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Metro Announces $1M Naming Rights Agreement For New Athletic Complex

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(credit: Metropolitan State University of Denver)

(credit: Metropolitan State University of Denver)

(credit: Metropolitan State University of Denver)

(credit: Metropolitan State University of Denver)

DENVER (CBS4) – The president of Metropolitan State University of Denver announced on Thursday a $1 million naming rights agreement for the campus’s new athletic complex.

The new name — the Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver — is part of a 10 year agreement with the Regency Student Housing.

The complex features two new villas and an new athletic facility.

The long-term project plan includes construction of a 20,000 square-foot building to house locker rooms, a strength and conditioning facility and an athletic training room.

“This sponsorship will support a portion of the capital needs for construction of The Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver,” said Metropolitan State University of Denver President Stephen Jordan in a prepared statement.

More Details From The Metropolitan State University of Denver

Metropolitan State University of Denver shared the following details about the facility in a news release:

The Regency Athletics Complex at MSU Denver includes eight tennis courts that opened in August, a soccer stadium scheduled for completion by fall 2014, and baseball and softball diamonds in early 2015. The long-term project plan includes construction of a 20,000-square-foot building to house locker rooms, a strength and conditioning facility, and an athletic training room.

Located on 12.5 acres south of the Colfax Avenue viaduct adjacent to Shoshone Street, east of Interstate 25, the complex will have three athletic fields with synthetic turf, and will be home to six of the Roadrunners’ 15 sports teams: baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s tennis. In addition to using the facility for varsity athletics, intramural sports and academic programs, the University is already hosting activities for the surrounding community’s youth at the complex.

Conceptual architectural renderings of the facility are available at gometrostate.com/athleticcomplex.

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