This past week, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. announced that the school plans to build a new arena on campus. The 125,000 square foot facility will be attached to the Flames’ current arena, the Vines Center. The new arena will seat 4,000 for sporting events and will be used for basketball and volleyball.
The 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked the US Naval Academy as the No. 1 Public Liberal Arts College in the nation, tied for first with the US Military Academy. Navy is located in Annapolis, MD. Annapolis is the capital of the state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. Located on the Chesapeake Bay, the city is home to nearly 40,000 residents. The Wesley Brown Field House is a 140,000-square-foot facility that is the home to many varsity sports and club sports for the Naval Academy, as well as being a general physical fitness building. Bleachers surround three sides of the volleyball court, located at one end of the massive facility.
While the Sonoma area may be better known for being part of California’s wine country, or home to Sonoma Raceway, often overlooked Sonoma State University provides a sports haven for college athletics fans who don’t want to drive an hour or more to watch Cal. Here, inside the halls of Sonoma State’s The Wolves’ Den, you can watch some top quality college volleyball for a small price in the quiet serenity of wine country.