Herndon Stadium

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Alonzo Herndon Stadium
Herndon Stadium
Morris Brown College Stadium (1996).JPEG
Full nameAlonzo Herndon Stadium
Field size68 yds wide × 110 yds long
Atlanta Beat (WUSA) (2002–2003)
MBC Wolverines

Alonzo Herndon Stadium, named for Alonzo Herndon, is a 15,011-seat stadium on the campus of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is the only two-sided stadium in the Atlanta University Center. It is one block over from the locally known Herndon Home, and sits above the MARTA East-West rail line.

During the 1996 Summer Olympics, Herndon Stadium hosted field hockey. It was also used as the stand-in for the demolished Fairfield Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia during filming of the 2006 movie We Are Marshall.

The stadium was the home to the former Georgia Mustangs and the former Atlanta Beat women's soccer club of the defunct WUSA league.

As of October 2015, the stadium is in an extreme state of disrepair.


Further reading[edit]

  • Gaither, Steven J. (October 6, 2014). "A Shell of A Stadium: Morris Brown's Herndon Stadium Is An HBCU Football Graveyard". hbcugameday.com. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  • "Abandoned: Morris Brown's Herndon Stadium". hbcugameday.com. May 18, 2016. Retrieved February 25, 2017.

Coordinates: 33°45′22″N 84°24′32″W / 33.756021°N 84.408807°W / 33.756021; -84.408807