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Baseball Field
(James Keelty Field at Doyle Buhl Stadium)

   

The Patriot baseball team plays its home baseball games at James Keelty field at Doyle Buhl Stadium. What truly is the definition of a pitchers park.  Doyle Buhl Stadium is one of the biggest ballparks in the Mid-South Conference.  The measurements of the field are as follows: the left-field fence is 328 ft., center-field is at 385 ft. and right-field is 310 ft. The left field fence could be intimidating to hitters, as the huge left field wall makes it a tough park for hitters. The field is composed of a bermuda grass infield, their is dirt in the infield from first to third base.  The basepaths from home to 1st, and 3rd to home are made up of bermuda grass.

The stadium has seating for 300 people and is composed of 140 chair back seats.  The field is also made up of two bullpens which are on the left and right field line.   It also has a media room, that is used for statting, streaming ,  and broadcasting games for the Patriots.   The stadium also has two dugouts, and two locker rooms, one for each team.  The locker room for the Patriots are made up of 40 wooden lockers, as well as couches for players to relax in between double headers.  

 

Directions:  From I-75 S turn left; I-75 N, turn right off the exit on Highway 92. At the first light, turn left on South 10th Street. Turn left on Main Street (Rt. 296) at the light in front of the Williamsburg Independent City School. Take the first right on North 11th Street. The stadium will be on the left after the tennis courts with a gravel area for parking. 

 
Men's and Women's Basketball 
(O. Wayne Rollins Center)

       


  

The O. Wayne Rollins Center is the focal point on the University of the Cumberland's campus with over 105,000 square feet of floor space.  Built in 1928, this building was completely remodeled as the Rollins Center was constructed. 

The main arena is located in the Rollins gymnasium. With 1,670 fixed seats, is a magnificent setting for convocation, concerts, basketball games and practices, and special programs. The space on the floor and the top concourse will allow seating for an additional 1,200 people. The arena area also includes a walking track, a hospitality room, an audio-visual control room, a men and women's varsity basketball dressing rooms, a concession area, a game officials' room, and various offices for the members of the athletic staff. This area is also wired to broadcast live radio and television. The focal point of the stage area is the 10 ft. by 35 ft. stained glass window illustrating Cumberland's commitment to God and to the students from the Appalachian region.

The Rollins Center also has a plethora of other offices in the gym.  It is home to the Men's and Women's Lacrosse offices, both Men's and Women's Basketball offices, and the Athletic Directors Office.  The Rollins Center also has 2 locker rooms for the men and women's basketball teams.  As well as a visiting locker room below the gym.  

Directions: To arrive at the O. Wayne Rollins Center from I-75 S, turn left; from I-75 N, turn right on Highway 92. Arrive at the first light and turn left on South 10th Street. At the next light, turn right on Main Street. Cumberland's Academic campus will be on the right. Turn right by the Bock Building (small brick building) on Ninth Street. Continue to go straight around the clock, then take a left around the gazebo on Maple Street. The O. Wayne Rollins Center is the third building on the left (after the Grace Crum Rollins and Hagan Memorial Library). The gymnasium is located on the side of the building by Walnut Street (the side with the clocks).Parking will be available in any of the lots with white lines.


Football Stadium 
(The James H. Taylor II Stadium)

The James H. Taylor II Stadium features stadium-style seating for 2,400 people as well as a press box, coach's box and President's box. It overlooks the Patriot football field and track. The facility has public restrooms, as well as locker rooms available for the home team and visitors.

Since 2000 The University of the Cumberlands Football team has won 106 games, 56 of which were home wins. 

On May 20, 1991, the only child of the University's president, Jim Taylor, was killed in an automobile accident. Due to the generosity and support for the Taylor's during their time of grief; contributions were made to the college in honor of Young Jim. This support made it possible for the construction of the football, track, and soccer complex. The Board of Trustees voted to name the complex the James H. Taylor, II Stadium after President and Mrs. Taylor's son. Young Jim was the first ball boy when football was reinstated in 1985.

Directions: From I-75 N take a right off exit 11; from I-75 S turn left. Arrive at the first light and take a left on South 10th Street (Rt. 2386). After passing the Cumberland Inn on the left, take the next right on South 2nd Street. Turn at the Briar Creek Park sign on the right. Parking will be available in the gravel lot on the left, and also in a gravel lot on the right side of the stadium.


