Crews make a few upgrades to Ross-Ade Stadium

The North end of the stadium receives new paint, signage, and updated logos

Posted: May 21, 2018 5:44 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — While many Purdue students are on summer break, maintenance crews are making a few upgrades to Ross-Ade Stadium.

The south end video board now has a new paint color and updated logos. Purdue fans will also notice new signage on the north end of the stadium. Crews are in the process of laying new sod for the 2018 season.

Senior Associate Athletics Director Tom Schott says these upgrades will add to the fan experience.

"It's an old venue that we're trying to keep modern looking. We think it's a great atmosphere, as the fans saw last year, they came back in record numbers, which was awesome. Anything we can do to spruce up things, we're certainly all for," said Schott.


Schott said close to 5000 new season ticket holders will fill the stands for the upcoming 2018 season.

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