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USM Board of Regents approves plan to convert Cole Field House into indoor football facility
USM Board of Regents approves plan to convert Cole Field House into indoor football facility

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Friday approved plans nearly unanimously to convert Cole Field House into a $155 million indoor football practice facility and academic center. Design of the plans will begin in May, with construction starting next December. The project, which was approved last month by the board's finance committee and which will be funded largely through private donations, is expected to be completed by June 2018. The state is expected to contribute about $25 million in funding, with another $25 million drawn from revenue earned in the Big Ten Conference. There was little opposition at the Hagerstown meeting to reconfiguring Cole Field House,...

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