Dugan Wellness Center

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Dugan Wellness Center
Location6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Coordinates27°42′41.3″N 97°19′27.7″W / 27.711472°N 97.324361°W / 27.711472; -97.324361Coordinates: 27°42′41.3″N 97°19′27.7″W / 27.711472°N 97.324361°W / 27.711472; -97.324361
OwnerTexas A&M University–Corpus Christi
OperatorTexas A&M University–Corpus Christi
Capacity1,200[1]
Construction
Built2007–2009
OpenedJanuary 24, 2009
Construction costOriginal: $21,000,000
Tenants
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders women's volleyball team
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders men's basketball
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders women's basketball

Dugan Wellness Center, opened in January, 2009, is located on the campus of Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas. With 67,000 sq. ft.,[2] the center is the recreation home for students attending the university. In addition, the center has been the home of the NCAA Division I Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders women's volleyball team since it opened. The Islanders men's and women's basketball teams have used the venue as their home court for some games since opening. Other home games are at the off-campus American Bank Center The facility was named after Dr. Jack and Susie Dugan. The Dugans donated the lead gift of $1,000,000 toward the building's construction cost $21,000,000 cost in 2007.[3] The ribbon cutting opening ceremony and first men's basketball game at the facility were held on January 24, 2009.[4]

Facility Features[edit]

The facility has two NCAA regulation basketball courts and a 9,000 sq ft strength and conditioning facility.[5] It also has two multipurpose rooms for classes and two floors of workout equipment.[6]

Southland Conference Tournaments[edit]

The 2013 and 2017 Southland Conference women's volleyball tournaments were held at the Dugan Wellness Center.[7][8][9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinton Martinez (October 21, 2019). "Planning for the future: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has ambitious plan for athletic growth". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  2. ^ "Dugan Wellness Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Receives NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facilities Award" (PDF). Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. February 8, 2010. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "New Fitness Facility at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to be Named 'Dr. Jack and Susie Dugan Wellness Center'". Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. June 1, 2007. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  4. ^ "Coastlines February 2009". Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  5. ^ "Dugan Wellness Center". Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  6. ^ "Dugan Wellness Center". Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  7. ^ "2017 Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament". Southland Conference. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  8. ^ "MCNEESE (17-16, 9-9 SLC) -VS- NORTHWESTERN STATE (20-11, 15-3 SLC)". Southland Conference. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  9. ^ "Women's Volleyball" (PDF). Southland Conference. pp. 24, 25. Retrieved January 30, 2020.

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