Athletics Notebook: Renovations ongoing at Memorial Stadium

Jacob Bogage

As construction continues at Faurot Field, Frank Haith signs another transfer and the volleyball team brings in a top-20 recruiting class. 

§     Construction continues on Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium after a mid-April groundbreaking, as two separate multi-million dollar renovations take shape.

Revamping the 87-year-old stadium’s west tower should be completed by the 2013 football season and will cost $9.74 million. It will see the reappearance of Missouri’s famed rock “M,” absent at the program’s spring scrimmage, moved down the north hill and closer to the end zone to make room for an expanded north concourse. The current press area will also be turned in to new luxury suites.

The east tower project, costing $45.55 million, is slated to be completed by the 2014 season and will include some 4,100 upper deck seats plus another 800 club seats.

Basketball adds another transfer

Men’s basketball coach Frank Haith added yet…

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