The Lewis University (IL) Flyers will be installing FieldTurf Revolution on their stadium field. The decision was made after in-depth research into other competing synthetic turf products.
Division II school becomes one of the first in the nation to install FieldTurf Revolution
The Lewis University (IL) Flyers will be playing on the very best in turf technology this coming season. Lewis University has announced that they will be installing FieldTurf Revolution on their stadium field. The decision to opt for FieldTurf Revolution was made after in-depth research into other competing synthetic turf products.
FieldTurf’s impressive fiber technology and proven safety linked to the company’s patented infill system were key separators in the evaluation process.
“One of my main goals as Director of Athletics for Lewis University, is to provide the best possible collegiate experience for our student-athletes,” said Lewis University Director of Athletics Dan Schumacher. “The athletic administration researched every option in regards to field surfaces for our multi-purpose athletic complex. FieldTurf Revolution is, without a doubt, a superior product and a leader in the business. We look forward to this opportunity, to be one of the first in the country to play on this surface is exciting for Flyer Athletics.”
“It’s an absolute pleasure to have Lewis University put their faith in our innovative Revolution product and in our company,” said FieldTurf President Eric Daliere. “The Flyer administration and the athletes will learn first hand about the many benefits of FieldTurf Revolution. All of us at FieldTurf are committed to providing the absolute best in artificial turf technology to Lewis University”.
The list of major universities who play their home games on FieldTurf includes Nebraska, Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, West Virginia, Kansas State, Illinois, Illinois State, Missouri, Texas, Texas Tech, Iowa, Boston College, Rutgers, Syracuse, Cincinnati and Louisville. Twenty-one of the NFL’s 32 teams have chosen FieldTurf in their stadiums and/or practice facilities.
FieldTurf is part of Tarkett Sports, a Division of the Tarkett Group. Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of performance sports flooring products. This product range includes: synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks, featuring Beynon and Atlas track surfaces. All Tarkett Sports surfaces are developed, produced and installed with a concentration on sustainability and a commitment to protecting the environment, providing additional LEED contribution opportunities for customers. The company calls this focus on sustainability and the environment ‘Environmental Intelligence’ and all company personnel strive to exemplify this philosophy in all aspects of the business.