Athletics Facilities

Amon Field

Ray and Chris Amon Field is the home for Trojan men's and women's soccer and men's and women's lacrosse. Lights were added to the field during the summer of 2007, thanks to a donation by Ray and Chris Amon, for whom the field was renamed.

John Neal Walker Tennis Center

 

John Neal Walker Tennis Center is the home for the Trojan men's and women's tennis teams. The facility has six courts with a hardcourt surface. Walker Tennis Center is also used for area high school matches. It is also available for recreational use by Mount Olive students and employees, as well as the general public. Walker Tennis Center has six lighted courts, which were resurfaced in 2014.

Kornegay Arena

Opened in 1984, George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena is the home for Trojan men's and women's basketball and men's and women's volleyball, as well as high school basketball tournaments. Kornegay Arena is also used for non-athletic events, such as commencement and the annual Original Free Will Baptist Convention. Originally called College Hall, it was renamed Kornegay Arena in 2005 after a donation by George Kornegay in honor of his parents George and Annie Dail Kornegay.

Kornegay Arena Weight Room

The Kornegay Arena weight room was constructed in January 2014. The weight room features several different workout machines, weights, and medicine balls for Mount Olive student-athletes.

Lane Tree Golf Course

Located in nearby Goldsboro, Lane Tree Golf Club. is the official practice course for the Trojan men's and women's golf teams. Walnut Creek Country Club and Southern Wayne Golf Country Club are also used by the golf team. Walnut Creek has been the host for the Trojan annual golf tournament. The courses are open year-round.

Nancy Chapman Cassell Field

Nancy Chapman Cassell Field is the home for the Trojan softball team. The field is named for Nancy Chapman Cassell, sister of former University of Mount Olive athletics director Dr. Mac Cassell. Numerous enhancements have been made, including the addition of lights, construction of "The Best Dugouts" (through a contribution from Best Used Cars), and construction of a two-story field house, which includes coaches' offices, storage room, press box, and a concession stand. The field also has a brick bench behind home plate flanked by bleachers on each side, as well as a raised bleacher overlooking the centerfield fence. In 2016, a batting cage was added behind the right field fence.

Pope Wellness Center

The Pope Wellness Center opened in November 2006 and is available for University of Mount Olive students and employees. Membership is also available for the local community. The Wellness Center features a workout room with weights and machines, along with a studio for exercise classes and a gym for basketball and volleyball. The Wellness Center also houses the University of Mount Olive Sports Medicine Department.

Ray McDonald, Sr. Track and Field/Lacrosse Complex

Named after current Mount Olive mayor Ray McDonald, Sr., the complex opened for use in the early spring of 2017 and serves as the home for UMO's men's and women's lacrosse teams and the Trojans' men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. The complex includes an artificial surface field, which has marking for men's and women's lacrosse.  The eight lanes of the 400-meter track have a Rekortan surface and are surrounded by a sidewalk and fencing.  Field event areas include long jump, triple jump, pole vault, high jump, hammer, discus, and javelin.  There are two sections of bleachers, one for general seating with a capacity of 500 and one for the throws areas with a capacity of 60.  The complex also features a scoreboard, storage building, and press box with Wi-Fi and public address speaker system.

Scarborough Field

Built in 1980 and named for University of Mount Olive Athletics Hall of Famer Ray Scarborough, Scarborough Field is the home for Trojan baseball. The ballpark features lights, batting cage; and a field house that includes a press box, coaches' offices, and a locker room. A picnic area and concession stand are also part of Scarborough Field. New seating was added to include chairback seats extending between each dugout, plus there is bleacher seating down each baseline. In 2015, a padded outfield fence was added and due to construction over the center field wall, a batter's eye screen was added in 2016. Scarborough Field has been the host site for the NCAA Division II Baseball Southeast Regional on five occasions (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016). In addition to Trojan baseball, Scarborough Field also plays host to American Legion baseball, as well as junior college and high school conference championships.