July 24, 2008

Football Complex Opens Doors II

Part II

Perhaps the centerpiece to the entire construction was the expansion of the existing weight room, which underwent some cosmetic surgery in 1997 but could not keep up with the demands of the UF athletic program.

With the exception of the men's and women's basketball, golf and tennis teams, who train at the basketball complex, the rest of the student-athletes utilize the South End-zone facility, approximately 350 according to UF director of strength and conditioning Mickey Marotti. The weight room simply was not functional.

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