Summer Makeover for Whittier Athletic Fields
The Whittier Daily News reports on the renovation of five Whittier College athletic facilities, including Memorial Stadium's Chief Newman Football Field. The current grass turf on the field will be replaced with Sprinturf Ultrablade DF synthetic turf. In the article, President Sharon Herzberger said the renovations will benefit both the college and the community. For his part, Poets football coach B. J. Hammer sees the improvements as a way to attract new student athletes.