performance center give a new look to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
  • The Martin and Richard Jacobson Foo0tball Press and Skybox Complex, at right, is accessible by elevator or stairs from outside the stadium.
  • In a few weeks, this will be part of the publicly accessible Hall of Fame area of the new football performance center.
  • The Martin and Richard Jacobson Football Press and Skybox Complex.
  • The football locker room, still cluttered with construction material, contains about 120 individual wooden lockers.
  • The weight room is nearly ready for equipment installation.
  • The view from the second-floor terrace at the new UMass Amherst football performance center.
  • This is the public entrance to the football performance center.
  • The footbal perfomance center as seen from the south end of McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

    The UMass Amherst football team under coach Mark Whipple will be moving into its new performance facility at McGuirk Alumni Stadium in July. The field will have new turf by the end of July, and the Martin and Richard Jacobson Press and Skybox Complex will be open for the first game at McGuirk in September. Tickets to all games, including the opener against BC at Gillette Stadium, are available here.