The Dedication of Gooding Field
Saturday September 29, 2007
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10:00 a.m. Dedication of Gooding Field (See photos of this event here )
Join the Gooding family, Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx, Director of Athletics Suzanne R. Coffey, and former and current student-athletes for a ceremony marking the official opening of Gooding Field. Peter Gooding will make brief remarks.
Following the dedication ceremony, there will be a full slate of games at Gooding Field as Amherst takes on Bowdoin College.
11:00 a.m. Field hockey
1:00 p.m. Football (game played at Pratt Field)
1:00 p.m. Women’s soccer
3:30 p.m. Men’s soccer
5:30 p.m. Reception for Peter and Myra Gooding
Pavilion, Gooding Field
Following the day’s action, returning players, alumni, family and friends are invited to gather to celebrate the invaluable contributions Peter and Myra have made—both to the College and to the lives of those they have known in their time at Amherst. Refreshments will be served. Please R.S.V.P. by September 7.
Directions to Gooding Field: To reach Gooding Field, enter by the main gate to Pratt Field (located at the end of Hitchcock Rd.) If you walk straight past the football field (which will be on your right) you will reach Gooding Field. (It used to be Hill Field, the football practice field and softball field). Parking is available by the football field (Pratt Field).
Interested in supporting the Gooding Field project? Send your check, payable to The Trustees of Amherst College/Gooding Field to Donor Relations, Smith House, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000.
Questions? Contact the Amherst College Department of Physical Education and Athletics at (413) 542-2276.