University of Akron Announces Plans for New Football Stadium

Akron, OH - Big news for the University of Akron's football program.

A new, multi-million dollar stadium has been given the green light for construction.

The stadium ield - named InfoCision Stadium and Summa Field - is slated for completion in 2009.

"This is an exciting time for The University of Akron, and fans of Zips football," says UA President Luis M. Proenza. 'An on-campus football stadium is one of the cornerstone facilities that will enhance the collegiate experience. This new facility will create a game-day atmosphere that will generate a new level of excitement, spirit and pride for the University and Zips athletics."