Football Practice Field 

The football practice field features premium Bermuda Grass and beautiful surroundings as it runs parallel with the banks of the Briar Creek. It is located behind the James H. Taylor II Athletic Field. From I-75N turn right; I-75 S turn left, to the first light on Hwy 92. Take a left at the light on South 10th Street (Rt. 2386). After passing the Cumberland Inn on the left, take South 2nd Street on the right. Take the next right at the Briar Creek Park sign.


Men's and Women's Soccer

(UC Soccer Complex)

   

The men and women's soccer field is located behind the Patriot's Doyle Buhl Stadium. It plays host to both the men's and women's soccer teams.  The stadium is complete with bleachers on the east side of the field, and two player areas on the west side.  With the i-75 backdrop, it is one of the most visible soccer facilities in the country. 

Directions: From the Interstate, turn onto South 10th street at the first light on Highway 92. Turn left at next light on Main Street (Rt. 296) in front of the Williamsburg City School. Turn right at the next street (North 11th). After passing the tennis courts and the baseball stadium, the soccer field is on the left.

Men's and Women's Swimming

Dinah Taylor Aquatic Center 

(O. Wayne Rollins Center)

     

The first level of the O. Wayne Rollins Center houses the Dinah Taylor Aquatic Center. It has six lanes and 25 yards with depths ranging from 3 ft. to 12 ft. Men and women's locker rooms are also within the facility. 

The Aquatic center was recently renovated in 2011 due to the generous donations from the O. Wayne Rollins Center Foundation. In lieu of Dr. James Taylor's presidency, the foundation chose to name the aquatic center after his wife Dinah Taylor. 

Directions: To arrive at the O. Wayne Rollins Center from I-75 S, turn left; from I-75 N, turn right on Highway 92. Arrive at the first light and turn left on South 10th Street. At the next light, turn right on Main Street. Cumberland's Academic campus will be on the right. Turn right by the Bock Building (small brick building) on Ninth Street. Continue to go straight around the clock, then take a left around the gazebo on Maple Street. The O. Wayne Rollins Center is the third building on the left (after the Grace Crum Rollins and Hagan Memorial Library). The Dinah Taylor Aquatic Center is located through the class doors that you will see on your left. Parking will be available in any of the lots with white lines.

           

Men's and Women's Track and Field

(James H. Taylor Stadium)

The 400-meter track is eight lanes and rubber-coated. On the far side straightway there is the long jump and triple jump runway ending with a sandpit. Behind the right side field goal post is the high jump area. Just outside the fence is the pole vault facility and javelin field. All runways are rubberized. The discus and shot-put area borders the Briar Creek just behind the track.

Directions: From I-75 N take a right of exit 11; from I-75 S turn left. Arrive at the first light and take a left on South 10th Street (Rt. 2386). After passing the Cumberland Inn on the left, take the next right on South 2nd Street. Turn at the Briar Creek Park sign on the right. Parking will be available in the gravel lot on the left, and also in a gravel lot on the right side of the stadium.

Tennis Facilities 

The Tennis courts were established in 1986, with just 5 courts.  Later in 1998, 4 more courts were added to make a total of 9 courts.  The courts are made up of plexipace with two tons of red and green.  

Directions: From I-75 N turn right off the exit; from I-75 S turn left. At the light, turn left on South 10th Street. Continue to the light in front of the Williamsburg Independent City School. Take a left at the light on Main Street, and then turn right on the first road on the right (North 11th). Parking is available in the gravel lot to the right of the courts.

 

 Volleyball/ Intramural Gym

Volleyball started playing their home matches in the Intramural gym back as far as 15 years ago.  Since 2002 the Volleyball program has won a total of 253 games and 107 of those wins being home matches.  

Directions:  To arrive at the O. Wayne Rollins Center from I-75 S, turn left; from I-75 N, turn right on Highway 92. Arrive at the first light and turn left on South 10th Street. At the next light, turn right on Main Street. Cumberland's Academic campus will be on the right. Turn right by the Bock Building (small brick building) on Ninth Street. Continue to go straight around the clock, then take a left around the gazebo on Maple Street. The O. Wayne Rollins Center is the third building on the left (after the Grace Crum Rollins and Hagan Memorial Library). The gymnasium is located on the side of the building by Walnut Street (the side with the clocks).Parking will be available in any of the lots with white lines.


