CLEVELAND, Ohio --- Pioneer® Athletics proudly announces that Moravian College has been selected as a winner of the 2012 Fields of Excellence® Award for its work on the Haupert Union Quadrangle Field used by the men's and women's soccer teams.
As a winner, Moravian College will receive a certificate of recognition and a Fields of Excellence banner that they can proudly display at their winning field. Pioneer may also use their winning field picture in upcoming publications and annual calendar.
Pioneer understands that excellence in athletic field maintenance goes unrecognized and often, unappreciated. The Field of Excellence Award Program honors outstanding athletic fields and the hardworking field crews who diligently maintain them. The Fields of Excellence Award Program was established in 1997 and has honored over 605 athletic fields from around the country since its creation.
Colleges, universities, high schools and park & recreation departments from all over the United States submitted photographs, letters of recommendation and application forms describing their institutions detailed athletic field maintenance program. A rigorous judging process yielded 73 winners from a pool of 270 applicants, with two athletic fields selected as Scholarship Winner's.
This marks the third straight year Moravian has been honored for its work on its athletic fields after the Blue & Grey Softball Field won the 2011 Stabilizer Solutions/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Field Maintenance NCAA Division III Field of the Year Award, and in early 2012, Blue & Grey Field was named a 2012 Field of Distinction by the Keystone Athletic Field Managers Organization.
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