Fred P. Rullo stadium, home of the Delaware Blue Hens Field Hockey Team

The University of Delaware Field Hockey Team, is a Division I college team in the United States. Their home stadium is the Fred P. Rullo which got built thanks to the donation of Fred P. Rullo Jr.,  is one of the universities former student Its construction was made possible, in part, by the generous donation of one UD alumnus: Fred P. Rullo Jr., alumni of the University of Delaware. He and his wife, Madeleine, gave the University $1 million toward the $3.3 million cost of the stadium. Like the Delaware Field Hockey Team on Facebook!

Rullo Stadium features an artificial turf surface (Astro Turf-12 surface installed in 2008) covering 122,928 square feet (2.82 acres) permits a full-sized game field for all applicable sports as well as two side-by-side practice areas running across the field. There is bleacher seating for approximately 2,000 fans, lights, a press box, a multi-sport scoreboard and blacktopped parking behind the bleachers.

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Most recently, new state-of-the-art locker rooms were built and introduced to the players:

Sometimes it gets a bit cold in Delaware…

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By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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