Stevenson University unveiled "Victory" on Wednesday afternoon, a 12-foot-tall bronze statue of the school's mascot that will greet visitors to Mustang Stadium.
The sculpture was a yearlong project by nationally renowned wildlife sculptor and Westminster native Bart Walter. According to the school, it "will represent the strength and unity of the entire Stevenson community and the spirit that drives everything from its growth to its championship athletic teams."
A smaller replica of the sculpture will also be placed within the stadium "as a spur to Stevenson’s student-athletes as they take the field."
“Stevenson will be proud to showcase one of the first major art pieces currently on display in the Owings Mills area,” school president Kevin J. Manning said in a statement.
The sculpture was first revealed Wednesday, before Stevenson’s men’s lacrosse team played Messiah College.
The project was funded by an anonymous challenge grant and the support of trustees, alumni, parents, and friends.