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Mercyhurst University

501 E 38th St.
Erie, PA 16546


Mercyhurst University, located on a picturesque hillside crowning the city of Erie, is home to 25 varsity sports teams in NCAA Division I and Division II.

In 2019, the university began a $9.5 million campaign to renovate athletic facilities on campus. On-campus facilities include:

William Vorsheck Jr. Athletic Complex:

  • Total of three turf fields on site
  • Saxon Stadium (new LED lighting and turf field installed in 2019, lined for football, field hockey, lacrosse and soccer) - bleacher seating for 2,300
  • Mercyhurst Baseball Field received new turf and scoreboard in 2019. The upgrades also included expanded turf bullpens and new bleacher seating for 1,000 behind home plate.
  • The facility features an indoor facility in right field with two indoor hitting cages, four pitching mounds and 40 lockers.
  • Mercyhurst Soccer Field was resurfaced with new turf, new LED scoreboard and new goals in 2019

The Mercyhurst Athletic Complex (MAC)

  • 12,000 square feet
  • Bleacher seating for 1,500
  • Hardwood court refinished in 2014
  • Home to Men's and Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball and Wrestling teams

The Mercyhurst Ice Center

  • 14,000 square feet
  • 8 locker rooms with showers
  • Bleacher seating for 1,500 people
  • Renovations in 2019 include an improved cooling system, addition of new dasher boards, glass, flooring and seating.