Lindenwood Chose Fielder’s Choice by Sporturf

A few years ago the Lindenwood University athletic department, located in St. Charles, MO, was making the final transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II, and many areas on campus were going through renovations. Part of those renovations were new baseball and softball fields outfitted with synthetic turf by Sporturf dealer Environmental Turf Services, LLC.

“Lindenwood is excited to install the new Enviroturf baseball and softball turf fields,” said John Creer, Director of Athletics. “This seems to be the direction collegiate programs are going and it is nice to be at the forefront of this move.”

“This is an exciting time for softball and baseball with the installation of the turf,” said softball head coach Don Loberg. “Not many fields have this opportunity which will allow us to practice and play games when other fields are wet and unplayable. It will save us time and money with not having to seed, fertilize, water the field, and tarping.”

The renovation of the fields was expected to help bring bigger and better athletes to the school in addition to improving the facilities.

According to Creer, “We also anticipate these new fields will assist our coaches in recruitment of top caliber student-athletes and further development of our programs.”

The product installed was Sporturf Fielder’s Choice. Fielder’s Choice is a product designed with the game of baseball in mind. This product should be installed outdoors on a compacted aggregate base. Since it is custom designed for baseball, Fielder’s Choice has the added durability designed to reduce infill splash and migration which is extremely important in gameplay.

Robinson High School Improves with Sporturf™

Joe T. Robinson High School in Little Rock, AR hired Sporturf™ dealer Craig Shonk of Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC to construct their new football and baseball fields. You might remember we featured their football install a while back. Now it is time to show you baseball.

When it comes to baseball, Sporturf™ understands the demands athletes, owners and fans. Our sports fields provide a consistent surface that you can count on to deliver the best experience available. We have an offering that spans all levels of play from the big leagues to the local little league. The quality turf we manufacture utilizes the latest technology. Features like ball bounce, speed of the ball roll and even light reflection are all advancements that are addressed in our product designs.

      

Fielder’s Choice is a product designed with the game of baseball in mind. This product should be installed outdoors on a compacted aggregate base. Since it is custom designed for baseball, Fielder’s Choice has the added durability designed to reduce infill splash and migration which is extremely important in gameplay.

Craig Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

 

Grants Pass Hits it Out of the Park with Synthetic Turf Consulting and Sporturf™

When it comes to baseball, Sporturf™ understands the demands athletes, owners and fans expect. Our fields provide a consistent surface that you can count on to deliver the best playability available. We have a product line that spans all levels of play from Pro to the local little league field. The quality of turf we manufacture utilizes the latest technology. Features like ball bounce, speed of the ball roll and even light reflection are all advancements that are addressed in our product designs.

Sporturf™ dealer Synthetic Turf Consulting installed this baseball infield for Grants Pass High School in Grants Pass, OR in 2017.

The high school was unable to use this field for their entire 2016 season due to weather, and this improvement has greatly increased their use of the field!  This is also the first installation of this incredible new turf of its kind in OR.

PowerHouse, the turf installed on the field, is one of our most advanced system designs that provides high resilience and increased comfort and safety. The series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world. PowerHouse truly is a workhorse and will withstand the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

Features:

  • Dual Parallel Slit Film
  • Over 50% More Wear Layer

Schlitt Park Upgrades Baseball Field with Sporturf™

Recently Sporturf™ dealer, All Synthetic Group-Midwest, and J & L Strawn Sports Construction installed a project at the legendary Schlitt Park located in Springfield, IL. Schlitt Parke is a 5-acre neighborhood park that was added to the park system in 1971.
Jeremy Strawn of All Synthetic Group-Midwest stated, “A few months ago ASG and J&L Strawn Sports Construction were approached about designing and renovating a local field here in Springfield, a field that over the years has become a staple in the Springfield Baseball community and a place where so many kids over the years hit their first ball…and now those kids are parents who are bringing their kids to play there too.”
Springfield Southwest Baseball Association and the Springfield Park District wanted to transform and equip Schlitt Park with lighting upgrades, backstop fencing, netting, windscreens, dugouts, press box and an all-weather synthetic infield. All together, this created a dramatic change in the facility and made the field suitable for play for years to come.

 

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