COLUMBIA — Missouri will be building a new softball stadium.
By TEREZ A. PAYLOR
The Kansas City Star
Associate athletic director Tim Hickman confirmed over the weekend the building is now in the schools plans, though no site has been determined. He expects the stadium to cost in the neighborhood of $15 million.
Weve been leaning that way for a while and we kind of came to the resolution that this is the best long-term solution for us, Hickman said. We still have decided on the site, though theres a strong possibility it could be on the same site. And we still have fundraising to do so we dont have a time frame.
Hickman said it would be nice if the stadium is ready for the 2015 Southeastern Conference softball tournament, which Missouri is slated to host. If its not, Hickman said the school might look into hosting it another year.
We might see if its possible to switch the year we host the tournament, but hopefully well get some fundraising going by then, Hickman said.
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