SAN ANGELO, TX. –Angelo State University announced Wednesday that the football complex will undergo $1.6 million in upgrades over the next two years.

The first phase of the project, currently underway, will include the installation of stadium seating, a steel canopy, a modular press room and related infrastructure, with completion targeted before the start of the season. fall 2022. The new seats will significantly increase the complex’s current seating capacity of approximately 500 fans.

The second phase of the project will include construction of the Soccer Clubhouse, which is expected to be completed in time for the start of the fall 2023 season. Since the introduction of the ASU soccer program in 1996, the Belles and their opponents have been using locker rooms and athletic training areas at the ASU Junell Center. Project costs will be covered by external funding sources.

“It’s fantastic for the old ones, to see what they’ve done and to see what they’ve contributed to and the current players because they can live there, they can live in luxury with the different things that they will have, including the new clubhouse which will be changing rooms, offices and all that The future of recruiting also benefits because it’s an arms race to have the best and brightest toys and that will be something that will add to that factor,” Belles head coach Travis McCorkle said.