Stars and Stripes stripes.com 13 Jan, 2021 22:15 am

Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes a 'spectacular' showcase of Naval Academy physical mission

Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes a 'spectacular' showcase of Naval Academy physical mission
The Ron Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes is a 25,000-square foot facility that celebrates the history and tradition of Navy athletics while simultaneously serving as a testament to the academy's commitment to the physical development of the entire Brigade of Midshipmen.

Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes a 'spectacular' showcase of Naval Academy physical mission ANNAPOLIS, Md.That vision has become reality with completion of the Ron Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes.Built as an addition to Ricketts Hall, the Terwilliger Center is a 25,000-square foot facility that celebrates the history and tradition of Navy athletics while simultaneously serving as a testament to the academy's commitment to the physical development of the entire Brigade of Midshipmen." Mission accomplished as the Terwilliger Center for Student-Athletes features an all-glass façade facing east with two outdoor balconies.

On a more practical level, the Terwilliger Center immediately becomes a centerpiece for recruiting varsity athletes and future midshipmen that will wind up playing club or intramural sports.Youngsters of all ages spend time on campus attending Navy's various sports camps, and the hope is they will dream of attending the academy after spending time exploring the Terwilliger Center.

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