|Full name||Dr. Mark & Cindy Lynn Stadium|
|Owner||University of Louisville|
|Operator||University of Louisville Athletic Department|
|Executive suites||3 (Founders, athletic department and press box)|
|Field size||109.73 x 68.58 m (120 x 75 yards)|
|Broke ground||May 3, 2013|
|Opened||August 1, 2014|
|Construction cost||$18.5 million|
|Project manager||TEG Louisville|
|General contractor||Abel Construction Co, Inc|
|Louisville Cardinals men's and women's soccer|
Dr. Mark & Cindy Lynn Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium for college soccer in Louisville, Kentucky. The stadium was built for the University of Louisville Cardinals Men's and Women's Soccer teams. The teams compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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