Herman Bosler Biddle Athletic Field (1909-present)

 Biddle Field scoreboard, 1952

On June 8, 1909, Edward William Biddle donated this six-acre field to the College as a memorial to his son Herman, a member of the Class of 1903. The College has owned the field ever since, with subsequent land purchases having increased the size of the field to over eleven acres.

The site now features a football field, an outdoor track, tennis courts, and fields for soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, and baseball. In addition, weight training facilities and a locker room were authorized in 1962 and paid for by the Washington Redskins football organization, in return for pre-season use of the field and facilities. The main entrance to the field is a large stone gate located in the northeast corner bearing a plaque in tribute to Biddle.

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