University of Pittsburgh - Softball

PETERSEN SPORTS COMPLEX

Similar to the blueprint Pitt began cultivating in 2000 to entrench itself among the country's finest universities, Pitt Athletics is intent on doing the same from a student-athlete perspective.

The Petersen Sports Complex is built on 12 acres at the peak of Pitt's upper campus, and provides state-of-the-art homes for the Panthers' baseball, softball and men's and women's soccer teams. The Petersen Sports Complex not only gives Pitt student-athletes nationally competitive facilities, but it also rejuvenates a previously untapped area of land that neighbors the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Combined with the premier venues of Heinz Field, the UPMC Sports Performance Complex, the newly renovated Fitzgerald Field House and Trees Pool, and the upcoming addition of the Petersen Sports Complex, the Petersen Events Center offers students, parents and fans an enthralling sports experience that stretches from Oakland to the South Side to the booming North Shore.

SOFTBALL STADIUM | VARTABEDIAN FIELD
Softball has a skinned infield with an artificial grass outfield, along with lighting. The stadium includes team dugouts, hitting and pitching practice areas and a press box.

RECOMMENDED ROUTES

From Pittsburgh International Airport:

  1. Take I-279 toward Pittsburgh
  2. Pass through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, stay to the right, and bear right at the first ramp over the bridge onto I-376
  3. Take exit I-376 at the Oakland/Forbes Avenue Exit then turn left at the third light (McKee Place) and proceed straight through next two lights and up the hill to the stop light at Allequippa Street
  4. Petersen Events Center is on the right past the Fitzgerald Field House. The OC Parking Lot is on the left past Trees Pool.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

  1. Take the Pittsburgh/Monroeville Exit (Exit 6) and follow I-376 toward Pittsburgh then take the Oakland Exit (Exit 3B)
  2. Proceed up the hill through the first traffic light and make the second left after the light onto McKee Place
  3. Continue straight through two traffic lights, up the hill and Proceed up the hill to the stop light at Allequippa Street
  4. Petersen Events Center is on the right past the Fitzgerald Field House. The OC Parking Lot is on the left past Trees Pool.

From the North:

  1. Take I-79 South to I-279 South to I-579 (Crosstown Blvd.) Exit at the Boulevard of the Allies (Exit 14) toward Monroeville/Oakland
  2. Turn left onto Halket Street beside Magee Hospital then turn right onto Forbes Avenue
  3. Take the first left onto McKee Place and continue straight through two traffic lights, and up the hill to the stop light at Allequippa Street
  4. Petersen Events Center is on the right past the Fitzgerald Field House. The OC Parking Lot is on the left past Trees Pool.

From the South:

  1. Take I-79 North to I-279 North towards Pittsburgh
  2. Pass through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, stay to the right, and bear right at the first ramp over the bridge onto I-376 to the Oakland/Forbes Avenue Exit
  3. Turn left at the third light (McKee Place) and proceed straight through next two lights and up the hill to the stop light at Allequippa Street
  4. Petersen Events Center is on the right past the Fitzgerald Field House. The OC Parking Lot is on the left past Trees Pool.