CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Crews started removing old turf at Saluki Stadium on Monday, May 6.
According to Tom Weber, director of media services for Southern Illinois University Athletics, the Board of Trustees passed the turf replacement project at Saluki Stadium in December 2018.
He said the old turf was installed in 2010 and has a 10-year lifespan. After nine years and 10 seasons, he said it has reached it’s end.
The new turf is expected to be installed and finished, weather permitting, by early August for training camp.
Weber said the new turf will have the new Saluki logo on it, which was announced in February.