Athletics Facilities

Amon Field

Ray and Chris Amon Field is the home for Trojan men's and women's soccer. 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 in 2006.

Amon Field is equipped with a press box and a rooftop platform for webcasts and team video. Wireless internet was added in the spring of 2015. The field has three bleachers, one of which has chairback seating, for spectators.

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 lighted courts with a hardcourt surface. The courts were resurfaced in 2014.  Walker Tennis Center is also used for area high school matches and is available for recreational use by Mount Olive students and employees, as well as the general public.

There is bleacher seating at each end of the courts and a storage shed located by the courts.

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.  Kornegay Arena is also used for high school tournaments and 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.

 

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, as well members of 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 former 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 men's and women's track and field teams. The complex includes an artificial surface field, which has markings 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.  There are chairback seats extending between each dugout, plus there is bleacher seating down each baseline.  A padded outfield fence was added in 2015 and a batter's eye screen was added in 2016.  

UMO Golf

Walnut Creek Country Club,  Southern Wayne Golf Country Club, and Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course all serve as the Trojans home courses. Walnut Creek has been the host for the Trojan annual golf tournament. The courses are open year-round. The Trojans also have an indoor practice facility located on campus.