Weight room

Men's Wrestling

(Anderson Building)

The men's wrestling team practices in the Luecker gymnasium. When the wrestling program first started, there was just enough room for one mat. As the program has developed and improved, so has their facility.
 
The Patriots now have one of the largest wrestling facilities in the area. The room consists of over 4000 sq. feet of mat space. Along with the expansive mat area, the room also boasts 8 climbing ropes, 8 pull up bars, 8 snap down stations, 2 battling ropes, 2 high intensity rope training systems, state of the art cardiovascular equipment and a full line of strength training equipment.
The room also features a 50" flat screen television that is used for video analysis. Another recent addition to the practice facility includes banners highlighting the outstanding wrestling tradition at UC including: All-Americans (58), National Champions (6) and top 15 NAIA team finishes (11).
 
Home matches take place in the O. Wayne Rollins Center's intramural gymnasium. This provides the supporters with an up-close, loud, and intense action. Both facilities are located on Cumberlands campus.
Directions: From I-75 S, turn left; from I-75 N, turn right on Highway 92. Arrive at the first light and turn left on South 10th Street. At the next light, turn right on Main Street. Cumberland's Academic campus will be on the right. Turn right by the Bock Building (small brick building) on Ninth Street. Continue to go straight around the clock, then take a left around the gazebo on Maple Street. The Andersen building will be on the right. The gym is on the right side of the building. The O. Wayne Rollins Center is the third building on the left (after the Grace Crum Rollins and Hagan Memorial Library). The intramural gym is located on the side of the building by Walnut Street (the side with the clocks). Parking will be available in any of the lots with white lines
 
Women's Wrestling
(The Old Armory Building )

   

   

The Patriot women's wrestling team practice at the Armory.  Thiis is one of only a handful of facilities in the country that houses a female women's wrestling Patriot facility.  The facility is made up of two wrestling mats.  They also have treadmills, and a small workout area.  It also has locker rooms for the athletes to change before and after practice.  It is equipped with a sound system, and a plethora of training equipment.   

Directions: The Old Armory building is located on Ridge Street. From I-75 S turn left; from I-75 N turn right off the exit on Highway 92. At the first light, turn left on South 10th Street. After passing the Cumberland Inn on the left, turn right on South 2nd Street. The street will take a sharp turn to the left, then will veer right at the railroad tracks. After the railroad tracks, the building will be on the left. It is a large gray-brick building across from the Whitley County Little League baseball field.


The Briar Creek Softball Field 
 

 

The Briar Creek Park softball facility of the City of Williamsburg is the second-home for Patriot softball players. The field extends to 210 feet. Up to 300 spectators can join the Patriot ladies at their games. The park is a public facility open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. From the I-75 S exit, turn left; I-75 N turn right off the exit on Hwy 92 to arrive at the first light. Turn left at the light on South 10th Street (Rt. 2386). After passing the Cumberland Inn on the left, take the next road to the right (South 2nd Street). The park will be directly on the right. Parking is available in the paved lot directly to the left. Additional parking is also available behind the softball field.

   


 
Golf Courses

The University of the Cumberlands golf teams practice and host tournaments on several courses in southeastern Kentucky.

The Crooked Creek Golf Course is in London, Kentucky and is where the Patriots host the men's fall Southeastern Kentucky Intercollegiate tournament as well as the Annual Bill Sergent Invitational. Every August, Crooked Creek is also the home of the LPGA Duramed Futures Tour. It has 18 holes, par 72, and 7,007-yards. For more information visit www.crookedcreekclub.com

From Williamsburg, take I-75 N to London exit 38. Turn right at the light and continue to the seventh light (Rt. 229). Turn right at the light and at the Speedy Mart turn left. Follow this road to the golf course. Contact the Crooked Creek Golf Course at (606) 864-2282.

The Williamsburg Driving Range is part of the Hal Rogers Entertainment Facility in Williamsburg, KY. From I-75 S turn right off the exit; from I-75 N turn left. It is located on Highway 92. It will be the first road on the right after passing Walmart. It is open to the public.