Overview Originally built in 1974, Hartwell-Rogers Field is the home of Babson's men's and women's soccer programs. The field, which is named after Babson Athletics Hall of Famers Bob Hartwell and Bill Rogers, has undergone major renovations in recent years, maintaining its position as one of the finest soccer complexes in the country. Along with Babson soccer, the facility has served as a training site for national teams from several countries, including the United States, Argentina, Costa Rica and Italy. Field use by permit only.
Playing Surface Hartwell-Rogers Field boasts a beautifully manicured natural grass surface that is completely enclosed by chain link fencing. The playing field itself is 120 yards long and 75 yards wide, with an additional 4-7 yards of grass between each line and the surrounding fence.
Additional Features Other features of Hartwell-Rogers Field include:
Bleacher seating on both sides of the field with a maximum capacity of 1,200 spectators
An electronic LED scoreboard
A second-story press box located between Hartwell-Rogers Field and MacDowell Field. The press box accommodates up to 10 people and is accessible to opposing sports information and media personnel upon request.
A permanent sound system with PA controls located in the press box
Wireless internet access
Directions & Parking Hartwell-Rogers Field is located near the Webster Center in the northwest corner of the Babson campus. From the main entrance, follow College Drive to the second stop sign. Turn left at the stop sign and bear left toward the Webster Center when the road splits. Visitor and student parking is available on the garage roof on your right. More visitor parking is available beyond the Webster Center on your left. From there, follow the paved walkway to the right of the Webster Center toward MacDowell Field. Hartwell-Rogers Field is located next to the turf.